What Was, What Is, and What Will Be: A Cross-Genre Look at Afrofuturism

Tue Feb 12, 7:30pm
Presented by: Folger Shakespeare Library
Venue: Folger Theatre
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Poetry reading by Tananarive Due, N.K. Jemisin, & Airea D. Matthews. Cultural critic Mark Dery coined the term “Afrofuturism” in his essay “Black to the Future,”and its meaning has expanded to encompass alternative visions of the future influenced by astral jazz, African-American sci-fi, psychedelic hip-hop, rock, rhythm and blues, and more.
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