ghosts

Back by Popular Demand: Beyoncé Harnesses the Power of Conjuring in “Formation”

In “Formation,” Beyoncé gathers ghosts to attend to history and the present, standing in for a myriad possible conjure women from various Black spiritual traditions.

Backtalk: Let’s Take Refuge in Horror

This week, Dahlia and Amy get creepy and ghouly about screen horror (as opposed to the horror of our everyday lives). In this Halloweeny episode, we dig into the role of horror film and TV and how it helps us cope with our lived realities. We’ve also got a Petty Political Pminute starring our... Read more »

Popaganda: Speaking to Specters

Ghosts reveal what is hidden away, under the layers of social etiquette, historical revisionism, and taboo. Read more »

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. Read more »

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. Read more »