BODIES AND BOUNDARIES + GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND THE GOTHIC

Kyle W. Bishop | Southern Utah University
Kyle is Professor of English at Southern Utah University, where he has been teaching since 2000. At SUU, he teaches courses in American literature and culture, fantasy and horror literature, film studies, and English composition. Dr. Bishop is the author of American Zombie Gothic: The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Walking Dead in Popular Culture (McFarland, 2010) and How Zombies Conquered Popular Culture: The Multifarious Walking Dead in the Twenty-First Century (McFarland, 2015) and the co-editor of The Written Dead: Essays on the Literary Zombie (McFarland, 2017).

 

Sorcha Ní Fhlainn | Manchester Metropolitan University
Sorcha is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies and American Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University. She’s specialized in Gothic studies, horror cinema, popular culture, and American studies. Her work is focused in particular on vampires and monster studies. She has published a long list of essays and several books, among which Our Monstrous (S)Kin: Blurring the Boundaries Between Monsters and Humanity (2010) and her monography Postmodern Vampires: Film, Fiction, and Popular Culture (2019), as well as essays exploring Clive Barker’s work.