Episode 0015 featuring Dr. George Gonzalez, professor, and author discusses his book, The Politics of Star Trek: Justice, War, and the Future. Where, the Star Trek franchise reflects, conveys, and comments upon the key philosophical tensions of the modern era. His book details the manner in which these tensions and controversies are manifested in Star Trek across its iterations, arguing that Star Trek offers an indispensable contribution to our understanding of politics in the modern era. He joins us from the University of Miami Political Science Department.
Also with us are Mr. Kyle Sullivan from the award winning webisode Trekspertise, Leslie E Owen a literary agent, writer, editor, and teacher who has been writing about Star Trek since 2014. Additional special guests who join in the discussion are Michele Specht, who plays Dr. Elise McKennah from the fan series Star Trek Continues and a surprise chat room visit from Star Trek Writer Mr. Russell Bates who joins in from the live chat room.
In the light of the increasing amount of Trek news, topics will range from Rihanna, the Fifty-Year Mission; another enterprise ship has been placed in a museum, fan films, the message behind star trek, (cultural and economic changes in star trek from yesterday to today), plus others more.
Notable guests will include, George Gonzalez, Russell Bates, Kyle Sullivan, Leslie Owen, Michele Specht, Jose E. Cepeda, Plus More! To stay up to date, subscribe. This blog will expand as programming slots fill. IF you are a Star Trek fan film creator, ask to be part of the program, all are welcomed.
From July 17 - 30th, 2016, Dr. Gonzalez will have an art exhibit in Berlin, http://www.lite-haus.net/#!george-gonzalez/z55es
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