Author Archives: rfgoddard

Frances Moore Lappé: GGI’s Fall 2020 Visiting Scholar

Daring for Democracy Join us for an online presentation by author and researcher, Frances Moore Lappé. Explore the root causes of our democracy crisis and the underreported story of millions of Americans joining together to restore and deepen democracy through a “movement … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Community Building, Creativity & Imagination, Democracy, Ecology, Education, Environmental, Environmental Justice, Francis Moore Lappé, Goddard Graduate Institute, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Change, Uncategorized, Visiting Scholar

The Hard Problems: Consciousness, Embodiment, Sex

Britta Love (GGI-IMA ’16) and Lise Weil (Faculty Member) speaking about “The Hard Problems: Consciousness, Embodiment, Sex” in a Talkback session following one of the last performances of Karen Malpede’s cli-fi play “Other Than We” at La Mama Theater in … Continue reading

Posted in Britta Love, Consciousness Studies/Transpersonal Psychology, Creativity & Imagination, Embodiment Studies, Individualized MA, Lise Weil, Sexuality & Erotic Studies, Theater, Drama & Playwriting, Uncategorized

Lori Wynters: Belonging, Connecting, Celebrating

GGI’s Spring 2020 Commencement speaker was Goddard Faculty Member Lori Wynters. Lori’ celebrated the depth of the graduating students’ accomplishments: Graduates, you have listened to your callings, to one another, growing, manifesting, speaking the truth, continuing with your knowing to … Continue reading

Posted in Commencement, Community Building, Creativity & Imagination, Cultural & Cross-Cultural Studies, Embodiment Studies, Faculty, Goddard Graduate Institute, Graduation, Interdisciplinary Studies, Lori Wynters, Uncategorized

Tedx Lecture on Theatre and Literacy by IMA Student Debbi Arseneaux

In her TedX Vero Beach lecture, “The Gifts of Theatre to Literacy,” Debbi Arseneaux reinforces the connections between the arts and literacy.

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Anna Weick and Lise Weil host Lesbian and Queer Dialogue

GGI faculty member and author Lise Weil, together with author and alum Anna Weick (MASIS ’19), hosted a dialogue among lesbian and queer artists at l’Euguélionne, a feminist bookstore in Montreal’s Gay Village. The event was featured on The Link, … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Anna Weick, Collaborative Arts, Community Building, Feminism, Women's & Gender Studies, Goddard at large, Goddard Graduate Institute, Identity, Individualized MA, LGBTQ, Lise Weil, Queer Studies, Social Change, Social Innovation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Visiting Scholar Kris Hege (GGI-IMA ’15)

Kris Hege spent several days with us during GGI’s Fall 2019 residency. Her Visiting Scholar keynote and her workshop explored controversial conversations on campuses, which dovetailed perfectly with the residency theme, “Why Beliefs Matter.”  Listen to Kris’s conversation with Tonio … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural & Cross-Cultural Studies, Education, Epistemology (how we know what we know), Goddard Graduate Institute, Individualized MA, Restorative Justice, Social Change, Uncategorized | Tagged , ,

Tim Simmons (IMA ’18): Spring 2019 Commencement Speaker

“You have made tiny steps towards truth, towards making meaning out of your world, and your embodied experience will be a mirror for the rest of us, so that we can transcend our moment, so that we can learn from … Continue reading

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Odale Cress: The Care Package Story Project

Individualized MA student, Odale Cress, is garnering a lot of well-deserved attention with her traveling exhibit, The Care Package Story Project. Photographs of care packages depict stories about military life and show the diverse cultures that comprise the US Armed … Continue reading

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Hunger Pangs and Bio-Navigating the Counter-Intuitive Food System with Jennifer Arlia

Jennifer Arlia writes in her thesis, “I love to eat. But anyone who knows me, even if just for an hour, knows this.” Food, an intricate part of culture and identity, especially since for Jennifer, who is part of an … Continue reading

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Rewriting Our Personal Mythologies with Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, acting program director and founder of Transformative Language Arts, talks about how students at Goddard often rewrite their personal mythologies. Watch this short video, part of a new series filmed by Alexander Love, based on interviews with GGI … Continue reading

Posted in Mythology & the Oral Tradition, Mythopoetics, Narrative Medicine, Narrative Therapy, Poetry, Singing & Songwriting, Transformative Language Arts | Tagged | Leave a comment