Sultana’s Dream by Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein (1880 – 1932) (Sultana’s Dream was originally published in The Indian Ladies’ Magazine, Madras, 1905, in English. This edition is transcribed from Sultana’s dream; and Padmarag: two feminist utopias by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain; translated with an introduction by Barnita Bagchi. New Delhi (India) :Continue Reading

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

Abdourahman Waberi’s Aux États-Unis d’Afrique was published in 2006, and the English translation, In the United States of Africa, came out in 2009. It’s a brief, lyrical and pointed satire that imagines our world in reverse: Africa is a region of stability and prosperity, united by a single government, withContinue Reading