Category Archives: Faculty

Workshops From Recent Residency: A World of Change In Action — A Sampling

Here’s a sampling of workshops just offered at the August residency for IMA: Qualitative Research Methodology with IMA Faculty Member Karen Campbell: Research projects with human subjects are often the focus of IMA theses: An African American lesbian interviewed African … Continue reading

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Graduation Day!

Today I watched nine of our students graduate — nine people who came here to Goddard College with a passion for studying something of their own design, and who, through the process of looking deep and wide and trusting where … Continue reading

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The Nature of Consciousness: An Interview with Francis X. Charet

Francis X. Charet, faculty member in the Individualized MA program and coordinator of Consciousness Studies, speaks about the conditions of time, mind and the soul on the Single Eye Movement website. Drop by and listen to what he has to … Continue reading

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In Praise of Goodness

Goddard faculty member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg was recently interviewed by Diane Silver, a writer who keeps up the blog, “In Search of Goodness,” a 365-day quest to answer an impossible question. Here’s an excerpt from Mirriam-Goldberg’s interview: DIANE: What about poetry … Continue reading

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Katt Lissard: Watch The Contamination Waltz – a new 7 minute video about HIV/AIDS and theatre for social change in Lesotho, southern Africa.

The Contamination Waltz highlights the creative process of the Winter/Summer Institute (WSI). Since its launch in 2006, WSI has been bringing performers and directors, students and teachers, together from three continents to create collaborative theatre in Lesotho. IMA faculty member, … Continue reading

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Francis Charet: Graduation Talk on Ganesha

Graduation talk delivered by Francis Charet, IMA faculty and coordinator of Consciousness Studies, at the Individualized MA graduation ceremony on Feb. 14, 2010. Ladies and gentlemen, members of the Goddard community, families and friends. I am honored to have been … Continue reading

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February Residency Wonders in Workshops

>World Café: Making a Difference: An IMA Community Event. Setting ourselves up in world cafe format (small tables for intimate conversations on important issues), we’ll explore these questions: What makes for real and significant social and political change? How do … Continue reading

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Goddard Faculty on Tour in Tucson

>Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, IMA faculty and coordinator of Transformative Language Arts, recently gave four readings and a transformative writing workshop in Tucson as part of her book tour for The Sky Begins at Your Feet: A Memoir on Cancer, Community and … Continue reading

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Ruth Farmer: Engaged Education

>Ruth Farmer, IMA Interim Director, has a long background in education. As she writes of her background in her Goddard profile: “My activism took root in North Carolina during the turbulent, liminal 50’s and 60’s. Fighting for social change and … Continue reading

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Ann Armbrecht: Thin Places and the Pilgrimage Home

>Ann Ambrecht, IMA faculty member, writer and filmmaker, looks at the places — thick or thin — between cultures, and between humans and the earth. In her memoir, Thin Places: A Pilgrimage Home, she writes about how studying the Yamphu … Continue reading

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