Trump-Era Horror Book (Last Call for Abstracts)
Title: Make America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror & the Politics of Fear
Collection Editor: Dr Victoria McCollum (Ulster University)
Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2017
Summary: Make America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fearexplores the intersection of film, politics, and American culture and society through a bold critical analysis of popular horror films/TV produced in the Trump era, such as Green Room (2015); The Witch (2015); Don’t Breathe (2016); The Purge: Election Year(2016); American Gods (2017); American Horror Story (2017); Get Out (2017); and The Handmaid’s Tale (2017). This collection of essays will explore how popular horror scrutinises and unravels the events, anxieties, discourses, dogmas and socio-political conflicts of the Trump years.
Lots of additional information/inspiration can be found here: https://popcultstudies.wordpress.com/