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 […]

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THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES ANNOUNCES NEW OPENING CLASS FOR NEW YORK BRANCH, SPRING 2021

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to welcome Stephen R. Bissette and his class on horror zines. But fear not! Miskatonic New York is delighted to welcome back alumna Amanda Reyes to open the Spring 2021 with a talk that should keep us all huddled under the covers on a cold winter’s […]

A FAREWELL FROM FOUNDER KIER-LA JANISSE

2020 has been a year, hasn’t it? I’m coming off a two-day power blackout as a write this, from the small island I moved to earlier this year – which was my first step in a year full of transition that included my decision to leave the organization I founded in 2010 so that it […]