Candyman and the Whole Damn Swarm is an academic conference co-organised by the Centre for the History of the Gothic at the University of Sheffield and UC Riverside, California.
Taking place from 7-9 October 2022, it will explore, celebrate and critique the legacy of Candyman (1992) on its thirtieth anniversary and will feature discussion of the original film, Clive Barker's source material and the larger Candyman franchise, including Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995), Candyman 3: Day of the Dead (1999) and Candyman (2021).
This event includes over 30 individual talks on Candyman and its legacy, a keynote roundtable featuring Dr Kinitra Brooks (Michigan State University), Tananarive Due (UCLA), Dr Robin R Means Coleman (Northwestern University) and Jon Towlson (University of Leeds), and very special guests including:
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Please note that this conference is not suitable for minors / under 18s.
For more information, please visit the website