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 DystopiasContinue Reading

Anyone who’s ever been to Comic-Con—or any of the multitudes of other conventions—knows that cosplaying is half the fun. For all Hijabis out there though, finding a hijab-friendly costume is THE CHALLENGE of a lifetime. The truth is much of the source material that makes up the bedrock of geekContinue Reading

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!!!!!!!!