Trump-Era Horror Book (Last Call for Abstracts)

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Ulster University, Northern Ireland
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TitleMake America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror & the Politics of Fear

Collection Editor: Dr Victoria McCollum (Ulster University)

Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2017

Publisher: Routledge

SummaryMake 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.

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