Speaker Series – Race, Gender, and Monsters: What Vampires and Werewolves Reveal About Ourselves and Our Culture

Fourth Plain Forward 5107 E 4th Plain Blvd #111, Vancouver, United States

Why do some monsters seem to resonate through time? What do they say about our social and cultural anxieties around difference—in particular race, class, gender, sexuality, nationality, and ability? This talk explores the shifting meanings vampires and werewolves have taken in popular culture, with a particular focus on the 1980s through the 2000s. In addition, […]