Zombies in the academy : living death in higher education /

Zombies in the Academy taps into the current popular fascination with zombies and brings together scholars from a range of fields, including cultural and communications studies, sociology, film studies, and education, to give a critical account of the political, cultural, and pedagogical state of th...

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Imprint:Bristol : Intellect, 2013.
©2013
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Zombiism.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Zombiism.
Hochschule
Universität.
Zombie
Geisteswissenschaften
Krise
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11704698
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Other authors / contributors:Whelan, Andrew, editor.
Walker, Ruth, 1969- editor.
Moore, Christopher (Christopher L.), editor.
ISBN:9781783200757
1783200758
9781783200764
1783200766
1841507148
9781841507149
1841507148
9781841507149
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:Zombies in the Academy taps into the current popular fascination with zombies and brings together scholars from a range of fields, including cultural and communications studies, sociology, film studies, and education, to give a critical account of the political, cultural, and pedagogical state of the university through the metaphor of zombiedom. The contributions to this volume argue that the increasing corporatization of the academy - an environment emphasizing publication, narrow research, and a vulnerable tenure system - is creating a crisis in higher education best understood through the l.
Other form:Print version: Zombies in the academy 9781841507149
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505 0 |a Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; SECTION 1: Zombification in the corporate university; First as tragedy, then as corpse; 'Being' post-death at Zombie University; University life, zombie states and reanimation; The living dead and the dead living: contagion and complicity incontemporary universities; Zombie solidarity; The Journal of Doctor Wallace; SECTION 2: Moribund content and infectious technologies; Zombie processes and undead technologies; The botnet: webs of hegemony/zombies who publish; The intranet of the living dead: software and universities. 
505 8 |a Virtual learning environments and the zombifi cation of learningand teaching in British universitiesMapping zombies: a guide for digital pre-apocalyptic analysisand post-apocalyptic survival; Infectious textbooks; SECTION 3Zombie literacies and pedagogies; Undead universities, the plagiarism 'plague', paranoia andhypercitation; EAP programmes feeding the living dead of academia: criticalthinking as a global antibody; Zombies in the classroom: education as consumption in twonovels by Joyce Carol Oates; Queer pedagogies in zombie times: parody, neo-liberalism andhigher education. 
505 8 |a Zombies are us: the living dead as a tool for pedagogicalrefl ectionEscaping the zombie threat by mathematics; Toward a zombie pedagogy: embodied teaching and thestudent 2.0; SECTION 4:The post-apocalyptic terrain; 'Sois mort et tais toi': zombie mobs and student protests; Living-dead man's shoes? Teaching and researching glossy topicsin a harsh social and cultural context; Feverish homeless cannibal; A report on the global Viral-Z outbreak and its impact onhigher education; Bibliography; List of contributors; Index; Back Cover. 
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