PCA/ACA: Conference April 11-14, Boston MA April 14, 2012 3:00 pm -4:30 pm, Conference Website Copley Marriott Hotel in Boston Special Roundtable Session: Countering the Master Narrative:  Locating Muslims and Islam in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics Abstract: Science fiction, fantasy, and comic book literature is experiencing a “revival” inContinue Reading

The Orion’s Arm Universe Project is an online collaborative project focused on world building. Recently I received an invitation letter from the creators of the project. These folks have been around for sometime now and the projects has been praised by the likes of Cory Doctorow. The invitation is not just toContinue Reading

I would like to welcome a new contributor to the website Sofia Samatar. Here is a brief bio for Sofia. Sofia Samatar is a PhD student in African Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she specializes in twentieth-century Egyptian and Sudanese literatures. Her poetry has appeared inContinue Reading