Category Archives: Mythology & the Oral Tradition

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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Caroline Casey and Visionary Activism

The spring 2016 residency featured visionary activist Caroline W. Casey is the host-creator, weaver of context for “The Visionary Activist Show” on Pacifica Radio Network Pacifica station KPFA (94.1) in Northern California , replayed on L.A.s KPFK (and can be … 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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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

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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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Faculty Residency Workshops Cross Boundaries in Psychology, Science, Culture, Religion, Politics, Community and History

The theme of our spring 2015 residency was Crossing Boundaries. Here’s a sampling of some of the workshops GGI faculty offered. The Work of Stan Grof, with faculty member Francis X. Charet. Grof, a psychiatrist, is a leading representative of … 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

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