Author Archives: Individual Poet

Kit Miller on Non-Violence, Social Change, and Restorative Justice

Listen to Kit Miller talk about the path that led her to serve as the director of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, and study in the Social Innovation and Sustainability MA program at Goddard College. She shares what led … Continue reading

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The Funny Thing About Women and Comedy: An Article by Individualized MA Alumni Amelia Bane

“Being a Woman in Comedy Isn’t Unusual Anymore” — so writes Amelia Bane, a graduate of the Individualized MA program who studied improv comedy and attention deficit disorder along with a lot of other areas connected to performance during her … Continue reading

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Claudia Guerra on the Soul of Place, Community, and Cultural History

Claudia Guerra came to Goddard to study Consciousness Studies and left to go onto a job as San Antonio’s first cultural historian. She speaks here about Duende, the deep soul of place and community, and how this speaks to her … Continue reading

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Sound Medicine and Healing Pilgrimages with Angela Blueskies

Angela Blueskies graduated from the Goddard Individualized MA program almost a decade ago, focusing her studies on pilgrimages, and in the process, taking and writing deeply about pilgrimages from Spain to Peru. She offers sound medicine, ancestral healing, shamanic work … Continue reading

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Micah Mortali: Launching the Kripalu School of Mindful Outdoor Leadership

Micah Mortali, a current Goddard Graduate Student, came to the Health Arts and Sciences program with the vision of starting an mindful outdoor leadership program at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. In short order, he’s done just that, … Continue reading

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Education to Find the Promised Land with Lori Wynters & Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Lori Wynters and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, both faculty in the Goddard Graduate Institute, come to mythology and midrash — the Hebrew tradition of reading sacred texts with new eyes to re-vision our guiding narratives — from different angles. Lori is a … Continue reading

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Tribute to Margo MacLeod

Margo MacLeod, who directed Goddard’s BA/MA program from the early 90s to 2001 and the IMA from 2001 to 2008, and who hired most of the current GGI faculty, died peacefully on April 2 after a brief illness at her … Continue reading

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