Profiel

Dan Hassler-Forest has a background in film and television studies and English literature. He worked for several years as a lecturer in Media Studies and English Literature at the University of Amsterdam, where he defended his dissertation on the ideological and ideological aspects of superhero films after 9/11. From 2011 until 2015, he worked as assistant professor in the English literature department at the University of Amsterdam, before moving to Utrecht University in 2015.

His first book was a collection of essays on comics and graphic novels published in October 2010. His monograph Capitalist Superheroes, published by Zero Books in 2012, offers a critical analysis of the political implications of the 21st-century superhero movie. His short book Transmedia: Storytelling in the Digital Age was published (in Dutch) by Amsterdam University Press in 2013. A co-edited collection on adaptation studies and convergence culture titled The Politics of Adaptation: Media Convergence and Ideology appeared in 2015. His newest book Science Fiction, Fantasy and Politics: Transmedia World-building Beyond Capitalism will be published in August 2016 by Rowman & Littlefield International. Together with Matt Hills, he co-edits the book series "Transmedia: Participatory Culture and Media Convergence" for Amsterdam University Press. He is currently working on a comics studies handbook and an edited collection on the transmedia history of the Star Wars franchise.

Dan is also a regular contributor to various journals and publications, including Science Fiction Film and TelevisionAdaptationThe Journal of Popular Culture, and Studies in Comics. He is a frequent public speaker, collaborating with many cultural institutions such as the John Adams Institute, EYE Film Museum, Felix Meritis, Spui25, De Rode Hoed, and College Club. He is also a recurring presence in the Dutch news media, giving interviews for television, radio, and the printed press on film and television culture. 

Wetenschappelijke expertises

World-building omslag

Politics of Adaptation omslag

Transmedia omslag

Capitalist Superheroes omslag

Comics studies omslag
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Sleutelpublicaties

Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Skimmers, dippers, and divers - Campfire’s Steve Coulson on transmedia marketing and audience participation. Participations, 13 (1), (pp. 682-692) (11 p.).

Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Science Fiction, Fantasy and Politics - Transmedia World-building Beyond Capitalism. (224 p.). London: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Hassler-Forest, Dan (2015). The Politics of World-Building - Heteroglossia in Janelle Monáe's Afrofuturist Wondaland. Paradoxa: Studies in Literary Genres, 26, (pp. 284-303) (21 p.).

Hassler-Forest, Dan (2015). Of Iron Men and Green Monsters - Superheroes and Posthumanism. In Michael Hauskeller, Thomas D. Philbeck & Curtis Carbonell (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Posthumanism in Film and Television (pp. 66-76) (11 p.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hassler-Forest, Dan (2014). Zombie Spaces. The Year's Work at the Zombie Research Center (pp. 116-149) (34 p.). London: Indiana University Press.

Hassler-Forest, Dan (2014). Transmedia - Verhalen Vertellen in het Digitale Tijdperk. (150 p.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Hassler-Forest, Dan (2012). Capitalist Superheroes - Caped Crusaders in the Neoliberal Age. (286 p.). Hants: Zero Books.

