Category Archives: Transformative Language Arts

Journey Toward Divinity with Scott Youmans

Scott Youmans earned his MA in the Individualized MA some years back, but his journey continues, and now brings him to earn a master’s in Divinity at Starr King School for Ministry. He recently wrote a new blog post, “Journey … Continue reading

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Hard Stone, Hard Choices: Memory, Community & Story with Scott Candage

Scott Candage, a new graduate of the Individualized MA program, explains to his local paper, The Working Waterfront, that his graduate thesis project looked deeply at community narratives that tell the community what it is and what stories matter most.  … Continue reading

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Faculty Workshops for Our Fall 2012 Residency

Highlights of faculty workshops at our upcoming residency with Individualized MA, Socially Responsible Business & Communities and Health Arts & Sciences faculty in our combined residency Aug. 3-10. A Brief History of Sustainability, with faculty member Ralph H. Lutts: Sustainability … Continue reading

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Getting Naked & Telling the Truth with Jeanne Chambers & Rhonda Patzia

Jeanne Chambers and Rhonda Patzia were students together in the IMA, both in the Transformative Language Arts concentration. While Jeanne focused on storytelling, story catching, autoethnography and ethics, Rhonda’s study bridged TLA and embodiment studies, combining photography and creative writing … Continue reading

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When Did We Stop Singing?: Finding Voice Through Bird Song With Deb Hensley

Deb Hensley, who just graduated in Transformative Language Arts, moved many in the community to tears with her gorgeous presentation, using a power point to integrate her own compositions, the songs of birds (sometimes slowed down so we could the … Continue reading

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Wisdom Within & Writing: Joanna Tebbs Young

“When I began running workshops I knew this was what I was meant to be doing. I love working with others; showing how powerful deep, personal writing can be. To watch someone’s reaction when they suddenly realize or ‘get’ something … 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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