IAN CAMPBELL, Arabic Science Fiction (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)


  • Rawad Alhashmi University of Texas at Dallas




science fiction, double estrangement, Arabic literature

Author Biography

Rawad Alhashmi, University of Texas at Dallas

Rawad Alhashmi has just completed his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Dallas. His research interests include modern translation, world literature, postcolonial theories, and speculative fiction. Dr. Alhashmi has participated in several academic conferences, including ACLA, PAMLA, Sigma Tau Delta Southwestern Symposium, and RAW (UTD’s graduate conference), where he presented papers on literature and translation studies. His recent publications appear in the International Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies and English Studies Journal. ORCID 0000-0002-4592-2717.


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