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October, 14 / 7 p.m.

Talk: From Samhain to Carpenter: Halloween as Holiday, Ritual and Industry

Speaker: Dr. P. Gozde Erdogan

Institutions: (former) Hacettepe University - (now) Independent scholar

Brief paragraph: Erdogan will talk on the origins of and the developments within Halloween, one of the most popular holidays in Western Hemisphere. The talk will explore how the popular imagination of the West become obsessed with everything horrific during the month of October, suggesting some underlying factors. Halloween will also be seen as a big part of entertainment industry, especially in the U.S. and some examples will be analysed in film. 

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