Planet Deep South: ATL 2020
Planet Deep South: ATL 2020 is an interdisciplinary conference open to all scholars, artists, and students that explores the intellectual and creative expression of African people. Through a series of presentations and panel discussions, the conference is designed to inspire the inquiry of Africana cultural production through a digital, historical and speculative lens.
Planet Deep South: ATL 2020 is hosted by the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, Clark Atlanta University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Spelman College.
Ytasha Womack will deliver the conference’s keynote lecture. Womack is an award-winning author, filmmaker, scholar, and dance therapist, and the leading expert on Afrofuturism. Womack is the author of Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi and Fantasy Culture (Chicago Review Press).
Planet Deep South: ATL 2020’s keynote lecture with Ytasha Womack is supported in part by a grant from Georgia Humanities.