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Team Favorites, Teams to Teach

IoF Team Favorites: Films to Teach

August 1, 2017 Blog

A great film can spark discussion and animate your classroom. Whether you're teaching a course in ethnic studies or queer theory, giving your students the opportunity to engage with an audiovisual text can shift their thinking, and push your pedagogy in new directions. Here are our favorite films to teach.

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IoF Team Favorites: All-Time Favorite Piece of Literature

July 4, 2017 Blog

Great literature inspires you, challenges you, mirrors you, and urges you to see beyond yourself. We read with purpose in academic life, but pleasure reading can also prompt us to forge new connections, think in new directions and imagine otherwise.

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IoF Team Favorites: Summer Scholar Spotlight

June 13, 2017 Blog

Summer is a great time to explore scholarship outside your area or that is otherwise new to you. We decided to highlight some favorite scholars, people who are doing great work. Here are some of the scholars, academics, public figures, and all-around cool people who should be on your radar.

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Team Favorites, Inspiring Class

IoF Team Favorites: Most Inspiring Class

April 25, 2017 Blog

Feminist theory, Toni Morrison, utopias/dystopias, and more: The Ideas on Fire team shares the classes that have most inspired us. These are the courses that opened our eyes to something we'd never seen before or defined our trajectory in new ways. You never know when (or where) inspiration might strike...

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Team Favorites, Fun Blogs

IoF Team Favorites: Blogs We Read for Fun

March 21, 2017 Blog

The Ideas on Fire team shares the blogs we read for pleasure, including blogs on fat fashion, queer of color style, biking, comics, mindfulness, and popular culture.

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Team Favorites, Books on Writing

IoF Team Favorites: Books on Writing

February 21, 2017 Blog

Writing builds new worlds and tears down old ones, challenges the status quo, and urges us to do better. Here are our favorite books on writing—what to read when your pen needs a little inspiration, the writing guides that help us think, move us, and embolden us to imagine otherwise.

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Team Favorites, Podcasts

IoF Team Favorites: Podcasts

January 3, 2017 Blog

At Ideas on Fire, we know the value of a good podcast. A great episode can teach you something, expose you to exciting work, and inspire you. Here are our recommendations for some great podcasts that have entertained us, relaxed us, educated us, and sparked our creativity.

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Team Favorites, De-Stressing Rituals

IoF Team Favorites: De-Stressing Rituals

December 20, 2016 Blog

The holidays and end of the semester can be both restful and stressful. As the days get shorter and the semester comes to an end, self-care is crucial. Here are our favorite de-stress rituals, in the hopes that you have a happy and healthy new year!

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Team Favorites, Recent Reads

IoF Team Favorites: Our Recent Reads

November 29, 2016 Blog

We’ve been reading some awesome books lately (in addition to our clients’ books, of course). Here are our recommendations for recent novels and memoirs about science fiction, queer femme and transgender parenting, intergenerational masculinities, diaspora, racial/ethnic identity, and kids fighting monsters.

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