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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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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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Goddard Faculty on Tour in Tucson

>Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, IMA faculty and coordinator of Transformative Language Arts, recently gave four readings and a transformative writing workshop in Tucson as part of her book tour for The Sky Begins at Your Feet: A Memoir on Cancer, Community and … Continue reading

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IMA Sponsors Continental Bioregional Congress

>Goddard’s IMA program helped sponsor the Continental Bioregional Congress, held Oct. 3-10 in Summertown, Tenn. at the Farm, an ecovillage that began as an intentional community over 40 years when Stephen and Ina Mae Gaskin led a caravan of buses … Continue reading

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Poet Laureate of Kansas: Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

>IMA faculty member and founder and coordinator of Transformative Language Arts Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg has just begun a two-year term as Kansas Poet Laureate. Appointed by the governor after being recommended by the Kansas Arts Commission, the poet laureate travels around … Continue reading

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Three Peas In A Pod: Faculty At Play

>In February, at the last Individualized MA residency, which we share with the Health Arts and Sciences program, faculty often met in the dorm each night to visit, relax, and, quite obviously, keep working. The three peas in a pod … Continue reading

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Lise Weil & Trivia: Voices of Feminism

Lise Weil, IMA faculty, had a revelation 26 years ago: “The essays that were being written by my friends at that time were to me the most exciting and important things being written in the feminist world, and I wanted … Continue reading

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