The Call Is Coming From Inside The House


The Call Is Coming From Inside The House: First Nations Perspective on Horror

Sat 02 Oct , 7.00pm – 8.00pm AEST

Writer Raelee Lancaster is joined by PhD candidate Alice Bellette to discuss finding comfort in gothic literature as First Nations writers and readers. Drawing on the brilliant work already being done by First Nations to subvert Western/colonial expectations of the gothic genre, they will consider the way gothic literature perpetuates harmful stereotypes and rhetoric that continues to disenfranchise First Nations people, and how First Nations writers are reappropriating the genre in a way that resists it.


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