Danielle Wood spoke at the session "Outer Space: Projecting Histories and Futures onto the Stars," as part of the Smithsonian's Afrofuturism Series "Claiming Space: A Symposium on Black Futures." This panel explored the Afrofuturist interventions attempting to reimagine space and questioning the standard assumptions behind imagined futures in space. The videos of Danielle's session on Outer Space and the full content of the three day Symposium are available here.
Watch the Video Presentation by Danielle in preparation for the event. All the speakers have provided video presentations to guide the live conversations.
Participants include the following:
Discussant: andré m. carrington, University of California, Riverside