Category Archives: Feminism, Women’s & Gender Studies

Queering Sexual Violence: IMA Student Jennifer Patterson Interviewed by Faculty Lise Weil

In her forthcoming anthology Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Sexual Violence Movement (Magnus Books, Fall 2014), IMA student Jennifer Patterson has assembled a collection of powerful, eloquent voices that serve to shift key paradigms that exist around … Continue reading

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An Interview on Teaching, Health, Activism and Research With Bindu Panikkar, New Health Arts & Sciences Faculty

Bindu Panikkar, our new Health Arts and Sciences faculty in the MA program, holds a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Environmental Health and Research Ethics at the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute at the Northeastern University and is an … 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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Faculty Workshops at Fall Residency

Here’s a sampling of faculty workshops presented at the Fall 2013 residency. These workshops represent what faculty are investigating and creating — from explorations with dominant narratives to how and if our brains are encultured to social change theater in … 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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Graduating Student Presentations at the 2013 Residency

Health Arts & Sciences Grad Presentations: A Peace of Maine–Multi-generational Community Retreat Center, with HAS graduating student Jill Smith. The goal of this presentation is to share how I am developing a multi-generational community retreat center. The center will integrate … 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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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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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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