Saturday Class – 24th July

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”

Review: New Queer Horror

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…

Weekend Classes – 10th and 11th July

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”

Day of Gothic Creation – May 29th

This Saturday, there’s a full day of Gothic creative events with your name on! Come to writing and art workshops, listen to authors presenting their work in author showcases, come and enjoy the day with us or just one session. All are welcome. You can sign up here. Support the project here. 10 – 11Continue reading “Day of Gothic Creation – May 29th”

Live Gothic Classes – Limited Places

Next week, I am pre-recording June content, including a series of classes on: The Female Gothic The Eighteenth Century Gothic The Northern Gothic Jamaica Inn and the Adaptation of Gothic Romance Monstrous Men in the Gothic There are limited paid places available to come to the live class (10 people) which will be interactive (althoughContinue reading “Live Gothic Classes – Limited Places”

Call for Submissions – Gothic Monsters Day- 29th May

The Romancing the Gothic project runs a monthly ‘Day of Creation’. It includes workshops and author, art and film showcases. It’s free for all and you can attend as much or as little as you want. This month we’re looking for art and writing for showcases and workshops. All opportunities receive a small payment andContinue reading “Call for Submissions – Gothic Monsters Day- 29th May”

Weekend Classes – 15th and 16th May

This weekend we’re joined by two great speakers. If you’d like to sign up for the classes (for free), you can do so here On Saturday, we’re joined by Susanne Schwertfeger for a class on ‘Illustrating the ‘Gothic Canon’ – Between Adaption and Invention’ On Sunday 16th, we’re joined by Vicky Brewster to talk aboutContinue reading “Weekend Classes – 15th and 16th May”

Weekend Classes – 8th and 9th May

This weekend we’re joined by two excellent speakers to talk about two very different topics indeed! You can sign up here for free. You can support the project here (one-off or monthly) and links will be provided to support the speakers individually. On Saturday 8th, we’re joined at 10am and 6pm BST by Neil CocksContinue reading “Weekend Classes – 8th and 9th May”

Weekend Classes 1st and 2nd May

Sign up here On May 1st, Kristy Strange will be talking to us about ‘Ecofeminism and the Anthropocene in contemporary Female Gothic’ This study examines the theory of Simon C. Estok’s theory of ecophobia – an idea rooted in the anthropocentric and androcentric fear of a threatening and vengeful Nature – through the lens of ecofeminism in contemporaryContinue reading “Weekend Classes 1st and 2nd May”