BUILDING FUTURE WORLDS – ZOOM PANEL
Thursday, November 8 – 3:00-4:30
Join Afro & Latina futurist authors of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements and Lunar Braceros to explore the power of visionary fiction in helping us imagine & create the future we want to see. Octavia’s Brood authors Walidah Imarisha, Gabriel Teodros, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha will join the Zoom panel from afar. And Lunar Braceros authors Beatrice Pita and Rosaura Sanchez will join the panel in person. Together, we’ll explore the power of visionary fiction at this moment our history, the work of these authors to imagine & create future worlds, and the relevance of all of this to the first year experience at WWU. The last 30 minutes of the panel will be dedicated to Q&A from students.