st Online Midwinter Seminar ~ The Inklings and horror: Fantasy’s dark corners ~
Friday evening, 5 pm or later, we will have Discord chats, gaming, possibly a digital break-out room, and other ideas that we can come up with. Then papers occur on Saturday with closing activities in the evening.
4 February 2022 21:00 utc — view in local time
Friday evening, 5 pm or later, we will have Discord chats, gaming, possibly a digital break-out room, and other ideas that we can come up with.
full listing ☞
5 February 2022 13:00 utc — view in local time Monica Sanz: Tolkien as a folk horror author A.J. Prufrock: The overlooked vampire : Might MacDonald’s Lilith be repopularized? Mark Brians: Adoring the head of Alcasan : Posthuman horror and anticipatory corpse in Lewis’s That Hideous Strength Franz Klug: White shadows, black riders, and restless wights : Undead horror monsters in the fantasy worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien and George R.R. Martin Eric Rauscher: Charles Williams’s P’o-L’u : The Cthulhu connection Camilo G. Peralta: “Delight in horror” : Charles Williams and Russell Kirk on hell and the supernatural Sara Brown: Monstrous feminine, deviant mother : Tolkien’s Shelob and the grotesque maternal Kristine Larsen: Coffin births, eclipse babies, and test-tube wombs : Unnatural birth in the world of Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher series Jessica Dickinson Goodman and Caitlin Rottler: Environmental horror and restoration : Tolkien and today Julia Bowers: Nature and horror in Tolkien’s legendarium William Thompson: The story, the narrator, and the reader : Mediated horror in C.S. Lewis’s Narniad Elise McKenna: “Shivering trees” : Horror and monstrosity in selected stories from Tolkien’s The Silmarillion Tom Ue and James Munday: Tolkien, Cline, and the quest for a Silmaril Michael Torregrossa: Like father, like son? Representations of the origins of Merlin in modern fantasy fiction full listing ☞