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Plymouth College of Art to host “Boris Karloff: The Many Faces of a Film Icon”

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | Events


The Plymouth College of Art in Devon, England, is calling all horror fans to attend Boris Karloff: The Many Faces of a Film Icon. Taking place on Friday, April 1, 2022, this online symposium will explore the fascinating life and career of the legendary actor who rose to fame as the monster in James Whale’s 1931 Universal adaptation of Frankenstein and became an icon of the horror genre beloved by millions.
In addition to talks, presentations, discussions, and artist responses, the symposium will feature keynote addresses by horror expert Dr. Alison Peirse of the University of Leeds and acclaimed Karloff biographer Stephen Jacobs, author of Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster.

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William J. Wright
William J. Wright is RUE MORGUE's online managing editor. A two-time Rondo Classic Horror Award nominee and an active member of the Horror Writers Association, William is lifelong lover of the weird and macabre. His work has appeared in many popular (and a few unpopular) publications dedicated to horror and cult film. William earned a bachelor of arts degree from East Tennessee State University in 1998, majoring in English with a minor in Film Studies. He helped establish ETSU's Film Studies minor with professor and film scholar Mary Hurd and was the program's first graduate. He currently lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, with his wife, three sons and a recalcitrant cat.