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Women at Warp: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

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A groundbreaking bi-weekly podcast committed to examining Star Trek from a feminist perspective, exploring Intersectional Diversity in Infinite Combinations with a rotating crew of seven hosts. Tune in for everything from episode and character analysis to history of women behind the scenes and in fan culture to discussion of larger themes and messages throughout the franchise. Part of Roddenberry Podcasts.

A groundbreaking bi-weekly podcast committed to examining Star Trek from a feminist perspective, exploring Intersectional Diversity in Infinite Combinations with a rotating crew of seven hosts. Tune in for everything from episode and character analysis to history of women behind the scenes and in fan culture to discussion of larger themes and messages throughout the franchise. Part of Roddenberry Podcasts.

Location:

United States

Description:

A groundbreaking bi-weekly podcast committed to examining Star Trek from a feminist perspective, exploring Intersectional Diversity in Infinite Combinations with a rotating crew of seven hosts. Tune in for everything from episode and character analysis to history of women behind the scenes and in fan culture to discussion of larger themes and messages throughout the franchise. Part of Roddenberry Podcasts.

Twitter:

@womenatwarp

Language:

English


Episodes

178: Simply Kira-sistible

11/15/2021
By patron request, our crew devotes an entire episode to Kira Nerys: her background in the Resistance, her spirituality, her friendships and relationships with other characters, and her most memorable moments over 7 years of character growth. HOSTS Jarrah Grace Sarah EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our...

Duration:00:50:01

S24: Taking the "Center Seat"

11/8/2021
Sue interviews Brian Volk-Weiss, founder and CEO of The Nacelle Company and Director of “The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek,” airing now on The History Channel. According to A+E, “‘The Center Seat’ unveils lesser-known stories about the franchise from the importance of addressing timely topics, the creation of the character Spock, the unrelenting fans that kept the show on air and the reruns that gave it new life. These behind-the scenes stories among thousands of hours of show footage...

Duration:00:37:25

177: "Far Beyond the Stars"

11/1/2021
Hosts Kennedy, Sue, and Sarah are joined by author Steven Barnes to discuss “Far Beyond the Stars.” From background info to current events, there’s so much more than just the episode itself to talk about! HOSTS Sarah Kennedy Sue GUEST Steven Barnes - @StevenBarnes1 EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our...

Duration:00:52:35

177: "Far Beyond the Stars"

11/1/2021
Hosts Kennedy, Sue, and Sarah are joined by author Steven Barnes to discuss “Far Beyond the Stars.” From background info to current events, there’s so much more than just the episode itself to talk about! HOSTS Sarah Kennedy Sue GUEST Steven Barnes - @StevenBarnes1 EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our...

Duration:00:52:35

S23: Star Trek’s Guide to Community (NYCC 2021)

10/25/2021
Star Trek is not just a dream for the future but a reflection of our world today. From Kirk and Spock to Mariner and Boimler, Trek challenges us to reflect on how we’re succeeding, how far we’ve come, and what we need to do better. On this panel hosts from Roddenberry Podcasts' Priority One and Women at Warp will explore how Star Trek teaches us to build both local and global communities and be ambassadors of positive change. PANELISTS Sue Kennedy Elio - @P1_Elio EDITOR Sue Send us...

Duration:00:59:28

176: We Doin’ Sci-Fi Stuff Today? (Lower Decks S2)

10/18/2021
The crew looks back on the recently concluded second season of Star Trek: Lower Decks, spending a few minutes discussing our thoughts on each episode and how the Lower Deckers have grown. We share our favorite (and least favorite) moments, a couple of hot takes, and our hopes for season three. HOSTS Kennedy Andi Sue EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on...

Duration:01:37:53

176: We Doin’ Sci-Fi Stuff Today? (Lower Decks S2)

10/18/2021
The crew looks back on the recently concluded second season of Star Trek: Lower Decks, spending a few minutes discussing our thoughts on each episode and how the Lower Deckers have grown. We share our favorite (and least favorite) moments, a couple of hot takes, and our hopes for season three. HOSTS Kennedy Andi Sue EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on...

