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MISKATONIC, Winter 2016 Curriculum & Registration

Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 - Tue. Apr. 12, 2016

Date/Time Date(s) – Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 – Tue. Apr. 12, 20167:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location Microcinema [ ÊTRE] Instructor Annaëlle Winand, Anne Golden, Karen Herland, Kristopher Woofter, Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare, Ned Schantz, Papagena Robbins, Shalon Noble Admission $7 per individual lecture Register / Pay for Courses Entire Winter 2016 Semester $60.00 CAD Documenting Horror […]


“Horror and Art-Dread” by Cynthia Freeland

Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 - Tue. Apr. 12, 2016

Click the file below for “Horror and Art-Dread” by cognitive theorist Cynthia Freeland, the suggested reading for “Daggers of the Mind: Shakespeare’s Occult Influences & Japanese Horror.” [00-Freeland-HorrorArtDread] Image: Cure Kiyoshi Kurusawa (1997)


Don’t Forget! Tuesday, 10 November is Fall Break

Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 - Tue. Apr. 12, 2016

Tuesday, 10 November is Miskatonic-Montréal’s fall break. Classes resume Tuesday, 17 November with our continued focus on the occult with J. Shea’s course, “DAGGERS OF THE MIND”: SHAKESPEARE’S OCCULT INFLUENCES AND JAPANESE HORROR. We hope to see you then! Image: The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1963)

Christopher Lee

Video and Textual Resources for Occult Studies

Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 - Tue. Apr. 12, 2016

Suggested resources (video and text) for our “occult investigators” from instructor Mike Wood: ASSIGNED READING Hunt, Leon. “Necromancy in the UK: witchcraft and the occult in British horror.” In British Horror Cinema, edited by Steve Chibnall and Julian Petley, 82-98. London: Routledge, 2002. SUGGESTED DOCUMENTARIES (Click the titles for links to videos.) “A Very British […]


“Necromancy in the UK”: Reading for British Occult Cinema

Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 - Tue. Apr. 12, 2016

Check out this page for a downloadable PDF of the contextualizing reading for Michael Wood’s course on British Occult Cinema. [Hunt-Witchcraft.OccultInBritishHorror] Citation: Hunt, Leon. (2002) “Necromancy in the UK: Witchcraft and the Occult in British Horror.” BRITISH HORROR CINEMA. Ed. Steve Chibnall and Julian Petley. London and New York: Routledge. 82-98.