Portrait of De Witt Kilgore

De Witt Kilgore

Associate Professor, English and Adjunct Professor, American Studie


De Witt Douglas Kilgore is Associate Professor of English and Adjunct Professor American Studies at Indiana University. He is the author of Astrofuturism: Science, Race and Visions of Utopia in Space (2003). His recent publications includes “This Time for Africa!: Afrofuturism as Alternate (American) History” in Literary Afrofuturism in the Twentieth Century edited by Lisa Yaszek and Isiah Lavender III (2021) and an essay on Planet of the Apes (1968) for Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies (2019). His current book project is Galactic Club: Seeking a Postracial Universe in Science/Fiction.