Kristopher Woofter

Kristopher Woofter

Kristopher is a PhD candidate in Film and Moving Image Studies at Concordia University and a tenured faculty member of the English Department at Dawson College in Montreal, where he teaches courses on the Gothic, the fantastic, and horror in literature and film. Kristopher is a programmer for the Montreal Underground Film Festival and co-director of the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies. He has also served for seven years as a co-chair for the Horror Area of the Popular Culture / American Culture Association (PCA/ACA), and is a charter associate and secretary of the Whedon Studies Association. He has published on the television series BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (2010), has a co-authored essay (with Papagena Robbins) on the intersection of the Gothic and documentary in the journal TEXTUS, entitled “Gothumentary: The Gothic Unsettling of Documentary’s Rhetoric of Rationality” (2012), and has an essay on THE CABIN IN THE WOODS in the forthcoming A JOSS WHEDON READER (2014). Kristopher is currently at work on two edited anthologies, FRAGMENTS OF THE MONSTER: RECOVERING FORTIES HORROR (with Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare and Charlie Ellbé) and HORROR IN THE “TERROR” AGE (with Will Dodson). His current research interests in cinema, television and literature include the horror genre, the Gothic, spirit photography, documentary, mockumentary, and pseudo-documentary. Kristopher holds an FQRSC doctoral research fellowship for his dissertation research involving Gothic realism in horror cinema.

Upcoming Events

X-mas Dread: Ghost Story Party X-mas Dread: Ghost Story Party
Tue. Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Previous Events

REALITY HORROR REALITY HORROR
Tue. Oct. 19, 2010 - Tue. Nov. 2, 2010 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
THE HAUNTED HOUSE THE HAUNTED HOUSE
Tue. Jan. 25, 2011 - Tue. Feb. 8, 2011 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
THE 'TERROR' FILMS OF VAL LEWTON THE 'TERROR' FILMS OF VAL LEWTON
Wed. Nov. 23, 2011 - Wed. Dec. 14, 2011 - 12:00 am
WATCHERS IN THE WOODS: REFLEXIVITY IN HORROR CINEMA WATCHERS IN THE WOODS: REFLEXIVITY IN HORROR CINEMA
Mon. Oct. 8, 2012 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
FRAGMENTS OF THE MONSTER: RECOVERING FORTIES HORROR FRAGMENTS OF THE MONSTER: RECOVERING FORTIES HORROR
Mon. Oct. 29, 2012 - Mon. Dec. 3, 2012 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A GHOST STORY FOR CHRISTMAS: A BRITISH HOLIDAY HORROR TRADITION A GHOST STORY FOR CHRISTMAS: A BRITISH HOLIDAY HORROR TRADITION
Mon. Dec. 10, 2012 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SMALL SCREENS, BIG CHILLS: CLASSIC AMERICAN TV HORROR SMALL SCREENS, BIG CHILLS: CLASSIC AMERICAN TV HORROR
Tue. Jan. 22, 2013 - Tue. Feb. 26, 2013 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yuletide Terror!: Trivia Party Yuletide Terror!: Trivia Party
Tue. Dec. 17, 2013 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
H.P. Lovecraft – From Cosmic Horror to Heavy Metal H.P. Lovecraft – From Cosmic Horror to Heavy Metal
Tue. Feb. 4, 2014 - Tue. Mar. 4, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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