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Octavia Butler, the Godmother of Afrofuturism

Celebrating African-American History

2020-02-20 19:00:00 2020-02-20 20:00:00 America/New_York Octavia Butler, the Godmother of Afrofuturism Post Road Library - Post Road Meeting Room

Thursday, February 20
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-20 19:00:00 2020-02-20 20:00:00 America/New_York Octavia Butler, the Godmother of Afrofuturism Post Road Library - Post Road Meeting Room

Post Road Library

Post Road Meeting Room

Presented by Dr. Melissa Schindler of University of North Georgia, this talk will celebrate the life, work, and influence of Octavia Butler, one of science fiction’s pioneers. Learn how Butler paved the way for a whole generation of black women writers and prepared the world for Wakanda.

Melissa E. Schindler, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of North Georgia. Her seminars include World Literature, Multicultural American Literature, and Africana Studies. 

This event is sponsored by FCPL Friends & Advocates.

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