Upcoming academic events
1 January 2000 to
2 January 2000
The purpose of this symposium is to explore, interrogate and celebrate zombies as a cultural phenomenon. It will frame zombies through paradigms of performance and consider the zombie as protagonist, performer, nomad, pilgrim, traveller, tourist, nightmare, underclass and demonstrator. Zombies: Walking, Eating and Performance will analyse the derided and resilient figure of the zombie as metaphor and character; the zombie as vehicle for protest and for public self-expression.
The symposium will begin at 3pm on Friday 12 April and will close at 5pm on Saturday 13 April. It will include:
The panels will include live and video presentations on the following themes:
This symposium is being organised by the Theatre, Dance and Performance Research Group at Plymouth University, a constituent of the Research Centre for Humanities, Music and Performing Arts (HuMPA).