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Past Sessions and Events


Term 1

18th October 2012. Edgar Allan Poe, "The Black Cat"; Bram Stoker, "The Judge's House"

2nd November 2012. Jane Austen, "Northanger Abbey"

16th November 2012. Vernon Lee, "Oke of Okehurst, or The Phantom Lover" and "A Wicked Voice"

Term 2

18th January 2013. Matthew Gregory Lewis, "The Monk"

22nd February 2013. Anne Fine, "The Tulip Touch"

13th March 2013. Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, "Carmilla" (Guest chair: Dr. Fabio Camilletti)

Term 3

3rd May 2013. Patrick Süskind, "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer"


Term 1

26th October 2011. Horace Walpole, "The Castle of Otranto"

9th November 2011. Emily Brontë, "Wuthering Heights"

30th November 2011. Angela Carter, "Nights at the Circus"

Term 2

11th January 2012. Charlotte Brontë, "Jane Eyre"

1st February 2012. Gaston Leroux, "The Phantom of the Opera"

Film Screening Event. 6th February 2012. "Nosferatu" (F.W. Murnau, 1922)

22nd February 2012. Bram Stoker, "Dracula"

7th March 2012. Shirley Jackson, "We Have Always Lived in the Castle"

Term 3

2nd May 2012. Thomas Hardy, "Barbara of the House of Grebe"; Guy de Maupassant, "The Horla"; Stefan Grabiński, "In Sarah's House"

23rd May 2012.​ Stephen King, "The Shining" (Guest chair: Dr. Fabio Camilletti)

Film Screening Event. 31st May 2012. "Innocence" (Lucile Hadžihalilović, 2004)

13th June 2012. The "Gothic" of Nick Cave: the Murder Ballads; "The Carny", "John Finn's Wife", "Do You Love Me?", "Red Right Hand", "From Her to Eternity"


Lady's carte de visite, ca. early 1900's

Alfred Kubin illustration

The Lady on the Horse by Alfred Kubin, ca. 1900