Manchester Metropolitan University

Upcoming event

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Gothic Studies postgraduate research training day

This is a free event, but please email Emma Liggins on e.liggins@mmu.ac.uk to confirm attendance.

9.30 – 10.00 Tea and coffee (GM 306)

10.00 – 11.45 Training workshop on Postgraduate Research (GM 306)

Run by Dr Emma Liggins, Prof Dale Townshend and Dr Sorcha Ni Fhlainn, all from the Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies
This will include guidance and discussion on:
• Writing abstracts
• Preparing for conference presentations
• Networking
• Writing blogs and book reviews

12.00 – 1.00 Plenary lecture (GM 303)

Dr Emma McEvoy (University of Westminster) ‘“Entranced in the sweet sounds”: hearing Ann Radcliffe’s novels’

1 pm – 2.00 Lunch (GM 306)

Presentations by PhD students working on Gothic Studies (GM 303)

2.00 – 3.20pm

Holly Hirst, ‘The Perverse Sublime’

Andreea Ros, ‘Reading the Gothic Affectively: Contagion and Caring in Frankenstein (1818)’

Alicia Edwards, ‘Home Is Where the Haunting Is: Haunted House Performativity as Gothic Tourism’

3.30 – 4.25pm

Stephanie Reid, ‘“Feel out to my skin, to my past, to my pain”; Skin, Brides of Frankenstein, and Neo-Victorian (re)creation’

Jon Greenaway, ‘Your Home May Be Possessed If You Do Not Keep Up Your Payments: A Marxist approach to Post-Recession Horror’

4.35 – 5.30pm

Ian Murphy, ‘He feeds upon her face by day and night’: Vernon Lee, E. Nesbit and the femme fatale as objet d’art’

Teresa Fitzpatrick, ‘Seeing the Wood for the Trees: an ecoGothic investigation
into the gender of nature’

Event contact Emma Liggins · e.liggins@mmu.ac.uk