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StokerCon 2022: Abandoned and Haunted Places

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StokerCon 2022: The Art of Strong Endings

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StokerCon 2022: Can Horror Save the World?

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StokerCon 2022: Classic Monsters Reimagined

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StokerCon 2022: Editing Isn't the Scariest Part

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StokerCon 2022: Flavoring Other Genres with Horror

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StokerCon 2022: From Prose to Silver Screen and Back Again

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StokerCon 202: Gothic Fiction

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StokerCon 2022: A History of Horror Publishing

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StokerCon 2022: Horror, Crime, and Suspense

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StokerCon 2022: Horror from Down Under

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StokerCon 2022: How to Curate Anthologies

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StokerCon 2022: The HWA Diversity Grant

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StokerCon 2022: In the Name of Service: Community-Building in Horror

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StokerCon 2022: Mental Health and Horror

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StokerCon 2022: The Nature of Evil

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StokerCon 2022: Objects of Fear

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StokerCon 2022: The Origins of Monsters

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StokerCon 2022: Writing Action and Fight Scenes

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StokerCon 2022: Writing Workshops

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Mourning in Horror: Grief in the 21st-Century Horror Films

Khara Lukancic

The Intertextuality and Evolution of Racial Politics: Triangulating Night of the Living Dead (George A. Romero, 1968), Get Out (Jordan Peele, 2017), and “Sundown” (Lovecraft Country, Yann Demange, 2020)

Karley Pardue

Bathing Bad: Feminine Vengeance and Masculine Vulnerability in the Showers of Horror

Donald Prentice Jr.

Articulations of Beauty in the film Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Debadrita Saha

Mapping the Reimagination of the “Travelling Heroine” of Female Gothic in Sinister House of Secret Love series

Lindsey Surratt

Shadows at Play in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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“It’s Like I Can Feel God Move Inside Me”: The Religious Ecstasy of Sensual Vampirism in Mike Flanagan’s Midnight Mass

Rebecca Stone Gordon

A Panic on the 4th of July: Municipal Malfeasance, Mutation, and Monstrosity in Barry Levinson’s The Bay

Tim Maloney

The Objectification, Commodification and Fetishization of the Female Body in Ann Radcliffe’s The Mysteries of Udolpho

Michele Brittany

Beauty in the Grotesque: Bernie Wrightson's Lifelong Obsession with Frankenstein's Monster

Nicholas Diak

Rene Girard and Call of the Cthulhu

Bridget Elizabeth Keown

"Why did it take me so long to see you?": On Queer Ghosts and Hauntings

Anita Siraki

Distortions in the Looking Glass: The Hidden Horrors of Uncle Tom's Cabin and its Effects on Contemporary Black Horror

Farah Rose Smith

Disability, Monstrosity, and the Cosmic Order: Nature vs. Supernature and the Taxonomy of Monsters in Register des Buches der Croniken und Geschichten

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