Brown Bag Inhuman Women and Puritanical Legacies in The VVitch 2015 30 October 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Amber Hodge, University of Mississippi Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37//witch-publicdomain.jpg

The VVitch (2015) visualizes historical oppression as an origin for present-day animalization and concordant disenfranchisement of women who operate outside of proscribed social norms. This talk connects MHS’s archives to The VVitch’s depiction of animality as both feminine and evil to demonstrate the legacy of patriarchal puritanism and possibilities for resistance.