September 19, “A Black Woman’s West: A Tribute to Rose B. Gordon.” Monday, September 19, Montana State University, Bozeman, American Indian Hall, classroom 166, at 6:00 pm.
September 16, Montana Book Festival, Missoula, 11:00 am.
The Old West We Fail To Talk About
There are many individual contributions to our conception of the history of the Mountain West have been forgotten or replaced with white or nativist narratives. We bring together an author who has put together a thoughtful history of one black woman’s civic contribution and an author who has compiled a complete and compelling family history where Montana is only one part of it.
Cooper Room B, Missoula Public Library
Michael K. Johnson is an author and professor whose latest book is A Black Woman’s West
Christy Leskovar is an author and former engineer whose latest book is East of the East Side
“Get Out and the History of African Americans in Horror Films.” Invited Speaker. New Commons Project. University of Maine-Farmington. November 2021.
“The Speculative Wests of Rebecca Roanhorse” (presentation)
Science Fiction Research Association Conference
“Taylor Gordon and the Archive of the African American West” (presentation)
Western Literature Association Conference
Talks on Taylor Gordon and Can’t Stand Still:
October 21, Missoula, University of Montana
October 22, Bozeman, 4:30 pm, Montana State University
October 23, Dillon, 7:30 pm, Montana Western
October 24, Helena, 6:30 pm, Montana Historical Society Museum
October 25, Billings, 2:10 pm, Rocky Mountain College
October 25, Billings, 5:30, pm This House of Books
October 29, White Sulphur Springs, 7:00 pm, White Sulphur Springs Public Library
“Resistance in Afrofuturist Rap Narratives” (presentation)
Art(ist)s in Resistance Conference
Université du Mans