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The Old Gods and the New: Religion in Westeros and Beyond

Originally posted on The Spectatorial:
Illustrated by Mia Carnevale Just as George R. R. Martin draws inspiration from real-world history and politics to add depth to his world in A Song of Ice and Fire (or, as HBO would prefer, Game of…

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Call For Papers: Transnational Monstrosity in Popular Culture

Saturday 3rd June 2017, York St John University This one-day conference will explore the figure of the monster in transnational popular culture, across cinema, television, games, comics and literature, as well as through fandoms attached to global monster cultures. It … Continue reading

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CFP: Literary London 13–14 July 2017

‘Fantastic London: Dream, Speculation and Nightmare’ Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London Joseph Gandy, ‘Bank of England as a Ruin’, 1830, Oil on Canvas, Soane Museum, London  Call for Papers (deadline: 1 February 2017)Proposals are invited for papers, comprised … Continue reading

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Fabricating Histories: Steampunk, Neo-Victorianism, and the Fantastic — Interesting Literature

By Claire Nally A new exhibition on Steampunk and Neo-Victorian culture opens in November – entitled Fabricating Histories, it explores the ways in which we can think about, and challenge, the legacy of history. Dr Claire Nally, co-curator of the … Continue reading

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CFP: Reimagining the Gothic 2017: Gothic Spaces

Sheffield Gothic is pleased to announce our new 2017 conference and showcase event: Reimagining the Gothic: Gothic Spaces. The event will take place 12-13th May 2017. Reimagining the Gothic is an ongoing project that seeks to explore how the Gothic … Continue reading

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CFP: All about Cinderella: retellings in the cultural imagination

University of Bedfordshire, 9-10 June 2017 Three-hundred and nineteen years since the publication of Charles Perrault’s famous Histories du Temps Passé, the myth of Cinderella remains integral to many current facets of our cultures. Inspired by the University of Bedfordshire’s … Continue reading

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Monstrously Good Fun with Sheffield Gothic

I’ve neglected the blog somewhat while I’ve been in post-submission/pre-Viva limbo. This is mostly because I was lucky enough to be able to switch to full time hours just as I submitted. While I’m still waiting on the Viva, I have … Continue reading

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