Category Archives: Global Studies

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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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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After earning her degree in the IMA program, during which time she studied and wrote memoir, Dina Wolff went onto find a career in writing, and also to find someone who changed her life: Aster, her adoptive daughter from Ethiopia. … Continue reading

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Life After Goddard & Goddard’s Influence in Colombia: Juliana Borrero, Part II

I felt like a fish who had finally found the water when I went to a week-long event of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in Bogota in 2009. Here I was able to share ideas, discuss theory, learn, … Continue reading

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A Sampling of Faculty Workshops at the February Residency

Ram Dass: The Vicissitudes of Devotion and Ferocity of Grace, with IMA faculty member Francis Charet. Recently I researched and wrote up an essay for publication on Ram Dass (a.k.a Richard Alpert). It focused on his personal and spiritual journey … Continue reading

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Danielle Boutet & Susan Moul: Two Special Guests at Upcoming Residency

Lecture and Discussion: Knowledge that Matters, Makes Sense and Connects: Transdisciplinarity and Complexity in Individualized Studies, with Visiting Scholar, Dr. Danielle Boutet, Ph.D. The IMA program offers students the opportunity to research their own passions and craft their own programs … Continue reading

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Helping Teens Empower Themselves Wherever She Lands: Heather Davis

>When Heather Davis was in the Individualized MA program (Transformative Language Arts concentration), she focused on how spoken word performance and writing could help at-risk teens find their feet and walk toward better lives. She didn’t realize at the time … Continue reading

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International Sustainability: Camille Mata is Recognized for Thesis!

>Camille Mata, an IMA graduate who specialized in international sustainability and community building, won an honorarium and potential book project with the University of Minnesota Press through its Quadrant Fellowship. The honorarium includes a stipend and all-expense paid trip to … 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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The Mystical Road: Thesis on Pilgrimage

>Angela Mullins, featured several entries back on this site, has just posted her entire IMA thesis, Awakening to Awakening: Journeys Along the Pilgrimage Road. To read about her study — which encompassed pilgrimages around the world along with investigating the … Continue reading

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