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MemberJohn Robert Ziegler

…opular Culture and Myth, edited by June M. Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca, ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2014, pp. 69-70, 70-71, 158-159, 250-251, 342-434.

Review of Monsters and their Meanings in Early Modern Culture: Mighty Magic, by Wes Williams. Monsters and the Monstrous, vol. 3, no. 2, 2013, pp. 113-155.

“Heavy …

Early modern English drama, Shakespeare, masques, Early modern English literature, Irish literature, theories of space, popular culture studies, video game studies, monster studies, horror studies, zombie studies

MemberJune Oh

…Digital Mapping of Monsters in Literature: This project concerns how gender affects spatial representation of so-called “monster” characters and how these representations are related to effects they produce such as levels of monstrosity and sympathy. This project uses ArcGIS as its major platform to spatially repr…

June Oh is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English at Michigan State University. Her research interests lie in age studies, 18th-century British literature, medical humanities, gender and sexuality, and disability studies. Her work particularly focuses on the relationship between the aging mind and body and how the science engages with the notion of growing old.  She is currently working on a DH project, “Mapping of Monsters in Literature”, in which she uses ArcGIS to investigate how the gender of a monster affects its spatial representation.

MemberEileen Joy

I am specialist in Old English literary studies and cultural studies, as well as a para-academic rogue, and a publisher, with interests in poetry and poetics, intellectual history, ethics, affects, embodiments, queer studies, object/thing studies, the ecological, post/humanisms, and scholarly communications. I am the Founding Ingenitor of the BABEL Working Group, Co-Editor of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, and Founding Director of punctum books: spontaneous acts of scholarly combustion. You can read more about the philosophy and mission of punctum books at “Here Be Monsters: A Punctum Publishing Primer.”

MemberLéna Remy-Kovach

…Commodification of The Windigo, a Traditional Algonquian Monster, In The Television Series Supernatural”
Darowski, Joseph J. & John Darowski (eds.) 
Monsters with a Thousand Faces: Adaptations of Literary Horrors. 
University of Michigan Press.

Remy-Kovach, Léna. “Elisabeth Bouzonviller: Louise E…

My name is Léna Remy-Kovach. I am a Ph.D. Student in North American Indigenous Literatures at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, in Germany. I study the notions of healing and (re)conciliation in contemporary Horror and Gothic Indigenous novels. My current projects include the imagery of hunger and cannibalism in contemporary Native horror literature, the commodification of Native American monsters in Horror television series, and the use of traditional Euro-American creatures and tropes in modern Horror by Indigenous writers from Turtle Island.

MemberKaterina Flint-Nicol

…PhD Film Studies, ‘Men, Manors and Monsters: The Hoodie Horror and the Cinema of Alterity’. AHRC funded. University of Kent, School of Arts, Department of Film.
 MA in Film (Distinction), University of Kent

 BA (Hons) Film Studies (1st Class), University of Kent

 PGCHE, Foundation Year, Associate Fellowsh…

I’m an Independent Scholar specialising in British popular culture with a particular focus on class, gender and style in cinema and popular music. My AHRC funded PhD, ‘Men, Manors and Monsters: The Hoodie Horror and the Cinema of Alterity’ argues British cinematic realism in the twenty-first century is forged in a neoliberal discourse of class, with its form articulated by aesthetics traditionally associated with the gothic. My current research interests are stardom, performance and class in British cinema, and cultural and online practices involved in Paul Weller fandom.

MemberWendy Laura Belcher

African language literature (especially that in Gəˁəz, Amharic, Hausa), Anglophone African literature, early African literature, African film, African women authors, history of the African book, African manuscript cultures, African female saints, and queer African studies; as well as race and gender in eighteenth-century English literature, comparative African and European studies, postcolonial literature, Chicana/o literature, African American literature, comparative hagiographies, gender and sexuality, memoir, indirection and censorship, travel literature, manuscript studies, prison literature, intellectual autobiography, and supernatural monsters.

MemberMark A. McCutcheon

Mark A. McCutcheon, Ph.D., is Chair of the Centre for Humanities and Professor of Literary Studies at Athabasca University. Mark’s debut book of poems, Shape Your Eyes by Shutting Them, was published in 2019 by AU Press; his poems also appear in Beyond Earth’s Edge: The Poetry of Spaceflight (U of Arizona P, 2020), the 2019 Rhysling Anthology, and journals like On Spec, Grain, Carousel, and Kaleidotrope. Mark’s monograph The Medium Is the Monster: Canadian Adaptations of Frankenstein and the Discourse of Technology (2018) won the Media Ecology Association’s 2019 McLuhan Award for Outstanding Media Ecology Book. His literary criticism has also appeared in scholarly periodicals like English Studies in Canada, The Explicator, and Continuum, and in books like Popular Postcolonialisms (Routledge, 2019). Mark’s on Twitter and Mixcloud as @sonicfiction. Mark’s research and teaching interests encompass Canadian popular culture and literature, postcolonial studies, copyright, adaptation studies, popular music, and Romantic and Gothic literature. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in 19th-century literature, drama, postcolonial studies, cultural studies, and composition.

MemberTeresa Marie Hooper

I teach and study the entire Medieval and Early Renaissance periods, but I specialize in Early Medieval Literature with a focus in Early Medieval England, medieval manuscripts, and a little Late Antiquity for good measure. My areas of interest for teaching and research purposes include (but often wander outside of): Early English codicology; Old English language and literature; memory studies; LA/medieval cultural geography, cosmography, and travel narratives; LA, medieval, and Early Modern ethnography and exploration; early Latin saint’s lives; Latin texts in English translation; monsters and teratology; Chaucerian dream poems; Renaissance poetry; and Ancient to modern drama. My current research interests include the textual and codicological history of the Beowulf-Manuscript (London, BL Cotton Vitellius A.xv, part 2), the earliest Latin St. Christopher legend, and the OE and Latin versions of Orosius’ History against the Pagans.