Stories From Goddard

October 2017

Goddard President: Bob Kenny Joins AVIC Presidents in Statement Against DACA Revocation

  Two weeks ago Goddard College’s President Bob Kenny was one of seventeen College Presidents from AVIC (Association of Vermont Independent Colleges) to sign the “Statement on the Revocation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program”. This statement outlined the groups deep concern over the termination of the DACA program, and expressed their […]

September 2017

Goddard College Faculty Kenny Fries Featured in New York Times

Goddard College MFAW Faculty Kenny Fries‘s article “The Nazis’ First Victims Were the Disabled” appeared in the New York Times and the Sunday Review (09/13/2017). Here is an excerpt: “I sit facing the young German neurologist, across a small table in a theater in Hamburg, Germany. I’m here giving one-on-one talks called “The Unenhanced: What […]

November 2016

VIDEO: Meg Hutchinson Featuring The Brother Brothers – Oct. 14, 2016

June 2016

History of The Rooster

by Glenn C. Koenig (BA RUP ’75) In 1973, when I first arrived at Goddard, there were already a few student published periodicals.  One was called simply “The Paper,” and came out on newsprint.  Some time later, a group of students published “The Pig Farmers’ Almanac,” which was more of an occasional vehicle for stories, […]

November 2015

Story Documentation: Mark Anderson (IBA ’14)

Personal, political, fight against oppression From his one-bedroom in Denver, Colorado, Mark Anderson (IBA ’14), created a creative and imaginative podcast for his senior study. The podcast, called The Smallest Bone: bringing what’s outside, inside, presents an array of stories through short films. As an introduction and explanation to his work, Mark writes: “The smallest bone in the […]

Story Documentation: Micheline Aharonian Marcom (MFAW Faculty)

Personal, political, fight against oppression Micheline Aharonian Marcom (MFAW faculty) is working on an oral history website called The New American Story Project. The project is in part to accompany a novel she wrote, The New American, about a young Guatemalan-American college student who gets deported and then makes his way back to the U.S. […]

Story Documentation: Michele Clark (PSY Faculty)

Personal, political, fight against oppression Michele Clark (Psychology Program faculty) has started a story-based blog about being Jewish on the Lower East Side 1945 to 1960. It is called Rivington at Essex. Michele vulnerably and eloquently shares her experience as a New York Jew and historian of family, community, and meat. She writes: “Our grandfather, Zayde […]

Story Documentation: Matthew Dineen (IMA ’14)

Personal, political, fight against oppression Matthew Dineen (IMA ’14) created a very personal and political, Music & Work Project and related blog. Included in this music and labor/employee activism project is a nationwide tour and the publication of a zine: Not for You? Matthew is “a Massachusetts-born writer, musician, activist, and service worker. For the past 6 years, […]

Story Threads: Deborah Hickey (PSY Faculty)

Connection and Collaboration Deborah Hickey (Psychology Program faculty) shares that her creative research has contributed to the development of the workshop, Artful & Playful Expressions of Genograms, shared at the Expressive Therapies Summit in New York City. This workshop introduces participants to the value of exploring intergenerational story threads; workshops are accompanied by artful and playful […]

Story Threads: Karen Werner (Faculty) and Kristi Leora Gansworth (MFAW ‘12)

Connection and collaboration Karen Werner (Undergraduate Program faculty) is collaborating with Kristi Leora Gansworth (MFAW Port Townsend ‘12) to develop an audio and digital storytelling project titled “I Have Been Born at the Waterfall Many Times.” The piece is about colonization and water as a living relative, focusing on a sacred waterfall, Akikodjiwan (Chaudiere Falls), that […]