Category Archives: Multiculturalism & Diversity Studies

Workshops at Fall Residency

With the Goddard Graduate Institute’s first official residency just over, we wanted to share with you a sampling of the kinds of workshops faculty and students offered at the Plainfield, Vermont campus between Aug. 8-15, 2014. Our residency theme, “Climate … 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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Marianela Medrano-Marra: Embodied Writing & Writing From the Root Across Cultures

At our February residency, we were graced by IMA Visiting Scholar Marianela Medrano-Marra, a Dominican writer and poet. Marianela holds a PhD in psychology and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Poetry Therapist. Her literary work has earned various … 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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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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