Archive for "May 2012"

Transcultural Undeadness: Histories and Incarnations of Multiethnic Hauntings and Horror

TRANSCULTURAL UNDEADNESS: HISTORIES AND INCARNATIONS OF MULTIETHNIC HAUNTINGS AND HORROR The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the Unites States (MELUS) contact email:, MELUS 2013 March 14-17, 2013 Downtown Pittsburgh Deadline: October 20, 2012 Panel co-organizers: Eric Gary Anderson and Cassel Busse. One point of departure for this session is […]

The Theology of Dracula: Reading the Book of Stoker as Sacred Text

Bram Stoker's novel Dracula continues to be enjoyed by both fans, and academics, who explore its pages for entertainment as well as something more. The religious elements of Dracula have long been recognized, but recent studies are pushing in this in very different directions. In his book The Theology of Dracula: Reading the Book of […]

Guest Review: Jess Peacock on The Avengers

The Avengers debuted in U.S. theaters last weekend with great success, having already set box office records in the U.K. In this guest essay Jess Peacock, who writes for The Crawlspace, provides a review that sheds light on why this film has been so well received. At one point in the new Marvel film The […] Review of Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope

I've started writing brief articles for My in-depth analysis will continue here. My latest piece for the former is a review of the documentary Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope. This is an interesting film that does not so much explore Comic-Con, but rather the significance of the convention and fantastic fandom to the […]

Shortcuts & Links


Latest Posts