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Looking for in-depth research studies, statistics or pop culture resources? Use the databases to find articles from journals, magazines and newspapers.
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Databases are used to find articles, documents, chapters and other specific information on a topic.
General databases such as Academic Search Complete will help you find articles on topics across disciplines. Subject Specific databases will help you find articles that are focused on a particular discipline (e.g. Psychology or Public Health)
Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC’s The Walking Dead
Course description (This course was last taught in 2014, but linked above is an article describing the outcomes of the MOOC.)
From understanding social identities to modeling the spread of disease, this eight-week course will span key science and survival themes using AMC’s The Walking Dead as its basis. Four faculty members from the University of California, Irvine will take you on an inter-disciplinary academic journey deep into the world of AMC’s The Walking Dead.
Zombie-related Academic Research
How to befriend zombies: a guide for physicalists
Source: Philosophical Studies. Sep2016, Vol. 173 Issue 9, p2353-2375. 23p.
The Walking Dead : The Anthropocene as a Ruined Earth.
Source: Science as Culture. Sep2017, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p330-354. 25p.
Vagueness and zombies: why 'phenomenally conscious' has no borderline cases
Source: Philosophical Studies. Aug2017, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p2105-2123. 19p.
Zombie trouble: Zombie texts, bare life and displaced people
Source: European Journal of Cultural Studies. June 2011, Volume 14, Issue 3, p265-281.
Liberation Theology and Zombies: Paralysis and Praxis.
Source: Political Theology. Dec2017, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p730-749. 20p.
Haitian Zombie, Myth, and Modern Identity
Source: CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, 2010, Vol. 12, Issue 2
Powerful Qualities, Zombies, and Inconceivability
Source: Philosophical Quarterly. Jan2016, Vol. 66 Issue 262, p25-46. 22p.
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