Dan Hassler-Forest

Dan Hassler-Forest is an author and public speaker affiliated with Utrecht University in the Netherlands. His research is focused on the ways in which popular media reflect changing social relations in late capitalism. His most recent books are Janelle Monáe’s Queer Afrofuturism: Defying Every Label and Janelle Monáe’s “Dirty Computer.”


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Politics of the Planet of the Apes

By drawing on SF tropes and the legacy of a genre classic, the new "Apes" trilogy ambitiously reflects the crisis of the left in this age of impotence....


In Memoriam: Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher's fans, friends, and colleagues remember the author of "Capitalist Realism" and "The Weird and the Eerie."...


Politicizing Star Wars: Anti-Fascism vs. Nostalgia in “Rogue One”
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