Calling All Mixed Nerds!

Let’s explore mixed characters in fiction! Where do they come from and how are they represented today? First we will look through a lens of historical and mythological influence. Then we’ll discuss how these  are represented in the current media landscape. 


“Is Twilight racist?”
“Do shapeshifters code switch?”
“What’s a demi-god supposed to look like?”
“Why are all the hybrids played by white boys?”
mythology & fiction

The Mixed Space is Proud to Present  

Mixedness in
Mythology & Fiction

The Halloween candy is out in stores. All Hallow’s Eve is upon us. What are you dressing up as? The nerds at this company want to have some fun. We’re talking about vampires, shapeshifters, demigods and superheroes. Get your comic-con on this month. What do all these things have in common? They all tell Mixed stories... or do they?

Topics of Conversation

Explore the mythological influences in our contemporary fiction.
Show up for a robust discussion about mixedness, mixed characters, hybrid humans, intersectionality within mythology and fantasy fiction.
Look with a critical lens into the representation of mixedness in fiction.


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    What is The Mixed Space?
    TMS is a community organization celebrating intersectional identities by hosting monthly meetups that navigate conversations on ​​identity, culture, and civic engagement. We create safe spaces for people to listen and learn with each other; to witness and validate the totality of an individual's experience of the world.

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