Category Archives: Creative Writing

GGI Grads in the News: Seema Reza and Taina Asili

In the last day, two GGI grads have been sharing their strongest words about the work we do in the world and how to do it better. Seema Reza’s article — “The Work of Waking Up the Sleeping in a … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Workshops at the Fall 2016 Residency

Decolonizing Indigenous Education, with IMA graduating student Clay River. A demonstration of using cultural arts and performance art as a teaching tool to decolonize education. Demonstrating the use of traditional art forms alongside modern performance styles to dismantle and redefine … Continue reading

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A Cornucopia of Workshops for Change-makers, Visionaries, Pilgrims, and Activists: Faculty Workshops at the Fall 2016 Residency

A Change-Maker’s Journey to a Passionate Livelihood: Day Trips From Self to Community to Make Our Real Work Come True, with faculty member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. Day trips are short jaunts from where we live to explore areas close at hand. … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Study Plan: Some Variations of a Theme

At Goddard, students create their own curriculum for the semester ahead but crafting a study plan: a map of what they’ll be reading, viewing, attending, surveying, and in general, studying, and out of that, what they’ll be creating and writing, … Continue reading

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Seema Reza on “This Is Our Work”: Commencement Spring 2016 Talk

Seema Reza, graduating student in the IMA program and Transformative Language Arts concentration, was the Spring of 2016’s commencement speaker. Her luminous talk touched on the world before and within us, our capacity for change, facing the mythic demon child, … Continue reading

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A Garden of Interdisciplinary Delights (including Rosie the Riveter, and Sex and Drugs): Graduating Student Presentations

Graduating students at the spring 2016 residency studied a myriad and interdisciplinary areas. Here’s a sampling of what our graduating students presented to show the depth and range of their studies. The Aesthetics of Consciousness, with IMA-CS graduating student Justin … Continue reading

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Embodiment, Audio Storytelling, Ethics, Playback Theater, Phenomenology, Perception, Singing & Right Livelihood: A Sampling of Faculty Workshops

Here’s a sampling of faculty workshops offered at the spring 2016 residency. Embodiment Colloquium, with faculty member Lise Weil. The embodiment colloquium is an informal gathering held every residency to investigate and promote the new field of embodiment studies. Come … Continue reading

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