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Field Trip Day at the Residency: Shambhala Day at the Tibetan Buddhist Center Karme Choling

Our field trips, usually held toward the end of the residency, allow students and faculty to explore Vermont, hang out together, and get to know each other better in preparation for the semester. On field trip day, Francis X. Charet … 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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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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Workshops From Recent Residency: A World of Change In Action — A Sampling

Here’s a sampling of workshops just offered at the August residency for IMA: Qualitative Research Methodology with IMA Faculty Member Karen Campbell: Research projects with human subjects are often the focus of IMA theses: An African American lesbian interviewed African … Continue reading

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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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Francis Charet: Graduation Talk on Ganesha

Graduation talk delivered by Francis Charet, IMA faculty and coordinator of Consciousness Studies, at the Individualized MA graduation ceremony on Feb. 14, 2010. Ladies and gentlemen, members of the Goddard community, families and friends. I am honored to have been … Continue reading

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February Residency Wonders in Workshops

>World Café: Making a Difference: An IMA Community Event. Setting ourselves up in world cafe format (small tables for intimate conversations on important issues), we’ll explore these questions: What makes for real and significant social and political change? How do … 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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Francis Charet: Consciousness Studies and Pilgrimages to India

>Francis Charet, a faculty member in Goddard’s Individualized MA (IMA), and BA programs, walks his talk, even if that means long treks to various ashrams in India. As founder of the Consciousness Studies Concentration in the IMA program, Charet knows … Continue reading

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