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Deletion is proud to present Episode 4 The New! The Now! The Fantastic!: Artistic and Scholarly Innovation, specially helmed by Marleen S. Barr, noted for her foundational work in feminist science fiction criticism. This episode has a particular thematic focus on women's creative practice intersecting with the science fictional, the authorial and the scholarly.
Sue Lange's The Intervention<http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/intervention/> grapples with two social issues which have been outside feminist science fiction's purview: the fact that men are increasingly opting out of education and the opinion that prostitution can be a legitimate way for women to earn a living.
Sheila Finch is newly venturing into science fiction scholarship detailed in her piece Murgatroyd, Maybe<http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/murgatroyd-maybe/>.
Seo-Young Chu's Science-Fictional North Korea: A Defective History<http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/science-fictional-north-korea-defective-history/> provides a first effort to describe North Korea in terms of science fiction.
Wangechi Mutu's The End of eating Everything<http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/end-eating-everything/> uses video art to provide an innovative means to confront global consumption.
Elyce Helford's That Old Black Magic: Women, Race, and Post-Millennial U.S. Science Fiction Television<http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/old-black-magic-women-race-post-millennial-u-s-science-fiction-television/> discusses current images of black women on television.
Elizabeth Lundberg's A Sense of Wonder and Other Feminist Feelings<http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/sense-wonder-feminist-feelings/> addresses the present state of feminist science fiction theory.
Marleen S. Barr defines 'SF/memoir' as a combination of autobiography and science fiction in her The Pen Is Mightier than the Coop Board's Borg Queen: A SF/Memoir<http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/pen-mightier-coop-boards-borg-queen-sfmemoir/>.
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