Author Archives: Individual Poet

Jennifer Patterson Interviewed at Poets & Writers

Jennifer Patterson is one of the keynote presenters at the 15th Annual Power of Words conference, Oct. 12-14 at Goddard College. Other Goddard faculty, students, and alumni will be attending and presenting, including Seema Reza, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Joanna Tebbs Young, … Continue reading

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Danielle Boutet: Alchemy, Art and Knowledge That Matters and Connects

Danielle Boutet is concerned with knowledge that makes sense, means something, and connects us to ourselves and the world. Furthermore, this kind of knowledge isn’t so much in librairies and research papers, but is embodied in knowers. “We all have … Continue reading

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A Marriage of Spiritual Memoir & Community Workshops: Suzanne Adams

>When Suzanne Adams started IMA’s Transformative Language Arts concentration, she was already changing her life as a freelance writer and suburban stay-at-home Houston mother in a household of males. While she didn’t know what she was shifting toward, she had … Continue reading

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Larry Greer: A Calling for Death and Dying

>When Larry Greer, a building contractor in Maine, first received a Goddard postcard in the mail, he ignored it, thinking there was no reason for him to finish his bachelor’s degree. But then a little magic and his wife, Peggy, … Continue reading

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Emily Wrede: Toward a New Definition of Consciousness

Emily Wrede, a recent graduate in the Consciousness Studies concentration of the Goddard Graduate Institute, describes her journey toward integrating subjective experience, storytelling, and embodied practices into a new definition of consciousness. She speaks here about finding new ways to … Continue reading

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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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