Building Your Own Space in Academia: Nathan Moore

This summer took a different turn for Nathan Moore, an English undergraduate student with a minor in African American and Africana Studies, as he headed to New York City as a Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute Fellow. Part of the New York Public Library, the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Institute encourages minority students and others with an interest in African-American and African Diasporan Studies to pursue higher education degrees. In this podcast, Nathan Moore discusses how his experiences this summer have helped to shape his future and his research.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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Writing The Next Chapter: Nathan Moore

Undergraduate Nathan Moore selected as a fellow for the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute in New York City.

DaMaris Hill and Nathan Moore discuss Afrofuturism on WUKY

Wikipedia defines the subject as “an emergent literary and cultural aesthetic that combines elements of science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, Afrocentricity, and magic realism with non-Western cosmologies in order to critique not only the present-day dilemmas of people of color, but also to revise, interrogate, and re-examine the historical events of the past.” Professor DaMaris Hill and her student Nathan Moore elaborate on this definition and tell us about the course. More information about the class is available at

This interview was aired on WUKY 91.3FM on Thursday, February 13th, 2014. You can access the original post here.

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