Professor and Author
Jaroslav Švelch is an assistant professor in the Department of Media Studies at Charles University, Prague, and lecturer in the Department of Game Design at the Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He is the author of Player vs. Monster and Gaming the Iron Curtain.
Credit: Jaroslav Švelch
Monsters have always represented societal fears, but narrative art also casts doubt on whether we fully understand our monsters — and their slayers.