updates

Video of Decolonizing Our Imagination Discussion

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Walidah Imarisha was interviewed by actor and artist Jillian Walker on a live Google Hangout about radical science fiction, Octavia's Brood and decolonizing our imaginations to build new worlds.

You can watch the video of the interview here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jfyz_aLOhw

Video of Sci Fi and Social Change Panel

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Walidah Imarisha and PSU indigenous sci fi scholar Grace Dillon presented at the Rewriting our Future: Sci Fi and Social Change event at the Independent Publishing Resource Center Dec. 5, 2014, hosted by Bitch Magazine's Sarah Mirk. You can watch the video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_USc5pBMvg#t=835

Audio Recording: Walidah Speaking at Sci Fi and Social Change Event

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You can listen to the audio of the (Re)Writing the Future: Science Fiction and Social Change event, where PSU indigenous sci fi scholar Grace Dillon and I talked about everything from Star Trek and colonialism, indigenous storytelling as resistance, Octavia's Brood and visionary fiction, prison abolition and dreaming new worlds:

Interview on Bitch Media's Feminism and Sci Fi Podcast

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Walidah Awarded the Women in Education Award

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Walidah Imarisha has been chosen to receive the Woman in Education award from PSU's NAACP at their 2nd Annual Women of Honor Event.

Nov. 30, 2014

2-5 pm

PSU Smith Ballroom

Update on Octavia's Brood Anthology

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The sci fi anthology Walidah is a co-editor of, Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Movements, announces it will come out in spring 2015 through AK Press, and releases full list of contributors.

Full blog post:

http://octaviasbrood.com/index.php?mact=CGBlog%2Ccntnt01%2Cdetail%2C0&cn...

Walidah Interviewed on OPB's Think Out Loud

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Walidah Imarisha was interviewed live on OPB's Think Out Loud radio show Sept. 15, 2014 about her recent Oregon Black history rural tour.

You can listen to the interview here.