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“Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s”: Essay by Goddard Faculty Appears in YES Magazine

IMA faculty member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s essay on raising her son, who has asperger’s syndrome, recently appeared in Yes Magazine. “Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s,” first appeared in My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human … Continue reading

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“What Lives Here”: A Poem for Barbara Vacarr’s Inauguration

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, faculty member in the IMA program and poet laureate of Kansas, recently composed a poem that was included in the program for the inauguration ceremony of Goddard’s new president, Barbara Vacarr. Here’s the poem. What Lives Here   … Continue reading

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Scenes From a Residency

The IMA residency ended in the stillness and quiet of heavily-falling snow after all residency activities were suspended on Thursday due to the approaching storm. While many students and faculty stayed over last night for a snowy slumber party of … Continue reading

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Songs of Flight & Gravity: Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg & Kelley Hunt

IMA faculty Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg is a writer in many genres and loves music, so it’s no wonder that eventually she gravitated toward song, which has the distinct advantage of going quickly from inception to performance as opposed to the poetry, … Continue reading

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A Sampling of Faculty Workshops at the February Residency

Ram Dass: The Vicissitudes of Devotion and Ferocity of Grace, with IMA faculty member Francis Charet. Recently I researched and wrote up an essay for publication on Ram Dass (a.k.a Richard Alpert). It focused on his personal and spiritual journey … Continue reading

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Poet Laureati: A National Convergence of State Poets, Featuring Two of Goddard’s Faculty

Two of Goddard’s faculty are state poets laureate — W.E. Butts, who teaches in the Individualized BA, is poet laureate of New Hampshire, and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, who teaches in the Individualized MA, is poet laureate of Kansas. Now the two … 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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