Category Archives: Community Building

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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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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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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Feminist Solidarity Workshop with Students Anna Weick and Hayley Lewis

Returning students and activists Anna Weick (SIS) and Hayley Lewis (IMA) teamed up to host a workshop about feminism and gender liberation at the Spring 2018 Goddard Graduate Institute residency. This workshop, “Feminist Solidarity: Engaging an Intergenerational, Inclusive and Intersectional … Continue reading

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Waking in the Forest, Survivor Magic, Plant Medicine, Feminist Solidarity, and Movement and Meaning: Student Workshops at the Spring 2018 Residency

Here’s a sampling of some of the workshops presented by students at the Spring 2018 residency in February at Goddard College: Awake in the Forest: Practices for Deepening Your Bond with Nature, HAS student, Micah Mortali. In this workshop we … Continue reading

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What Love, Transgressions, and Lucidity Have to Do With Real Education: James Sparrell’s Commencement Speech

GGI Faculty member James (Jim) Sparrell speaks about how “learning itself if fundamentality relationship, and this is one of the ways a Goddard education challenges traditional education” in his commencement address at the Spring 2018 Graduation Ceremony. Listen to Jim … Continue reading

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