FFR 89: Time Travel and Feminism with Annalee Newitz

Time travel is such a powerful fictional device. It allows creators to shine a light on the cultural struggles and social ills of the present by making powerful connections with the past, and by offering wonderful or horrifying visions of the future. Of course, it can also just be a whole lot of fun! But time travel is uniquely powerful as a tool for feminist writers; after all, feminism has always fought to prevent women’s contributions from being written out of history. Time travel allows for stories in which women struggle not just to gain power but to regain their place in time itself.

With special guest author and journalist Annalee Newitz!

Time Stamps:
03:55 – Main Segment
47:09 – What’s Your FREQ Outs

Links Mentioned:
Our opinions are correct https://www.ouropinionsarecorrect.com and https://www.patreon.com/ouropinionsarecorrect
Why are you laughing at Bruce Lee? by Walter Chaw https://www.vulture.com/2019/08/on-bruce-lees-character-in-once-upon-a-time-in-hollywood.html
Annalee’s webowebs: www.annaleenewitz.com / @annaleen on twitter
Future of Another Timeline, by Annalee Newitz: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780765392121
Grape Ape music video based on Future of Another Timeline: https://youtu.be/5Avc8qqRVc0
Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach by Kelly Robson (https://publishing.tor.com/godsmonstersandtheluckypeach-kellyrobson/9781250163844/) This is How You Lose the Time War, by Amal El Mohtar and Max Gladstone (https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/This-Is-How-You-Lose-the-Time-War/Amal-El-Mohtar/9781534431003) Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen (https://www.mikechenbooks.com/book/here-and-now-and-then/) “All You Zombies” by Robert Heinlein (https://gist.github.com/defunkt/759182/ad44c6135d168ae54503a281bb7e1a24c6c2ea0c) You Look Like a Thing and I love you by Janelle Shane (https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/janelle-shane/you-look-like-a-thing-and-i-love-you/9781549171529/), also her blog AIWeirdness.com
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