Category Archives: Transformative Language Arts

Hybrid Arts Learning at Goddard for Tiffany Beard

Tiffany Beard, a first semester student in the Transformative Language Arts concentration, just started a blog and wrote an article for examiner.com in Washington, D.C. entitled “Hybrid Arts Learning Found At Goddard College.” Here’s a photo of Tiffany at the … Continue reading

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Trust the Process: What Starting Goddard Is Really Like

>Joanna Young, a new student in the Individualized MA, wrote this blog about what she experienced when starting Goddard. Check out her blog to see how it all turns out! How do even begin to write about my week? It … 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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Connecting with Self, Others & Nature: Brian Moore & Transformative Language Arts

>Brian Moore, a graduate of the Transformative Language Arts concentration of the IMA, writes about how we can use the written word to connect with ourselves, our communities and the earth for Alternatives Magazine: Within and around the earth, Within … Continue reading

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In Praise of Goodness

Goddard faculty member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg was recently interviewed by Diane Silver, a writer who keeps up the blog, “In Search of Goodness,” a 365-day quest to answer an impossible question. Here’s an excerpt from Mirriam-Goldberg’s interview: DIANE: What about poetry … Continue reading

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Helping Teens Empower Themselves Wherever She Lands: Heather Davis

>When Heather Davis was in the Individualized MA program (Transformative Language Arts concentration), she focused on how spoken word performance and writing could help at-risk teens find their feet and walk toward better lives. She didn’t realize at the time … Continue reading

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Katt Lissard: Watch The Contamination Waltz – a new 7 minute video about HIV/AIDS and theatre for social change in Lesotho, southern Africa.

The Contamination Waltz highlights the creative process of the Winter/Summer Institute (WSI). Since its launch in 2006, WSI has been bringing performers and directors, students and teachers, together from three continents to create collaborative theatre in Lesotho. IMA faculty member, … Continue reading

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