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Reminder: Gothic Modernisms

Posted by Timothy Jones on May 09, 2017 in Uncategorized tagged with ,

A reminder of the forthcoming Gothic Modernisms Conference in June - looks wonderful.   GOTHIC MODERNISMS International Conference: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 29-30 June 2017   REGISTRATION NOW OPEN   GOTHIC MODERNISMS: 29 & 30 June, 2017, The Rijksmuseum: A two-day international conference exploring legacies, histories and contested identities of European Gothic/early-modern visual cultures in (global) modernity, in particular in contexts of new fin-de-siècle cultural modernities, modernism, avant-gardes, nationalisms and cosmopolitanisms. More informatio

CFP: The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture Thumbnail

CFP: The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture

Posted by Fanny Lacôte on March 29, 2017 in Uncategorized tagged with , , ,

International Conference 19 August 2017 – London, UK organised by Interdisciplinary Research Foundation and London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research http://uncanny.irf-network.org/ The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”.  In his attempts to define the uncanny Freud asserted that it is undoubtedly related to what is frightening

CfP – Gothic Modernisms Conference Thumbnail

CfP – Gothic Modernisms Conference

Posted by Timothy Jones on November 02, 2016 in Uncategorized tagged with , ,

Gothic Modernisms – Call for Papers 29 & 30 June, 2017, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, NL   Organized by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Coventry University; the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture, in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum, the Ateneum Art Museum / Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, and Radboud University, Nijmegen.   Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Elizabeth Emery (Montclair State University, US)   The ‘Gothic’ has permeated visual and cultural ideas and practices of modernity. Yet the presence of a ‘Gothic Modernity’ or Gothic M

Review: ‘Reimagining the Gothic: Monsters and Monstrosities’ symposium, 6th May 2016 Thumbnail

Review: ‘Reimagining the Gothic: Monsters and Monstrosities’ symposium, 6th May 2016

Posted by Amy Bride on May 19, 2016 in Reviews tagged with , , , , ,

‘Monster’ is a jointly allusive and ubiquitous term. For gothic scholars, what constitutes monstrosity is a vast and varied spectrum of physical abnormality, genetic hybridity, moral corruption, and everything in between. Yet for almost 200 years perceptions of the gothic monster in the popular imagination have been dominated by Mary Shelley and her life-creating doctor who has transcended literary boundaries to become a cultural icon in his own right. The task of re-analysing the gothic monster, both in conversation and contrast with Shelley’s creation, was that addressed by the ‘

CFP: GANZA’s third biennial conference, January, Auckland Thumbnail

CFP: GANZA’s third biennial conference, January, Auckland

Posted by Matt Foley on April 27, 2016 in Blog, News tagged with , , , , ,

Call for Papers Gothic Afterlives: Mutations, Histories, and Returns The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its third biennial conference, to be held at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, on 23-24 January 2017. The conference will be organised in the spirit of the Association. GANZA is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together scholars, students, teachers and professionals from a number of Gothic disciplines, including literature, film, music, television, fashion, architecture, and other popular culture forms. It is the aim of the

A Collaborative Review of the 12th Biennial International Gothic Association Conference: Gothic Migrations Thumbnail

A Collaborative Review of the 12th Biennial International Gothic Association Conference: Gothic Migrations

Posted by Kelly Gardner on August 26, 2015 in Ben Noad, Blog, Reviews tagged with , , ,

12th Biennial International Gothic Association Conference: Gothic Migrations The 12th Biennial International Gothic Association Conference was held in Vancouver, British Columbia from 28th July to 1st August 2015. A cohort from the University of Stirling was in attendance, eager to represent the University, to explore the City of Vancouver and, of course, to partake in this biennial gathering of Gothic scholars from across the globe. The theme for this year’s conference was Gothic Migrations and the conference was expertly coordinated by Dr. John Whatley of Simon Fraser University and hos

Company of Wolves, 3rd-5th September 2015 Thumbnail

Company of Wolves, 3rd-5th September 2015

Posted by Kaja Franck on July 28, 2015 in Guest Blog, Kaja Franck, News tagged with , , , , , ,

In Glen Duncan's The Last Werewolf (2011), one of the characters states that 'Werewolves are not a subject for the academe'. Though this is a little sobering if you are undertaking a PhD on werewolves, I'd suggest that the past few years have shown that this is not the case. Leslie Sconduto's Metamorphoses of the Werewolf (2008) has given a classical depth to the study of lycanthropy in literature whilst Sky's Penny Dreadful (2014-) has made their sole American character, the lupine Ethan Chandler, into a twisted version of Stoker's Quincey Morris from Dracula (1887). With werewolves

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CFP: Re-Imagining the Gothic

Posted by Matt Foley on March 22, 2015 in News tagged with , , ,

Call for Papers Sheffield Gothic would like to announce an interdisciplinary showcasing event and symposium on the theme of Re-Imagining the Gothic. We aim to explore how the Gothic can be re-read, re-analysed, remedy and re-imagined through interdisciplinary methods. The event will take place on 9 May 2015, cialis and will comprise of a symposium featuring papers on this topic, followed by an exhibition of creative projects. There will also be a public lecture given by Lynn Shepherd. We are inviting the submission of abstracts for either a paper or a creative project. Abstracts should

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Symposium – Helen Oyeyemi

Posted by Chloe Buckley on December 11, 2014 in News tagged with , , ,

Symposium on Helen Oyeyemi Teeside University, 18th February, 2015 For those of you interested in contemporary gothic, feminism, and postcolonial gothic - a Symposium on the work of British-Nigerian author, Helen Oyeyemi - author of White is for Witching, Mr Fox, The Icarus Girl, The Opposite House and Boy Snow Bird  - is being held at Teeside University, 18th February 2015. See attached poster for details and registration information. Oyeyemi is one of the most innovative and exciting writers of contemporary gothic fiction and this symposium brings together a number of leading schol

Eleventh Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association: Gothic Technologies/Gothic Techniques Thumbnail

Eleventh Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association: Gothic Technologies/Gothic Techniques

Posted by Kelly Gardner on September 13, 2013 in Blog, News tagged with , ,

Eleventh Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association: Gothic Technologies/Gothic Techniques For four days in August the bustling town of Guildford was flooded by academics with a penchant for the Gothic. The University of Surrey was the location for the 11th biennial International Gothic Association Conference, and as a first-timer, the experience exceeded all expectations. The conference was opened on Monday with a keynote address by Fred Botting (Kingston University), entitled ‘automaton’, this captivating presentation served as an ideal introduction to the them