Stirling Gothic Reading Group. November 18

Posted by admin on November 13, 2009 in News tagged with

Handling the Undead

The Gothic: Exploring Critical Issues

Posted by admin on November 13, 2009 in News tagged with

Prague 6-8 May 2010 CFP

Monster mania

Posted by admin on November 09, 2009 in News tagged with

In the wake of the (apparent) financial success of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, we seem to have been getting quite a few publishers jumping on the bandwagon. There's Amanda Grange's Mr Darcy, Vampire, Regina Jeffers' Vampire Darcy's Hunger, A.E. Moorat's Queen Victoria, Demon Hunter, and Adam Roberts' I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas.

Some recent CFPs

Posted by admin on November 08, 2009 in News tagged with

The Gothic: Exploring Critical Issues, Thursday 6th May – Saturday 8th May 2010 Prague, Czech Republic. See http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/critical-issues/ethos/the-gothic/call-for-papers/ The Gothic in Literature, Film, Culture. National PCA/ACA conference, 3/31/10 - 4/3/10. Saint Louis. Deadline for abstracts: November 30. See http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/34331 The Postcolonial Gothic –Cultural Hauntings in Contested Space. Submissions for a special issue of Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies. See http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/34167 T

Vatican condemns Halloween

Posted by admin on October 31, 2009 in News tagged with

telegraph article

Fangs for the memories: The A-Z of vampires

Posted by admin on October 31, 2009 in News tagged with

Independent article

Butoh: Dancing to Death

Posted by Steven Bruhm on October 29, 2009 in Guest Blog, Prof Steven Bruhm tagged with

While I was trained in literary studies and have spent most of my energies in the Gothic thinking about popular culture, I've been drawn recently to dance and to the ways in which dance so often embodies a "gothic" aesthetic. In particular, I have been fascinated by Butoh, the Japanese *Dance of Utter Darkness.* First, a very little bit of background. Butoh was invented as a dance form by Japanese artists Tatsumi Hijikata and Kazuo Ohno as a post-modernist response to more conventional Japanese stage dance (Noh and Kabuki) as well as European modes of balletic grace and beauty. (

New guest blog

Posted by admin on October 29, 2009 in News tagged with

Steven Bruhm on Gothic and dance

Guest blog

Posted by admin on October 28, 2009 in News tagged with

Enter overview here

A Warning to the Curious (1972)

Posted by Matt Foley on October 27, 2009 in Blog tagged with

BBC adaptation of M.R. James