Showcasing the art and ritual of the African and African-diaspora religions

Zombies Are Real: The Haitian and American Realities Behind the Myth

Zombies are real.  In Haiti, zonbi are ensorcelled people or spirits exhumed from the grave.  The zombie first appeared in US American books and films during the US occupation of Haiti (1915-1934), drawing its inspiration from the exaggerated reports of US Marines.  But the zombie has now become a billion-dollar entertainment industry. 

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 17:00