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Gothic at sea: ships, revenants, and the liminal realm of the ocean.

Presentation / Conference
Alder, E. (2011, August)
Gothic at sea: ships, revenants, and the liminal realm of the ocean. Paper presented at Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd.’: 10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association. 2-5 August 2011., University of Heidelberg, Germany
Many aspects of the ocean deep remain obscure to modern science and exploration, and in literature it has always been an area of mystery, sometimes of horror. Foucault’s chara...

Medical Gothic: organ harvesting and medicalised abjection in Kazuo Ishiguro and Neal Shusterman.

Presentation / Conference
Wasson, S. (2011, August)
Medical Gothic: organ harvesting and medicalised abjection in Kazuo Ishiguro and Neal Shusterman. Paper presented at Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd.’: 10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association. 2-5 August 2011., University of Heidelberg, Germany
The International Gothic Association facilitates dissemination of research in Gothic and horror from the eighteenth century to the present, and the Conference is held once eve...

The first law of time travel: The Time Machine and thermodynamics.

Presentation / Conference
Alder, E. (2013, April)
The first law of time travel: The Time Machine and thermodynamics. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, University of Cardiff
Critical analyses of H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) have attended closely to themes of biology, such as evolutionary degeneration, but those of physics have not been tr...

Seeking God by strange ways: Symbolism and the Irish Revival

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2017, December)
Seeking God by strange ways: Symbolism and the Irish Revival. Paper presented at EUROPEAN REVIVALS CONFERENCE V – CULTURAL MYTHOLOGIES AROUND 1900
This paper will argue that the Irish Revival of the late nineteenth, early twentieth century was first-and-foremost a Symbolist movement. Focusing on the writing, thought and ...

Translating Modernism: The Scottish Renaissance Movement and German-language Modernism

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2013, December)
Translating Modernism: The Scottish Renaissance Movement and German-language Modernism. Paper presented at World-literatures, Discrepant Transnationalisms: Beyond Region and Nation?, Stuttgart, Germany
The Scottish Renaissance Movement of the 1920-30s was a response to what many literary artists of the period saw as Scotland’s provincialisation within the United Kingdom and ...

"Fiery Speech": Vision and Violence in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2016, August)
"Fiery Speech": Vision and Violence in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse. Paper presented at ESSE 2016
This paper examines the work of two of the main protagonists behind the cultural and political revival of Ireland in the early twentieth century, W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pears...

How to avoid extinction: closed systems and the struggle for existence.

Presentation / Conference
Alder, E. (2011, January)
How to avoid extinction: closed systems and the struggle for existence. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, Cambridge University

The Twilight Saga and the pleasures of spectatorship: the broken body and the shining body.

Presentation / Conference
Wasson, S., & Artt, S. (2010, April)
The Twilight Saga and the pleasures of spectatorship: the broken body and the shining body. Paper presented at Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture., University of Hertfordshire

German Internees Writing the First World War: Identities, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade

Presentation / Conference
Schwan, A. (2018, May)
German Internees Writing the First World War: Identities, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade. Paper presented at International Conference on War and Imprisonment, New York, USA
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“Half-Masonry, Half Pain”: death and nation in Mervyn Peake’s poetry of Second-World-War London.

Presentation / Conference
Wasson, S. (2010, April)
“Half-Masonry, Half Pain”: death and nation in Mervyn Peake’s poetry of Second-World-War London. Paper presented at Urban Gothic: Haunted Cities, Spectral Traces Conference, Liverpool John Moores University