Tag: zombies

Zombie Knowledge: Toward a Deeper Conversation between Black Studies and Multispecies Anthropology

Johnathan Favini , July 14th, 2020


Monsters, the nightmarish figures we conjure in the dark, reflect our own culturally and politically specific anxieties. They are a dark mirror: a terrifying rendering of a social…


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Zombies in the Classroom: The Importance of Teaching the Zombie Apocalypse in Anthropology Classes

Emma Louise Backe , October 11th, 2018


By Jennifer Trivedi The zombies were everywhere – on televisions and film screens, in books and online searches, at doors in October. And they caught my attention. I…


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Zombies, Zombies, Everywhere

Erin McGuire , October 17th, 2016


Our love affair with zombies has lasted at least a decade, if not more (28 Days Later came out in 2002!). And yet it doesn’t seem to grow…


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La horda aniquilable

The Killable Horde

Gastón Gordillo , September 4th, 2014


The film World War Z includes several scenes in which soldiers kill large numbers of zombies; not surprisingly, the movie comes to an end with a graphic image that…


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The Killable Horde

Gastón Gordillo , September 4th, 2014


The film World War Z includes several scenes in which soldiers kill large numbers of zombies; not surprisingly, the movie comes to an end with a graphic image that…


→Space and Politics