Black to the Future: Sci-Fi Visions of Resistance and Resilience Through Cultural Production with Dr. Andrea L. Mays
February 18, 2023
Dr. Andrea L. Mays will talk about the author Octavia Butler's legacy, how she was ahead of her time when she wrote her books in the 1970s, and how her books are still relevant in today’s time. Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 11:00am,CNM Main Campus SRC 204
Dr. Mays, from the UNM Africana Studies Department, is an award-winning lecturer who holds a PhD in American Studies, focusing on the areas of Black Atlantic Culture, 20th Century African American Culture and Politics, Visual Culture and Gender Studies. She has a M.A. in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies from the University of New Mexico and a B.A. in Communications from George Mason University. Mays teaches courses on Race, Class, and Feminism, and Film and Literature Studies at the University of New Mexico.