MISKATONIC ANNOUNCES DR. SHELAGH ROWAN-LEGG AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ‘HORROR NOIRE’ WRITER/PRODUCER ASHLEE BLACKWELL JOINS BOARD

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, and to mark a new chapter, founder and House of Psychotic Women author Kier-La Janisse is stepping down from the role of Executive Director to welcome film scholar, FrightFest programmer and ScreenAnarchy Contributing Editor Dr. Shelagh Rowan-Legg to take her place at the […]

From the Archives: PETE WALKER in Conversation

Miskatonic is proud to present an evening in conversation with the great British horror and sexploitation director Pete Walker, moderated by Bret Berg of The American Genre Film Archive. This class took place on Thursday May 9, 2019 in the main lecture hall at our Los Angeles host venue, the Philosophical Research Society. This archival […]

From the Archives: LIVE FROM MISKATONIC: PENNY SLINGER IN CONVERSATION

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies presents a conversation with British surrealist filmmaker, collage artist, sculptor and performer Penny Slinger, moderated by filmmaker and Miskatonic NYC Co-Director Jacqueline Castel. This class originally took place on December 12, 2019 in the Manly P. Hall Library at our Los Angeles host venue, the Philosophical Research Society. Note: […]

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies Launches Archival Classes Online Throughout Summer, Welcomes New L.A. Branch Co-Directors: 
Filmmaker Graham Skipper & Film Historian Amy Searles

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is the world’s longest-running educational organization dedicated to classes in horror history, theory and production, and currently has branches in L.A., New York, and London. While we take this time to prepare the Fall 2020 semester amidst the current lockdown regulations Miskatonic will be launching archival videos of classes […]

Miskatonic NYC Announces Spring 2020 Lineup of Talks

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies celebrates its 10th anniversary of offering classes in horror history, theory and production this spring, with an electrifying slate of illustrated lectures by some of the genre’s most renowned scholars, filmmakers and luminaries. We are proud to announce the Spring 2020 lineup for our New York branch. First up […]