HAUNTS – haunted places and haunting practices

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 7.00-9.30pm, online, via Zoom  

Free, but prior registration is required via Eventbrite (see below)

Members of the Centre for Contemporary Legend will be presenting at an pre-halloween online event  this THURSDAY 29th October entitled: Haunts – Haunted places and haunted practices

The event organised by Luke Bennett, Associate Professor in the Deptment of the Natural & Built Environment, at Sheffield Hallam University comprises of eight short presentations and is the first in an irregular series which across 2020-21 will explore new ways to investigate the relationship between places and their hauntings, through provocative and productive interdisciplinary conversations and juxtapositions. 

The presentations by CCL members will be as follows:

  • David Clarke – The Devil’s Elbow: the genius loci of a Dark Peak landscape
  • Andrew Robinson – The Return of the Plague: the haunted village of Eyam
  • Diane A. Rodgers – Ghosts in the Machine: Haunted screens

For full details of the event and a list of all the speakers please visit Luke’s Blog HERE

About this event: 

  • the SHU SPG is playful, and this event will be presented in that spirit
  • the event will be recorded and disseminated afterwards
  • the event will be inclusive and respectful, but is intended for an adult audience

This SHU SPG event is a co-production with SHU’s: Centre for Contemporary Legend. 

For further details about SHU’s Space & Place Group or this event please email Luke Bennett: l.e.bennett@shu.ac.uk 

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