Providence College Podcast

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Summary

Blaine Payer ’18 discusses his summer research, supported by the Veritas Research Fund, into the way zombie films reflect economic conditions. Under the guidance of Dr. Jeffrey Nicholas, associate professor of philosophy, Payer studied how zombies represent the socioeconomic conditions affecting prosperity in dozens of films — from 1931’s White Zombie to 2013’s World War Z. Payer also describes his extracurricular experiences, his post-college plans, and his reason for attending PC.

Show Notes

Blaine Payer ’18 discusses his summer research, supported by the Veritas Research Fund, into the way zombie films reflect economic conditions. Under the guidance of Dr. Jeffrey Nicholas, associate professor of philosophy, Payer studied how zombies represent the socioeconomic conditions affecting prosperity in dozens of films — from 1931’s White Zombie to 2013’s World War Z. Payer also describes his extracurricular experiences, his post-college plans, and his reason for attending PC.

What is Providence College Podcast?

The Providence College Podcast features interviews with interesting members of the Friar Family. These in-depth conversations with PC students, Dominicans, faculty, staff, and alumni provide a rich look into the lives of noteworthy Friars. Occasionally we will also bring you on-campus lectures and presentations. Go Friars!