In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 presents the panel Deep Down: The Weird in Conversation with Southern Gothic, Black Gothic Revival, and Other Regional Strange Tales, moderated by Nicole Givens Kurtz with Ian McDowell, Valjeanne Jeffers, Carrie Laben, and Sara Amis. PLUS Weirding Whiteness: Genre and Eugenics, a presentation by Chris Gavaler, and readings by Violette L. Meier, Jesse Bullington, Lesley Wheeler, and Sumiko Saulson. This programming was recorded on Sunday August 16, 2020.
In this podcast, experience the first Sunday afternoon block of The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020. First Chris Gavaler presents on the topic Weirding Whiteness: Genre and Eugenics (0:09:42; watch accompanying Slide Show here). Then listen to the panel Deep Down: The Weird in Conversation with Southern Gothic, Black Gothic Revival, and Other Regional Strange Tales (0:31:46), moderated by Nicole Givens Kurtz with Ian McDowell, Valjeanne Jeffers, Carrie Laben, and Sara Amis. The block concludes with readings by Violette L. Meier (1:30:14), Jesse Bullington (1:52:02), Lesley Wheeler (2:03:50), and Sumiko Saulson (2:12:21). Scroll down for Additional Links to the many artists, authors and works recommended in this episode. This programming took place and was recorded on Sunday August 16, 2020.
This program block is sponsored by Broken Eye Books and Innsmouth Free Press, as well as Horla Level sponsors Nightscape Press, Perpetual Motion Machine, and Nightfire (Tor). The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 was Presented by This Is Horror and Dekalb Entertainment Commission.
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