Public Engagement Resources
Translate your research across audiences and genres and help your scholarship have real-world effects
Each episode of the Imagine Otherwise podcast is full of advice on how to up your public engagement game and features hundreds of models of how to do just that. Host Cathy Hannabach interviews academics, artists, and activists who use culture for social justice and to build better worlds.
Advice on finding and speaking to diverse audiences, why scholars need to work with and for communities, how to write op-eds, doing public history, academic libraries and community engagement, vulnerability and public writing, social media and museums as the new public sphere, hashtag syllabi, curating for social justice, blogging, activist scholarship, writing for fans, and why the interdisciplines have always prepared us for public work.
How to take your pedagogy into the public sphere: social media, service learning, social justice teaching, and what “going public” can mean inside and outside the academy.
Open access publishing makes our work accessible, but many worry whether it will "count." Here's how to decide whether open access is right for your piece.
Non-academic mentors bring a wealth of career expertise and life advice. Here's how to build and nurture those relationships regardless of your career path.
Social media is a great way to do academic book promotion. Here's how to create a social media plan that fits your resources, time, and goals for your book.
Putting Your Interdisciplinary Degree to Work with Public Writing: A Peek Behind the Scenes with Dismantle
A behind-the-scenes look at how Dismantle Magazine co-founders Elise Chatelain and Sara Tatyana Bernstein are turning their side project into a career.