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Gerry Canavan

Gerry Canavan is an assistant professor of 20th- and 21st-century literature at Marquette University, and one of the co-editors of the journal Science Fiction Film and Television (whose special issue on Star Trek at 50 comes out this autumn).

He blogs at and tweets at @gerrycanavan; his book on legendary African-American science fiction writer (and devoted Star Trek fan) Octavia E. Butler also comes out this fall in the Modern Masters of Science Fiction series at University of Illinois Press.

Articles by Gerry Canavan

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  • We have never been Star Trek

    Gerry Canavan slingshots around a lifetime of allegiance to the Star Trek Ideal – and the series’ very fallible reality.

    Thursday, September 8, 2016


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