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.

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Announcing: The Montreal Monstrum Society

Miskatonic-Montreal is now The Montréal Monstrum Society / La société monstrum de Montréal. MMS. Same great horror community in Montréal. Different name. Our new website will be live soon! http://www.monstrum-society.ca/ For updates, visit and join our Facebook page. Montreal Monstrum Society Courses for Winter 2018: THE MUSIC OF HORROR 23 & 30 January, 6 February Mario […]

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Happy Hallowe’en!

Happy Halloween from your friends at Miskatonic-Montréal. Get your tricks and treats on tonight! Classes resume next Tuesday.

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Australian Horrorscapes, Class #3: Suggested Reading

Please click the links below for two suggested readings for the second class of “Australian Horrorscapes,” with Melanie Ashe, featuring a discussion of Ivan Sen’s western/crime/horror hybrid, MYSTERY ROAD (2013).   Imagined Landscapes, Australia’s North as Gothic Zone Jane Stadler, Peta Mitchell, Stephen Carleton, ‘Cultural Topography and Mythic Space: Australia’s North as Gothic Zone’ in Imagined Landscapes: Geovizualizing Australian […]

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Australian Horrorscapes, Class #2: Suggested Reading

Please click the links below for two suggested readings for the second class of “Australian Horrorscapes,” with Melanie Ashe, featuring a discussion of nature’s revenge in RAZORBACK (Russell Mulcahy, 1984). Catherine Simpson, Australian Eco-horror and Gaia’s Revenge: animals, eco-nationalism and the ‘new nature’, Studies in Australasian Cinema, 4:1, 43-54, 2010. Meaghan Morris, White Panic or Mad Max and the Sublime’, Identity Anecdotes: Sage […]

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Australian Horrorscapes, Class #1: Suggested Reading

Please click the links below for two suggested readings for the first class of “Australian Horrorscapes,” with Melanie Ashe, featuring a discussion of Peter Weir’s sublime evocation of colonial dread, PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (1975). Rebecca Harkins-Cross. “The Shadow of The Rock.” Australian Film Critics Association, 2015. David Collins. “Chapter One.” An Account of The British Colony in […]