The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is an international educational community through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and programmers/curators celebrate horror history and culture with a unique blend of enthusiasm and critical perspective.

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Miskatonic Montreal on Hiatus – New York and London Schools Announce Spring Lineup

Following the successful conclusion of our 2017 winter semester with seasonal classes on Christmas Horror on Film and Television at both our London and New York branches, the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is pleased to announce our spring curriculum and instructors, as well as exciting new developments. Coming up in 2018 we’ll guide our […]

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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 […]