Dead Subjectivity: White Zombie, Black Baghdad by ProQuest

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									                            Dead Subjectivity
                              White Zombie, Black Baghdad


                                                 Jennifer Fay
                                            Michigan State University




With few exceptions, the contemporary cinematic zombie is a post-
modern creature that reflects back the deadening effects of “first world”
consumerism and its attendant evils. Zombies, writes Steven Shaviro, “don’t
have an origin or a referent: they have become unmoored from meaning.
They figure
								
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