Kristopher Woofter

Kristopher Woofter

Kristopher Woofter is a faculty member of the English Department at Dawson College, where he teaches courses on the American Gothic, the Weird tradition, and horror in literature, cinema and television. He has served for ten years as a co-chair for the Horror Area of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations’ annual national conference, and is a charter associate and former two-term secretary of the Whedon Studies Association. He received his PhD in Film and Moving Image Studies from Concordia University. His publications include work on the television series BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (2010), on the intersection of the Gothic and documentary in the Italian journal TEXTUS, (2012), and an essay on THE CABIN IN THE WOODS in READING JOSS WHEDON (Syracuse UP, 2014). Other publications include a co-edited collection entitled, RECOVERING 1940s HORROR CINEMA: TRACES OF A LOST DECADE (2015, Lexington) and a forthcoming project on Joss Whedon and horror. Kristopher is also a programmer for the Montréal Underground Film Festival and co-director of the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – Montréal.

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    REALITY HORROR REALITY HORROR
    Tue. Oct. 19, 2010 - Tue. Nov. 2, 2010 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    THE HAUNTED HOUSE THE HAUNTED HOUSE
    Tue. Jan. 25, 2011 - Tue. Feb. 8, 2011 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    THE 'TERROR' FILMS OF VAL LEWTON THE 'TERROR' FILMS OF VAL LEWTON
    Wed. Nov. 23, 2011 - Wed. Dec. 14, 2011 - 12:00 am
    WATCHERS IN THE WOODS: REFLEXIVITY IN HORROR CINEMA WATCHERS IN THE WOODS: REFLEXIVITY IN HORROR CINEMA
    Mon. Oct. 8, 2012 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    FRAGMENTS OF THE MONSTER: RECOVERING FORTIES HORROR FRAGMENTS OF THE MONSTER: RECOVERING FORTIES HORROR
    Mon. Oct. 29, 2012 - Mon. Dec. 3, 2012 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    A GHOST STORY FOR CHRISTMAS: A BRITISH HOLIDAY HORROR TRADITION A GHOST STORY FOR CHRISTMAS: A BRITISH HOLIDAY HORROR TRADITION
    Mon. Dec. 10, 2012 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    SMALL SCREENS, BIG CHILLS: CLASSIC AMERICAN TV HORROR SMALL SCREENS, BIG CHILLS: CLASSIC AMERICAN TV HORROR
    Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 - Tue. Feb. 26, 2013 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Yuletide Terror!: Trivia Party Yuletide Terror!: Trivia Party
    Tue. Dec. 17, 2013 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    H.P. Lovecraft – From Cosmic Horror to Heavy Metal H.P. Lovecraft – From Cosmic Horror to Heavy Metal
    Tue. Feb. 4, 2014 - Tue. Mar. 4, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    X-mas Dread: Ghost Story Party X-mas Dread: Ghost Story Party
    Tue. Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Theorizing Horror, Part 2: Horror and Sensation Theorizing Horror, Part 2: Horror and Sensation
    Tue. Feb. 17, 2015 - Tue. Mar. 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Documenting Horror Documenting Horror
    Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 - Tue. Mar. 15, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    MISKATONIC, Winter 2016 Curriculum & Registration MISKATONIC, Winter 2016 Curriculum & Registration
    Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 - Tue. Apr. 12, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Shirley Jackson's Weird Shirley Jackson's Weird
    Tue. Nov. 15, 2016 - Tue. Nov. 29, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Slasher Theory: Reassessing an Undervalued Subgenre Slasher Theory: Reassessing an Undervalued Subgenre
    Tue. Jan. 24, 2017 - Tue. Feb. 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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