7 episódios

One of the more unusual and popular classes that has been offered during UA's Interim Term, Zombies! The Living Dead in Literature offers insight into the roles zombies play in the modern psyche and its art. These podcasts were originally recorded by Sean Hoade, instructor of the zombies class, and interviewer Matt Scalici of filmnerds.com and with their kind permission have been reposted here.

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One of the more unusual and popular classes that has been offered during UA's Interim Term, Zombies! The Living Dead in Literature offers insight into the roles zombies play in the modern psyche and its art. These podcasts were originally recorded by Sean Hoade, instructor of the zombies class, and interviewer Matt Scalici of filmnerds.com and with their kind permission have been reposted here.

    Zombies! - Zombies as Cannibals

    Zombies! - Zombies as Cannibals

    Got flesh? Interviewer Matt Scalici asks UA Instructor Sean Hoade about how the idea of "zombie as cannibal" got started, where the craving for brains might come from, and how zombies may be the ultimate survivalists... if they weren't already dead.

    • 27 min
    Zombies! - Zombies and Religion

    Zombies! - Zombies and Religion

    Interviewer Matt Scalici asks UA Instructor Sean Hoade about how the metaphysical idea of zombies actually has a lot to say about more accepted religious ideas, and about life itself.

    • 38 min
    Zombies! - Zombies and Modern Fears

    Zombies! - Zombies and Modern Fears

    Learn about the "fake" fright of zombie movies and literature reflects very real anxieties about modern living.

    • 37 min
    Zombies! - The Living as Minority

    Zombies! - The Living as Minority

    Learn about how zombies in film, literature, and culture reflect society's prejudices, fears, and hopes in areas of race, gender, and religion.

    • 31 min
    Zombies! - Zombies and Consumerism

    Zombies! - Zombies and Consumerism

    Don't you want to know how the desires of the undead shine light on those of the not-yet-dead?

    • 34 min
    Zombies! - She's Not Your Mother Anymore

    Zombies! - She's Not Your Mother Anymore

    Explore why the familiarity of zombies in film, literature, and culture make them that much scarier -- and more interesting to study.

    • 28 min

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