10/31: Free Halloween Event at Temple

What’s better than a zombie-themed Halloween? See AAJA-Philly’s board advisor and associate professor, Murali Balaji, moderate a free panel, Thinking Dead: What the Zombie Apocalypse Means.  

When: 6:30pm to 8:30pm., Wednesday, Oct. 31

Where: Temple University; Gladfelter Hall, L24; 1115 W. Berks St., Philadelphia

What: A panel of scholars will address our cultural preoccupation with zombies, as most recently seen in the popular cable series, The Walking Dead, and in the movie franchise, Resident Evil.


  • Murali Balaji, assistant professor, Media Studies and Production (presenter and moderator)
  • Angela Cirucci, PhD student, MMC (presenter)
  • Gordon Coonfield, director of graduate studies and associate professor of communication, Villanova University
  • Patrick Hamilton, associate professor, English, Misericordia University (presenter)
  • Barry Vacker, associate professor, Media Studies and Production (presenter)

Cost: Free

More information: http://smc.temple.edu/news-events/event/thinking-dead-what-the-zombie-apocalypse-means/