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!!!!!!!!

Rebecca Hankins, one of the editors of Islam and Science Fiction Project is an Appointee for Member, National Historical Publications and Records Commission by President Obama. Congratulations to sister Rebecca for this wonderful milestone. Here is here bio for reference: Rebecca Hankins is Associate Professor, Curator, and Librarian for AfricanaContinue Reading

Islam and Science Fiction was in London recently, our very own Rebecca Hankins (Ruqayyah Kareem) was a panelist at the Middle Eastern Sci-Fi and Fantasy panel at the Tottenham Palestine Literature Festival. The panel was moderated at Yasmeen Khan who is a curator at the Science Museum. The other panelist was NaomiContinue 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

Islam and Science Fiction website would like to welcome a new contributor to the website, Rebecca Hankins. She is an Associate Professor as well as a librarian at the Texas A&M University. She has written an extensive article on the subject of Muslims and Islam in Science Fiction. Her interested include African Diaspora, WomenContinue Reading