“Horror and Art-Dread” by Cynthia Freeland

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

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)

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Video and Textual Resources for Occult Studies

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

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.


Mondo Realism / Joe D’Amato Class #3: ANTHROPOPHAGUS (1980)

For the third class of “Mondo Realism and the Cinema of Joe D’Amato,” we’ll be screening one of the notorious “video nasties”: ANTHROPOPHAGUS. Join us!