Doctor Who as a long-living sci-fi television show engages extensively with issues relating to ethnicity and race, especially the representation and portrayal of difference ethnic groups. As a Chinese person who is a huge fan of Doctor Who, I naturally wonder how the show engages with my own culture and people. Driven by this interest … Continue reading
Belated f*** yeah!
Clearly this conversation has happened, is happening, and commenting on this website is a mere peep in the social media ocean. But you know, even though history has superseded the need for this website (or proven how important it was to say all we said when our book was published five years ago), for the … Continue reading
from Doctor Who Magazine Special Edition
“Doctor Who & Race (2013) was one of the largest and most wide-ranging essay volumes published on Doctor Who” – in ‘Texting the Doctor’ by Matthew Kilburn The August 2017 Special Edition of DWM tells the story behind the book, and how it deals with a variety of racial and ethical issues, as portrayed … Continue reading
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
George Ivanoff’s essay in Doctor Who and Race nominated for Ditmar award
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!