Goth Strikes Twice

Newton Key presented a panel titled “’Going Goth’: Anglo-American (Mis)uses of the Medieval Past” for the Midwest Conference on British Studies (Terre Haute, Ind., Nov. 4-6, 2011), with Angela Vietto and Chris Hanlon of Eastern’s English Department. His paper was titled “Imagining a Gothic Past in the Late-17th Century Britannic Archipelago.”  The panel was featured in a Daily Eastern News article.  While in Terre Haute, Prof. Key was contacted by CNN for a piece on Guy Fawkes and the 5th of November, which appeared in their CNN Belief Blog.  Eastern Illinois University, MA in History students Crystal Abbey, Melissa Greco, Benjamin ILL, Katherine Payne, Paul Shakeshaft, and Patrick Vonesh worked on the registration desk and helped with local arrangenments.