Category Archives: Embodiment Studies & Body Image

Embodiment Studies at Goddard College with Lise Weil and Britta Love

Faculty member Lise Weil talk about “the lived body as seat of cognition and perception” and current student Britta Love gives her own definition of embodiment studies in these two videos. Watch this short video, part of a new series … Continue reading

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Consciousness Studies + Embodiment Studies with Britta Love

Britta Love, a current Goddard student, talks about her thesis project, a combination of traditional research and critical memoir writing on consciousness sexuality and psychodelic plant medicines. Watch this short video, part of a new series filmed by Alexander Love, … Continue reading

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A Place of Transformational Residencies: Lise Weil on Goddard Residencies

What makes a Goddard College education different? One of the answers is that the residencies are embodied experience, bringing us together as a community while helping us connect with what GGI faculty member Lise Weil calls “transformational energy collected here … 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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From Consciousness Studies to the Circus with Hillary Webb

Hillary Webb has been studying human consciousness for a long time. Before she came to Goddard to complete a MA in Consciousness Studies (a concentration in the Individualized MA program), she worked as a writer, traveling around the world to … Continue reading

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A Sample of Faculty Workshops at a Residency

Are 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird Enough? with faculty member Jim Sparrell. We will meet for several bird walks and discussion of knowing and nature, considering how the different ways of knowing and looking at the natural world … Continue reading

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From Black Women’s Lives Matter to the Solidarity Economy as Social Innovation: Graduating Student Presentations

The August residency for the Goddard Graduate Institute featured a rich expanse of workshops from our graduating students. Congratulations to them all, and here’s what they presented: Black Women’s Lives Matter: A Narrative, Womanist Approach to Self-Care, with HAS graduating … Continue reading

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