The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, electronic publication dedicated to the study of Gothic and horror literature, film, new media and television.
It was launched in October 2006 by Elizabeth McCarthy and Bernice M. Murphy, both of the School of English, Trinity College Dublin. From September 2012 until November 2015, Dara Downey (Trinity College Dublin) and Jenny McDonnell (Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire) took over as editors.
The current editorial line-up is detailed below.
General Editor: Dara Downey
Assistants to the Editor: Niall Gillespie and Valeria Cavalli
Book Review Editors: Ruth Doherty and Leanne Waters
Television and Miscellaneous Review Editor: Elizabeth Parker
Film Review Editor: Sarah Cullen
2018-present: Indira Priyadarshini Gopalan Nair – M.Phil. Digital Humanities and Culture, TCD
2016: Anne Carey – M.Phil. Digital Humanities and Culture, TCD.
James L. Smith, Valeria Cavalli, Jennifer Daly, and Emily Bourke have also provided invaluable technical support.
Consultants and Previous Reviews Editors: Aoife Dempsey, Emily Bourke, Edward O’Hare, Sorcha Ní Fhlainn, and Maria Parsons.
Mr. John Exshaw, Freelance Writer and Film Historian (Sight and Sound)
Prof. Sir Christopher Frayling, Rector of The Royal College of Art
Dr. David Glover, School of English, Southampton University
Prof. Mark Jancovich, School of Film Studies, University of East Anglia
Prof. Darryl Jones, School of English, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Jarlath Killeen, School of English, Trinity College Dublin
Prof. Stephen Matterson, School of English, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Elizabeth McCarthy, School of English, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Bernice M. Murphy, School of English, Trinity College Dublin
Prof. Judith Newman, School of American and Canadian Studies,
We would like to acknowledge the help and support provided in the past by the School of English, Trinity College Dublin, and in particular the M.Phil. in Popular Literature, and the Trinity Alumni Trust and Fund.
Editors (Issue 12-14):
Dara Downey and Jenny McDonnell
Editors (Issues 1-11):
General editors: Elizabeth McCarthy and Bernice M. Murphy
Book reviews: Dara Downey
Film reviews: Jenny McDonnell
Television reviews: Bernice M. Murphy
Multi-Media reviews: Eoin Murphy
Consultants: Sorcha Ní Fhlainn and Maria Parsons
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