I'll be presenting a paper titled "Prince and the Event" at the Prince from Minneapolis conference this week. If you happen to be there, I hope we run into each other. Look me up on Twitter. My talk builds off of the chapter about Prince in Nothing Has Been Done Before but takes a little... Continue Reading →
Pleased as punch to be reading at CCAD next week with my colleagues Janet Beard and Anna Soter, who also have new books out. Free to the public! Hope to see you there. Here's a link to the Facebook event page.
I'm looking forward to this event coming up Thursday Feb. 15 in which I get to not only discuss Afrofuturism and pop music's political resistance, but I get to do so with Sharon Udoh of the terrific local band Counterfeit Madison. "Listening To: Pop Resistance" will be an informal listening event featuring plenty of music... Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to read from Nothing Has Been Done Before at one of Columbus' literary powerhouses, Paging Columbus. The reading series moved recently to Two Dollar Radio HQ bookstore, thus the unicorn behind me in the picture below. Paging Columbus usually features poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, so I... Continue Reading →