2020 Program Sessions

445. Being (Super)Human: Afrofuturism after Black Panther

8:30 AM–9:45 AM Jan 11, 2020 (US - Pacific)

Sheraton - Willow A

Session Information


1: Brazil, Land of Afrofuture: Afrofuturism in a Peripheric Nation

Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira-Monte, Vanderbilt U

2: ‘Just Because Something Works Doesn’t Mean It Cannot Be Improved’: Black Nationalism, Speculative Fiction, and Intersectional Afrofuturism in Marvel’s Black Panther

Samantha Simon, U of Washington, Seattle

3: ‘The Wise Build Bridges’: Displacing Blame in the Public Discourse on Black Panther

Sarah Hughes, U of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Ian MacDonald, Florida Atlantic U