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  • Publication: African Futures: Thinking About the Future Through Word and ImagePublication Record # 685888
  • Authors: Lien Heidenreich-Seleme, Sean O'Toole
  • Date: 2016-09-27
  • ISBN: 978-3-7356-0186-5 [3-7356-0186-3]
  • Publisher: Kerber
  • Price:
    €30.00?€: Euro
  • Pages: 343
  • Format:
    tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
  • Type: NONFICTION
  • Notes: Data from DNB; date of publication from Amazon.de. The complete table of contents is as follows, although only fiction and those essays believed to mention speculative fiction are indexed in this database (others may be relevant also—verification needed).
    • 14 • Introduction by the Editors
    • Question 1: How do we write about the future?
      • 23 • We Know We Will • essay by Jonathan Dotse
      • 35 • Angazi, but Am Sure • essay by Ntone Edjabe
      • 38 • Future-Past Deities • art by Jim Chuchu
      • 43 • Slipping • short story by Lauren Beukes
      • 68 • Kill Not This Country • essay and art by Jelili Atiku
      • 73 • August • short story by Biram Mboob
      • 77 • A.P. • short story by Imobong Emah
      • 81 • The Cylinder • short story by Nneoma Ike-Njoku
      • 85 • Archaeological Digging • interview of Kapwani Kiwanga by Sean O'Toole
      • 99 • Hello Africa! • comic by Sherif Adel
      • 106 • O Captain! My Captain! • essay by Keziah Jones
    • Question 2: Where do we begin when we speak of African futures?
      • 115 • Haunted by the Future • essay by Jean-Pierre Bekolo
      • 136 • On History & Voids • art by Kiluanji Kia Henda
      • 141 • Leaping Out: Landscape, Becoming-Revolutionary, and the Yet-to-Be • essay by Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum
      • 154 • The Revolutionist • comic by Milumbe Haimbe
      • 161 • How Do We Speak About the Future? • essay by Jepchumba
      • 165 • Ancestors of the Future • essay by Wanuri Kahiu
      • 176 • Time-Travelling Masquerade • essay by Segun Adefila
    • Question 3: How will technology influence the future in Africa?
      • 183 • Of Wastelands and Landfills • essay by Raimi Gbadamosi
      • 200 • In Search of the Sun • art by Kiluanji Kia Henda
      • 207 • Access to Ghosts • essay by Tegan Bristow
      • 222 • Future Shock Lost • essay by Rowan Smith
      • 227 • Technology Is Our Mirror • essay by Wanuri Kahiu
      • 238 • Spirit Dancing • photo essay by Batuk
      • 243 • Expressions of Self • photo essay by 2ManySiblings
      • 248 • Birds of Dakar • photo essay by Selly Raby Kane
    • Question 4: Where do we go from here?
      • 255 • Radical Sharing • essay by Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi
      • 274 • Influences of a Closet Chant • art by Albert 'Ibokwe' Khoza
      • 279 • My Aunt Nomalizo • by Chumisa Ndakisa
      • 283 • Citizen 55 • by C. J. Tahmla
      • 291 • Wisdom, and Its Effective Use • essay by Adewale Ajadi
      • 296 • Built to Last • comic by Ibrahim Ganiyu
      • 301 • Where Do We Go from Here? • essay by Kimani Njogu
      • 309 • Filigrees of Knowledge • essay by Wandia Njoya
      • 315 • Africa in the New Century • essay by Achille Mbembe
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Nonfiction Title: African Futures: Thinking About the Future Through Word and Image • nonfiction by Lien Heidenreich-Seleme and Sean O'Toole

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