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Fri, 7:30pm
The Spinning Wheel: Reflections on Art, Archive, and Activism
Plainfield, VT
Baba Israel

Artist, producer, educator and alumnus Baba Israel (IBA '04, MFAIA '08) will share reflections on and excerpts from his current project "The Spinning Wheel," which draws on the legacy of Steve Ben Israel--musician, beat poet, comic, activist and core member of ‘The Living Theater.” Additionally, Israel will consider the polarity between counter-cultural art, social change, and institutional production, inclu



Sat, 9:00am
Fifth Annual Dual Language Conference
Seattle, WA

Theme: Bilingual-Special Education Interface Keynote speakers: Dr. Rebecca Hawley and Nahaan. Dr. Hawley has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education, focusing on Early Intervention/Special Education, Family Support Services, and Head Start/Early Head Start Federal programming for over 15 years.



Wed, 6:30pm
Goddard MFA Art Crawl
Plainfield, VT
Woodcut Print Mural by MFAIA Student Alexy Lanzy

Goddard College's MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFAIA) Art Crawl is a multi-media celebration of the arts. Free and open to the public. Grab a map (available on campus) and join us for student artwork and performances spread around the campus. From unexpected installations and spontaneous performances, to more traditional works in painting, sculpture and photography, the MFA Art Crawl offers an opportunity to experience the joy of creation and the potency of the arts in a myriad of forms.



Fri, 7:15pm
Transformative Language Arts in Action: Panel Discussion & Celebration
Plainfield, VT

Join us for "Challenging Dominant Stories Through Art, Activism, and Community," a panel discussion and celebration of the newly-published anthology Transformative Language Arts in Action (Rowman & Littlefield, November 2014), co-edited by Goddard Graduate Institute Program Director Ruth Farmer and faculty advisor Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg.



Sun, 7:30pm
Crossing Boundaries: Transdisciplinarity and Interdisciplinarity
Plainfield, VT

Visiting Professor Danielle Boutet explores the value of transdisciplinary dialogues: "What can we know through art, which cannot be known otherwise? What does science allow us to know and what is irremediably out of its reach?" Free and open to the public. Presented by the Goddard Graduate Institute.



Mon, 7:00pm
Cara Hoffman Reading
Port Townsend, WA
Cara Hoffman

Award winning author and Goddard alumna Cara Hoffman (MFAW '09) will read from her work. Free and open to the public. Presented by Goddard's MFA in Creative Writing Program in Port Townsend. Cara Hoffman is the author of the critically acclaimed novels So Much Pretty and Be Safe I Love You, which has been widely translated, chosen by the Telegraph UK as "one of the five best modern war novels," and is currently being adapted for film.



Wed, 7:00pm
Mary Johnson Reading
Port Townsend, WA
Mary Johnson

Author and Goddard alumna Mary Johnson (MFAW '02) reading from her work. Free and open to the public. Presented by the MFA in Creative Writing Program's Visiting Writers Series. Mary Johnson is the author of An Unquenchable Thirst, named one of the best nonfiction books of 2011 by Kirkus Review.



Sat, 8:00pm
CONCERT: Heartbeat
Plainfield, VT
Heartbeat at Middlebury College

Heartbeat, the Israeli-Palestinian youth music community, bring their powerful sound and messages to the U.S. in an effort to end violence and promote equality. The ensemble of accomplished Arab and Jewish youth artists ages 18-22, has toured across Israel, Palestine, Germany and the U.S., including performances and briefings at the U.S. Congress, State Department, and some of the world’s most celebrated universities and music venues.



Sun, 7:15pm
Bill McKibben: A Report from the Front Lines of the Climate Fight
Plainfield, VT
Photo Credit: Nancie Battaglia

A talk and slide presentation about the emerging fossil fuel resistance around the world that's being led by a powerful mix of indigenous people, front line communities, and committed scientists. Free and open to the public. Presented by Goddard College's Undergraduate Program. There will be books for sale with time for book signing and Q&A.



Mon, 7:30pm
Sara Michas-Martin Poetry Reading
Plainfield, VT

Winner of the Poets Out Loud Prize at Fordham University Press, former BFA faculty member Sara Michas-Martin will read from her first book of poems, Gray Matter. This event is free and open to the public as presented by Goddard's BFA in Creative Writing Program. Questions? Contact Janet Sylvester at About Sara Michas-Martin:



Sat, 10:00am
Discover Goddard Day: Spring Open House
Plainfield, VT

Finish or start your degree at Goddard College. We'll show you how our affordable, low-residency model fits with your busy life! Join us at the Goddard College campus in Plainfield, Vermont to learn more about Goddard's low-residency BA, BFA, MA and MFA degree programs. Attend an information session, meet current students, faculty, and program directors, tour our historic campus & gardens, and have lunch in our renovated Dining Hall. Free! Family and friends welcome. RSVP required.