Monday, May 20, 2013

A panel on Contemporary Fantasy and Science Fiction from the Muslim world at Wiscon' 37

by Salman Hameed


If you happen to be in Madison next Sunday, you can attend a panel on Contemporary Fantasy and Science Fiction from the Muslim World as part of Wiscon' 37. Here are the details from the Islam and Science Fiction website:

A lot has happened since One Thousand and One Nights. Come and hear panelists discuss contemporary fantasy and science fiction from the Muslim world! We’ll talk about works by Muslim authors from different countries, both those available in English and those still awaiting translation. We welcome audience participation, so come with questions; we’ll bring our reading experience and boundless enthusiasm. A dystopian Cairo, a water planet and a magic library await you!
Location:    Concourse  Hotel, Capitol A Room
Schedule:    May 26, 2013 Sun, 2:30-3:45 pm
Panelists:   Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Amal El-Mohtar, Anwesha Maity, Sofia Samatar
Hashtag:    #MuslimFSF

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