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Events

Upcoming events

All upcoming in-person Ideas on Fire events are canceled due to COVID-19. We encourage all of you to follow WHO and CDC guidelines about social distancing. More about our reasoning for this decision can be found here.

Past events

Self-Care for the End of the Semester - Drop of water in a pond
December 4, 2016

Self-Care at the End of the Semester

How can we navigate life on the margins of academia while centering oneself? How do we build bridges of care across work, community, and the self—three areas that US culture tends to treat as separate entities?… Continue Reading

Make It Work, Doing Cultural Studies Beyond the Academy - Multicolored rubik's cube
May 3, 2016

Make It Work: Doing Cultural Studies Beyond the Academy

Ideas on Fire is heading to Villanova University next week for the Cultural Studies Association conference to lead a roundtable on the vibrant cultural studies projects bring done beyond the academy. Make It Work: Doing… Continue Reading

April 8, 2016

Beyond the Professoriate: Postac, Altac, and Nonac Careers

Ideas on Fire president Cathy Hannabach is speaking at the Beyond the Professoriate conference next month on feminist entrepreneurship and the process of building Ideas on Fire. Beyond the Professoriate Beyond the Professoriate is a… Continue Reading

March 3, 2016

Rock Your Semester: Road Maps and Writing Routines

Ideas on Fire is heading to the University of Pittsburgh next month to teach a workshop on how to rock your semester and your dissertation, specifically aimed at graduate students and post-docs in sociology and… Continue Reading

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September 3, 2015

How to Rock Your Dissertation: Writing Routines

Ideas on Fire is heading to the University of California, Berkeley next month to teach a workshop on writing routines for the dissertation, specifically aimed at graduate students in ethnic studies and gender and women's… Continue Reading

Thrive Like Cult Stud - Multicolored umbrellas hanging in the air
June 1, 2015

Thrive Like (Cult)Studs: Cultural Studies and Postac/Altac Careers

Ideas on Fire is hosting a roundtable in a few weeks on postac and altac careers for cultural studies PhDs. Thrive Like (Cult)Studs: Cultural Studies and Postac/Altac Careers Some of us work in the public… Continue Reading

Four Editors and a Paragraph - Open lined notebook with a pencil, pencil sharpener, and pencil shavings
April 27, 2015

Four Editors and a Paragraph

Ideas on Fire is heading to the Drexel University next month to speak on a panel of local Philadelphia-based editors to talk about the different ways editors approach a text. Four Editors and a Paragraph… Continue Reading

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