Category Archives: Community Building

The Radical Edge of the Low-Residencey Model: Faculty Present at NEA Higher Education Conference

Katt Lissard and Karen Campbell, faculty members in the IMA/SBC/HAS programs, recently presented a workshop at the NEA (National Education Association) Higher Education conference in St. Louis in mid-March. Their workshop — “The Low-Residency Model and the Radical Edge From … Continue reading

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An Interview on Teaching, Health, Activism and Research With Bindu Panikkar, New Health Arts & Sciences Faculty

Bindu Panikkar, our new Health Arts and Sciences faculty in the MA program, holds a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Environmental Health and Research Ethics at the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute at the Northeastern University and is an … Continue reading

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IMA Graduates Look at the Bystander Borderline, Calling Little Gypsy Home, Sex Trafficking, Ecological Design, Spiritual Ecology, Yiddishland and Faerieland Activism, and Consciousness

The Bystander Borderline: Witnessing the Judicial, Social, and Clinical Repercussions of being a Female–Identified Trauma Survivor, with IMA graduating student Victoria Mosey. With 1 out of every 4 women experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault in their lifetime, with these … Continue reading

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Movement as Prayer, Collective Medicine, Rethinking Parenthood, Healing Stories, Midwifery and More: Health Arts & Sciences Recent Graduates

The Collision, with HAS graduating student Raymond Christopher Dell. My presentation demonstrates the theory behind traditional acting techniques and where the status quo of developing a character often fails. I will discuss the traditional Stanislavsky based acting approaches, and then … Continue reading

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How a Love of T-Shirts (and Kale) Led Bo Muller-Moore To Stand Up To Corporate Bullies

“So hello everyone, my name is Robert Muller-Moore IV. Everyone calls me Bo, the Eat More Kale Guy, Bo because I couldn’t spell anything longer in kindergarten, and “Eat More Kale” because I’m the owner of a micro-business called EatMoreKale.com. … Continue reading

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Faculty Workshops at Fall Residency

Here’s a sampling of faculty workshops presented at the Fall 2013 residency. These workshops represent what faculty are investigating and creating — from explorations with dominant narratives to how and if our brains are encultured to social change theater in … Continue reading

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Place: Autonomy and Belonging

“When I hear ‘Place’ as a concept, my mind processes it on the macro level. It might be an awkward suggestion, because of its reduction to rhyme, but I see Place as a collection of spaces; of microcosms within the larger … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Presentations at the 2013 Residency

Health Arts & Sciences Grad Presentations: A Peace of Maine–Multi-generational Community Retreat Center, with HAS graduating student Jill Smith. The goal of this presentation is to share how I am developing a multi-generational community retreat center. The center will integrate … Continue reading

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Thoreau, Twitter, Dust, Soul, Language, Sustainability, Imagination, and the Chestnut Trade: Workshops About Place at the Feb. 2013 Residency

Place: An Interdisciplinary Conversation for our Vibrant and Vulnerable Times, with faculty members Susan Pearson, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Ralph Lutts, and returning students  Josh Pollock & Sonja Swift. Join students and faculty from various programs and perspectives as we wander through … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Residency Theme is Place

The theme for the Spring 2013 HAS/IMA/SBC residency is “Place.” Words and images in the residency schedule, and posted throughout campus and on our Worlds of Change blog reflect the myriad ways that HAS, IMA, and SBC students and faculty … Continue reading

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