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Black to the Future: An Introduction to Afrofuturism

Iton, Alondra Nelson, Mark Dery, Janelle Monaé, George Clinton, and OutKast, this course introduces students to the aesthetic of Afrofuturism, which uses elements of science fiction, fantasy, and non-Western cosmologies to both critique the present-day dilemmas of Black people and re-examine historical events of the past. Required Texts:

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December 13th,2019

Black to the Future: An Introduction to Afrofuturism

Iton, Alondra Nelson, Mark Dery, Janelle Monaé, George Clinton, and OutKast, this course introduces students to the aesthetic of Afrofuturism, which uses elements of science fiction, fantasy, and non-Western cosmologies to both critique the present-day dilemmas of Black people and re-examine historical events of the past. Required Texts:

December 13th,2019

Now We Want Our Funk Cut: Janelle Monᅢᄀe¬タルs Neo …

The ArchAndroid, the liner notes tell us that Janelle Monáe herself has been sent back to our time from the year 2719, where she was cloned into android form as Cindi Mayweather. Mayweather in 2719 has become a “famous android,” the ArchAndroid, with a mission to …

December 13th,2019

Walking the Tightrope: Selfhood and Speculative Fiction in ...

Janelle Monáe’s multi-part, multi-media work Metropolis can be read as a speculative fiction text. In my work, I examine the ways in which Monáe uses the structure of her second album The ArchAndroid and the music, lyrics, and dance of her video “Tightrope” to contribute to her underlying narrative.

December 13th,2019

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December 13th,2019

janelle monáe - HW Wilson in Print

Janelle Monáe Robinson was born in Kansas City, Kansas, on December 1, 1985. She grew up in a tough neighborhood where her mother worked as a janitor and her father, Michael Robinson Summers, collected trash and drove a truck. He also struggled with a crack cocaine addiction during Monáe’s childhood. He is …

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