We are excited that we received six more copies of World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks. This is our One Book, One College text for the 2013-2014 academic year. You can check them out and take them home.
For this program, we are going to look at a range of themes brought forth Brooks in this book. These themes include:
-Infectious Disease and Public Health
-Oral History and How We Remember
-The Individual and Society
-Zombies, Monsters, and The Profane in Art and Literature
-Disaster Mobilization and Government Interventions
-Networks, Knowledge, and Infection
-Dystopian and Apocalyptic Literature
-Beliefs, Evidence, and Science
-Just War, Genocide and Holocaust
-The Psychology of Survivorship
-Geology and Survival
You can read more about each of these themes on the About Page on the One Book site.