Media

Kelly Sue DeConnick, Bitch Planet, 1-10, Image Comics: 2014-17.

Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3 (Available on NYU Stream)

  • All of Episode Four
  • Episode 8 – Watch 9:45-13:09

Geek of the Week

  • Achille
    • Sense8 (All Available on NYU Stream)
      • Season 1
        • Episode 2: “I am also a we”; 9:30 – 17:00
        • Episode 6: “Demons”; 32:00 – 38:30
      • Season 2
        • Episode 2: “Happy F*cking New Year”; 22:16 – 27:30
        • Episode 5: “fear Never Fixed Anything”; 14:40 – 16:13
        • Episode 6: “Isolated Above, Connected Below”; 9:30 – 11:30 & 34:30 – 40:00
        • Episode 12: “Amor Vincit Omnia”; 2:05:17 – 2:26:42
      • ATTENTION: The Sense8 episodes contain nudity
    • Wendy Pearson, section Queering SF in “Science Fiction and Queer Theory,” pp 5-7
    • Victoria McNally, “Your Guide to Queer Identity and Metaphor in Star Trek,” Star Trek, June 1, 2020.

Theory and Commentary

Dawn Ennis, “This ‘Star Trek’ Actor Came Out After Their Character Did,” Forbes, accessed February 2, 2021.

Henry Jenkins, “Non-Compliants, Brimpers, and She-Romps,” in The Oxford Handbook of Comic Book Studies, ed. Frederick Luis Aldama, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190917944.013.34.

Wendy Gay Pearson, “Queer Theory,” in The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction, ed. Mark Bould, 1st ed, Routledge Literature Companions (London ; New York: Routledge, 2009), 299–307.

Assignments

Essay 3 Due