Student Life presents: Orientalism in Contemporary Zombie Cinema & Culture, Thurs., Oct. 27

PUB Quiet Dining Room (9208), Thurs., Oct. 27: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Since 2001, zombies have become more popular than ever.  Why? Zombies tap into historic narratives about Arabs, Muslims, and East Asians. Symbolizing the racial and socioeconomic “Other,” zombies are infused with Orientalist qualities. But, some zombie stories play with and resist these Orientalist ideas — and so can we.

October 26th, 2016 by