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Dr Lorna Jowett’s TV Fangdom impresses scholar at Spain’s University of Oviedo

Dr Lorna Jowett, Dr Stacey Abbott (The University of Roehampton) and Dr Mike Starr’s recent success with the TV Fangdom conference on Television Vampires (The University of Northampton, 7-8 June 2013), which featured key scholars Brigid Cherry and Marcus Recht as well as an outstanding presentation on often forgotten British TV vampires by BFI Television curator, Lisa Kerrigan has just welcomed a further success.  Dr María Mariño Faza, a lecturer at the University of Oviedo, Spain could not attend the conference but was so impressed by news of the scholars involved that she has decided to spend time researching representations of vampires and the supernatural at The University of Northampton School of the Arts this summer.

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School of the Arts researchers on the radio

Submitted by Larissa Allwork

Alan Smith broadcast on American Radio

It is a great pleasure to announce that Alan Smith, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of the Arts has recently been interviewed for North Carolina Public Radio.  You can listen back to his interview, ‘Debating Philosophy in Prisons’, using the player below, or access it from the show’s website.

See also the celebration of Alan Smith’s work in The Guardian.

TV Fangdom Conference on Radio Northampton

On 8th May, Reader in Television Studies, Dr Lorna Jowett appeared on BBC Radio Northampton to talk about the upcoming TV Fangdom Conference on Television Vampires which will be held at the School of the Arts (7-8 June 2013).

To  listen back: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0182rl8

You will find it approximately 2 hours and ten minutes into the show.