Category Archives: Spiritual Memoir

A Marriage of Spiritual Memoir & Community Workshops: Suzanne Adams

>When Suzanne Adams started IMA’s Transformative Language Arts concentration, she was already changing her life as a freelance writer and suburban stay-at-home Houston mother in a household of males. While she didn’t know what she was shifting toward, she had … Continue reading

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Larry Greer: A Calling for Death and Dying

>When Larry Greer, a building contractor in Maine, first received a Goddard postcard in the mail, he ignored it, thinking there was no reason for him to finish his bachelor’s degree. But then a little magic and his wife, Peggy, … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Presentations at the Spring 2018 Residency

A Joyful Noise: Reclaiming my Christian Voice, with IMA-TLA graduating student, Tracy Murphy. Please join me as I present the work featured in my thesis, “A Joyful Noise: Reclaiming my Christian Voice.” In this presentation, I will walk through some … Continue reading

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The Power of Words Conference Celebrates Transformative Language Arts

The 12th annual Power of Words conference, held Sept 17-21 at Unity Village in Kansas City, MO., brought together over 110 writers, storytellers, artists, activists, educators, change-makers, health professionals and visionaries to explore how writing, storytelling, performance, and other arts … Continue reading

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IMA Graduates Look at the Bystander Borderline, Calling Little Gypsy Home, Sex Trafficking, Ecological Design, Spiritual Ecology, Yiddishland and Faerieland Activism, and Consciousness

The Bystander Borderline: Witnessing the Judicial, Social, and Clinical Repercussions of being a Female–Identified Trauma Survivor, with IMA graduating student Victoria Mosey. With 1 out of every 4 women experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault in their lifetime, with these … Continue reading

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Blogs from Our Graduates

Several IMA graduates are finding their path into businesses and organizations by making it and walking it. Read about what some of our alumni are up to these days. Anne Smith studied sense of place, creative writing and especially memoir, … Continue reading

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Graduation Day!

Today I watched nine of our students graduate — nine people who came here to Goddard College with a passion for studying something of their own design, and who, through the process of looking deep and wide and trusting where … Continue reading

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