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Fighting for the Future: Essays on Star Trek: Discovery

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781802077834
Author: Ed: Sabrina Mittermeier/Ed: Mareike Spychala
Publication Date: 01-Feb-2023
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Table of Contents:

Sherryl Vint  
Sabrina Mittermeier & Mareike Spychala

‘Boldly Going Where No Series Has Gone Before?’ – Discovery’s Role Within The Franchise and Its Discontents

Looking in the Mirror: The Negotiation of Franchise Identity in Star Trek: Discovery
Andrea Whiteacre
A Star Trek About Being Star Trek: History, Liberalism and Discovery’s Cold War Roots  
Torsten Kathke
The Conscience of the King – Or: Is There In Truth No Sex and Violence?  
John Andreas Fuchs
These Are the Voyages?: The Post-Jubilee Trek Legacy on the Discovery, the Orville, and the Callister  Michael G. Robinson

‘Just as repetition reinforces repetition, change begets change’ – Modes of Storytelling in Canon and Fanon

From Series to Seriality: Star Trek’s Mirror Universe in the Post-Network Era  
Ina Batzke
‘Lorca, I’m Really Gonna Miss Killing You’– The Fictional Space Created by Time Loop Narratives
Sarah Böhlau
Discovery and the Form of Victorian Periodicals  
Will Tattersdill
To Boldly Discuss: Socio-Political Discourses in Star Trek: Discovery Fanfiction  
Kerstin-Anja Münderlein

‘Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations?’ – Negotiating Otherness in Star Trek: Discovery

Afrofuturism, Imperialism, and Intersectionality

Interview on Normalizing Black Women as Heroes  
Diana Mafe
The Cotton-Gin Effect: An Afrofuturist Reading of Star Trek: Discovery  
Whit Frazier Peterson
The American Hello: U.S. Representations of Diplomacy in Star Trek: Discovery
Henrik Schillinger & Arne Sönnichsen
‘Into A Mirror Darkly’: Border Crossing and Imperial(ist) Feminism in Star Trek: Discovery  
Judith Rauscher

Interrogating Gender 

Star Trek Discovers Women: Gender, Race, Science, and Michael Burnham  
Amy C. Chambers
Not Your Daddy’s Star Trek: Exploring Female Characters in Star Trek: Discovery  
Mareike Spychala
‘We Choose Our Own Pain. Mine Makes Me Remember’ – Gabriel Lorca, Ash Tyler and the Question of Masculinity  
Sabrina Mittermeier & Jennifer Volkmer

Queering Star Trek 

‘Never hide who you are’: Queer Representation and Actorvism in Star Trek: Discovery  
Sabrina Mittermeier & Mareike Spychala
‘I never met a female Michael before’: Star Trek: Discovery between Trans Potentiality and Cis Anxiety 
Si Sophie Pages Whybrew
Veins and Muscles of the Universe: Posthumanism and Connectivity in Star Trek: Discovery
Lisa Meinecke