Category Archives: Identity

Place: Autonomy and Belonging

“When I hear ‘Place’ as a concept, my mind processes it on the macro level. It might be an awkward suggestion, because of its reduction to rhyme, but I see Place as a collection of spaces; of microcosms within the larger … 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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Spring 2013 Residency Theme is Place

The theme for the Spring 2013 HAS/IMA/SBC residency is “Place.” Words and images in the residency schedule, and posted throughout campus and on our Worlds of Change blog reflect the myriad ways that HAS, IMA, and SBC students and faculty … 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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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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Kyle Bella Interviews Gender Theorist Judith Butler on the Occupy and Slutwalk Movements

Kyla Bella, who just graduated from Goddard’s Individualized BA program and will start our Individualized MA program this February, recently interviewed Judith Butler for Truthout magazine. Butler is the Maxine Elliot Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Presentations: Embodied Movement, Identity, Progressive Education, Moral Medicine, the Early Republic, Place & More

While some graduating presentations have been and will elaborated upon in other posts, here’s a listing of others that made for a fabulously integrating and interdisciplinary weekend for our new graduates: Myth  of  Unification:  The Birth  of  the  Early Republic  and  the  … Continue reading

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What I Learned At Goddard: Autobiography of My Tongue by Juliana Borrero, Part 1

My Goddard work was about language. I wanted to find ways to revitalize language, returning it to its deep power of transformation in theory as well as in practice. This led me to recover the role of the subject and … 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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