Imagine Otherwise by Ideas on Fire

By Cathy Hannabach

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A podcast about bridging art, activism, and academia to build more just futures. On each episode, host Cathy Hannabach interviews the scholars, dancers, authors, artists, and filmmakers imagining collective freedom and creating it through culture.

Episode Date
Amber Rose González, Felicia Montes, and Nadia Zepeda on Mujeres de Maiz
May 28, 2024
Erin McElroy on Silicon Valley Imperialism
Apr 03, 2024
Juan Llamas-Rodriguez on the Visual Politics of Border Tunnels
Dec 11, 2023
Tamara Kneese on Death in the Digital Platform Age
Nov 14, 2023
Nicosia Shakes on Black Women's Activist Theater
Oct 04, 2023
Meryl Alper on Autistic Kids’ Digital Media
Sep 20, 2023
Kristie Soares on Joy in Latinx Media
Sep 07, 2023
Cynthia Franklin on Narrative and Activist Politics
Aug 10, 2023
Magdalena Barrera and Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales on The Latinx Guide to Graduate School
Jul 12, 2023
Katie Walkiewicz on Indigenous and Black Freedom
Jun 15, 2023
Jasmine Nichole Cobb on Haptic Blackness
Mar 08, 2023
Mairead Sullivan on Lesbian Feminist World-building
Feb 22, 2023
Josen Masangkay Diaz on Postcolonial Configurations
Feb 08, 2023
Erin Durban on the Sexual Politics of Empire
Jan 25, 2023
Jennifer Lynn Kelly on Anticolonial Solidarity Tourism
Jan 11, 2023
Josef Nguyen on the Politics of Flexibility
Mar 11, 2022
Anima Adjepong on Interdisciplinary Intuition
Dec 18, 2021
Nitasha Tamar Sharma on Recalibration and Balance
Nov 10, 2021
Catherine Knight Steele on Black Feminist Extensions of Grace
Oct 13, 2021
Christopher Ali on Building a More Connected World
Sep 29, 2021
Sandra Ristovska on Seeing Human Rights
Sep 01, 2021
Jessica Bissett Perea on Indigenous Transformations in Academic Publishing
Aug 18, 2021
Priya Kandaswamy on Embracing Permanent Change
Aug 04, 2021
Mark Villegas on Collaborative Abundance in Hip-Hop Cultures
Jul 21, 2021
Maile Arvin on Kuleana and Indigenous Feminist Community
Jun 23, 2021
Christen A. Smith, Dána-Ain Davis, and Sameena Mulla on Cite Black Women
Jun 09, 2021
Liat Ben-Moshe on Community beyond the Carceral State
May 26, 2021
Mecca Jamilah Sullivan on Cultivating Joy through Queer Black Feminist Art
May 12, 2021
J. Faith Almiron on Abolitionist Pedagogy within and beyond Institutions
Apr 30, 2021
La Marr Bruce on Renewal, Loss, and Black Creativity
Apr 14, 2021
Hiʻilei Julia Kawehipuaakahaopulani Hobart on Transgenerational Inspiration
Mar 31, 2021
Badia Ahad-Legardy on Black Historical Joy and Inspiration
Mar 17, 2021
Gwen D’Arcangelis on Inspiration for Scholar-Activists
Mar 03, 2021
Dolores Inés Casillas on Flexible Planning with Bullet Journals
Feb 17, 2021
Meredith D. Clark on Adapting Plans to Where You’re At
Feb 03, 2021
Chris Barcelos on Beginning from Educated Hope
Jan 27, 2021
Siobhan Brooks on Reckoning with Violence
Dec 09, 2020
Bakirathi Mani on Curating with Confidence
Nov 25, 2020
Jillian Hernandez on the Politics of Confidence and Creativity
Nov 11, 2020
Aimi Hamraie on Sustainability and Disability Justice
Oct 28, 2020
Anusha Kedhar on the Limits of Flexibility
Oct 14, 2020
Sasha Engelmann on Art and Activism in the Air
Sep 30, 2020
Christopher Persaud on Creating Balance to Avoid Burnout
Sep 16, 2020
Koritha Mitchell on Homemade Citizenship
Sep 02, 2020
Kishonna Gray on Teaching and Parenting in a Pandemic
Aug 19, 2020
Adrienne Shaw on Accessible Online Teaching by Design
Aug 05, 2020
Dorinne Kondo on Reparative Creativity
Jun 24, 2020
Ani Maitra on Media and Identity in the Public Sphere
Jun 11, 2020
Zakiyyah Iman Jackson on Black Feminist Interdisciplinarity
May 27, 2020
Porchia Moore on Cultural Heritage and Collective Freedom
