Category Archives: Mythology & the Oral Tradition

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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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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Graduation Day!

Today I watched nine of our students graduate — nine people who came here to Goddard College with a passion for studying something of their own design, and who, through the process of looking deep and wide and trusting where … Continue reading

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Jaes Seis: The Dark Mother, Shamanism and Consciousness Studies

>Jaes Seis, a current Individualized MA student, has found her other path in studying shamanism with a particular focus on consciousness studies and the dark mother archetype. Listen to her describe her study, which she began at Goddard. Experienced at … Continue reading

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Residency Workshops: A Sampling

As the fall 2009 residency approaches — Aug. 7-14 — so do a charm of fascinating workshops. Here’s a sampling of what will be offered at the residency, and what kinds of workshops in general are offered (including everything from … Continue reading

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