Student Literature Fair: An Exploration of Afro/Africanfuturism

Posted by Andy Cunningham on November 29, 2023 at 12:53 PM

Students in English Studies Professor Kisha Tracy's Honors Seminar Literature discussed their work on the topic of Afro/Africanfuturism at the Student Literature Fair: An Exploration of Afro/Africanfuturism in the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library. University Librarians selected a winner of the Fair, with an additional Visitors' Choice award.


"It is my pleasure to announce the student winners of the Honors Literature Fair "A Journey into What's Possible: An Exploration of Afro/Africanfuturism"! Stay tuned in the near future for a podcast episode featuring them on the Perseverantia network. 
All of the students should be congratulated for their work and for their presentation to the campus today, including visitors from the Fitchburg High School Honors Academy. The Fair will be available to view in the library until December 12th so be sure to stop by to check it out. Many thanks to librarians Olivia Rossetti, Lori Steckervetz, and Renée Fratantonio for doing such amazing work to make this happen and for judging! "

Kisha Tracy


Judges' Choice Award: Autumn Garceau, "Xhosa in Afrofuturism"


Visitors' Choice Award: Julia Arena, "The Caribbean Connection: A Dive into the Literary, Historical, and Cultural Connections of Haiti and New Orleans, LA"

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Programs and Majors, English Studies