Faculty Lecture-The Maternal Monster
Scary Single Mothers in Contemporary Horror Film
by Miranda Miller
Thursday, April 18 at 7pm
A study of the depiction of single mothers in horror films that have been made since the beginning of the 21st century, looking at a summary of various cycles of the horror genre and how they chose to depict women across several decades. Then consider the very serious implications of film directors choosing to associate single mothers with all things frightening.