Planet Deep South ATL 2020

Feb 19 - Feb 22, 2020

Planet Deep South ATL 2020 is an interdisciplinary conference open to scholars, artists and students that explores the intellectual and creative expression of African people. Through a series of presentations and panel discussions, the conference is designed to inspire the inquiry of Africana cultural production through a digital, historical and speculative lens.

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, Clark Atlanta University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Spelman College will host the conference from Feb. 19 to Feb. 22.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

--John JenningsProfessor, Media and Cultural Studies; University of California at Riverside.

Designer, curator, illustrator, cartoonist, and award-winning graphic novelist

@AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

 Feb. 19 at 1 p.m.

--Ytasha Womack, filmmaker, author, dance therapist and leading expert on Afrofuturism

@AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

 Feb. 21 at 1 p.m.

--Ruha Benjamin, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of African American StudiesPrinceton University 

@Spelman College, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m.

--D.Fox Harrell, PhD, Director of MIT

Center for Advanced Virtuality;

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Georgia Tech, Feb. 20 at 12:15p.m.


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