Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Open Access Issue: Middle Eastern Science Fiction Special Issue

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction has published the latest issue online, with a particular focus on Middle Eastern Science fiction.

Vol. 4; no. 2 (2021): Middle Eastern Science Fiction Special Issue
ISSN 2472-0837


Letter from the Editors
Ian Campbell, Ibtisam Abujad
p. 7

Science Fiction, Rational Enchantment, and Arabic Literature
Aya Labanieh
p. 8-12

A Journey of Erasing the Self
Meltem Şafak
p. 13-15

Herzl, Nakba, and Nationalist Escapism in Israeli and Palestinian Science Fiction
Timothy Quevillon
p. 16-35

Islands, rooms, and Queues
Three Tropes in Arabic Science Fiction
Wessam Elmeligi
p. 36-49

Relaunching an Arab Sci-fi Film Theory
Diana Kasem
p. 50-64

“Cached memories”
Spatiotemporal (Dis)ruptures and Postmemorial Absence in Palestine +100
Layla AlAmmar
p. 65-78

War of the Worlds
Geologic Consciousness in Reza Negarestani’s Cyclonopedia
Paul Piatkowski
p. 79-94

Book Reviews
Islam, Science Fiction and Extraterrestrial Life
The Culture of Astrobiology in the Muslim World
Joan Grandjean
p. 95-97

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