4 years since Doctor Who and Race and the fans are chatting about the possible race and gender of the next Doctor. It’s a conversation that was minimal in the past and has grown into the genuine world-wide conversation we have now. What we see @bbcdoctorwho is just the twitter tip of the social media … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that George Ivanoff‘s essay published in Doctor Who and Race has been nominated for the William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review in the Australian SF (‘Ditmar’) Awards for 2014. Congratulations to George – we hope you win!
The ‘Silurians’ and ‘Sea Devils’ are among the most enduring of Doctor Who species, speaking as they do directly to deep human anxieties about our ability to trust others different from ourselves. Their stories touch on popular Doctor Who themes: the value of building common understandings across seemingly deep chasms of differences, the need to … Continue reading
Doctor Who and Race, a volume of essays by 23 contributing writers, has now been published by Intellect Books in this, the 50th anniversary year of Doctor Who. It is available from all good booksellers in paperback or ebook format. The blurb reads: Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction television series in the world … Continue reading
Doctor Who and Race has received a lot of attention in the media and on blogs this week. Almost all that attention can be sourced back to one newspaper article about the book. Since the book has not been published yet, almost no one has actually read it. This has meant that almost everything written … Continue reading