International Gothic Summer School

Wednesday 15โ€“Friday 17 July 2020

Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies

Guest Speaker: Carol Margaret Davison

University of Windsor, Ontario

Visiting Professor of Gothic Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University, 2020

Are you an international student looking for a taught Masters programme on the Gothic in the UK? Or an undergraduate with your sights set on postgraduate work in the diverse field of Gothic studies? Are you a Masters or PhD student currently working on the Gothic for your dissertation or thesis? Or simply a member of the public who would like to learn more about the Gothic mode, its history and its notable presence in contemporary culture?

This three-day intensive, non-credit-bearing course is designed to give participants a taste of life in the Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies, to introduce you to tutors and current students, and to offer you the opportunity to work closely with some of the leading scholars in the field of Gothic Studies. The programme will include a carousel of research-led masterclasses, plenary lectures and workshops, delivered by staff in the Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies and other visiting speakers and experts. Attendees may choose from a suite of specialist sessions on the Gothic mode as it ranges across genres, forms and media, and covering Gothic cultural production from the eighteenth century to the present day.

For the programme and costs, and to apply online,

please visit

For enquiries and further information, please email