Alle publicaties
  Boeken
Hassler-Forest, Dan & Guynes, Sean M. (2017). Star Wars and the History of Transmedia Storytelling. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Science Fiction, Fantasy and Politics - Transmedia World-building Beyond Capitalism. (224 p.). London: Rowman & Littlefield International.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2014). Transmedia - Verhalen Vertellen in het Digitale Tijdperk. (150 p.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2012). Capitalist Superheroes - Caped Crusaders in the Neoliberal Age. (286 p.). Hants: Zero Books.
  Boekredactie
Hassler-Forest, Dan, Vanderbeke, Dirk & Domsch, Sebastian (2017). Handbook of Comics and Graphic Novels. (400 p.). Berlin: De Gruyter.
Hassler-Forest, Dan & Nicklas, Pascal (2015). The Politics of Adaptation - Media Convergence and Ideology. (265 p.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Hassler-Forest, Dan & Goggin, J. (2010). The Rise and Reason of Comics and Graphic Literature - Critical Essays on the Form. (244 p.). McFarland Press.
  Boekdelen / hoofdstukken
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2017). Roads Not Taken in Hollywood’s Comic Book Movie Industry - Popeye, Dick Tracy, and Hulk. In Thomas Leitch (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2017). Selling The Force Awakens - Fan Labor and Brand Management. In William Proctor & Robert McCulloch (Eds.), Disney's Star Wars - Forces of Production and Promotion Iowa State University Press.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2017). World-building and Politics. In Mark J.P. Wolf (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds New York: Routledge.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Le Regard Panoptique de la Chauve-Souris. In Laurent de Sutter (Eds.), Vies et Morts des Super-Héros (pp. 141-162). Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Richard Linklater's Post-Nostalgia and the Temporal Logic of Neoliberalism. In Jeremi Szaniawski & Seung-hoon Jeong (Eds.), The Global Auteur - The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema (pp. 199-216). New York: Bloomsbury.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2015). Game of Thrones - Quality TV and the Cultural Logic of Gentrification. In Dan Hassler-Forest & Pascal Nicklas (Eds.), The Politics of Adaptation - Media Convergence and Ideology (pp. 187-200) (14 p.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Hassler-Forest, Dan & Nicklas, Pascal (2015). Introduction. In Dan Hassler-Forest & Pascal Nicklas (Eds.), The Politics of Adaptation - Media Convergence and Ideology (pp. 1-4) (4 p.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2015). Of Iron Men and Green Monsters - Superheroes and Posthumanism. In Michael Hauskeller, Thomas D. Philbeck & Curtis Carbonell (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Posthumanism in Film and Television (pp. 66-76) (11 p.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2015). Superheroes and the Law - Batman, Superman, and the 'big Other'. In Laurent de Sutter (Eds.), Zizek and the Law (pp. 101-117) (17 p.). London: Routledge.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2014). The Walking Dead - Quality Television, Transmedia Serialization and Zombies. Serialization in Popular Culture (pp. 91-105) (15 p.). Routledge.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2014). Zombie Spaces. The Year's Work at the Zombie Research Center (pp. 116-149) (34 p.). London: Indiana University Press.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2011). From Flying Man to Falling Man - Post-9/11 Superhero Narratives. Portraying 9/11 - Essays on Representations in Comics, Literature, Theater and Film (17 p.). Jefferson: McFarland.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2010). From Trauma Victim to Terrorist - Redefining Superheroes in Post-9/11 Hollywood. Comics as a Nexus of Cultures Jefferson: McFarland.
Hassler-Forest, Dan & Goggin, J. (2010). Introduction. The Rise and Reason of Comics and Graphic Literature - Critical Essays on the Form Jefferson: McFarland.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2010). The 300 Controversy - A Case Study in the Politics of Adaptation. The Rise and Reason of Comics and Graphic Literature - Critical Essays on the Form Jefferson: McFarland.
  Artikelen
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Skimmers, dippers, and divers - Campfire’s Steve Coulson on transmedia marketing and audience participation. Participations, 13 (1), (pp. 682-692) (11 p.).
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Star Trek, Global Capitalism, and Immaterial Labor. Science Fiction Film & Television, 9 (3), (pp. 371-391).
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Utopian Afrofuturism in The Wiz. Science Fiction Film & Television, 9 (1), (pp. 88-90).
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2015). The Politics of World-Building - Heteroglossia in Janelle Monáe's Afrofuturist Wondaland. Paradoxa: Studies in Literary Genres, 26, (pp. 284-303) (21 p.).
Hassler-Forest, Dan (06-01-2014). De Terreur van de Realistische Superheld. Das Magazin, 8.
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2013). American Splendor - Narrative and Biography Between Media. Passepartout
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2011). Cowboys and Zombies - Destabilizing Patriarchal Discourse in The Walking Dead. Studies in Comics, 2 (2), (pp. 339-355).
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2007). The 300 Controversy - A Case Study in the Politics of Adaptation. Film and History, Controversial Films.
  Boekbesprekingen
Hassler-Forest, D.A. (26-12-2016). Politicizing Star Wars - Anti-Fascism vs. Nostalgia in "Rogue One". Los Angeles Review of Books
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2016). Saturday Night Live and American TV. Journal of Popular Television, 4 (2).
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2015). Comics and the City - Urban Space in Print, Picture and Sequence. Scandinavian Journal of Comic Art, 2 (1).
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2010). Kernthema's in de Filmwetenschap. Tijdschrift voor mediageschiedenis, 13 (1).
Hassler-Forest, Dan (2008). The Cinema of Attractions Reloaded. Film and History, 38 (1).
  Voordrachten / lezingen
D.A. Hassler-Forest (15-12-2016) ‘Neoliberal Empire Strikes Back: Disney, Star Wars, and the Political Economy of Fan Labor’
D.A. Hassler-Forest (16-11-2016) Donald Trump en de gevolgen voor de democratie, Spui 25 ism De Groene Amsterdammer
D.A. Hassler-Forest (28-10-2016) In-store book presentation.
D.A. Hassler-Forest (09-11-2016) Masterclass on science-fiction as part of a sneak preview of the film ARRIVAL.
D.A. Hassler-Forest (31-10-2016) What Would Frank Underwood Do? Pop Culture and Politics
D.A. Hassler-Forest (09-11-2016) Winter Is Coming: Donald Trump, Game of Thrones, and Post-Democratic Capitalism
  Editorial activity
D.A. Hassler-Forest (01-09-2016) Started work as co-editor of the journal as of September 2016.
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