Controversial Histories: Modern Mindsets vs. The Classics

GEEK: Horror (Ogeechee)

Saturday October 19, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Few controversial histories have shaken genre fiction like H. P. Lovecraft's (though Robert E. Howard, Author of Conan the Barbarian, made people take notice). Lovecraft's controversial views are well-documented, as is the fact that he is heralded as the progenitor of cosmic horror. Can the work be separated from the man? Should it be? What are the societal implications in both scenarios?