Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast

Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast

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. email: crew@womenatwarp.com web: womenatwarp.com facebook: facebook.com/womenatwarp twitter/instagram: @womenatwarp patreon: patreon.com/womenatwarp

Episodes

May 13, 2024 50 mins

Listener Etawi and Writer/Cartoonist Alina Pete join Grace to discuss the Maquis from a Native perspective, what better representation could look like in Trek, and what exactly they think of Chakotay.

HOST
Grace

GUESTS
Etawi
Alina Pete

EDITOR
Sue

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Jarrah and Sue sit down with Dr. Una McCormack, author of many Star Trek novels based on several of the shows.  We talk Cardassians (of course), the potential outlook of an average Federation citizen, recommended reading - plus a little Doctor Who and Blake’s 7 - and a whole lot more.

HOSTS
Jarrah
Sue

GUEST
Dr. Una McCormack (https://unamccormack.co.uk/)

EDITOR
Sue

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In Star Trek’s post-scarcity vision of the future, how does their economy work? How do they trade? We’re joined by experts Martine G. Ræstad and Manu Saadia (author of Trekonomics) to discuss the technological and social forces shaping Star Trek’s economic utopia.

HOST
Jarrah

GUESTS
Martine G. Ræstad, @mechamarty
Manu Saadia, author of Trekonomics: The Economics of Star Trek 

EDITOR
Sue

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It’s yet another episode where a creepy guy preys on Troi. But as we discuss, TNG’s “Man of the People” is also a surprisingly good jumping off point for discussion of more feminist themes, like emotional labor and aging women’s sexuality. 

HOSTS
Jarrah
Andi
Sue

EDITOR
Sue

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From Modiphius Entertainment, Head of Brand Samantha Webb and Community Manager April Hill join us to discuss what’s coming in the second edition of Star Trek Adventures.  Plus, how STA is guided by the ideals of IDIC in both story and character creation - and much more!

 

HOSTS

Aliza Pearl

Jarrah Hodge

 

GUESTS

Samantha Webb - @RPGWebby

Apri...

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We discuss Amanda Grayson from her first appearance in TOS to her current iteration in SNW - as mom to Spock and Michael and wife to Sarek, but also as a human living on Vulcan, a teacher, and occasional badass. 

 

HOST

Jarrah

 

GUESTS

Jody - Ladies Who Trek

Sherri - @anchoredpisces

 

EDITOR

Andi

 

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February 19, 2024 60 mins

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

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February 5, 2024 67 mins

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

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January 22, 2024 41 mins

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

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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 ch...

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December 25, 2023 58 mins

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

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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

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November 27, 2023 61 mins

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

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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

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November 9, 2023 45 mins

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

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August 28, 2023 83 mins

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

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July 10, 2023 64 mins

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

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June 26, 2023 56 mins

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

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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

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Grace and Kennedy talk about the compassion and enduring appeal of Captain, love interest, and baseball fan Kasidy Yates. 

HOSTS
Grace
Kennedy

EDITOR
Andi

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