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Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and

Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture by Ytasha L. Womack

Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture



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Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture Ytasha L. Womack ebook
Page: 224
ISBN: 9781613747964
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
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Womack cites Tate and Dery's pioneering writing while simultaneously building on and extending the journey. Culture critic Mark Dery coined the term AfroFuturism in 1993, and it's now used to describe the black presence in sci-fi, magic and fantasy. Womack | by Niels Strandskov The Stray Bullett: William S. Mar 8, 2014 - Sightlines: A Conversation with the Natural World | Kathleen Jamie | by Krista Eastman Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture | Ytasha L. Sep 2, 2010 - Not since RZA's spirit-world Staten Island has black music produced such a fully-realized example of therapy-by-fantasy as that contained on the cinematic The Archandroid. Club: phenomena make it hard to believe that the unifying term “Afrofuturism” was only coined about 20 years ago, and that Ytasha L. Apr 8, 2011 - According to Nelson, the task of the Afrofuturist scholar is to “explore futurist themes in black cultural production and the ways in which technological innovation is changing the face of black art and culture” (Nelson & Miller). The fact that there's never been a shortage in the diversity of their fans and creators. Upon closer inspection, however, there was Her book talk, too, began innocuously enough, with Womack telling the story of how she was exposed to the expansive universe of black culture within science fiction and other popular media in her college years. Oct 1, 2013 - In Afrofuturism: The World of Black Science Fiction and Fantasy Culture, author Ytasha L. Jan 28, 2014 - When Afrofuturist soul singer Erykah Badu calls herself “an analog girl in a digital world,” she is underscoring not only her connection to a pre-digital sensibility, but also her status as an outsider within mainstream American culture. Fred Nadis (Tarcher); Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction, Jeff VanderMeer (Abrams Image); Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture, Ytasha L. Jan 10, 2014 - Panelists discussed the genre and Womack's book, “Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture.” Sponsored by the “Some people ask me how Afrofuturism differs from general science fiction,” Womack said. Womack, author of the newly released “Afrofuturism,” walked into 57th Street Books for a chat and signing this Saturday, she didn't immediately stand out.

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