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At Home with Horror? Terror on the Small Screen

13 October 2017

For those of you who have a taste for, and interest in horror and/or television studies, there is a conference on television horror taking place on campus over the weekend of 27th – 29th October. All are welcome!

 At Home with Horror? Terror on the Small Screen, has been organized by the Melodrama Research Group and is supported by the Centre for Film and Media Research. The primary question the conference aims to engage with is whether it is on the small screen that critical and creative innovations in horror are now taking place. The event will revisit the history of the genre by reflecting on seminal works of television horror whilst also seeking to understand how the expansion of satellite television and online sites have impacted the genre. In addressing these questions the conference will underline the importance of the small screen for horror and ask, is the small screen now the home of horror?

 Registration fees are, £45 waged and £25 for unwaged. If you would like to attend (and we hope you will!), you can register for the conference using the online store which can be accessed via the following link.

 http://store.kent.ac.uk/product-catalogue/faculty-of-humanities/school-of-arts/arts-events/at-home-with-horror-terror-on-the-small-screen

 Our keynote address,‘Haunted landscapes: trauma and grief in the television ghost story’, will be delivered by Dr. Helen Wheatley, (University of Warwick). An abstract can be found on our website and accessed here, https://tvhomeofhorror.wordpress.com/keynote/

 If you would like further information on the conference, At Home with Horror? Terror on the Small Screen, you will find the full programme of speakers and abstract from the keynote address when you visit our website, https://tvhomeofhorror.wordpress.com/

 We do hope the conference will be of interest of you and we look forward to welcoming you to the conference over Halloween weekend!

 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at, horrorishome@gmail.com .

 

 

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