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Afrofuturism Conference Panel Discussion: Zora Neale Hurston through Space, Place, and Time

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The University of Central Florida Research Foundation presents a panel discussion with Sidney Rose McCall, Dr. Christopher Peace, and Rae Chesny as part of the 2024 Afrofuturism Conference. Part of the ZORA! Festival’s Academic Conference Cycle, panelists discuss Zora Neale Hurston’s impact on literature and placemaking in modern and science fiction. Sidney Rose McCall is a Ph.D. candidate in History at William and Mary. Dr. Christopher Peace is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Rae Chesny is a Zora Neale Hurston scholar and a Johns Hopkins University Literary Consultant.

Funding for these programs are provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the University of Central Florida Research Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 26 @ 10:00 am -
January 26 @ 11:30 am


Presenter Information:
Sidney Rose McCall, Ph.D. Candidate of History, William and Mary Dr. Christopher Peace, Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology Rae Chesny, Zora Neale Hurston Scholar
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Event Contact:

Jessie Oldham
(407) 823-3817

Event Venue:

Denton Johnson Community Center
400 Ruffel St.
Eatonville, Florida 32751
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Venue Phone:
(407) 823-3817

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