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Writing for Non-Academic Audiences

Writing for Non-Academic Audiences

July 25, 2017 Blog

Want your work to make an impact on the world? Looking to engage in conversations beyond your discipline or university? Public writing has the potential to spark change and to better the world we live in. Learn how to make your work accessible to diverse, non-academic audiences.

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Weekend Reading: Thinking Beyond Our Current System

June 15, 2017 Blog

Imagining otherwise means engaging critically with (and seeing beyond) our current reality.
Our reading for this weekend collects pieces that ask us to shift our viewpoints, listen better, open ourselves up to the unexpected, and rethink what we mean by (and how we practice) inclusivity.

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Weekend Reading: Accessibility in Academia

March 16, 2017 Blog

For this latest edition of our weekend reading, we’ve gathered posts that explore tangible steps we can take to make academia more accessible and push back against the structural inequalities that make time-management and goal-setting especially difficult for anyone who isn’t able-bodied, white, cisgender, or wealthy.

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Weekend Reading: (Real) Inclusivity and Accessibility

February 24, 2017 Blog

How can we approach inclusivity and accessibility in tangible ways? How can we build communities within and around academic spaces that are supportive not just in theory but also in practice? Here are some powerful reads on accessibility, navigating personal and professional relationships in academia, and grounding activism in history.

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Trigger Warnings & Safe Spaces

Trigger Warnings and Safe Spaces: Reflections and Strategies

February 7, 2017 Blog

Lately, there's been much ado about trigger warnings. Some have argued that they are a crucial to establish a safe, accessible classrooms for diverse students; others have framed them as a threat to educational integrity. But what exactly are trigger warnings and how can they foster safe(r) spaces of learning?

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Make Your Event Accessible

How to Make Your Academic Event Accessible

January 17, 2017 Blog

Accessibility is a social justice issue, one that academics have addressed head-on in their syllabi, university policies, and student services. But many academic events still are not accessible to most bodies. Here we offer concrete strategies (for any budget) to design your event for the widest audience possible.

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Imagine Otherwise: Mimi Khúc and Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis on Asian American Mental Health Activism & Parenting in Academia

December 14, 2016 Podcast

What does wellness and unwellness look like in the context of Asian America? In the context of academia? Mimi Khúc and Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis discuss how academia can better address parenting, mental health, and wellness, as well as the forthcoming special issue of the Asian American Literary Review.

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Imagine Otherwise: Elizabeth Ellcessor on Disability Media Accessibility

April 20, 2016 Podcast

How can media producers address the varied ways people with diverse disabilities use media and technology? Elizabeth Ellcessor explains why media accessibility is a social justice issue, how disability activists have harnessed technology in unexpected ways, and how producers can create media for the widest range of audiences.

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