Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

Venue: Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Hosts: Institute for Diversity in the Arts and the Program in Writing & Rhetoric, Center for African Studies, NAACP, Women's Community Center, and Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

Speakers: Join us for an interactive panel and book reading featuring Mia Mingus and Walidah Imarisha. Copies of Octavia's Brood will be available for sale. Co-edited by artists and organizers Adrienne Maree Brown and Walidah Imarisha. For more info, see event page.

Description: Octavia's Brood is an anthology of short stories which explores the connection between “radical speculative fiction and movements for social change. When thinking about the liberation of all people, it is much easier to think about what we are fighting against, but how often do we think about what we are fighting for? Octavia's Brood and these young visionaries challenge us to do that in our daily political practices, and the planned two-day series will help cultivate these skills.