Zooming While Black: emotional labours and the connections crafted

Denise Chapman, Guido Melo

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    This dialogic, poetic critical inquiry will explore the opportunities for connection and the emotional labours expended when two global Africans living abroad in Australia have to navigate media making via Zoom. Critical race theory as well as film and literature that centres Black protagonists within Speculative fiction, Sci-Fi, and Slave narratives will be used for analysis of counternarratives. Focus will be on the act of storying oneself for others, how one may be read in this collective storytelling, how one might re-story oneself, and how one might boldly go where no Afrofuturistic being has gone before.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 2020
    EventNortheast Media Literacy Conference 2020 - Virtual, Online, United States of America
    Duration: 6 Nov 20207 Nov 2020
    Conference number: 15th


    ConferenceNortheast Media Literacy Conference 2020
    Abbreviated titleNMLC 2020
    Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
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