Romancing the Gothic
We’re joined this week by two fantastic speakers – Roxanne Douglas and Jill Goad. Saturday 13th – Arabic Feminist Gothic – Roxanne Douglas In this talk, Roxanne will sketch how contemporary Arab feminist writers draw on literary histories such as the 1001 Nights and local folklore to write in a localised version of feminist GothicContinue reading “Weekend Classes 13-14th November”
Romancing the Gothic will continue in 2022 with some changes. We will be changing from 8 talks a month to 4. Each month will have a broad theme. We will also have 4 Days of Creation in the year rather than one a month. All the talks will continue to be held online and runContinue reading “CFP (Call for contributions) for Romancing the Gothic’s 2022 programme”
We were joined today by Tom Brassington sharing his work on Gothic Drag and he has provided an incredible bibliography of films, performers, performances and criticism. Get stuck in! Film Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde, dir. Roy Ward Baker (MGM-EMI, 1971) Dressed to Kill, dir. Brian de Palma (Filmways, 1980) Freaky, dir. Christopher Landon (Universal,Continue reading “Gothic Drag Bibliography”
Hello Everyone! It’s that time of the month again where the new classes go up and we round off the month with a Day of Creation (a collection of workshops and showcases) and a final (stunning, of course!) class. If you want a sneak peek at the month ahead and would like to start bookingContinue reading “Weekend Classes – September 25-26th”
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”
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