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Orientalism and Biracial Identity in Lord of the Rings and Star Trek (with Dr Tim Steains)

September 3, 2017

In this episode, Mia and Scott are joined by special guest Dr Tim Steains! We look at how Orientalism and Techno-Orientalism can be read in Lord of the Rings and Star trek, and examine the complexities of mixed-race characters in sci fi and fantasy.

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