“Phillis Wheatley is the first star child” Our conversation with Dr. Lisa Yaszek

In this episode, we talk to Dr. Lisa Yaszek, Regents Professor of Science Fiction, at the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech. She really lays out a good groundwork on Afrofuturism and teaching Science Fiction and the new directions of the genre in the 21st century. To learn more about Afrofuturism check out https://earthseed.lmc.gatech.edu/.

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“There’s a lot of things that POC are writing that will blow your mind” Our conversation with Dr. Isiah Lavender

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