Explore the Gothic side of the 1980s at this upcoming Manchester Symposium – full programme now announced

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Delving into the weird and wonderful world of ‘80s nostalgia, TV horror, werewolves, vampires and plenty more – it’s all set to be part of the 8thJune Symposium ‘The Gothic 1980s: The Decade That Scared Us’,

Keynote speaker at this event will be Matt Hills on the intriguing topic of ‘Unpicking the Threads of a ‘Market in Anxiety’: 1980s Nuclear Gothic… Beyond Reflectionist Readings?’.  The 1980s after all was a decade shadowed by nuclear threat and speculation – a time of Cold War anxieties in which tension ran high.

Period29 May 2019

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  • TitleExplore the Gothic side of the 1980s at this upcoming Manchester Symposium – full programme now announced
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletvisitmanchester.com
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date29/05/19
    DescriptionDelving into the weird and wonderful world of ‘80s nostalgia, TV horror, werewolves, vampires and plenty more – it’s all set to be part of the 8thJune Symposium ‘The Gothic 1980s: The Decade That Scared Us’,
    Keynote speaker at this event on the intriguing topic of ‘Unpicking the Threads of a ‘Market in Anxiety’: 1980s Nuclear Gothic… Beyond Reflectionist Readings?’. The 1980s after all was a decade shadowed by nuclear threat and speculation – a time of Cold War anxieties in which tension ran high.
    URLhttps://www.visitmanchester.com/ideas-and-inspiration/blog/read/2019/05/explore-the-gothic-side-of-the-1980s-at-this-upcoming-manchester-symposium-full-programme-now-announced-b862
    PersonsMatthew Hills

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TitleThe Gothic 1980s: The decade that scared us
Location70 Oxford Street, Manchester, United Kingdom
Period8 Jun 2019 → 8 Jun 2019
Linkhttps://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/events/rah/the-gothic-1980s-the-decade-that-scared-us