Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Online Midwinter Seminar: The Inklings and Horror: Fantasy's Dark Corners - Preliminary Schedule

We're excited to announce the preliminary schedule of our upcoming virtual midwinter seminar. It promises to be a very full and inspiring weekend. If you haven't signed up yet, there is still time to join us! Go to the OMS event page for more information.

OMS Presentation Schedule (subject to change)

  • “Tolkien as a Folk Horror Author” - Monica Sanz
  • “Adoring the Head of Alcasan: Posthuman Horror and Anticipatory Corpse in Lewis’s That Hideous Strength” - Mark Brians
  • “Charles Williams's P'o-L'u - the Cthulhu Connection” - Eric Rauscher
  • “‘Delight in Horror’: Charles Williams and Russell Kirk on Hell and the Supernatural” - Camilo Peralta
  • “White Shadows, Black Riders and Restless Wights: Undead Horror Monsters in the Fantasy Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien and George R.R. Martin” - Franz Klug
  • “Coffin Births, Eclipse Babies, and Test-tube Wombs: Unnatural Birth in the World of Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher Series” - Kristine Larsen
  • “Monstrous Feminine, Deviant Mother: Tolkien’s Shelob and the Grotesque Maternal” - Sara Brown
  • “Environmental Horror and Restoration: Tolkien and Today” - Jessica Dickinson Goodman & Dr. Caitlin Rottler
  • “Fog on the Barrow-Downs: Horror through the Liminal Sublime” - Rhianne Grieve & Lorianne Reuser
  • “Tolkien, Cline, and the Quest for a Silmaril” - Tom Ue & James Munday
  • “Nature and Horror in Tolkien’s Legendarium” - Julia Bowers
  • “Like Father, Like Son? Representations of the Ori- gins of Merlin in Modern Fantasy Fiction” - Michael Torregrossa
  • “The Overlooked Vampire: Might MacDonald’s Lilith be Repopularized?” - AJ Prufrock
  • “The Story, the Narrator and the Reader: Mediated Horror in C. S. Lewis’s Narniad” - William Thompson
  • “‘Shivering Trees’: Horror and Monstrosity in Selected Stories from Tolkien’s The Silmarillion” - Elise McKenna

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