Ajani Brown, Africana Studies, will be presenting on a panel about Black Panther as an Afro-Futurist film and character.
Olivia Chilcote, American Indian Studies, will present on a panel about comics related to the repatriation of Native American artifacts as legislated by the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Dolores Fisher, Africana Studies, will present about Grace Jones and her use of multiple fantasy images (including cyborgs) to "interrupt" our narratives of her performative persona in film, on stage, and often during interviews.
Yetta Howard, English and Comparative Literature, will present about the queer comix collaborations of Kathy Acker and David Wojnarowicz.
William Nericcio, English and Comparative Literature, and Pamela Jackson, Library, will present on a panel about the new graphic imprint for the SDSU Press, Amatl Comix, along with the author of the University’s first comics publication.