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 But you know, even though history has superseded the need for this website (or proven how important it was to say all we said when our book was published five years ago), for the … Continue reading
“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
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