Category Archives: Shamanic Studies

The Nature of Consciousness: An Interview with Francis X. Charet

Francis X. Charet, faculty member in the Individualized MA program and coordinator of Consciousness Studies, speaks about the conditions of time, mind and the soul on the Single Eye Movement website. Drop by and listen to what he has to … Continue reading

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Deena Chappell: Voices of the Archetypes

Deena Chappell, a IMA graduation who specialized in consciousness studies, came to Goddard as an accomplished musician who has performed widely for years. Listen to an interview with Deena on the Carl Jung Gateway radio show on Blog radio. Her … Continue reading

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Ann Armbrecht: Thin Places and the Pilgrimage Home

>Ann Ambrecht, IMA faculty member, writer and filmmaker, looks at the places — thick or thin — between cultures, and between humans and the earth. In her memoir, Thin Places: A Pilgrimage Home, she writes about how studying the Yamphu … 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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Filmmaking, Poetry and the Disobedient Body: Alexandra Hartman

>Alexandra (Alex) Hartman came to Goddard to change directions in her life. She planned to lead writing workshops when she left Goddard, but something more local soon emerged: the body. “The IMA encourages students to find our own direction by … Continue reading

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The Mystical Road: Thesis on Pilgrimage

>Angela Mullins, featured several entries back on this site, has just posted her entire IMA thesis, Awakening to Awakening: Journeys Along the Pilgrimage Road. To read about her study — which encompassed pilgrimages around the world along with investigating the … Continue reading

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Awakening Through Pilgrimage: Angela Mullins

>Angela Mullins, an accomplished flutist who has performed and taught around the country, came to Goddard with a yearning to go on a pilgrimage – a sacred journey to a site of religious and spiritual significance. So she set out … Continue reading

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