About This Show
Imagine Otherwise is a podcast about the people and projects bridging art, activism, and academia to build better worlds. Episodes offer in-depth interviews with creators who use culture for social justice, and explore the nitty-gritty work of imagining and creating more just worlds.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 45, Tanisha C. Ford
Host Cathy Hannabach interviews Tanisha C. Ford. Tanisha C. Ford is an Associate Professor of Black American Studies and History at the University of Delaware. She is the author of the book Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2015), which narrates the powerful intertwining histories of the Black Freedom movement and the rise of the global fashion industry. Tanisha studies social movement history, feminist issues, material culture, popular culture and entertainment, and fashion, beauty, and body politics. She is also the co-founder of the innovative material culture pop-up lab, TEXTURES. Her public writing and cultural commentary has been featured in diverse media outlets and publications including the New York Times, the Root, the New Yorker, Ebony, NPR, and Feministing.