2008 January

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Jekyll and Hyde haunt Edinburgh

Posted by admin on January 31, 2008 in News tagged with

Gothic literature celebrated

Gothic CFPs

Posted by admin on January 28, 2008 in News tagged with

CFP: [Science] Constructing the Body, Constructing the Text: Literary and Scientific Discourses of the Human Body Proposals of no more than 250 words should be sent t by February 1st, 2008. From: Lucas Hardy <egsoalbany_at_yahoo.com> Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 08:25:47 -0500 (EST) Constructing the Body, Constructing the Text: Saturday, April 19, 2008 Albany, NY Keynote speaker: TBA The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization invites papers for its annual conference. This year’s conference will explore the intersections of literature and science of th

‘A Visit to the Crypt of the Capuchin Convent of Malta’

Posted by on January 17, 2008 in Blog tagged with

Gothic tourism of the 1840s

CFP: The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

Posted by admin on January 16, 2008 in News tagged with

The online peer-reviewed Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com) is seeking article submissions for its fourth issue, to be published in May/June 2008. Past contributors have included David J. Skal, Ramsey Campbell, Mark Jancovich and Kim Newman.   We will consider articles on any aspect of the horror and gothic genres, on topics related to literature, film, television, comic books/graphic novels or video games. Articles of between 5-8 thousand words should be sent to us as Word attachments and use the endnote format (see those pub

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Postgraduate Profile – Rebecca Janicker

Posted by on January 15, 2008 in Blog tagged with

5 questions with Rebecca Janicker

CFP: Wales and West Gothic Network

Posted by admin on January 15, 2008 in News tagged with

A conference on Gothic Locations

Postgraduate bursaries at Stirling

Posted by admin on January 10, 2008 in News tagged with

Department of English Studies Bursaries (Masters and PhD)

Medieval Scottish Gothic

Posted by on January 09, 2008 in Blog tagged with

Siobhan Hanlin on William Dunbar

CFP: Schauerroman

Posted by admin on January 09, 2008 in News tagged with

A conference at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

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THE DEATH OF THE GREAT HOUSE – THE STORY OF WILDGOOSE LODGE

Posted by Tracy Fahey on January 08, 2008 in Guest Blog, Ms Tracey Fahey tagged with

   In the late 19th century, the Anglo Irish landlords were broadly resented for their indifference to the plight of the ordinary people during the Great Famine, despite the fact that there were many individual reactions to it, from sponsored emigration to heartless evictions of penniless tenants.         Ownership of land became a near obsession with the dispossessed native Irish.  Under the Land Acts (1885 – 1907) the carving up of the great estates began, but for some lawless factions, this was not a sufficiently speedy solution.  This