The more I learn about Afrofuturism, the more fascinating I find it. Bitch has a great interview with Ytasha L. Womack, who just came out with her new book Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-fi and Fantasy, and name drops some cool folks like Mae Jemison, George Clinton, and Janelle Monáe.
What happens when you use Bastion (my current obsession) to teach intersectional politics to some students? Interesting things. [The Border House]
I love me some good Harry Potter critical analysis, and Tor’s piece on Neville Longbottom draws some interesting conclusions about the character, showing parallels between the timid Gryffindor and Peter Pettigrew, and adding just the right amount of adulation.