Vampires

Fall 2005

Description: This course will consider the development of Vampire literature, from its early manifestations in the nineteenth century, most notably Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula, to Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, and Josh Whedon and Karl Moline’s graphic novel Fray. Students will be introduced to a diverse array of texts […] Read more

Winter 2004

Description: This course will consider the development of Vampire literature, from one of its early manifestations in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 1816 poem ‘Christabel’ and John Polidori’s 1819 short story ‘The Vampyre’ to Christopher Moore’s 1995 humorous novel Bloodsucking Fiends. Students will be introduced to an incredible diversity of texts and films that will allow for […] Read more

Winter 2010

Description: This course will consider the development of Vampire literature, from its early manifestations in the nineteenth century, most notably Sheridan LeFanu’s 1872 Carmilla and Bram Stoker’s 1897 Dracula, to Stephen King’s 1975 Salem’s Lot, Josh Whedon and Karl Moline’s 2003 graphic novel Fray, and Stephenie Meyer’s 2005 Twilight. Students will be introduced to a […] Read more

Winter 2020

Description: This course will consider the development of Vampire literature, from its early manifestations in the nineteenth century, most notably Bram Stoker’s 1897 Dracula, to Stephen King’s 1975 Salem’s Lot, and Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque’s 2010 American Vampires. Students will be introduced to a diverse array of texts, films, and TV episodes which will allow for a wide-ranging discussion […] Read more

Winter 2017

Description: This course will consider the development of Vampire literature, from its early manifestations in the nineteenth century, most notably Bram Stoker’s 1897 Dracula, to Stephen King’s 1975 Salem’s Lot, and Justin Cronin’s 2012 The Passage. Students will be introduced to a diverse array of texts, films, and TV episodes which will allow for a wide-ranging discussion […] Read more

Winter 2017

Vampires in Film and Literature Description: This course will consider the development of Vampire literature, from its early manifestations in the nineteenth century, most notably Bram Stoker’s 1897 Dracula, to Laura Hamilton’s 1992 Guilty Pleasures, and Justin Cronin’s 2012 The Passage. Students will be introduced to a diverse array of texts and films which will allow for […] Read more

Winter 2012

Description: This course will consider the development of Vampire literature, from its early manifestations in the nineteenth century, most notably Bram Stoker’s 1897 Dracula, to Stephen King’s 1975 Salem’s Lot, Joss Whedon and Karl Moline’s 2003 graphic novel Fray: Future Slayer, Matt Haig’s 2010 The Radleys, and Amy Plum’s 2011 teen novel Die for Me. Students will be introduced to […] Read more

Winter 2013

Vampires in Film and Literature Description: This course will consider the development of Vampire literature, from its early manifestations in the nineteenth century, most notably Bram Stoker’s 1897 Dracula, to Stephen King’s 1975 Salem’s Lot, and Matt Haig’s 2010 The Radleys. Students will be introduced to a diverse array of texts and films which will allow for a […] Read more

Research

My research focuses on Digital Humanities, 19th-century British Literature (and especially Leigh Hunt), and popular culture. I am the founding director of the “Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur les humanités numériques“ (launched in the fall of 2013). With Marcello VItali-Rosati, I launched an innovative collection entitled “Parcours numériques” in the spring of 2014, which includes our volume Manuel des pratiques […] Read more