Tag Archives: Romanticism

CFPs: Sex and scandal, 1980s and sequels, Victorian popular fiction, Tolkien

Some more conference CFPs, with deadlines in February 1. Dark Economies: Sex, Scandal, and Sensation Falmouth University, UK (in partnership with City University, Hong Kong), 2-4 July 2024Deadline: 14 February 2024 Sex, Scandal, and Sensation is an interdisciplinary and global exploration … Continue reading

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CFPs: Conjuring Creatures and Worlds, Heavy Childhoods, Cannibal Consumption, late Shelley, Angela Carter

The deadlines for these are all in January–some very close indeed! 1. GIFCon 2024: Conjuring Creatures and Worlds Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow (on line), 15-17 May 2024. Deadline: 5 January 2024 (11:59pm) How do academics, … Continue reading

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CFPs: Byron, monsters, the Brontës, SFF, fairytale horror

We’ve been very lax about adding news to the blog lately and we do apologise (work pressure, ill health, project deadlines, etc.). However, there does seem to be a lot going on and here are some recent CFPs for conferences … Continue reading

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Events and CFPs: Vampires, pedagogy, Candyman, folk horror, Gothic adaptation, Gothic women

Quite a diverse selection here of CFPs, forthcoming events, and resources; OGOM’s Dr Sam George and Dr Bill Hughes discussing vampiric matters among them! 1. Polidor’s The Vampyre, In Our Time, Radio 4, 9.00/21.30, 7 April 2022 Melvyn Bragg and … Continue reading

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CFP and Events: Lady Caroline Lamb, Byron, and rebellion

A few related items here, centering on Byron and rebellion and including the Byronic vampire. 1. Rebellion, treachery, and glamour: Lady Caroline Lamb’s Glenarvon and the Byronic vampire, The Byron Society, Art Workers Guild, London, 20 April 2022, 6.30-8.00 pm … Continue reading

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CFPs and Events: Crones, vampires, Alice, Blake, Shelley, Burns Night

An assortment of conference CFPs and calls for articles, plus online events. 1. CFP: Crones, Crime, and the Gothic, In-person Conference, Falmouth University UK, 10-11 June 2022. Deadline: 1 April 2022. Older women have traditionally been portrayed negatively in folklore, … Continue reading

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CFPs: Gothic Interruptions, New Romanticisms, Byron, Angela Carter, Romance

Some exciting CFPs for forthcoming conferences. The one we have all been waiting for, the International Gothic Association 2022 conference in Dublin is out at last!** Note that the deadline for the Angela Carter symposium is very soon–30 November. 1. … Continue reading

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Fairy News: Jeanette Ng, Holly Black, Carnival Row, Queen Mab, and Irish sidhe

the fae are the mythical creatures of the hour. Sometimes they’re portrayed as monstrous, sometimes as tricksters, sometimes as sensuous love interests So says Samantha Shannon, who is herself a superb fantasy novelist. So the next OGOM event, our conference … Continue reading

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CFP ‘Ill met by moonlight’: Gothic Encounters with Enchantment and the Fairy Realm in Literature and Culture, 8-10 April, 2021

University of Hertfordshire, 8‒10 April 2021 The Open Graves, Open Minds (OGOM) Project was launched in 2010 with the Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture conference.We have subsequently  hosted symposia on Bram Stoker and John William Polidori, unearthing depictions … Continue reading

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Polidori Vampyre 200 Booking

Booking for the symposium for the bicentenary of John Polidori’s The Vampyre is now open–click here. It’s going to be a fabulous event: have a look here for full details and here for the programme of brilliant speakers.

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