The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is an international educational community through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and curators celebrate horror history and culture with a unique blend of enthusiasm and critical perspective. We have regular classes in London, New York and Los Angeles, as well as hosting special events worldwide.

HORROR EXPRESS BUS TOUR – FANTASIA EDITION (Montreal)

Wed. Jul. 17, 2019

Come join us for fun and photo ops as we navigate through the history of Montreal’s cinematic underbelly.

GRAND DAMES OF THE GRINDHOUSE: THE FILMS OF ROBERTA FINDLAY AND DORIS WISHMAN (Los Angeles)

Thu. Aug. 8, 2019

Lisa Petrucci of Something Weird Video appears at the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies with a lively illustrated lecture on the films of exploitation mavericks Roberta Findlay and Doris Wishman, looking at their historical contexts, their comparable trajectory from nudies and roughies to porn and horror, and seeking to reconcile their aversion to feminism with their status as pioneering women filmmakers.

New Trailer: PETE WALKER IN CONVERSATION May 9th in LA

Thu. Aug. 8, 2019

Thanks to Nathan Boone for this incredible trailer he edited for our upcoming masterclass with Pete Walker at Miskatonic LA on May 9th! Details and tickets for that event HERE >>

TRAILER: DESTRUCTIBLE MAN: THE DUMMY-DEATH AND CINEMATIC STORYTELLING LANGUAGE

Thu. Aug. 8, 2019

Join us for Howard S. Berger’s class on the dummy-death on film, Thurs April 11th at Miskatonic LA. Details HERE >>

THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES ANNOUNCES NEW ADVISORY BOARD FEATURING LARRY FESSENDEN, MICK GARRIS, BARBARA CRAMPTON, BUDDY GIOVINAZZO AND MORE

Thu. Aug. 8, 2019

Founded in 2010 and named for the fictional university in H.P. Lovecraft’s literary mythos, the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is an international organization that offers university-level classes in horror history, theory and production, with branches in New York, London and Los Angeles, as well as hosting special events worldwide. Miskatonic is an endeavor through which […]