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AHR Interview: Andre Carrington on the Film Black Panther

AHR Interview

Release Date: 07/10/2018

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AHR Interview is excited to present a new four-part series on the recent blockbuster film Black Panther. In these episodes, AHR editorial assistant Charlene Fletcher speaks with four different scholars about their reactions to the film and what it evokes about the culture and politics of African and African diasporic history. The first episode features a fuller introduction to the series as a whole. This episode features Andre Carrington, Assistant Professor of English at Drexel University, and the author of the 2016 book Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction.