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"Ultraviolet's" Vampires and the 'War on Terror'

The current edition of Gothic Studies is available, Volume 15, No. 1 (May 2013), published by Manchester University Press. It focuses on vampires and the undead in popular culture, and several essays caught my eye for download in PDF for later reading. I recently finished reading the first of them, and it is David McWilliam's […]

Call for Papers: Special issue of Horror Studies

Call for Papers: Special issue of Horror Studies “Paranormal TV” Helen Wheatley, in Gothic Television, argues that beginning in the early 1990s, gothic texts became particularly visible in television; like the gothic, paranormal-themed television became especially prevalent beginning in the 1990s and, again like the gothic, paranormal television has cut across genres, with particular visibility […]

Millennials Don't Like 'old movies': Dire Implications for Classic Fantastic Film?

A piece in this weekend's Los Angeles Times website holds dire implications for classic fantastic films. It is titled “Perspective: Millennials seem to have little use for old movies” by Neal Gabler. The point of departure for Gabler's essay is the release of the new Spider-Man film, just a decade after the release of the […]

University of Derby: MA Humanities in Horror and Transgression

I learned about this degree program today so I thought I'd copy it here to give it a plug. From the University of Derby School of Humanities, an MA in Horror and Transgression: Why choose this course? * It combines taught and individual research modules to allow you to focus on your own research project, […]

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