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Fighting for the FutureEssays on Star Trek: Discovery$
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Sabrina Mittermeier and Mareike Spychala

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781789621761

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781789621761.001.0001

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Interview with Dr. Diana A. Mafe on ‘Normalizing Black Women as Heroes’

Interview with Dr. Diana A. Mafe on ‘Normalizing Black Women as Heroes’

(p.191) Interview with Dr. Diana A. Mafe on ‘Normalizing Black Women as Heroes’
Fighting for the Future

Sabrina Mittermeier

Mareike Spychala


In an interview with the editors, Dr. Diana Mafe discusses her book Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV (2018) on the role of black women in science fiction, and what Star Trek: Discovery’s lead character Michael Burnham means for the genre in general, as well as the Star Trek franchise in particular.

Keywords:   Star Trek, Star Trek Discovery, interview, women of colour, gender, race, subversion, Michael Burnham

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