JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

ginger snaps

Perpetual flight: the terror of biology and biology of terror in the Ginger Snaps trilogy

Patricia Molloy

Patricia Molloy holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Toronto and has taught in the areas of war, cinema and popular culture; and women, social difference and popular culture in various universities in Toronto and southern Ontario. She has written and published extensively on representations and narratives of war, violence, sovereignty and nationhood in media, cinema and popular culture. Having tackled the subjects of vampires, werewolves and sovereign violence, her next project is on zombie democracy. Currently Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, she lives in downtown Toronto where she can be spotted at Cinematheque Ontario and every major and small film festival, as well as any anti-war protest.