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Science fiction

A counter-narrative for the future
Published Jan 24, 2019
Course examines how African-American science fiction authors and activists alike grapple with the past and create alternative paths for the future
Throngs of himself
Published Fall 2018
Paul Linebarger wrote science fiction as Cordwainer Smith. His multiple selves did not stop there. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
An interplanetary anthropologist
Published Jan 26, 2018
In tribute to author Ursula K. Le Guin, who died this week, Anand Pandian finds parallels between her work and his / Anthrodendum
Popular literature
Muslim sci-fi
Published Summer 2015
Muslim writers are turning to genres like science fiction and comics to navigate Muslim identity in a post-Sept. 11 world / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Geek life
Fantasy, fun, and games
Published April 10, 2015
Annual JohnCon event brings 48 consecutive hours of gaming, sci-fi, anime, and more to Homewood campus
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Dissecting Godzilla
Published May-June 2014
JHU East Asia expert discusses film franchise reboot in the shadow of Japan's recent nuclear disaster / Gazette