Category Archives: Right Livelihood/ Making a Living

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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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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What Transformative Language Artists Do To Make A Living

We recently put on the Transformative Language Arts Resource Page a list of what Transformative Language Artists — our graduates and students — are doing as their vocation and avocation. Featuring the websites or links from publications and blogs of … Continue reading

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What Our Grads Are Up To: Body Empathy & Touring On The Sly

From leading Body Empathy writing workshops in San Francisco to touring with drummers and a Ghana dance troupe through the Rockies, our graduates are rocking the real world. On Nov. 13, Jen Cross, IMA-TLA who focused on erotic writing as … Continue reading

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Workshops From Recent Residency: A World of Change In Action — A Sampling

Here’s a sampling of workshops just offered at the August residency for IMA: Qualitative Research Methodology with IMA Faculty Member Karen Campbell: Research projects with human subjects are often the focus of IMA theses: An African American lesbian interviewed African … Continue reading

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Francis Charet: Graduation Talk on Ganesha

Graduation talk delivered by Francis Charet, IMA faculty and coordinator of Consciousness Studies, at the Individualized MA graduation ceremony on Feb. 14, 2010. Ladies and gentlemen, members of the Goddard community, families and friends. I am honored to have been … Continue reading

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Transformative Narratives Blog

>Yvette Hyater-Adams, a graduate of the IMA in the Transformative Language Arts concentration, has a new blog, Transformative Narratives, to go along with her coaching, workshop facilitation, leadership development and other work. She says of the new blog, “For years, … Continue reading

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February Residency Wonders in Workshops

>World Café: Making a Difference: An IMA Community Event. Setting ourselves up in world cafe format (small tables for intimate conversations on important issues), we’ll explore these questions: What makes for real and significant social and political change? How do … Continue reading

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Jim Sparrell: Vocation, Avocation & the Stories of Our Lives

>Jim Sparrell, IMA faculty member, recently spoke about the connections between vocation and avocation when he delivered the Commencement Address for the August, 2009 graduation of the Individualized MA Program. A psychologist who specializes in narrative therapy, and works with … Continue reading

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