2014 June

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Real Vampire Research

Posted by Emyr Williams on June 11, 2014 in Dr Emyr Williams, Guest Blog tagged with , ,

    Hi all,   My name is Dr Emyr Williams, I am a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Glyndwr University.  One of my research interests is 'real' vampires, those people who live a vampire-like lifestyle.  At present I am collecting responses from real vampires in order to better understand their personality, self-esteem and world-views.  Would be happy to talk more about this and other topics with you all.   I am fairly new to blogging, so forgive me if this takes a while. E :)

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GRISLY, a film from BlueShirtsBrown Productions

Posted by Dale Townshend on June 10, 2014 in News tagged with

BlueShirtsBrown Productions would like to introduce readers of the Gothic Imagination to the sci-fi/horror short-film GRISLY, a story about a young mutated woman who is captured by a black ops agency, and her only hope for survival is a lone CIA Agent who can look past her mutations and see her humanity. The story pays homage to both comic books and the b-movies of the 1950s, such as The Creature from the Black Lagoon. GRISLY recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, and they're reaching out to potential supporters like yourself. The link below is a quick and easy way to sup

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Coming Soon: New Digital Editions of Victorian Penny Dreadfuls

Posted by Dale Townshend on June 10, 2014 in News tagged with

Serialized Victorian Gothic pulp fiction for the discerning modern reader! Hic Dragones is pleased to announce a new series of eBook editions of Victorian penny bloods and penny dreadfuls. Digitally remastered and reserialized, these editions are intended to introduce modern readers to the thrills, shocks and cliffhangers of classic blood-curdling tales. Penny dreadfuls have a significant place in the modern imagination and affections, but they are rarely read in the twenty-first century. And this is hardly surprising—with only a few exceptions, these texts can only be found in origina

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Gothic Networking Day

Posted by Xavier Aldana Reyes on June 10, 2014 in News tagged with , , ,

The Gothic Networking Day gives postgraduate students and those working in the gothic a unique opportunity to learn about Gothic Studies in the United Kingdom – from some of its major figures. The day will include talks from the Co-President of the International Gothic Association, the Editor of the prestigious journal Gothic Studies, the Editors of the Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies,  and the Editor of the University of Wales Gothic Studies Series. Representatives from Twisted Tales and Grimmfest Film Festival will illustrate possibilities for public engagement work and e