Spring ’15 updates from the Undergraduate Program about jobs, teaching, and academic offerings.
Carina Antonino DiMare (BA HAS ’14) (formerly Carina Rockland) launched and now has a thriving bodywork practice in Amherst and Greenfield, Massachusetts. Carina specializes in therapeutic Swedish massage, deep tissue, Ayurvedic bodywork and massage for chronic pain, injury, illness and cancer. Making great use of her senior study research, Carina also offers health counseling to individuals with digestive disorders (mainly Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and IBS). Additionally, Carina is currently doing a yoga teacher training.
Charlotte La Victoire (IBA ’16) accepted an AmeriCorps position focusing on literacy with a non-profit called Waite House in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis. Charlotte is planning to integrate this applied work with her senior study next year.
Charlotte generously wrote up tips for other students who are interested in AmeriCorps, including ways a position can be integrated into one’s Goddard studies while also getting a stipend and benefits, including a $6,000 education stipend at the end of a year of service. Read Charlotte’s tips here.
Justin Moynihan (IBA ’13) is working as the Adventure Education Coordinator at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, California. What a great way to put to use his Goddard studies in leadership and risk-taking! Read more about Justin’s dream job on our blog.
Otto Muller’s (Faculty) paper, “This Entertainment Called Discussion: The Critical Arts Pedagogy of John Cage,” which examines the composer John Cage’s work as an educator through the lens of Paulo Freire’s Critical Pedagogy, was accepted by the journal, Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education. It will be published later this year.
Karen Werner’s (Faculty) dual enrollment Goddard audio production course, “True Stories: Adventures in Nonfiction Audio Storytelling,” concluded on April 28th with a live, open-to-the-public listening party and broadcast on WGDR, Goddard’s community radio station. Hear the concluding broadcast, a collection of stories about THE UNEXPECTED.
Contact Karen if you are interested in participating in the Fall ’15 version of “True Stories” or pursuing other audio story production opportunities.
Sui Yee Wong (Faculty) is presenting a paper at the 84th Anglo-American Conference of Historians, organized by the Institute of Histories and the Victoria and Albert Museum, in London this coming July. Sui Yee’s paper will be part of a panel on “Fashioning Orientalism: Authenticity, Hybridity and Ethnicity,” focusing on the relationship between orientalism, China, transnational exchange, and the production and consumption of fashion.