Hunting Girls: Patriarchal Fantasy or Feminist Resistance

Hunting Girls: Patriarchal Fantasy or Feminist Resistance

Why do we find violent pubescent girls killing animals, humans and the occasional vampire, so appealing? And, why has watching teenage girls being beaten, bloodied and choked become young adult entertainment?

Discussing films such as Hanna, The Hunger Games, Twilight and Divergent in terms of traditional fairytales and violence towards girls and women, Kelly Oliver tackles these questions. RSVP to Anna Krauthamer at ak4035@columbia.edu

Oliver will also be participating in a panel event: ...

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