Content Tagged with: Department of Media and Cultural Studies

Afrofuturist comics and writing ‘in a time of great calamity’

Nalo Hopkinson and John Jennings to discuss their recent graphic novels and the importance of black speculative fiction at June 25 event

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Bingeing in the time of coronavirus

State and federal officials are asking Americans to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic. So is it possible to find an entertaining activity that provides a small respite from our larger societal worries? Derek Burrill, associate professor of media and cultural studies at UC Riverside, has created a list of...

Inspired by ‘Get Out,’ UCR professor launches course on Afrofuturism and horror

Class based on the Oscar-nominated film will see students map out their own versions of the “sunken place” in lieu of a final exam

By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture