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!