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The Centre for the History of the Gothic

Dr. Enrique Ajuria Ibarra, visiting academic from Universidad de las Américas Puebla, discusses his research on traveling and journeys in Gothic film, his favourite Gothic works, why we should study the Gothic, and plans for the International Gothic Association 2017 Conference.

Centre for the History of the Gothic: Updates and News

*The Centre for the History of the Gothic is pleased to host a networking day for postgraduates, early career researchers, and academic staff interested in the development of Gothic Studies. The networking day will take place on July 8th from 11 am  to 5.30 pm. Please see the Projects / Public Engagement page  or the Conference and Events page for more information.

*The Centre for the History of the Gothic is currently hosting a short story competition based on the 1816 story competition which inspired Frankenstein. Entries should begin with the following line from Frankenstein: “It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils.” Please see the Projects / Public Engagement page for more information.

*The Sheffield Centre for the History of Gothic is very excited to welcome Dr Enrique Ajuria Ibarra, from Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico, as an honorary visiting fellow for the next two months.

 * The conference programme for Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil conference is now available on the Summer of 1816 website. Click here for more information!

* Registration for Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil is now open. Click here to register for this exciting conference today!

*Dr. Andrew Smith’s new book Gothic Death 1740-1914, A literary history is soon to be published by Manchester University Press. This book explores the representations of death and dying in Gothic narratives published between the mid-eighteenth century and the beginning of the First World War. For more information, check out the summary page here!

* Reimagining the Gothic, after hosting a successful symposium and showcase, is now inviting submissions of papers or creative projects to be posted on the Reimagining the Gothic website, available here. Please email reimagininggoth15@gmail.com for more information.

*  Edinburgh University Press have recently published Romantic Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion, edited by Angela Wright and Dale Townshend. Click here or here for more information!


Contact Information

Email: gothiccentre@sheffield.ac.uk

Twitter: @SheffieldGothic

PGR Blog: http://sheffieldgothicreadinggroup.blogspot.co.uk/

Visit Gothic Staff page for contact details for individual staff members