How do you challenge utopia in utopian ways when the utopia itself seems flawed?
13 Nov 2016
From its first interracial kiss on TV in 1968 to the interspecies relationship in the reboot, Star Trek wants viewers to understand what it means to be mixed race and have interracial relationships.
03 Nov 2016
What is it about this moment in time that renders the Star Trek franchise incapable of envisioning its own future?
30 Oct 2016
Did Gene Roddenberry realize how “Marx-like” the world he imagined was?
Carl Bozman and Tom JeannotTelevision
19 Oct 2016
Despite debuting in the early '90s, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine offers timely insights into 21st-century global politics.
16 Oct 2016
Star Trek doesn’t foretell a type of future as a concrete inevitable outcome and final destination, it presents us with a fictional diegetic vision of how the world could be.
Carl Wilson and Garrath T. WilsonFilm
12 Oct 2016
If space is the “final frontier”, then the technology that facilitates the adventure is one of the central mechanisms by which we can learn new things about ourselves and our society.
Carl Wilson & Garrath T. WilsonFilm
10 Oct 2016
Captain James Tiberius Kirk sets the benchmark by which we can measure the decline of the “hero” into anti-heroism.
06 Oct 2016
Just as there's no beginning or ending to works of the imagination, the possibilities of story cannot be exhausted.
27 Sep 2016
As the most well-studied fandom, Star Trek fans have shaped the way that seminal concepts in fan studies have emerged.
25 Sep 2016
Star Trek speaks across cultures, emphasising tolerance, equality, freedom and fraternity; in doing so, it has never been more necessary.
21 Sep 2016
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