Nicole Mitchell Up Close: Literature As Art: Octavia Butler and Afrofuturism



This event takes place at the Blackstone Library, 4904 S Lake Park Ave.

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Nicole Mitchell
Photo: Brad Walseth, courtesy of the artist


Copresented with the Friends of Blackstone Library

Nicole Mitchell leads a talk about the influence of Octavia Butler's writings in her music, and that of other visionaries of the Afrofuturist generation. Music artist/writer, John Corbett, co-founder of Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery, and Madhu Dubey, Associate Professor of Feminist Theory, Cultural Studies, and African-American Literature at UIC also participate in the discussion.

For more information about this event, call the Blackstone Library at 312-747-0511. For information about other events related to the MCA Stage's presentation of Nicole Mitchell visit HyPa (Hyde Park Alliance for Arts & Culture).