Monday, June 17, 2013

Spectral Visions II: The Revenge

Following the success of Spectral Visions in 2012, the MA English team present Spectral Visions II: The Revenge, which takes place at the St. Peter's Campus of the University of Sunderland on Friday June 21st 2013.

The keynote speakers are Willy Hughes and John Strachan, from Bath Spa University, and Franklin Bishop (Newstead Abbey). Professor Hughes will be speaking on vampires in Gothic fiction and Professor Strachan will consider Surrealism and Gothic. Franklin Bishop's topic is John Polidori's The Vampyre.

The event will celebrate all things Gothic, provide stimuli for English teachers, introduce students to university level study, and introduce the MA course. Lectures and workshops will cover A Level texts, including: Frankenstein, MacbethThe Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The Bloody Chamber, and Northanger Abbey. For further information, email


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