Lurching Toward Enlightenment
The Scholar's Zombie Apocalypse
Zombies have not only invaded most popular culture realms – from fiction, poetry and film to television and video games – they’re also making appearances in college courses focusing on global security and terrorism, cyberhacking, medical technology, political science and even math.
Explore these questions and many others with Empire State College mentors, professionals and students:
- Why has the zombie become such a popular metaphor in U.S. society and culture?
- What might the figure of the zombie reveal to us about our cultural anxieties and concerns?