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SORAAAD BookNotes with the Bulletin: Tanya Erzen, Fanpire, The Twilight Saga and the Women Who Love It

by Kelly Baker In 2008, I picked up the Twilight series because my youngest sister, then a teenager, happened to be reading them. I had just sent my dissertation to my advisor for final edits, and I wanted to read … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Profane: Revenants, Vampires, Zombies

[This paper was presented at the AAR's Southeast Regional Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR) yearly conference in Atlanta on March 3, 2o12, as part of a panel on "Zombies and Zombie Apocalypses."] By Gregory L. Reece The word … Continue reading

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Vampire Churches, Vampire Images, and “Invented Religions”

[Please Note: This paper was presented at the AAR's Southeast Regional Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR) yearly conference in Atlanta this past weekend, as part of a panel on "Zombies and Zombie Apocalypses." Over the next week, additional … Continue reading

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Medieval Anti-Zombie Tech?

Recent excavations of medieval church burial grounds in parts of Ireland have, apparently, unearthed human remains with large stones forcibly inserted in subjects’ mouths, “something researchers believe locals did to stop the dead from returning to walk the Earth as … Continue reading

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