I'm Saqer (pronouns: he/they).
I work on issues in Translation Studies, Trans* and Intersex Studies, and Medieval Islamic Studies.
I've got affiliations with Decolonial Studies and the larger "Religious" Studies discipline.
Currently finishing up my dissertation at Binghamton University.
In 2016, I published a paper in the TSQ titled:
“You Have Made Her a Man among Men”: Translating the Khuntha's Anatomy in Fatimid Jurisprudence
I discussed in it a case described in a Fatimid-era legal manual where a person had their body examined in order to be recognized as male and have a marriage voided.
My new piece for @RhizomatixBlog on Secure Scuttlebutt [SSB] is out! Check it out on Tor or Gopher:
How do I know that my perfectionist tendencies are under control??? I have a dissertation almost ready for submission to the graduate school and the repos, and I submitted a job application recently and mentioned two different institutions in the same cover letter. 😢 I'm trying not to be upset about it.
This is Calibre: https://calibre-ebook.com/
Google showing off their Translate skills: They translated German to Deutsche instead of Deutsch. Great job
Dissertating Academic. I do translation studies (primarily on into-and-from Arabic, and Islam-related genres, pivoting to other adjacent topics). he/they
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