In Conversation with Bill Campbell and John Jennings

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Description of Activity

Speakers Bill Campbell- Publisher of Rosarium books and, John Jennings Professor-
comic artist and a scholar on black comics will speak about how their work engages
with themes of historical and contemporary racism, politics and afrofuturism, through a variety of comic and narrative genres. Audience will understand how comics seek to challenge the convention around a typically black superhero and how afrofuturism is creating a vision and desirable narrative for creating a future society. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in stimulating debate.
Period25 Nov 2021
Event titleIn Conversation with Bill Campbell and John Jennings. Part of Black History Month. : Exploring black comics, racism and afrofuturism with two significant figures in the field. Both are authors and publishers of work that pushes the boundaries of the comic and gives voice to marginalised people.
Event typeSeminar
LocationPortsmouth , United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • black comics
  • black history month
  • afrofuturism