The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies in Montreal is a non-profit, community-based curriculum through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and programmers/curators celebrate horror history and culture while helping enthusiastic fans of the genre to gain a critical perspective.

L’Institut Miskatonic d’études sur le fantastique à Montréal est une organisation sans but lucratif qui offre des programmes de cours donnés par des essayistes, des réalisateurs, des chercheurs et des programmeurs / commissaires reconnus dans le domaine du fantastique et de l’horreur. Les cours ont pour but de célébrer l’histoire et la culture du fantastique et d’aider les amateurs du genre à aborder cet univers d’un point de vue critique.


Miskatonic-Montréal Announces 2016-17 Curriculum!

Women Horror Directors, Shirley Jackson, Slasher Films, and West Coast Cult Horror! The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – Montréal is proud to present its Fall 2016 / Winter 2017 lineup of courses. Welcome to another year of peeling back the bloody layers of the genre we love so well! Kicking off an entire Fall 2016 […]


M.U.F.F. Is Coming! La Vitrola, May 19th!

11e MUFF, célébration du cinéma undergound et expérimental 11th MUFF, the celebration of experimental and underground cinema Plus d’information bientôt… More info coming soon… Opening night | Soirée d’ouverture (19 Mai | May 2016) : La Vitrola, 4602 Boulevard Saint Laurent, Montréal Festival nights and matinée (20-22 Mai | May , 2016) : MICROCINEMA [ […]


School’s Out! See you next fall!

Miskatonic-Montréal thanks all of our students and all of those who helped to make 2015-2016 one of our most successful years. Special thanks go to the instructors who generously donate their time and scholarship. Look for news of upcoming courses in mid-summer! Until next fall …


True Crime and Punishment, Class 3 of 3

Join us for the final class of the 2015-2016 Miskatonic schedule.


Reading for A Body Too Few—Horror Reenactment and THE ACT OF KILLING

Click below to access the reading for Instructor Ned Schantz’s “A Body Too Few–Horror Reenactment and THE ACT OF KILLING,” the fourth of our seven classes on “Documenting Horror,” on Tuesday 23 February. Nichols-Reenactment