Category Archives: Music

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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Taina Asili Pens Song for Black Lives Matter

Taina Asili, a long-time Transformative Language Artist and activist singer-songwriter, just wrote and recorded a powerful anthem for the Black Lives Matter movement. Featured in the online news source mic.com, Taina shares a video of her song “Freedom.” She writes … Continue reading

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What Story Are You Changing?: A Special Event at the Residency

To launch Transformative Language in Action, a new anthology co-edited by GGI’s Ruth Farmer and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, students, faculty, and the public gathered for a special event to explore what stories we’re changing and challenging with our work, activism, art, … Continue reading

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Transformative Language Arts in Action: A New Book, a New Partnership, a New Journal, and an Annual Conference

In 2000, Goddard College launched the only MA program in Transformative Language Arts (TLA) in the country, and as the program hits its teenage years, TLA is spreading its wings through a new partnership, book, journal, and new growth in … Continue reading

Posted in journal-Writing, Memoir, Life Writing & Autobiography, Music, Mythology & the Oral Tradition, Narrative Medicine, Narrative Therapy, Poetry, Poetry Therapy, Power of Words Conference, Theater, Drama & Playwriting, Transformative Language Arts, Transforming Trauma | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reclaim the Thunder: Support One of Our Grads

Taina Asili, who earned her MA in Transformative Language Arts at Goddard, is a singer-songwriter activist, who’s now raising funds to tour with her band, NY based international ensemble Taína Asili y la Banda Rebelde, next fall in the US … Continue reading

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When Did We Stop Singing?: Finding Voice Through Bird Song With Deb Hensley

Deb Hensley, who just graduated in Transformative Language Arts, moved many in the community to tears with her gorgeous presentation, using a power point to integrate her own compositions, the songs of birds (sometimes slowed down so we could the … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Presentations: Embodied Movement, Identity, Progressive Education, Moral Medicine, the Early Republic, Place & More

While some graduating presentations have been and will elaborated upon in other posts, here’s a listing of others that made for a fabulously integrating and interdisciplinary weekend for our new graduates: Myth  of  Unification:  The Birth  of  the  Early Republic  and  the  … Continue reading

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