Category Archives: Cultural & Cross-Cultural Studies

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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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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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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Re-Kindling the Spiritual in a Postmodern World: Jeremy Johnson

IMA Graduate Jeremy Johnson’s interdisciplinary, far-reaching blog looks at what he calls “emanant” possibilities in our contemporary world, including: Potential for new kinds of human societies. I document “emanent folkways” – possible cultures and ways of life in our interconnected … Continue reading

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Renga: Endings

At the February 2013 residency, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and Karen Campbell led a renga party, a chance to come together, experience Japanese treats and traditions, particularly the tradition of the renga. This ancient Japanese poetic form brings people together to write … Continue reading

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Renga: Beginnings

At the February 2013 residency, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and Karen Campbell led a renga party, a chance to come together, experience Japanese treats and traditions, particularly the tradition of the renga. This ancient Japanese poetic form brings people together to write … Continue reading

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