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Explore our unending fascination with vampires and the novel that started it all—Bram Stoker’s Dracula—at a free Okanagan College lecture
Okanagan College Media Release

Little did author Bram Stoker know he was creating a cultural icon when he published Dracula in 1897. This blood-curdling tale has been the inspiration for everything from movies to breakfast cereal and has spurned a seemingly limitless fascination with the undead.

Okanagan College English professor and literary critic Terry Scarborough will reveal little known facts and surprising details about Bram Stoker’s enduring tale and its famous protagonist at a free public lecture taking place at 7 p.m. on Oct. 29 at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus.

“Many people make assumptions about Dracula based on the vampire films they’ve seen but many of the things they think they know are misled. Dracula is a very misunderstood literary figure,“ says professor Terry Scarborough.

You don’t need to be a literary buff to attend, says Scarborough. “There are many parallels to popular culture that can be drawn with Bram Stoker’s famous novel.”

Just in time for Halloween, “Welcome to my House” begins at 7 p.m. on October 29 in the S104 Lecture Theatre at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus. The College’s Institute for Learning and Teaching is presenting this free event.

If you can’t attend, you can watch it live via webcast at http://klo-media-1.okanagan.bc.ca.