ANTH 314: Zombies
ANTH 314-DL2: Zombies
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Section Information for Fall 2021
Explores how human beings across cultures have historically expressed social anxieties through references to the one particular manifestation of horror: zombies. The course looks at the cultural and historical background of zombies, incorporating cultural and medical anthropology, anthropology of religion, and cross-cultural perspectives. Students will critically analyze representation of zombies in popular media, looking at historical and current influences.
ANTH 314 DL2 is a distance education section.
Course Information from the University Catalog
Explores how human beings across cultures have historically expressed social anxieties through references to the one particular manifestation of the undead: zombies, figures representing a state in which human beings are animate and affective in the world around them, but lack consciousness or free will. Limited to three attempts.
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