Romancing the Gothic
Welcome back to another exciting weekend of Romancing the Gothic classes! This week we’re taking on two fascinating subjects. You can find details of, and sign up for, any of our upcoming classes here. Sign up links for individual events are underneath the description. Saturday 18th – Eerie Food: Eating and Being Eaten in VictorianContinue reading “Weekend Talks – September 18/19th”
The following bibliography was provided by Anna Milon in relation to her talk on ‘The Thing with Horns: The Insidious Presence of the Horned God in Modern Supernatural Horror’ Open Resources Fessenden, Larry. “The Shape of the Wendigo.” YouTube, 2015. https://youtube.com/watch?v=Z3fdNQZsUV0… Lenhardt, Corinna. “Wendigos, Eye Killers, Skinwalkers: The Myth of the American Indian Vampire andContinue reading “The Thing with Horns – Bibliography”
It’s that time of the month again, everyone! It’s the Half Day of Creation. We put on a series of workshops and author showcases and you’re welcome to pop in for as many (or as few) as you like! Don’t think of it as a single event, it a series of mini events and you’reContinue reading “Weekend Classes 28-29th August”
This week we’re joined by two new expert speakers to talk about two very different topics related to the Gothic and horror! You can sign up here On Saturday, Mitra will be returning to give us a talk on ‘Genetics in Horror’ In cinematic and literary horror, the topic of genetics has been used toContinue reading “Weekend Classes 21st/22nd August”
Hello and welcome to this weekend’s amazing classes! As always, you can sign up for free here. On Saturday, we are joined by Maria DeBlassie to talk about ‘The Legacy of the Occult Detective’ This class outlines the legacy of the occult detective, from the origin of the archetype in the Victorian era to theContinue reading “Weekend Classes 7/8th August”
Hi All! It’s that time of the month again. We’re looking at the next set of classes for August. You can sign up here. All the classes are free because we believe that education should be available to everyone whether they can afford it or not. If you would like to support the programme toContinue reading “August Classes”
On Saturday 24th July, I gave a talk entitled ‘Taking the Pen in their Hands: Women Writers in the Georgian and Regency Periods’ for the Regency Writers Conference. This is a reference list and a list of primary sources most of which have links to free online public domain versions. Reference List Batchelor, Jennie. Women’sContinue reading “Bibiliography (with links) for ‘Taking the Pen in Their Hands’”
You can sign up for this class for free here. This Saturday we are joined by Kai D’Argenta who is joining us to talk about ‘Peter Would Cry Over You – Modern TV Werewolves and Masculinity’. The talk covers depictions of werewolves in various ensemble supernatural tv shows from the early 21st century, focussing specificallyContinue reading “Saturday Class – 24th July”
Originally posted on The Dark Arts Journal:
Darren Elliot-Smith and John Edgar Browning (eds.), New Queer Horror: Film and Television (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2020. 256 Pages). ISBN 9781786836267 The connections between the queer community and Gothic and Horror are self-evident. Queer-coded monsters, defiant subversions, rebellious identifications are all a familiar part of the…
Welcome back to Romancing the Gothic everyone! I’m excited about our range of classes over the next few months. If you’d like to sign up for this month’s classes, you can do so here. This Saturday, we’re joined by Daru McAleece to talk about ‘Nature Initiation and Body Horror in British Myths’. The classes willContinue reading “Weekend Classes – 10th and 11th July”
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