2016 September

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CfP: Fantastic Fan Cultures and the Sacred

Posted by Timothy Jones on September 19, 2016 in Uncategorized tagged with

From Gothic Imagination correspondent, John W. Morehead:   Call for Submissions for an anthology volume: Fantastic Fan Cultures and the Sacred   A number of great abstracts have been submitted, but we need a few more chapters to have a complete volume. Please take a look at this second call for submissions.   They ways in which people pursue religion have changed in America and the West. Traditional, institutional religions are in decline, and even among those who claim “None” as their identity, an individualized spirituality of seeking is growing in popularity. As a p

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Gothic Day School at Oxford

Posted by Timothy Jones on September 12, 2016 in Uncategorized tagged with

This in from the Oxford University Department for Continuing Education -   A Gothic Day School in Oxford.   Oxford University are hosting a day-long course on Gothic literature on Saturday 26 November 2016.   The course is aimed at the general public and the tuition cost is £66, with lunch options also available.   Four speakers will discuss both Gothic Romance from its heyday (the late 18th & early 19th centuries), and how Gothic themes, situations, characters, and tropes continue to influence novels, films, comic books, and other genres.   The da