Category Archives: Cultural & Cross-Cultural Studies

Pamela McGrath: The Brazilian Martial Art and Dance Form of Capoeira, Healing, and Community

As part of my thesis project, I am creating a short documentary film that is a blend of video footage and interviews that document how the Brazilian martial art and dance form of Capoeira acts as a form of healing movement to … Continue reading

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Complementary Dualism and the Work of Dr. Hillary S. Webb

Hillary S. Webb went onto earn her doctorate after earning her MA in Goddard’s Consciousness Studies concentration. Building on her master’s thesis, her newest book, Yanantin and Masintin in the Andean World: Complementary Dualism in Modern Peru, focuses on her … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Francis Xavier Charet

Faculty member and Consciousness Studies Coordinator, Francis Charet, explores consciousness, knowledge, and big questions with Richard Whittaker in an interview in Works & Conversations. Richard Whittaker:  Well, where to begin? Maybe I can ask a big question: what are your … Continue reading

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Kyle Bella and Our Viral Lives

Kyle Bella, who recently graduated from the Social Innovation and Sustainability MA program, recently shared his graduating student presentation virtually after presenting “Our Viral Lives” — an online archive he launched in December of 2014 — during his February 2018 … Continue reading

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Faculty Workshops at the Spring 2017 Residency: A Sampling

Deconstructing and Reconstructing Social Innovation and Sustainability, with Faculty Member Sarah Bobrow-Williams. What do we – members of the SIS Program – mean when we say Social Innovation and Sustainability? Some of us may use similar definitions. Others may find … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Presentations: Worker Cooperatives, Finding Food, Design for Social Change, and Healing the Soul

Asking, We Walk: An Exploration in Organizing, Cooperatives and How to Live, with Graduating Student Dan Kaminsky. This presentation will look at the worker cooperative as a form of anti-capitalist social change. We will then delve into a bit of … Continue reading

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Teaching Transformation: The Goddard Graduate Institute Book!

We have a lot of stories to tell about how and why we teach and learn at and beyond Goddard. Because we realized how precious, amazing, and revolutionary such stories are, we decided to put together a book, drawing on … Continue reading

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