Planet Deep South is an interdisciplinary colloquium open to all scholars, artists, and students that explore the intellectual and creative expression of African people through a series of presentations and panel discussions designed to inspire the inquiry of Africana cultural production through a digital, historical and speculative lens.

Submit abstracts that relate to the following themes, though submissions are not limited to these categories:
Black Women & Sci-Fi
Afrofuturism/Africanfuturism/ PanAfricanism
Southern Hip Hop
HBCUs and Afrofuturism
Black Digital Humanities
Black Comics
Black Southern Horror
Afrofuturism in Black Power: Past, Present & Future
Afrofuturism in the Performing and Visual Arts

Abstracts should be 350 words or less. The deadline for abstract submission is October 15, 2019. Email abstracts to