2ND BRAM STOKER BIRTHDAY LECTURE

Dear Colleagues,

I’d like to draw your attention to this forthcoming Bram Stoker event in Whitby:

2ND BRAM STOKER BIRTHDAY LECTURE (PROF. SIR CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING) AND SYMPOSIUM, WHITBY MUSEUM, 8 NOVEMBER

The 2nd Bram Stoker Birthday Lecture and Symposium will take place at Whitby Museum on 8 November 2013 (11am – 5.45pm). PROF. SIR CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING will deliver the Bram Stoker Birthday Lecture, ‘Mr Stoker’s Holiday in Whitby’, at 4.30pm. The Lecture will be preceded by papers from 11am by David Pybus, Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, on Stoker and Victorian Whitby; Dr Martin Arnold (University of Hull) on Celts, Goths and the Old North; Dr Catherine Wynne (University of Hull) on Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde and Egyptomania. Professor Martin Goodman (Professor of Creative Writing, University of Hull) will read from the manuscript of his new vampire novel. The True book of the Vampires reveals aspects of ancient vampire lore hitherto unknown to humans. A lunch-time walk to St Mary’s Churchyard will be included (optional).

Tickets (full day): £15 (half-day from 2.30pm): £10

To book a place, contact Dr Catherine Wynne (c.wynne@hull.ac.uk) by 4 November.

Organized by Dr Catherine Wynne, Department of English, University of Hull, UK

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