April 23, 2019

Experts on black culture, black diaspora

Author: UCR News
April 23, 2019


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Black culture, black diaspora


Nalo Hopkinson: Professor of creative writing. Science fiction; speculative fiction; fantasy; magical realism; Afrofuturism, black diasporic religions; Caribbean history and folklore; Afro-Caribbean culture; intersectional feminism. naloh@ucr.edu

Keith M. Harris: Associate professor of English and media and cultural studies. Black cinema, black actors, black filmmakers. Race and gender in popular culture, black masculinity in film and culture. keith.harris@ucr.edu

John Jennings: Professor of media and cultural studies. Identity politics and popular media, particularly black representation; Afrofuturism; hip-hop culture; science fiction; superheroes; comic books; graphic novels. johnj@ucr.edu

Imani Kai Johnson: Assistant professor of dance. African diaspora, global popular culture; hip hop; ritual practice of cyphering — collaborative and competitive dance circles. imani.johnson@ucr.edu