Pippi to Ripley is a pop culture conference that invites scholars and fans of all ages to engage in conversations about media of all kinds. This year we have specific program elements designed for young people. Admission is free!
Schedule of Events - Saturday, April 27 - Textor and Friends Halls
|9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.||
Presentation: Putting the “Her” in Black Panther: A History of Black Panther Comics and their Depiction of Women
Panel: Considering Classic Children’s Texts: Pippi Longstocking and Harry Potter
|10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.||Performance: The Tradition of Nigerian Storytelling with Aigbokhan Aloja Airewele|
|12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.||
Student Conversation with Award-winning Afrofuturist author Dr. Nnedi Okorafor.
In addition to writing books that have won the highest awards in Fantasy and Science Fiction, Dr. Okorafor has also written popular books for young children