Category Archives: History & Political Science

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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Faculty Residency Workshops Cross Boundaries in Psychology, Science, Culture, Religion, Politics, Community and History

The theme of our spring 2015 residency was Crossing Boundaries. Here’s a sampling of some of the workshops GGI faculty offered. The Work of Stan Grof, with faculty member Francis X. Charet. Grof, a psychiatrist, is a leading representative of … Continue reading

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Ezra Berkley Nepon Wins Leeway Foundation Transformation Award

According to the Leeway Foundation, which just awarded Ezra Berkley Nepon a 2014 Leeway Foundation Transformation Award,  “Ezra’s work an artist and activist comes from their hunger for stories and spaces that allow marginalized people to know they are not … Continue reading

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David White: Deconstructing “The White Man’s Indian” In Favor of Cultural Respect and Equality for All

David White is working on his MA in Individualized Studies at Goddard‘s Graduate Institute. My work has always been about exploring the ways in which identities are constructed, and how those constructions shape the beliefs and experiences of those who … 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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Thoreau, Twitter, Dust, Soul, Language, Sustainability, Imagination, and the Chestnut Trade: Workshops About Place at the Feb. 2013 Residency

Place: An Interdisciplinary Conversation for our Vibrant and Vulnerable Times, with faculty members Susan Pearson, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Ralph Lutts, and returning students  Josh Pollock & Sonja Swift. Join students and faculty from various programs and perspectives as we wander through … Continue reading

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New Queer Jewish Writing & Ezra Berkley Nepon

IMA student Ezra Berkley Nepon has had a busy year first with the publication of Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue: A History of New Jewish Agenda and a consequent book tour that brought together Jewish activists from the 1980s with … Continue reading

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