May 13, 2020
Juana María Rodríguez and Emma Pérez on Writing Partnerships
Apr 29, 2020
Hunter Vaughan on the Ecological Impact of Media Technologies
Apr 15, 2020
Miriam Zoila Pérez on Reproductive Justice and Community in Precarious Times
Apr 01, 2020
Meghnaa Tallapragada on Science in the Public Sphere
Mar 18, 2020
Rebecca Wanzo on Visibility and African American Comics
Mar 04, 2020
Sasha Costanza-Chock on Design Justice
Feb 19, 2020
Elizabeth Wayne and Christine "Xine" Yao on Podcasting Across the STEM/Humanities Divide
Feb 05, 2020
Christopher B. Patterson on Writing as Resistance and Refusal
Jan 22, 2020
Amy Lam on Feminist Travel Writing
Jan 08, 2020
Malinda Maynor Lowery on Lumbee Storytelling
Dec 11, 2019
Cathy Hannabach on 3 Years of Imagine Otherwise
Nov 20, 2019
Kiki Petrosino on Writing from the Body
Nov 06, 2019
Fobazi Ettarh on the Limits of Vocational Awe
Oct 23, 2019
Melody Jue on Thinking Through Seawater
Oct 09, 2019
Sarah Stefana Smith on a Poetics and Politics of Bafflement
Sep 25, 2019
Anthony Romero on Sound and Socially Engaged Art
Aug 14, 2019
Emilly Prado on Making Space for Creativity
Jul 31, 2019
Amber Jamilla Musser on Valuing Embodied Knowledge
Jul 17, 2019
Sandra Ruiz on Resetting the Colonial Clock
Jul 03, 2019
Tania Lizarazo on Listening and Learning Together
Jun 19, 2019
Alix Olson on Transitioning from Performer to Professor
Jun 05, 2019
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas on Leaving No One Behind
May 22, 2019
Denne Michele Norris on QTPOC Literary Worlds
May 08, 2019
Jenn M. Jackson on Black Feminist Love and Community Building
Apr 24, 2019
Larisa Kingston Mann on DJ Dreams and Radical Publics
Apr 10, 2019
Nadine Hubbs on Listening Queerly
Mar 27, 2019
Marisol LeBrón on an Anti-Colonial Abolitionist Praxis
Mar 13, 2019
Jade S. Sasser on Reproductive Justice and Climate Change
Feb 27, 2019
Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón on Women Graffiti Artists
Feb 13, 2019
Alyshia Gálvez on NAFTA and Transnational Food Justice
Jan 30, 2019
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui on Hawaiian Sovereignty
Jan 16, 2019
Jenny L. Davis on Indigenous Language Revitalization
Jan 02, 2019
Jian Neo Chen on Trans of Color Art and Activism
Dec 19, 2018
Aimee Bahng on Speculating from the Undercommons
Dec 05, 2018
Craig Santos Perez on a Decolonial and Demilitarized Pacific
Nov 21, 2018
Macarena Gómez-Barris on Fighting Extractive Capitalism
Nov 07, 2018
Veronica Corzo-Duchardt on Art Between Worlds
Oct 24, 2018
Imani Perry on Love as an Ethic
Oct 10, 2018
Manuela Lavinas Picq on Indigenous Futures
Sep 26, 2018
Francesca T. Royster on Writing Courageously
Sep 12, 2018
Stacie Williams on the Radical Librarianiship
Aug 29, 2018
Gayatri Gopinath on Queer Diasporic Aesthetics
Aug 15, 2018
Heath Fogg Davis on Gender's Administration
Aug 01, 2018
Aimi Hamraie on the Politics of Disability and Design
Jul 18, 2018
Sami Schalk on Disability and Black Women's Speculative Fiction
Jul 04, 2018
Bianca Laureano on Feminist Afro-Latinx Sex Education
Jun 20, 2018
Tavia Nyong'o on Revolutionary Queer Imaginaries
Jun 06, 2018
Tina Campt on Listening to Images
May 16, 2018
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on Disability Justice
May 02, 2018
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on Radical Memoir
Apr 18, 2018
Manuel Cuellar on Dancing as Community Building
Apr 04, 2018
Lynn Comella on Finding Your Voice and Knowing Your Audience
Mar 21, 2018
Sara Tatyana Bernstein on Critical Public Scholarship
Mar 07, 2018
Alice Y. Hom on Queer Public History
Feb 21, 2018
Elizabeth J. Chin on Dancing Beyond Whiteness
Jan 31, 2018
Shaka McGlotten on the Passion of Inquiry
Jan 10, 2018
