Author Archives: Individual Poet

Are You An Undiagnosed Visionary? Sarah Van Hoy on How Goddard Cultivates Visionaries

Are you an undiagnosed visionary? GGI faculty member Sarah Van Hoy speaks here about what kind of education people who, guided by their own visions, need to grow their roots and fruit. Watch this short video, part of a new … Continue reading

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Accessing All of Ourselves with Faculty Member Lise Weil

Goddard helps us find and bring to our studies and our life work all of ourselves. Watch this short video, part of a new series filmed by Alexander Love, based on interviews with GGI students and faculty.

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5 Tips for Maintaining Wellness in the Struggle by Taina Asili

Taina Asili, singer-songwriter, activist, and touring artist — and a graduate of the Transformative Language Arts program,  recently shared a deeply thoughtful and inspiring post, featuring tips she and Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm came up with after being … Continue reading

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GGI Faculty Member’s Project Highlighted in Film Festival

The Contamination Waltz, a short film about the Winter/Summer Institute (WSI) — which GGI faculty member Katt Lissard is artistic director of — was just named an official selection of the 28th Annual Dallas VideoFest (October 12th-18th). Here’s a description … Continue reading

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Linda Porter Brings Together Menopause and Martial Arts in Workshop and Thesis

Linda Porter, a Black Belt in Karate and current student in the Goddard Graduate Institute looked toward her own life experience to find the main focus for her studies: the confluence between menopause and Karate. That focus is not only … Continue reading

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Art, Sustainability, the Materials Economy and More with Nicolette Stosur-Bassett

I’m fortunate to have been raised in a family environment that really valued education. I was privileged growing up to attend a variety of learning institutions where I was exposed to diverse pedagogies, many of which valued independent study and … Continue reading

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The Power of Words Conference Celebrates Transformative Language Arts

The 12th annual Power of Words conference, held Sept 17-21 at Unity Village in Kansas City, MO., brought together over 110 writers, storytellers, artists, activists, educators, change-makers, health professionals and visionaries to explore how writing, storytelling, performance, and other arts … Continue reading

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