Summer Institute

Monday 8th - Friday 12th July, 2024

The Sheffield Centre for the History of the Gothic proudly announces its forthcoming Summer Institute, Gothic Futures: A Sheffield Summer Institute.

Gothic Futures will take place at the University of Sheffield, UK from Monday 8th-Friday 12th July, 2024, and will be open to MA students, PhD students, Early Career Researchers, Independent Scholars and artists and writers working in the fields of Gothic and Horror. 

This summer program focuses on new and continuing areas of exploration in Gothic, including creating Gothic art and literature. This program hopes to highlight the diversity of Gothic scholars and scholarship, while also encouraging new generations of scholars from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds to join the conversation. 

You can book your place for Gothic Futures here, and see below for more details.

What can I expect?

During the Summer Institute, students can expect to enjoy:


The full schedule will be released in due course, but you can view a sample schedule here


Gothic Futures will take place in person at the University of Sheffield, UK. Can't make it to Sheffield (UK) to attend in person? Don't worry, all keynote talks will be streamed online live. Stay tuned for more details. 

How to Register

Registration is now live! Please register here. You will also be asked to select your chosen seminar strand. Please be aware that there are a limited number of spaces for each seminar. You can find more details about the four seminars strands here.


Registration is available until 31 May 2024. There will be two ticket types:


If you are a student at the Univeristy of Sheffield you are entitled to purchase the "University of Sheffield Student Registration" ticket. 


Depending upon availablity, there may be a late registration period in May and June, which will include an additional fee of £20 (so Standard Registration will be £120.00 and University of Sheffield Registration will be £90.00). 

Bursary

Gothic Futures hopes to highlight the diversity of Gothic scholars and scholarship, while also encouraging new generations of scholars from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds to join the conversation. This bursary is therefore intended to be for disadvantaged, ethnically diverse, and underrepresented people. If you feel this is you then please do apply!

What will the bursary include?:

How to apply:

If you have any questions about the bursary please do get in touch with us at gothicfutures@gmail.com.

If you have any questions or queries relating to Gothic Futures please get in touch with us via email: GothicFutures@sheffield.ac.uk.


We look forward to seeing you all this Summer for what promises to be an invigorating week.