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They Came in Great Ships/First Colonization

First Contact Stories from a dominant perspective are often underpinned by “othering” and colonialist ideals as thinly-veiled representations of a human culture foreign to the author. But what do first contact stories look like when the historically “othered” contol the narrative? Together these authors flip the script and parse visions of first contact.


Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
Day 3 - 11:20, Track A
Tobi Ogundiran
Day 3 - 11:20, Track A
Lilliam Rivera
Day 3 - 11:20, Track A
Tochi Onyebuchi
Day 3 - 11:20, Track A
Sloane Leong
Day 3 - 11:20, Track A


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