Last weekend, I remotely gave a talk at the Mecahdemica Conference on Science Fiction Utopias from the Muslim World. The slides for my presentation is at the bottom of this post. Future as the Present: Science Fiction Utopias and Dystopias from the Muslim World Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad Abstract: The utopias and dystopias
I will be presenting a paper on Utopias and Dystopias in Islamicate Science Fiction (i.e., Science Fiction from the Islamic world) at the Mechademia International Conference in Minneapolis. I will be presenting remotely from Seattle. Here is the abstract of my paper: Future as the Present: Science Fiction Utopias and Dystopias
We are starting a new regular feature on Islam and Sci-Fi: Alternate History Tuesdays. Every other Wednesday we will be posting an alternate history scenario, piece of art, story etc. This is inaugural post. Please let us know what you think about this series so that we can evolve this feature over
EMAD EL-DIN AYSHA is an academic, journalist and translator, currently stationed in Cairo, Egypt. While an Arab and Muslim he was born in the United Kingdom and is a native speaker of both English and Arabic. He completed his undergraduate and post-graduate education in England (BA, MA, PhD) and has
Note: The following interview of the Egyptian author Mr Ahmed Al Mahdi was conducted by Emad El-Din Aysha for Islam and Sci-Fi-Fi Mr Ahmed Al Mahdi is a 26-year-old Egyptian fantasy and sci-fi writer who wrote his first novel when he was twelve, and already has several acclaimed novels under
Great news everyone, one of the Editors at Islam and Science Fiction, sister Rebecca Hankins just was sworn in as the Presidential Appointee (she was appointed by President Obama) at the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) at the National Archives. Congratulations!!!!!!!!