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Welcome to H-Film, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-Film encourages scholarly discussion on cinema, film  and media studies, visual arts as well as digital humanities. We invite you to use H- film as a collaborative platform to create intra and para academic projects related to the cinema, media, visual culture and film studies.

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Recent Content

Pennywise Dreadful

Call for Papers

In Stephen King’s Gothic (2011) John Sears asserts that rereading King represents ‘an exercise in the extension of repetition, in the act of rereading an oeuvre already deeply structured … by its own engagement in the Gothic habit of rereading … To reread King would be to enter … and perhaps to become lost within, a labyrinth of intra- and intertextual relations, an immense and complex textual space’ (2). Sears’s framing of King’s writing is a critical response to David Punter’s question about the susceptibility of King’s writing to rereading (1996).

Horror and Politics

We’re seeking chapter-length contributions to an edited volume on horror and politics. The working title for this project is The Politics of Fear: Horror and Political Thought. We’re open to contributions that discuss anything that falls under the umbrella of “horror” (prose fiction, films, television series, comics, poetry, video games, theater, music, etc.) in connection with politics and political thought.

CfP: Gender in Early Twenty-First Century Television (Edited Collection)

The “quality” and “post-quality” television moments of the early twenty-first century have resulted in a number of television shows that engage with gender in interesting ways, some advancing critiques of feminism or post-feminism (UnReal, The Handmaid’s Tale), others offering new ways of thinking about genderqueer and transitioning individuals (Transparent, RuPaul’s Drag Race), and still others thinking about gender at the intersections of race, education, and socioeconom