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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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The Black Vampyre: Gothic Visions of New Worlds #BeingHuman2020

We’re excited to invite you to our forthcoming event to explore Gothic dreams of new worlds and the creatures that inhabit them, notably Mary Shelley’s plague world, John Polidori’s vampyre, the Black Vampyre, and the ghosts of World War 1. … Continue reading

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Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil

What a fabulous conference Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil at the University of Sheffield was! Brilliant organisation by the wonderful Angela Wright and Madeleine Callaghan. I’m feeling that post-conference melancholy. Met some great new people and caught up with … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil’, University of Sheffield, 24-27 June, 2016

I’m very much looking forward to this conference, ‘Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil’, celebrating that moment of the Shelley-Byron circle when both Frankenstein and the literary vampire were born ‘The year without a summer’, as 1816 was known, was … Continue reading

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Frankenstein and the Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night

This looks excellent, though I’ve not watched it yet! The inspiring Dr Angela Wright from the University of Sheffield contributes to this programme on the origins of the literary vampire and of Frankenstein, which will be on iPlayer for the … Continue reading

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