Panel 6: Race in Film and Fiction
“Naturalizing White Supremacy in Low-Budget Shark Attack Movies”
Carter Soles (Associate Professor of Film Studies, The College at Brockport)
“White Flight from Planet Earth: Inverted Quarantine in Interstellar”
Michelle Yates (Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies and Humanities, Columbia College Chicago)
“Performative Deferral and Climate Justice in Parable of the Sower: The Opera”
Michael Horka (Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, George Washington University)
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