Yaba Blay on Everyday Black Girl Magic
Dec 13, 2017
Elicia Gonzales on Latinx Reproductive Justice
Nov 29, 2017
Karen Tongson on the Pleasures of Pop Culture
Nov 15, 2017
Aileen Suzara on Filipino Food Activism and Eco-Education
Nov 01, 2017
Lakshmi Ramgopal on Postcolonial Music and the Pull of History
Oct 18, 2017
Adeline Koh on Feminist Entrepreneurship and Self-Care
Oct 04, 2017
Yolanda Wisher on Poetry as Community Engagement
Sep 20, 2017
Nia King on Supporting Queer and Trans Artists of Color
Sep 06, 2017
Shanté Paradigm Smalls on Hip Hop's Queer Aesthetics
Aug 23, 2017
Tanisha C. Ford on Black Creative Genius
Aug 09, 2017
Heath Fogg Davis on Transgender Discrimination
Jul 26, 2017
Marcella Ernest on Native American Filmmaking and Podcasting
Jul 12, 2017
Solomon Enos, Abigail Romanchak, and John Hina (Prime) on Native Hawaiian Food Security
Jun 28, 2017
Rosanna Raymond, Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi, and Ricky Tagaban on Indigenous Sovereignty Movements
Jun 21, 2017
Kālewa Correa, Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, and Adriel Luis on Radical Curation
Jun 14, 2017
Lila Sharif on the Settler Colonial Politics of Food
May 31, 2017
Surbhi Malik on Diasporic Radio
May 24, 2017
Emily Hue on Burmese Performance Art
May 17, 2017
Leah Milne on the Good Trouble of Racial Justice
May 10, 2017
Tara Fickle on Tarot in the Classroom
May 03, 2017
Karen Jaime on Queer Puerto Rican Slam Poetry
Apr 05, 2017
E. Patrick Johnson on Oral History and Creativity Rituals
Mar 22, 2017
Francisco Galarte on Chicanx Transgender Style
Mar 07, 2017
Felami Burgess on Queer of Color Media Representation
Feb 22, 2017
Vince Schleitwiler on Afro–Asian Activist Coalitions
Feb 08, 2017
Tala Khanmalek on Femme of Color Healing Justice
Jan 25, 2017
Zach McDowell on Open Access Publishing
Jan 11, 2017
Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite on Being a Scholar in the Digital Era
Dec 28, 2016
Mimi Khúc and Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis on Asian American Mental Health Activism
Dec 14, 2016
Mimi Nguyen on Punk of Color Politics
Nov 30, 2016
Amanda Phillips on Critical Digital Humanities
Nov 16, 2016
André Pérez on Transgender Oral History
Nov 02, 2016
Wazhmah Osman on Autoethnography and Afghan Documentary Film
Oct 19, 2016
Ronak Kapadia on Resisting Imperial Visuality
Oct 05, 2016
April Lynn James on Whimsical Poetry as a Healing Tool for Trauma
Sep 21, 2016
Karma Chávez on Queer Migration Politics
Sep 07, 2016
Minal Hajratwala on How to Write Like a Unicorn
Aug 24, 2016
Elizabeth Walker and Maria Novotny on the ART of Infertility
Aug 17, 2016
Katie Manthey on Fat Feminist Fashion Blogging
Aug 10, 2016
Vicko Alvarez on Latina Feminist Comics
Jul 27, 2016
Aishah Shahidah Simmons on Black Feminist Anti-Violence Activism
Jul 13, 2016
Amy Sadao on Museums as the New Public Sphere
Jun 29, 2016
Sarah Grey on Food as Community Building
Jun 15, 2016
micha cárdenas on Wearable Technologies for Racial Justice
Jun 01, 2016
Nikiko Masumoto on Queer, Feminist Japanese American Farming
May 18, 2016
Simone Browne on the History of Anti-Black Surveillance
May 04, 2016
Elizabeth Ellcessor on Disability Media Accessibility
Apr 20, 2016
andré carrington on Race in Science Fiction
Apr 06, 2016
Eric Tang on the Cold War Origins of Refugee Policy
Mar 23, 2016
Lauren Rile Smith on Feminist Circus Art and Disability Body Love
Mar 09, 2016
Margaret Rhee on Queer Feminist Robot Poetry
Feb 24, 2016
Aymar Jean Christian on Queer and Trans of Color Media Production
Feb 10, 2016
Sawyer Lovett on Queer Southern Memoir Zines
Jan 27, 2016
Minh-Ha T. Pham on Asian Fashion Super Bloggers
Jan 13, 2016
Cathy Hannabach Introduces the Imagine Otherwise Podcast
Jan 11, 2016