Tag: kaiju

TGA Editors’ Picks: Favorite Posts of 2018

Emma Louise Backe , January 2nd, 2019


Like the maelstrom of political media, 2018 was also an eventful year for anthropology. Anthropology Twitter was kept occupied with conversations about the rejection of an apolitical research…


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Monstrous possibilities: Kaiju as beauty and terror

Emma Louise Backe , August 16th, 2018


By Esther R. Anderson Kaiju are giant monsters that can be seen causing filmic chaos without apparent cause or motive. As genetically-engineered creatures, aliens, or remnants of a…


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Colossal: The 2017 Monster Movie About Abuse You Might Have Missed

Emma Louise Backe , January 19th, 2018


By Emma Louise Backe 2017 was a year for grappling with monstrosity, the deeds and discourses perpetrated by private citizens and public officials, as well as the explosion…


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