Contemporary Fiction Research Seminar – University of London, Saturday 30th June

By | June 27, 2012

The last Contemporary Fiction Research Seminar of the summer semester at the Institute of Education – University of London, will take place on Saturday June 30 in room 261, on the second floor of Senate House from 2-4 pm.  The session is a special seminar to launch the publication of the anthology Alan Moore and the Gothic Tradition, edited by Dr. Matthew J.A. Green (Nottingham).  There are some fantastic sessions planned and all are welcome (it's free!).  Details of speakers and presentations below:

Matthew J.A. Green (Nottingham): 'Gothic Inheritances: Why Moore? Why Gothic? Why Now?'
Tony Venezia (Birkbeck): 'Soap Opera of the Paranormal’: Surreal Englishness in The Bojeffries Saga'
Maggie Gray (Middlesex): 'A Gothic Politics: Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing and radical ecology'
Monica Germanà (Westminster): 'Madness and the City: The collapse of reason and sanity in Alan Moore's From Hell'

This is the last session from the Contemporary Fiction Research seminar series before a summer break – they will return in the autumn and are currently working on a programme that promises to be exciting and eclectic.  More details to follow…

For more information visit their website.

Jenny Tighe

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