Thursday, November 14, 2019
NEPCA Monsters Area 2019 Panels
Here are the final panel breakdowns for our inaugural Monsters and the Monstrous Area sessions.
Northeast Popular Culture Association 2019 Annual Conference
15-16 November 2019
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, Portsmouth, NH
NEPCA Monsters and the Monstrous Area 2019
Michael A. Torregrossa, Area Chair
Monsters and the Monstrous II: Everyday Monsters (Thaxter, Lobby Level)
“Blood-Drinkers of the Nineteenth Century”
Rachel Widmer, University of Arkansas
Rachel Widmer is a Masters student at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She is currently working on her Master’s Thesis which focuses on an unusual blood cure for consumption in nineteenth century America, and its cultural implications as related to the vampire from the Romantic Period into modern day. She works as a Registrar at a small museum, and lives with her boyfriend, Joel and her adorable cat, Lucifer.