Brittany A. Farr
farrb [at] usc [dot] edu
Brittany Farr is a 3rd year Doctoral Student at Annenberg and a Provost Scholar. She graduated cum laude from Harvard College in 2010 with a B.A. in Folklore and Mythology. Brittany's special field focused on horror in folklore and literature, particularly in Scandinavia. Her senior thesis examined the Swedish film and novel "Låt den rätte komma in" in the context of twenty-first century vampire texts. At Annenberg, her research focuses on representations of violence against women in the media, and the ways in which violence is constructed in a postfeminist media culture. Her research interests include feminist theory, race and ethnicity, popular culture and Scandinavian studies.