About Us

Ayana A. H. Jamieson is the founder of Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network . Her work centers around the intersections of critical depth psychology, race, culture, and mythology. As a comparative mythologist and Afro-Future Feminist scholar, Ayana’s forthcoming dissertation “Certainty of the Flesh”: A Biomythograchical Reading of Octavia E. Butler’s Fictions, explores Butler’s biographical origins and the mythic aspects of her literary work.

Moya Bailey is a scholar of African American, feminist, and disability studies. Her current work focuses on marginalized groups use of digital media to promote social justice as acts of self affirmation and health promotion. She is interested in how race, gender, and sexuality are represented in media and medicine. She is the founder and co-conspirator of Quirky Black Girls, a digital collective of strange and different Black girls. She currently co-curates the #transformDH initiative in Digital Humanities and serves as the digital Alchemist for OEBLegacy.


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