Conference Programme

Evil Women
3rd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference


Saturday 11th September 2021 – Sunday 12th September 2021
Online: ShockLogic Platform

Saturday 11th Sep 2021
14:00 – 14:15
Welcome and Introduction to the Platform
Chairperson: Lorraine Rumson

14:15 – 14:45
Opening Words and Welcome Discussion
Chairperson: Cristina Santos

14:45 – 15:00

15:00 – 16:00
Session 1: Witches
Chairperson: Cristina Santos

Evil Never Looked So Good: Reimagined Wicked Queens in 21st Century Screen Media
Anthony Stepniak and Lorna Jowett

From Maleficia to Magical Glamour: Postfeminist Film & the Co-optation of the Witch
Amelia Crowther

16:00 – 16:15

16:15 – 17:45
Session 2: Feminine Anger, Depravity, and Evil
Chairperson: Crystal Whetstone

Feminine Evil in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Anna Clifton

Donatien Alphonse François De Sade”s Juliette, or Vice Amply Rewarded. Representation of the liberated feminine from the most depraved literary character of all the times to goddess. An Outline of the Reception and Interpretation
Ewelina Sochacka

Female Evil Genius Fancying

Elaine Byrne & Aliza Shvarts

17:45 – 18:15
Long Break

18:15 – 19:45
Session 3: Witches II
Chairperson: Amelia Crowther

Controlling the Rebel Body: Burning Witches and Institutionalizing Women
Shannon Spence

Witches: Evil, Abusive or Protective?
Derry Canning and Helen Gavin

Portrayal of Witches in The Museums of Salem, Massachusetts – A Case Study
Bryce Goyer

19:45 – 20:00

20:00 – 20:30
End of Opening Day Discussion and Consolidation
Chairperson: Cristina Santos

Sunday 12th September 2021
14:00 – 15:00
Session 4: Evil Women: A Global Perspective
Chairperson: Anna Clifton

Transitional Justice Needs the Participation of “Evil” Women: Mothers of the Disappeared in Argentina and Sri Lanka
Crystal Whetstone

Her Beauty Which Causes the Country to Fall, the Myth of the Nine-Tailed Fox in East-Asian Culture
Vickie WK Monthong

15:15 – 15:30

15:30 – 16:45
Session 6: Female Vampires, Specters, and Femme Fatales
Chairperson: Vickie WK Monthong

Evil Transgressions and the Monstrous Female Vampire in David Mitchell”s Slade House (2015)
Taryn Tavener-Smith

Who’s Afraid of the Femme Fatale? Gender, Heroism, and Evil in Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Karen Dellinger

Uemura Shoen’s Painting, ‘Honoo’: Lady Rokujo’s Living Specter
Keiko Kimura

16:45 – 17:15
Long Break

17:15 – 18:00
End of Day Discussion, Closing Thoughts, Goodbyes