Afrofuturism Symposium presented by Connecticut College’s Department of Film Studies

The sym­po­sium on Novem­ber 4th will bring togeth­er the artis­tic and activist con­cerns of Afro­fu­tur­ism, fea­tur­ing three invit­ed guests – Pro­fes­sor Robin James (UNC), Detroit-based activist, writer Adri­enne Maree Brown, film­mak­er M. Asli Dukan, and a direct action work­shop, pan­els & papers by Con­necti­cut Col­lege Stu­dents. There will be a library exhib­it on Afro­fu­tur­ism and Afro­fu­tur­ist music play­ing through­out the day as well. Clos­ing out the sym­po­sium the Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra will add Butch Morris’s struc­ture & con­tent mod­i­fy­ing “Con­duc­tion” the­o­ry to the Afro­fu­tur­is­tic con­ver­sa­tion with a nine­ty-minute live stel­lar-funk per­for­mance!