Qian Zhang

Qian Zhang

Qian Zhang is a Ph.D. candidate in mass communication in the School of Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University. She received her M.A. in film studies from the School of Film at Ohio University. Her current research focuses on motherhood in contemporary horror films by engaging with the theories of temporality. She has published articles on maternal horror and Asian American horror films, in which she adopts a cross-context perspective in horror studies with an emphasis on gender and race. Her paper, “It’s All About Repetition: Maternal Time in Horror from Jeanne Dielman (1975) to The Babadook (2014),” won the 2022 SCMS Horror SIG Graduate Student Prize. Her other research interests include media and gender, global art cinema, postcolonial and feminist film theory, and Asian/Asian American cinemas.

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