Author Archives: Individual Poet

Pamela McGrath: The Brazilian Martial Art and Dance Form of Capoeira, Healing, and Community

As part of my thesis project, I am creating a short documentary film that is a blend of video footage and interviews that document how the Brazilian martial art and dance form of Capoeira acts as a form of healing movement to … Continue reading

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David White: Deconstructing “The White Man’s Indian” In Favor of Cultural Respect and Equality for All

David White is working on his MA in Individualized Studies at Goddard‘s Graduate Institute. My work has always been about exploring the ways in which identities are constructed, and how those constructions shape the beliefs and experiences of those who … Continue reading

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Britta Love: How Sex, Drugs and Embodied Magic Can Change the World

I’m in the IMA Consciousness Studies program, exploring how sex (intentional/conscious sensuality) and drugs (psychedelics) can be used to facilitate healing and spiritual experiences. This semester I’m exploring some embodiment studies ideas around intuitive touch and other embodied knowledge, adding … Continue reading

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Kris Hege: Survivor-Centric Resiliency Support for Sexual Assault Survivors

Goddard is more than a school or an institution, it is more than a campus and faculty and staff. It is a garden where seeds of passion and inspiration are planted, nourished, and grow, sometimes wildly, into extraordinary forces of … Continue reading

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Jody Frey: From Place-Based Arts to the Art of Justice

There is nothing more beautiful to behold than a person who has just discovered courage. After graduation and a full recovery from the IMA program’s happy exhaustion (studying place-based arts), I began looking for ways to sustain the academic fitness … Continue reading

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Workshops at Fall Residency

With the Goddard Graduate Institute’s first official residency just over, we wanted to share with you a sampling of the kinds of workshops faculty and students offered at the Plainfield, Vermont campus between Aug. 8-15, 2014. Our residency theme, “Climate … Continue reading

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New Students at the New Goddard Graduate Institute

As the Goddard Graduate Institute launches its first residency, we welcome these new students who just began with us. The GGI is the combination of the Individualized MA, Health Arts and Sciences MA, and new Social Innovation and Sustainability MA … Continue reading

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