Beyond Victoriana - Tumblr edition


A multicultural perspective on steampunk

This is the tumblr associated with Beyond Victoriana, the oldest-running blog about multicultural steampunk and retro-futurism--that is, steampunk outside of a Western-dominant, Eurocentric framework. All of the steampunkery here focuses on non-Western cultures, underrepresented minorities in Western histories (Asian / Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, First Nation, Hispanic, black / African & other marginalized identities), and the cultural intersection between the West and the non-West.

For more information, visit our website.



It’s official: I am now a published academic and steampunk scholar! 

The book chapter on steampunk fashion that I co-wrote with jhameia is included in Fashion Talks: Undressing the Power of Style , edited by Shira Tarrant and Marjorie Jolles. You can read more about Fashion Talks on the SUNY Press website, and pre-order the book on

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