The Study of Halloween: A Week of Ghoulish Articles

This week, From the Square, the blog of NYU Press, presents five articles on the world of Halloween. These scholars have extrapolated many hidden texts from the popular perceptions of halloween and the paranormal. Check back every day this week for a new spooky short essay!

Monday: Illegal Alien Costumes by Alyshia Gálvez
Tuesday: The Ghosts of 14th St. by David Freeland
Wednesday: Hate Crime Laws and New Identities by Mary Gray
Thursday: Tricks, Treats, and Shattering Stereotypes by Lara Frater
Friday: The Angry Coffee House Ghost by Christopher D. Bader, F. Carson Mencken, and Joseph Baker