Comic Breakdown: From Powerless to Power(wo)man, the black presence in Science fiction

Comic Breakdown: From Powerless to Power(wo)man, the black presence in Science fiction 

Have you ever considered things like why Black people were invariably absent in many of the old Sci Fi films? Or even what has Marcus Garvey got to do with He-Man?

Well in this highly interactive and thought provoking talk, Dr Lez Henry will take you on a journey through the world of Sci Fi that begins with the absence of a black presence, and ends with Luke Cage, Power Man!

All that is asked is that you bring your mind and make sure it is open.

When? Wednesday October 19th 2016
Time? 7 - 10 PM
Where? Vereniging Ons Suriname (could be changed)
Sign up? €5,- via

About dr. Lez

Dr. William 'Lez' Henry is of Jamaican parentage and is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology/Sociology in the Ealing Law School, University of West London and is the Reggae performer Lezlee Lyrix. He has featured in numerous documentaries, TV and radio programmes and has lectured and performed, nationally and internationally. He delivers talks on various contemporary issues that affect the African Diaspora including, Education, Black History, Whiteness Studies, race and ethnicity, media misrepresentation, youth culture, etc. 

He is currently researching alternative sites of learning, in which many young people succumb to the allure of gang culture and its associated forms of violence. William.henry@uwl.ac.ukwww.drlez.co.uk -

Plaats: 

Amsterdam

Datum: 

19 okt 2016 - 19:00 tot 22:00
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