Duration:01:37:53

S22: Bonnie Gordon Interview

10/11/2021
Star Trek: Prodigy has a new voice of the Computer, and she’s here to tell us all about it! Find out how actress Bonnie Gordon went from Trekkie to Trek-adjacent to official Trek canon. HOSTS Sarah Aliza GUEST/S Bonnie Gordon - @BonnieBellG EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:00:35:19

S22: Bonnie Gordon Interview

10/11/2021
Star Trek: Prodigy has a new voice of the Computer, and she’s here to tell us all about it! Find out how actress Bonnie Gordon went from Trekkie to Trek-adjacent to official Trek canon. HOSTS Sarah Aliza GUEST/S Bonnie Gordon - @BonnieBellG EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:00:35:19

S22: Bonnie Gordon Interview

10/11/2021
Star Trek: Prodigy has a new voice of the Computer, and she’s here to tell us all about it! Find out how actress Bonnie Gordon went from Trekkie to Trek-adjacent to official Trek canon. HOSTS Sarah Aliza GUEST/S Bonnie Gordon - @BonnieBellG EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:00:35:19

175: Mirror Universe Crystal Ball

10/4/2021
What might a Terran Empire education system look like? What about their family structures or arts and culture? Our crew looks at what we know and speculates on what we don’t know about Star Trek’s Mirror Universe. HOSTS Jarrah Sue Kennedy EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:01:02:47

175: Mirror Universe Crystal Ball

10/4/2021
What might a Terran Empire education system look like? What about their family structures or arts and culture? Our crew looks at what we know and speculates on what we don’t know about Star Trek’s Mirror Universe. HOSTS Jarrah Sue Kennedy EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:01:02:47

174: Kink in the Star Trek Universe

9/20/2021
Andi, Grace and Kennedy tackle Kink in the Star Trek Universe, taking a look at the Mirror Universe, Klingon culture, and those times in Star Trek when the subtext was just a bit spicier than usual! HOSTS Andi Grace Kennedy EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:01:02:31

174: Kink in the Star Trek Universe

9/20/2021
Andi, Grace and Kennedy tackle Kink in the Star Trek Universe, taking a look at the Mirror Universe, Klingon culture, and those times in Star Trek when the subtext was just a bit spicier than usual! HOSTS Andi Grace Kennedy EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:01:02:31

173: "The Offspring"

9/6/2021
Blue joins us for a deep dive on TNG’s "The Offspring," including a look at how the episode evolved from the initial pitch, and queer, trans and neurodivergent readings of the story. ​​This episode is brought to you by Text Expander. Visit textexpander.com/podcast to save 20% on your first year. HOSTS Grace Andi GUEST Blue - @bluedelliquanti EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook:...

Duration:01:03:06

172: Mixed-Race Characters in Trek

8/23/2021
From Spock to Ziyal to B’Elanna, Trek has no shortage of mixed-race characters. But why are their stories always so sad? HOST Sarah GUESTS Claire Light - @seelight Rian Roberson - @spacewiz206 Michele Foss - @TeeVeePhD EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:00:57:38

172: Mixed-Race Characters in Trek

8/23/2021
From Spock to Ziyal to B’Elanna, Trek has no shortage of mixed-race characters. But why are their stories always so sad? HOST Sarah GUESTS Claire Light - @seelight Rian Roberson - @spacewiz206 Michele Foss - @TeeVeePhD EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:00:57:38

171: This Unit Must Survive (Trek and AI)

8/9/2021
We’re joined by Dr. Rumman Chowdhury for an in-depth look at many of the different depictions of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the Star Trek universe. Why are malevolent AIs always susceptible to logic problems? Why gender an android? Was it ethical to send Moriarty out into a simulated universe? Can a very advanced machine learning algorithm lead to the Singularity? We ponder all of these questions and more. ​​This episode is brought to you by Text Expander. Visit...

Duration:01:20:58

171: This Unit Must Survive (Trek and AI)

8/9/2021
We’re joined by Dr. Rumman Chowdhury for an in-depth look at many of the different depictions of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the Star Trek universe. Why are malevolent AIs always susceptible to logic problems? Why gender an android? Was it ethical to send Moriarty out into a simulated universe? Can a very advanced machine learning algorithm lead to the Singularity? We ponder all of these questions and more. ​​This episode is brought to you by Text Expander. Visit...

Duration:01:20:58

170: Building an Inclusive Podcast Community (IDIC Podcast Fest)

7/26/2021
Live to Tape from the IDIC Podcast Festival: Six years ago a few Star Trek fans got together and created Women at Warp. We were novice podcasters who had to learn a lot as we went along about how to produce a show that reflected our intersectional feminist values and build an inclusive community around it. Here, our hosts will share what we’ve learned through our successes and our failures, as well as practical tips for anyone interested in starting your own IDIC-friendly podcast. Season 3...

Duration:01:06:14