Tag Archives: Jim Sparrell

Jody Frey: From Place-Based Arts to the Art of Justice

There is nothing more beautiful to behold than a person who has just discovered courage. After graduation and a full recovery from the IMA program’s happy exhaustion (studying place-based arts), I began looking for ways to sustain the academic fitness … Continue reading

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Workshops at Fall Residency

With the Goddard Graduate Institute’s first official residency just over, we wanted to share with you a sampling of the kinds of workshops faculty and students offered at the Plainfield, Vermont campus between Aug. 8-15, 2014. Our residency theme, “Climate … Continue reading

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Faculty Workshops at Fall Residency

Here’s a sampling of faculty workshops presented at the Fall 2013 residency. These workshops represent what faculty are investigating and creating — from explorations with dominant narratives to how and if our brains are encultured to social change theater in … Continue reading

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What a Large Zucchini, Piling Wood & the Call of the Bobolink Have to Do With Progressive Education: Jim Sparrell’s Graduation Talk

Here is the talk Jim Sparrell gave at the Individualized MA graduation on August 5, 2012: Thank you graduates for inviting me to offer a few words. I have taken the liberty of inviting this large zucchini to join me, … 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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Jim Sparrell: Vocation, Avocation & the Stories of Our Lives

>Jim Sparrell, IMA faculty member, recently spoke about the connections between vocation and avocation when he delivered the Commencement Address for the August, 2009 graduation of the Individualized MA Program. A psychologist who specializes in narrative therapy, and works with … Continue reading

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