Danielle Cameron is a PhD student at the University of East Anglia. Her thesis examines the narration of age, space and power in post-1970 American literature, with a particular focus on urban writing. Danielle’s wider research interests include depictions of families in Anglo-American literature, spatial theory and life writing. She holds an MPhil in Education from the University of Cambridge and an MA in American Literature from the University of East Anglia. You can find her on Twitter at @daniellehelen32.

Assassination Nation, Young Female Anger and Futurity in the Wake of Trump’s America

“Don’t take your hate out on me, I just got here.” — Assassination Nation   On 21 September 2018, Sam Levinson’s Assassination Nation was released into American cinemas.[i] With its hyper-stylised neon party scenes, soundtrack of push notification pings and extreme violence, some critics were quick to dismiss the film… Continue reading

Review: PG BAAS Conference – Connection and Collective Action: Past and Present (Online)

This year’s British Association of American Studies (BAAS) Postgraduate Symposium inspired speakers and attendees alike to trace instances of connection, collaboration and action across both today’s and yesterday’s America. Amidst the ongoing isolation for many in 2020, organisers Molly Becker (University of Cambridge) and Jennifer dos Reis dos Santos (Aberystwyth… Continue reading