Vampire Chronicles: Fantasies of Vampirism in a Cross-Cultural Perspective

AMES413S

Literary and cinematic representations of vampirism, from Dracula to Buffy, Chinese jiangshi to the politics of blood-selling and blood donation. The figure of the vampire as embodiment of anxieties about sexuality, desire, gender identity, and ethnic alterity. Cross-cultural circulation of vampiric traditions, vampirism as a symbol of circulation in its own right. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ICS406S
WOMENST231S
SXL231S
AMI217S
ICS

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI