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Creating the Myth of a Perfect Monster

at Think Olio - Crown Heights

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Crown Heights, Brooklyn
899 Bergen St
Btwn Classon & Franklin Avenues
Brooklyn, New York 11238
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15
Teacher: Kevin Maher

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Creating the Myth of a Perfect Monster: The Rise of Nazi Zombies from Call of Duty to Dead Snow

In this Olio, we will explore the trope of Nazi Zombies, a bizarre character type that keeps resurfacing in pop culture. From CALL OF DUTY to DEAD SNOW. We will examine the sociological roots of this pseudo-archetype and consider how its meaning has changed over time. Reanimated S.S. soldiers have become a staple of the subgenre, appearing in video games, comic books and horror films from around the world.

Participants will observe how the character type is used in pulp culture and connects to idealized American versions of justice and evil. We’ll look at the ways Nazi Zombies are similar to and different from history’s other mythical monsters. We will contemplate the appeal of this politicized ghoul, unpacking its layers and considering how we use fantastic alternate-history to understand of the past.

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Cancellations made at least 24 hours in advance of the class will be honored with a full refund. Students who cancel less than 24 hours prior to the start time of the class will receive a credit towards a future class.

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