Category Archives: Epistemology (how we know what we know)

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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Arts, Stars, Autoethnography, Embodiment, Life Practices and More: A Sampling of Upcoming Faculty Workshops

Research Beyond Texts, Ethical Learning in the World, with faculty member James Sparrell. Join me for an engaged conversation about how to frame your questions in ways that help you to place them in a larger conversation and learn in … Continue reading

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Hard Stone, Hard Choices: Memory, Community & Story with Scott Candage

Scott Candage, a new graduate of the Individualized MA program, explains to his local paper, The Working Waterfront, that his graduate thesis project looked deeply at community narratives that tell the community what it is and what stories matter most.  … 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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Lise Weil on Why Christa Wolf Matters: Diagnosing the Darkness and Telling the Truth

Lise Weil, IMA faculty, writes, “’Literature today must be peace research,’ Christa Wolf pronounced in her Buchner Prize speech. More than any other writer I know, she showed me what it is to be a writer of conscience.” Here is … Continue reading

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Toward a Noetic Ecology wtih Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson, a current Individualized MA student in the Consciousness Studies concentration, has just posted a great video on his studies, discussing “Cultural evolution, cyborgs, technology & consciousness: exploring what possibilities our era brings to us.” Here’s how he begins … Continue reading

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Goddard President Knows “Trust the Process” From Her Own Experience

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently posted part 1 of a podcast with Barbara Vacarr, president of Goddard College, in which Barbara tells her own story of education: one that involves dropping out of high school at age 15, earning … Continue reading

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