Image from the film "Shivers": A man and a girl are in the an elevator. The man is smelling the girl's hair. There is a body half-seen on the floor.

FURTHER READING: Concrete Maternality: On Late Capitalism and High Rise Horror

Thank you all who attended the Miskatonic New York lecture “Concrete Maternality: On Late Capitalism and High Rise Horror” with Émilie von Garan. Please find below a list of reading materials for your further edification. Agrest, Diana, Patricia Conway, and Leslie Weisman. The Sex of Architecture. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 1996. Bakhtin, Mikhail. Rabelais […]

Daylight Savings Time Reminder!

Greetings Miskatonic students! Please be aware that North American is now on daylights savings time. If you are outside North America and plan to attend our lectures on March 18th and/or March 25th , be sure to check the time difference with your location so you don’t miss out. We look forward to seeing you […]

The poster image from the film [REC]3, a woman in a wedding dress holding a chainsaw

CLASS CITATIONS: Spanish Horror Towards the 21st Century

Thank you to all who attended the Miskatonic New York lecture “Spanish Horror Towards the 21st Century” with Vicente Rodríguez Ortega. Professor Rodríguez Ortega has been kind enough to provided us with his list of references, for our further edification. List of References for “Spanish Horror Towards the 21st Century” Lecture Aldana Reyes, Xavier. 2015. […]

CLASS CITATIONS: American Voodoo: Fictionalizing Haiti to Meditate on US Policy

Thank you to all who attended the Miskatonic London lecture “American Voodoo: Fictionalizing Haiti to Meditate on US Policy” with Maisha Wester. At the request of some of the audience, she has graciously provided us with a list of her film and text references, for our further edification. List of References for “American Voodoo” Lecture […]

Colorful text on the book cover for "1000 Women in Horror: 1895-2018"

THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES and THE FINAL GIRLS BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL Co-Present: GHOULS TO THE FRONT: RETHINKING WOMEN’S HORROR FILMMAKING

Hosted by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Author and Film Critic, 1000 Women in Horror While researching and writing her book 1000 Women in Horror, 1895-2018, Australian film critic and author Alexandra Heller-Nicholas was struck by the scope of women’s horror filmmaking. That scope leads to some important – and sometimes difficult – questions: are horror films made […]