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Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast

Fantasy & Science Fiction Podc

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 six 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.

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 six 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.

Twitter:

@womenatwarp

Language:

English


Episodes

230: Trek References in Other Media

2/19/2024
Join Kennedy and Andi as they talk through some of their favorite references to Star Trek seen in other media, as well as an overall discussion of the impact Trek has had on the general media landscape. HOSTS Kennedy Andi 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:00:12

229: Anglo-American Empire in Star Trek

2/5/2024
We’re joined by Dr. Fiona Davidson to talk about how the United Federation of Planets embodies the supposedly universal morality of Anglo-American empire, how this has manifested across the franchise, and where there’s been challenges to that worldview. HOSTS Jarrah Andi GUEST Dr. Fiona Davidson 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:07:36

228: In the Pale Moonlight

1/22/2024
Join Kennedy, Aliza and Derek Attico - author of “The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko” - as they unpack “In the Pale Moonlight” and discuss the moral dilemmas that Captain Sisko struggles with, as well as extrapolating what made Ben Sisko into the captain and man that leads Deep Space Nine. HOSTS Kennedy Aliza GUEST Derek Attico 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:41:59

227: New Lightyear, New Me: Character Growth in Star Trek

1/8/2024
Personal growth can come in many forms: from dialing it back on the uncomfortable swagger around your coworkers, to realizing not all of your problems can be roundhouse kicked, to learning all of science to overcome isolation and boredom. As we enter the new year let's take a break from humoring our loved ones resolutions and regretting the ones we’ve already broken to think about growth. Join Grace, Sue, and Jarrah as they talk character growth in its many forms throughout Star Trek. HOSTS Grace Jarrah Sue EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:53:38

226: Animal Rights in Star Trek

12/25/2023
Star Trek talks a lot about respect for sentient life, but what does this mean for the treatment of animals in the Federation and beyond? Anika from Antimatter Pod joins us to talk about how Trek portrays animals as food, pets, workers and more! HOSTS Andi Sue Jarrah GUEST Anika - @antimatterpod (https://antimatterpod.com/) and https://linktr.ee/pixiedane 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:58:01

225: Diversity and Progressivism in Star Trek

12/11/2023
It’s possible for a piece of media to feature diverse characters but not convey a progressive message, and vice versa. We’re joined by Subrina from SyFy Sistas to look at examples of this in Trek, and where the franchise has successfully combined the two. HOSTS Jarrah Kennedy GUEST Subrina Wood – @SyfySistas 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:10:58

224: Lower Decks: Season 4

11/27/2023
Join us as we talk all things Lower Decks: Season 4 - Character development, universe-building, the exciting returns of some of our favorite Trek characters, and ofc how Mariner sits weird in chairs. HOSTS Andi Sue Jarrah 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:01:39

223: Captain Kirk, Space Queen ("Turnabout Intruder")

11/13/2023
Join us and special guest Claire for an examination of the infamous episode of Turnabout Intruder! What is it saying, both intentionally and unintentionally, about gender and queerness? How have readings of the episode changed over time? HOSTS Andi Jarrah GUEST Claire 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:05:28

S32: Indiginerds

11/9/2023
Join editor, writer, and cartoonist Alina Pete and Grace as they discuss the upcoming Iron Circus Comics anthology Indiginerds: Tales of Modern Indigenous Life. The anthology explores the many forms of intersections between First Nations Peoples, pop culture, and media. HOST Grace GUEST Alina Pete (They/Them) EDITOR Jarrah 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:45:48

222: Strike!

8/28/2023
Join us as we discuss the impacts of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strike, on our podcasting, on labor, and on entertainment, including interviews with Robert Duncan McNeill and Anthony Rapp. HOSTS Andi Sue Aliza Kennedy GUESTS Robert Duncan McNeill - @robertdmcneill Anthony Rapp - @albinokid 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:23:55

221: Starfleet Brats

7/10/2023
Katie and Markeia join us for a discussion of Starfleet “Brats” - the children of active officers - focusing on Wesley Crusher, Jake Sisko, and Naomi Wildman. Why do they all have single parents? How do they cope in dangerous situations? Do they feel pressure to follow in their parent’s footsteps? HOSTS Sue Jarrah GUESTS Katie Utke (she/they) Markeia McCarty (she/they) 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:04:15

221: Starfleet Brats

7/10/2023
Katie and Markeia join us for a discussion of Starfleet “Brats” - the children of active officers - focusing on Wesley Crusher, Jake Sisko, and Naomi Wildman. Why do they all have single parents? How do they cope in dangerous situations? Do they feel pressure to follow in their parent’s footsteps? HOSTS Sue Jarrah GUESTS Katie Utke (she/they) Markeia McCarty (she/they) 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:04:15

220: Black Pain in Trek: Part I

6/26/2023
Listen as Kennedy, Grace and Aliza start to unpack how Star Trek portrays Black trauma, from the underdevelopment of Travis Mayweather, to Michael Burnham and Ben Sisko having to “earn” their captaincy. HOSTS Kennedy Aliza Grace 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:56:39

219: Quarkin’ 9 to 5 (“Bar Association”)

6/12/2023
In response to a poll of our listeners on Patreon, we talk about Deep Space Nine’s “Bar Association” and how it relates to labor organizing and workers’ rights today, including connections to the WGA strike. HOSTS Jarrah Grace GUEST Nicole Seguin 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:03:14

218: Kasidy Yates - Not all Captains Wear Pips

5/29/2023
Grace and Kennedy talk about the compassion and enduring appeal of Captain, love interest, and baseball fan Kasidy Yates. HOSTS 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:51:00

217: Festive Hairbands and Air Jordans (“Learning Curve”)

5/15/2023
Tuvok takes Andi, Grace, and guest Claire for a little jog around Voyager to talk about the episode “Learning Curve.” What would better accommodation for struggling crew members look like? What is it with Starfleet’s “fit in or get out”-ism? And just HOW festive actually is Crewmen Henley’s hairband? HOSTS Grace Andi GUEST/S Claire - @isolinearchip_ 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:59:04

216: Picard Season 3

5/1/2023
The crew takes a look at the final season of Star Trek: Picard, from the nostalgic to the new - what we liked, what we didn’t, and what we still have questions about. HOSTS Sue Jarrah 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:01:09:38

215: Star Trek Resurrections

4/17/2023
What happens after we die? On Star Trek, it could be a transfer of your katra or symbiont into a new host, being uploaded into an android body, a trip on the Barge of the Dead, or one of the many other sci-fi possibilities we discuss in this episode. HOSTS Jarrah Grace 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:52:14

214: Trek Court of Space Law

4/3/2023
From military tribunals to criminal trials, there have been many dramatic courtroom moments on Star Trek, and we discuss what these episodes say about the legal framework of the Federation. HOSTS Andi Sue GUEST Amanda 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:58:48

213: Nasty Brains and AquaNet (“Gamesters of Triskelion”)

3/20/2023
Three podcast thralls have been selected to look back on “The Gamesters of Triskelion” - an iconic TOS episode with a lot of problematic elements when analyzed with a modern lens. We discuss the episode, how interpretations change over time, and whether core messages still hold up. And as always, we’ll watch the lights in the sky. Content Warning: Discussions of violence, slavery, sexual assault, and transphobia. HOSTS Sue 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp

Duration:00:53:33