Ideas on Fire’s 2021 Year in Books
A big congrats to all of our clients who published books in 2021!
We loved working on these and higlighting the cutting edge of interdisciplinary scholarship through our author interviews.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Anima Adjepong about how Anima used intuition to write their book Afropolitan Projects and what intuition brings to interdisciplinary, transnational scholarship.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Catherine Knight Steele about her new book Digital Black Feminism, extensions of grace, and the politics of collaboration during a pandemic.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Dena’ina musician-scholar Jessica Bissett Perea about transforming the academic publishing pipeline by centering Indigenous worldviews.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Nitasha Tamar Sharma about how her book Hawai‘i Is My Haven allowed her to return home—and the importance of recalibrating work and life across an interdisciplinary career.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Christen A. Smith, Dána-Ain Davis, and Sameena Mulla about the politics of citation and editing a Feminist Anthropology special issue about the Cite Black Women movement.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Priya Kandaswamy about her new book Domestic Contradictions and embracing permanent change in our classrooms, communities, and creative endeavors.
Cathy Hannabach interviews filmmaker and scholar Mark Villegas about how transnational, interracial hip-hop cultures are crafting new worlds centered in abundance and creativity.
Cathy Hannabach interviews scholar and performance artist J. Faith Almiron about abolitionist pedagogy in the classroom and the art world.
Host Cathy Hannabach interviews Kānaka Maoli food studies scholar Hiʻilei Julia Kawehipuaakahaopulani Hobart about inspiration and writing.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Badia Ahad-Legardy about Black historical joy and cultivating intellectual and political inspiration in our daily practices.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Chicanx media studies scholar Dolores Inés Casillas about parenting, flexible planning, and bullet journaling during the pandemic.
Cathy Hannabach interviews Mecca Jamilah Sullivan about her new book The Poetics of Difference and centering queer Black feminist joy in literature and life.
Cathy Hannabach interviews public health scholar Chris Barcelos about their new book Distributing Condoms and Hope, reproductive justice, and access intimacy.