" What is Afrofuturism?" with Ytasha Womack and Camille Debose

Ytasha L. Womack is an author, filmmmaker, dancer, and champion of the imagination. She is author of the critically acclaimed book “Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi & Fantasy Culture”; the Rayla Universe series including “Eartha 2198”; and the upcoming series "A Spaceship in Bronzeville" novella series launching as part of her creative in residency with Kickstarter in May. Her award-winning Afrofuturist dance lm “A Love Letter to the Ancestors From Chicago” has toured festivals internationally. Ytasha is a Chicago native and a writer in residence with Emerson College.

Camille DeBose is a lecturer and award winning filmmaker in the College of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University. With a Masters degree in Sociology and an MFA in Cinema she takes an academic approach to the exploration of social forces through the analysis and production of film.

 

Thursday, April 18 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm


Library - Richardson Library Lincoln Park Campus, Rosati Room 300
2350 N Kenmore Ave

Event Type

Diversity, Speaker/Presenters, Inclusion

Departments

Centers and Institutes, Center for Black Diaspora

Website

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-is-...

Cost

Free and Open to the PUBLIC

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