Tag Archives: Victorian literature

Events: Alice in science, Flower Fairies

1. Through the Wonderglass: Alice in Science and Medicine, in the Victorian Age and Beyond On line via Zoom, 12 August 2023, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT (11AM Pacific/ 2PM Eastern/ 7PM UK) This talk will take you on … Continue reading

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Crawling Horror: Creeping Tales of the Insect Weird

Daisy Butcher, a member of OGOM and PhD student of Dr Sam George, has collaborated with friend of OGOM and University of Hertfordshire alumna, Janette Leaf to put together an exciting anthology of insect themed stories for the British Library’s … Continue reading

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CFPs: Fairy tales and fantasy, The Neverending Story, theology, vampires, Asian Gothic, women and Satanism

Quite a few calls here for journal articles and chapters in edited collections. 1. CFP: Fairy Tales and Fantasy Fiction / Contes de fées et Fantasy, Fantasy Art and Studies journal. Deadline: 25 October 2021 (in French or English) For … 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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CfA: The Victorian Roots of Fantasy

A Call for Articles on the Victorian roots of fantasy for the journal Fantasy Art and Studies (deadline 10 December 2017). Undoubtedly the Victorian era was a fruitful period for the emergence of imaginative fiction. Now, at a moment when … Continue reading

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CFP: Call for Articles: Victorian and Neo-Victorian Screen Adaptations

And following my last post on Steampunk and Neo-Victorianism, there’s a call here for articles in a collected volume on Victorian and Neo-Victorian Screen Adaptations.

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Franziska Kohlt, ‘Alice in the asylum: Wonderland and the real mad tea parties of the Victorians’

An excellent article here by Franziska Kohlt, ‘Alice in the asylum: Wonderland and the real mad tea parties of the Victorians‘. Franziska looks at the Alice books and the theme of madness in the context of both the recent Disney … Continue reading

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CFPs and Talks

This an admin-esque post just drawing people’s attention to some CFPs and a talk that might be of interest to our followers. Firstly, there is a CFP for the Victorian Popular Fiction Association which will be holding its conference from … Continue reading

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Victorian fairytales and folklore: round up

More here on nineteenth-century fairy tales and folklore. Lucy Scholes reviews a book on folklore studies from the period, an anthology of Victorian literary fairy tales, and a book on the relationship between the genre and science.

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