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Erisa Apantaku

Erisa Apantaku (@erisa_apantaku) is a queer, Black audio producer and uninvited guest on the lands of the Miami, Peoria, Potawatomi peoples, and more (Checagou/Chicagoland.) As a speaker at the 2019 Late Night Provocations, Erisa will be joined by colleague & friend Jenny Casas for a short talk about the possibilities of making story-telling more generative and less extractive.

Erisa is the executive producer of South Side Weekly Radio, a hyperlocal podcast accompanying a weekly print newspaper focusing on arts, culture, and politics on Chicago’s South Side. She’s never too full for a hot dog.


Our favorite tradition on the opening night of the Third Coast Conference.... this time, with some SPOOKY energy!

2019 Provocations

On the first night of the 2019 Third Coast Conference, all 800+ attendees gathered for a series of short, provocative talks.