Grace Gipson Making Our Stories Visible

18 Oct, 2021

Grace Gipson Making Our Stories Visible

Grace Gipson recently presented a compelling lecture that examines the cultural and socio-political impact of authentic representations of the lived Black experience on television. Her lecture went through the history of Black TV up until contemporary times, delving into shows ranging from A Black Lady Sketch Show, to Reading Rainbow, to Lovecraft Country.

Dr. Gipson is a Black future feminist/pop culture scholar whose research explores Black popular culture, digital humanities, representations of race and gender within comic books, Afrofuturism, and race and new media. Her current book project seeks to explore Black female identities as personified in comics and fandom culture. She recived her PhD from UC Berkeley with a Designated Emphasis in New Media.

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