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Antagonists of Horror Series: Zombies

A deep dive into zombies.

Deep Dive

Starting date

Always Available


5 weeks



What you are going to learn

Zombies, zombies everywhere!  

This deep dive will look into the ways that zombies have evolved, their abilities, and their viability as horror antagonists.
Throughout this course you will explore:

  • The history of zombies in film, text, and lore
  • New uses of the antagonist in pop culture
  • How to use zombies in your own work

L. Marie Wood

President, Author, Horror Scholar
Lisa Wood, writing as L. Marie Wood, is an award-winning psychological horror author and screenwriter. She won the Golden Stake Award for her novel The Promise Keeper. Her screenplays have won Best Horror, Best Screenplay Short, and Best Afrofuturism/Horror/Sci-Fi awards at several film festivals. Wood is also a Professor of English. She has an MFA in Creative Writing with a concentration in Speculative Fiction and an MA in English and Creative Writing with a concentration in Screenwriting. Wood also has a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching of Writing and a BA in Communications/ Film Production. 
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