Science Fiction Film & Television

Diaspora narrative in Battlestar Galactica

Science Fiction Film & Television (2012), 5, (1), 1–21.

Abstract

This article reads the original Battlestar Galactica series and its 1980 sequel as a diasporic narrative. It compares exodus and diaspora, contextualises the Colonial journey within emerging diaspora theory and views the Galactica allegory as an indicator of American imperialism.

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