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Bibliography: Afrofuturism in Brazilian Cinema

  • Afolabi, Niyi. Afro-Brazilians: Cultural Production in a Racial Democracy. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2009. See Intro
  • Anderson, Reynaldo and Charles E. Jones. “Introduction: The Rise of Astro-Blackness.” In Afrofuturism 2.0: The Rise of Astro-Blackness, vii-xviii. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016.
  • Andrews, George Reid. Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Barber, Tiffany E. “25 Years of Afrofuturism and Black Speculative Thought: Roundtable with Tiffany E. Barber, Reynaldo Anderson, Mark Dery, and Sheree Renée Thomas.” TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 39 (2018): 136-144.
  • Cordoba, Antonio. “Astral Cities, New Selves: Utopian Subjectivities in Nosso Lar and Branco Sai, Preto Fica.” In Space and Subjectivity in Contemporary Brazilian Cinema, edited by Antônio Márcio da Silva and Mariana Cunha, 133-147. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
  • Freitas, Kênia and José Messias. “O futuro será negro ou não será: Afrofuturismo versus Afropessimismo - as distopias do presente.” Revista de la Asociación Argentina de Estudios de Cine y Audiovisual 17 (2018): 402-424.
  • Gilroy, Paul. The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. London: Verso, 1993.
  • Hall, Stuart. “Cultural Identity and Diaspora.” In Identity: Community, Culture and Difference, edited by Jonathan Rutherford, 222-237. London: Lawrence And Wishart, 1990.
  • Hamilton, Elizabeth. “Afrofuturism and the Technologies of Survival.” African Arts 50:4 (2017): 18-23.
  • Lavender, Isiah III, and Graham J. Murphy. “Afrofuturism.” In The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture, edited by Anna McFarlane, Graham J. Murphy, and Lars Schmeink, 353-361. New York: Routledge, 2020. 
  • Nelson, Alondra. “Introduction: Future Texts.” Afrofuturism special issue Social Text 71:2 (2002): 1-15.
  • Shepard, W. Andrew. “Afrofuturism in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.” In The Cambridge History of Science Fiction, edited by Gerry Canavan, and Eric Carl Linc, 101-119. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.
  • Stam, Robert. Tropical Multiculturalism: A Comparative History of Race in Brazilian Cinema and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997.
  • Yaszek, Lisa.  “Afrofuturism, Science Fiction, and the History of the Future.” Socialism and Democracy 20:3 (2006): 41-6.
  • Wilderson, Frank B. Afro Pessimism. New York: Norton Press, 2021.
  • Youngquist, Paul. A Pure Solar World: Sun Ra and the Birth of Afrofuturism. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.