Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy’s lecture on The Walking Dead and American Indian Studies

By: Alicia Montellanos

“Why I Teach ‘The Walking Dead’ in American Indian Studies Classes”: Settler Colonialism, Zombies and the End of the World. This is the title of the lecture given by Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy, who is a new professor in the Department of American Indian Studies at San Diego State University. She includes The Walking Dead in her American Indian Studies Classes, as the title of her lecture clearly states. But, it is at first odd to see what the relationship might be between The Walking Dead and American Indian studies, that these two things have anything in common with each other. Continue reading “Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy’s lecture on The Walking Dead and American Indian Studies”