In thinking about performance, we explore the mythos surrounding the Black Panther comics alongside the Great Kings and Queens of Africa Anheuser-Busch corporate campaign to analyze a counter-archive of visual storytelling as historiography and other speculative fictions.
• Robert Cole, Florida State University, Tallahassee(Panel Chair)
• NoufAlshreif, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, “Race as a Performative Rhetoric”
• Nicole Ashanti McFarlane, Fayetteville State University, NC, “Marvel, Mythos, and Malt Liquor: Performance, Storytelling, and ‘Truth’ in Black Panther Comics and Anheuser-Busch Great Kings and Queens of Africa Posters”
• Ruby Nancy, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, “Genre-Fluidity: Theories and Strategies for Rhetorical Performance”
Published by Nicole Ashanti McFarlane
Nicole Ashanti McFarlane is a rhetorician who studies race and gender. She's animated by the subject of new media as a shared practice. When she's not overusing exclamation points in her blog, she focuses on how African Americans engage emerging rhetorics to compose spaces of color and preside over blackness in the public sphere.
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