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Online: University of Hertfordshire; The Open Graves, Open Minds Project

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De Havilland Campus
Hatfield, South East AL109AB United Kingdom
01707 285687 https://www.herts.ac.uk/

November 2020

The Black Vampyre and Other Creations

14 November, 2020, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online: University of Hertfordshire; The Open Graves, Open Minds Project, De Havilland Campus
Hatfield, South East AL109AB United Kingdom

This is an online event. This event will explore Gothic dreams of new worlds and the creatures that inhabit them, notably Mary Shelley’s plague world, John Polidori’s vampire, and the ghosts of World War 1. Visit Polidori’s uncanny resting place in a virtual tour, in the same graveyard where Mary and Percy Shelley’s courtship found life, and contemplate Gothic new worlds via presentations and performances: - 'The Stories Are Begun' with Marcus Sedgwick (novelist) - 'Gothic Afterworlds’ with Dr Karl…

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