Dr Christopher Nunn
Welcome back to Academic Trek! We have been on a bit of a 'life' induced hiatus but are back with a bang with today's interview with Dr Christopher Nunn of Grennwich University. We discuss Chris' teaching, the new iterations of Trek and a couple of classic episodes: TNG episode 'Yesterday's Enterprise' and DS9 two parter ' Way of the Warrior' We also talk about Voyager's 'Living Witness' Hope you enjoy it.
December 19, 2021
Today i talk to Leigh McKagen about imperialism in Star Trek: Voyager We talk a lot about Janeway as well as Seven of Nine and Neelix. The theme music is 'Resistance is Futile' by the Beverley Crushers - You can find them on Bandcamp You can find Leigh on Twitter: @leighmckagen You can find the podcast on Twitter: @academictrek47 I hope you enjoy the show!
March 18, 2021
Today I speak to Rick Webb about his essay The Economics of Star Trek: The Proto-Post Scarcity Economy We discuss how the economics of Star Trek work. You can find Rick on Twitter: @rickwebb The theme tune is 'Resistance is Futile' by the Beverley Crushers and you can find them on Bandcamp The pod is on Twitter: @academictrek47 I hope you enjoy the episode!
March 08, 2021
Today I talk to Jacob Held about the Ferengi and Business Ethics. We discuss what the Ferengi can tell us about our own economic and business models. How Quark changes through the series and the role that Rom plays alongside Quark. The intro music is 'Resistance is Futile' by the Beverley Crushers, you can find them on Twitter and Bandcamp. You can find Academic Trek on Twitter: @academictrek47 and on Facebook: @academictrek I hope you enjoy the episode.
March 04, 2021
Today I talk to Greg Garcia, an historian and teacher. We discuss how he uses trek in his teaching and his thoughts on trek in general You can find Greg on Twitter: @trekteachers and YouTube: Trek Historian The intro music is 'Resistance is Futile' by the Beverley Crushers from their new album 'Sick Bay' You can find them on Band Camp You can follow the pod on Twitter: @academictrek47 Thank you for listening!
February 22, 2021
Ina Rae Hark
Today I talk to Ina Rae Hark about her essay Occupied Space: The Contested Habitation of Terok Nor/Deep Space Nine We discuss the theme of occupation running through Deep Space 9 We have new intro music! The track is 'Resistance is Fultile' by the Beverley Crushers from their new album 'Sick Bay' You can find them on Bandcamp https://thebeverlycrushers.bandcamp.com/ Follow the podcast on Twitter @academictrek47 Thanks for listening!
February 21, 2021
In this episode I talk to Murray Leeder. We discuss one of the big questions in the fandom: Is it trek? We also discuss Star Trek Generations You can follow the pod on twitter: @academictrek47 and on facebook: @academictrek
February 11, 2021
Welcome to the first episode of Academic Trek! Today's episode is an interview with Professor Jason Eberl of St Louis University. We talk about bioethics in Star Trek and discuss Jason's chapter in: Star Trek and Philosophy: The Wrath of Kant https://read.amazon.co.uk/kp/embed?asin=B003S3RL8U&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_BAJGV606JDJNCFCBCQZY We had some technical issues so apologues for that. I hope you enjoy the episode! Follow the pod on twitter @academictrek47
February 07, 2021
Welcome to Academic Trek! a Star Trek podcast focussing on academic research into Star Trek. We will be talking to researchers who work in the field of Star Trek. Look out for our first episode soon! Follow us on Twitter: @academictrek47
February 01, 2021