Category Archives: Embodiment Studies & Body Image

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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Origins, Land, Body & Poetic Power of Language: Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg on Place

Caryn’s talk on the place panel from the February residency Wind, trees, fields, horizons, light retracting or returning: I’ve always felt most alive in relation to place, whether the front stoop in front of a Brooklyn triplex 45 years ago, … Continue reading

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Finding Our Way Back Home: A Talk by Faculty Susan Pearson

I’d like to speak about participatory epistemology and place, ways of knowing the place we’re in, whatever place we’re in. Like many of the stories I have been hearing of your childhood experiences of place, when I was a child, … Continue reading

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Place in Vibrant and Vulnerable Times: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Sonja Swift’s talk on place she gave as part of the Place panel at the February residency: In speaking of place it feels appropriate, if not essential, to introduce myself within the context of the place I am from: my … 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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Graduating Students Workshops at the Fall 2012 Residency

Take a look at what our graduating students in the Sustainable Business & Communities (SBC), Health Arts & Sciences (HAS), and Individualized MA (IMA) program did during their time here, and get a better idea of what possible with your … Continue reading

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Faculty Workshops for Our Fall 2012 Residency

Highlights of faculty workshops at our upcoming residency with Individualized MA, Socially Responsible Business & Communities and Health Arts & Sciences faculty in our combined residency Aug. 3-10. A Brief History of Sustainability, with faculty member Ralph H. Lutts: Sustainability … Continue reading

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Marianela Medrano-Marra: Embodied Writing & Writing From the Root Across Cultures

At our February residency, we were graced by IMA Visiting Scholar Marianela Medrano-Marra, a Dominican writer and poet. Marianela holds a PhD in psychology and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Poetry Therapist. Her literary work has earned various … Continue reading

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Getting Naked & Telling the Truth with Jeanne Chambers & Rhonda Patzia

Jeanne Chambers and Rhonda Patzia were students together in the IMA, both in the Transformative Language Arts concentration. While Jeanne focused on storytelling, story catching, autoethnography and ethics, Rhonda’s study bridged TLA and embodiment studies, combining photography and creative writing … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Presentations: Embodied Movement, Identity, Progressive Education, Moral Medicine, the Early Republic, Place & More

While some graduating presentations have been and will elaborated upon in other posts, here’s a listing of others that made for a fabulously integrating and interdisciplinary weekend for our new graduates: Myth  of  Unification:  The Birth  of  the  Early Republic  and  the  … Continue reading

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