Category Archives: Residencies

The Collective Poetic: Collaborative Poems from the Residency

At the February 2017 residency, different groups of students wrote collective poems, often writing a line, folding the paper so that the line previous to their own was hidden, then passing the poem to the next person to add a … 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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Collaborative Thresholds: Group Openings at the Fall 2016 Residency Opening

The welcome session held August 4 for the Fall 2016 residency featured, among other things, a time for students and faculty to divide into groups, and compose poems together. Using the prompt of “Threshold,” we followed an old poetry ice-breaker … 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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Residencies as Magic with Student Britta Love

Britta Love, current student in Consciousness Studies, talks about the magic that happens at residencies in these two videos. Watch this short video, part of a new series filmed by Alexander Love, based on interviews with GGI students and faculty.

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“You Are Still Living in the World of Experience”: Bob Kenny, Goddard President On The Low-Residency Model, and student Zelda Johnson

Bob Kenny, president of Goddard College, and current Health Arts and Sciences student Zelda Johnson talk about how Goddard allows people to experience their full life — their home communities, families and/or work — so that people can “continue to … Continue reading

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A Place of Transformational Residencies: Lise Weil on Goddard Residencies

What makes a Goddard College education different? One of the answers is that the residencies are embodied experience, bringing us together as a community while helping us connect with what GGI faculty member Lise Weil calls “transformational energy collected here … Continue reading

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