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Sci-Fi and Spirituality Interspectional

  1. Sci-Fi and Spirituality
  2. BIPOC Vampire Day
  3. Women of Color in Sci-Fi Television (2015 – present)
  4. Critical Race Theory and Education

Latest Episodes

Sci-Fi and Spirituality

In this episode, host of the podcast The Sacred Now, Jay Jackson and Episcopal priest, Reverend Rachel Kessler aka @nerdypriest on TikTok, join me as we discuss the different places were faith and science fiction meet. We discuss faiths within sci-fi universes as…More

BIPOC Vampire Day

For the last episode of Black History Month 2022, we end as we begun: Celebrating Black Joy.  We are talking about BIPOC Vampire Day with its founder Jamila aka @BlackBettieCosplay. BIPOC Vampire Day (well, weekend) took place on September 17-19, 2021.…More

Women of Color in Sci-Fi TV (2015 – present)

Since 2015 (and a little bit earlier), there has been a massive increase in the amount of women of color that we see in sci-fi/fantasy media across network, cable and streaming platforms. With this increase in representation (and we can…More

Latest Blog Posts

Guest Blog: Representatives Are Not Representation

A note from Latisha: I met Jer the way a lot of us meet new friends these days, passionately discussing topics on Twitter. What has always impressed me about Jer is how thoughtful and insightful they are about the topics…More

These Are The Voyages… of Hope

What do you do when you have a crisis of faith or you’ve lost hope? This is the question that most of the new Trek series ask of their characters and of the audience in their series premieres. In Discovery,…More

What Role Does Whimsy Play In Survival?

Earlier this year, I interviewed Jasmine La Fleur, the founder of Black Fae Day (her picture is at the top of this blog post). It was so great to not only learn about the events and people that inspired her,…More

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and the show

Interspectional is a podcast focused on having introspective, intersectional conversations about speculative media.

Interspectional is hosted by Latisha Jones, a life-long Blerd (Black nerd) with a background in education, screenwriting and anti-oppression work.

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