Tag Archives: supernatural

OGOM Supernatural St Albans Halloween Tour

Join the Open Graves, Open Minds Project on 31st October to explore the magical and spectral history of St Albans. Your hosts will be vampire expert Dr Sam George and Dr Kaja Franck (a specialist in werewolves); together they will … Continue reading

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CFPs: Myth and art, Tales of Terror, Supernatural Studies

Some more CFPs and Calls for Articles: 1. Myth and Art Revisited conference, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 18-19 December 2019. Deadline: 31 July 2019. This international two-day conference hosted by the Department of English Language and Literature, … Continue reading

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OGOM: Supernatural St Albans Christmas Tour

Following the success of our Supernatural St Albans Hallowe’en Tour, and back by popular demand, we are undertaking our spook-tacular tour of St Albans as a festive treat on Saturday 8th December. Led by OGOM’s Dr Kaja Franck, the trip will … Continue reading

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CFPs: Fantastika, Dark Arts, the Supernatural, Popular Culture, Witchcraft, Trees & Forests

There is a whole batch of CFPs for various exciting events here: Theorising the Popular Conference, Liverpool Hope University, 11-12 July 2018 The conference invites submissions from a broad range of disciplines, and is particularly interested in new ways of … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Films and Gothic Forests at the Barbican, 3-25 May 2017

A season of films on fairy tale and Gothic forests, Into the Woods at the Barbican (including Neil Jordan’s adaptation of Angela Carter’s tales, The Company of Wolves, which inspired OGOM’s 2015 conference). Join us as we venture in to the … Continue reading

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CfP: Death and the Supernatural, University of Edinburgh, 16 June 2017

If you’re a mediaevalist with Gothic leanings, why not submit to this conference on Death and the Supernatural? I only just found out about this so I apologise for the lateness–still two days to apply for what looks a very … Continue reading

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CFP Supernatural Cities, Gothic Cities

Here’s an exciting CFP from our friends in Limerick and Portsmouth. Dr Tracy Fahey is co-curator of the Limerick leg of our Books of Blood Project in 2017 and Dr Karl Bell has previously been a guest of OGOM and delivered … Continue reading

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CFA: Death in Supernatural (edited collection)

Just a few days left to respond to this call for articles here for an edited collection with Mcfarland on Death in Supernatural Editors Taylor and Nylander seek original essays for an edited collection exploring the the nature of death … Continue reading

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Stan Lee, Spiderman and Troubled Teen Protagonists

Today I happened to catch this excerpt from an interview with Stan Lee on BBC 5 live in which he was speaking about one of his most famous creations, Spider-Man. He was discussing the fact that when he first suggested Spider-Man … Continue reading

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Supernatural Cities CFP @imaginetheurban

Many of you will remember the fabulous research seminar by Dr Karl Bell on Spring-Heeled Jack: and this conference has developed out of Karl’s supernatural cities project.  I like the Baudelaire and Benjamin  aspect of the CFP and the symposium … Continue reading

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