Star Trek: Bread and Circuses – Video

I recently gave a talk for a Bettakultcha event in Leeds about my work on Romans in Star Trek. It covers some of the content in my previous blog posts (Part I, Part 2), but in a very concise 5 minute video! Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UejmAXi_T0c&t=2s Bettakultcha is a great event where speakers give presentations … Continue reading Star Trek: Bread and Circuses – Video

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Star Trek: Bread and Circuses – Part 1

On the Ides of March, 1968, the world was treated to the first ever space Romans on television during the Star Trek episode 'Bread and Circuses'. The episode follows the Enterprise as it investigates the disappearance of the U.S.S. Beagle near Planet 892-IV. The planet is home to a Roman empire that never fell, and exists with the technology … Continue reading Star Trek: Bread and Circuses – Part 1