I have chosen to use “Afrofuturism” as my subgenre for my literature review.

Four Scholarly Sources:

  • Mcleod, Ken. “Space Oddities: Aliens, Futurism and Meaning in Popular Music.” Pop. Mus. Popular Music 22.3 (2003): 337-55. Cambridge University Press, 2003. Web. 03 Sept. 2015. <https://www.amherst.edu/media/view/353992/original/McLeod%252B-%252BSpace%252Boddities%252B-%252Baliens%25252C%252Bfuturism%252Band%252Bmeaning%252Bin%252Bpopular%252Bmusic.pdf>.
  • Bould, Mark. “The Ships Landed Long Ago: Afrofuturism and Black SF.” Science Fiction Studies 34.2 (2007): 177-86. JSTOR. SF-TH Inc, July 2007. Web. 04 Sept. 2015. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241520?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents>.
  • Rollefson, J. Griffifth. “The “Robot Voodoo Power” Thesis: Afrofuturism and Anti-Anti-Essentialism from Sun Ra to Kool Keith.” Black Music Research Journal 28 (2008): 83-109. University of Illinois Press. Web. 03 Sept. 2015. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/25433795?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents>.
  • Yaszek, Lisa. “An Afrofuturist Reading of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man.” Rethinking History 9.2-3 (2005): 297-313. Taylor and Francis Group, June 2005. Web. 03 Sept. 2015. <http://www.wright.edu/~david.wilson/eng2050/afrofuturistreading.pdf>.
  • The one primary source that I will be using will be the 2000 novel Lilith’s Brood by Octavia E. Butler.