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Spectral Visions III: The Vampire Strikes Back
26th June 2014

A special thank to Red Aperture Media for recording our keynotes and workshops for the day. All videos were taken at the Spectral Visions conference, hosted at the University of Sunderland.

Dr Alison Younger’s keynote lecture, ‘Gothic Fairy Tales’:

A fascinating paper on the Gothic and faeries, discussing everything from Tinker Bell to Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, delivered by Dr Alison Younger of the University of Sunderland.

You can read our interview with Dr Younger here (x)


Professor John Strachan’s keynote lecture, ‘Gothic, Romance and Surrealism’:

An enlightening talk on the links between Gothic, Romanticism and Surrealism delivered by Professor John Strachan, the Associate Dean of Bath Spa University.


Colin Younger’s Guided Fantasy, ‘Creating Gothic Characters’:

A unique creative writing exercise of guiding the audience to write their own Gothic character delivered by Colin Younger, the head of English and Creative Writing at the University of Sunderland.



Interesting clips of the variety of workshops we had on the day. Clips include talks on:

The Bloody Chamber, delivered by Jamie Spears
Werewolves and vampires, delivered by Robert Murray
Gothic, delivered by Professor John and Jamie Strachan
Frankenstein, delivered by Dr Alison Younger
Monsters of World War I, delivered by Dr Angela Smith
Ghosts in literature, delivered by Dr Fritz Wefelmeyer
Wuthering Heights, delivered by Connor Lancaster
Macbeth, delivered by Colin Younger
Wuthering Heights, delivered by Dr David Fallon



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