Dr. Eve L. Ewing discusses Chicago and Afrofuturism in conversation with librarian and archivist Stacie Williams.
Eve L. Ewing is a writer and sociologist from Chicago. Her books include Electric Arches (2017), Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side (2018) and 1919 (2019). She also writes for Marvel Comics. Her first book for middle-grade readers, Maya and the Robot, is forthcoming in 2020 via Kokila.
Stacie Williams is director of the Center for Digital Scholarship at the University of Chicago Libraries. A former journalist, her work has been featured in the Chicago Reporter, The Nation, Belt Magazine, New York Magazine, Gordon Square Review, Midnight Breakfast, VICE, Racked, LitHub, The Rumpus, The Toast and Catapult.
Seating is first come, first served (385 maximum). Books will be available for purchase.
(Photo credit: Dr. Eve L. Ewing by Nolis Anderson)