A.D. Boynton, II

AD Boynton II
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A.D. Boynton, II [he/they] is a Black queer cultural theorist and writer from Columbus, GA. A doctoral candidate in the Department of English at University of Kansas, Boynton’s scholarly work attends to the areas of Afrofuturism, gender and queer theory, and politics of representation in popular culture. He is the Managing Editor for the Journal of Science Fiction, author-curator of the 4:44 Syllabus, and has writing published in the College Language Association JournalSouth Atlantic Journal, and on several online public platforms. They recently published a chapbook entitled Witness, commissioned by the Spencer Museum of Art. They are currently writing their dissertation, Abiding Apparitions: Ghosts in the Black South, a multidisciplinary study of hauntings in Black Southern culture and speculative fiction and in the process of co-editing the tentatively titled Afrosouthernfuturism with Joanna Davis-Elligatt and Kristen Reynolds.


B.A. in English, Fort Valley State University
M.A. in English, Georgia College & State University