Category Archives: Mythology & the Oral Tradition

What Story Are You Changing?: A Special Event at the Residency

To launch Transformative Language in Action, a new anthology co-edited by GGI’s Ruth Farmer and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, students, faculty, and the public gathered for a special event to explore what stories we’re changing and challenging with our work, activism, art, … 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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Transformative Language Arts in Action: A New Book, a New Partnership, a New Journal, and an Annual Conference

In 2000, Goddard College launched the only MA program in Transformative Language Arts (TLA) in the country, and as the program hits its teenage years, TLA is spreading its wings through a new partnership, book, journal, and new growth in … Continue reading

Posted in journal-Writing, Memoir, Life Writing & Autobiography, Music, Mythology & the Oral Tradition, Narrative Medicine, Narrative Therapy, Poetry, Poetry Therapy, Power of Words Conference, Theater, Drama & Playwriting, Transformative Language Arts, Transforming Trauma | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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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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

Posted in Creative Writing, Creativity & Imagination, Embodiment Studies & Body Image, Epistemology (how we know what we know), Feminism, Women's & Gender Studies, Identity, Multiculturalism & Diversity Studies, Mythology & the Oral Tradition | Tagged | 2 Comments

Mythopoetics & Identity: Bridgette P. LaVictoire

“At Goddard, I’ve been allowed to explore what I enjoy and love doing.  I have ended up going into mythopoetics, which is the study of myths and their recreation and reinterpretation.” — Bridgette P. LaVictoire In Bridgette’s interview with fellow … Continue reading

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The Power of Words: All Roads Lead Home

Here is faculty member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s account of the Power of Words conference, a conference that began in IMA and that Caryn organized for the first seven years. For the last six days, I’ve been immersed in the Power of … Continue reading

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