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2021 ACMHE Conference

New Extended Deadline! 2021 ACMHE Conference CFP

By carrie@contemplativemind.org | August 30, 2021 |

The presentation proposal deadline for the 2021 ACMHE Conference has been extended to Tuesday, September 7th.

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Call for Proposals Now Open: 2021 ACMHE Conference

2021 ACMHE Call for Conference Proposals

By carrie@contemplativemind.org | August 2, 2021 |

The ACMHE conference is an interdisciplinary forum for all aspects of scholarship, research and discussion around contemplative approaches* in teaching and education. The 2021 conference, Resourcing, Reconnection, and Reemergence: Centering Contemplative…

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Save the Date for the 2021 ACMHE Conference!

By carrie@contemplativemind.org | June 2, 2021 |

The 2021 Conference of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE) will be held online November 5-7. The ACMHE conference is an interdisciplinary forum for all aspects of…

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illustration by Harmony Willow Studio

Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility

By carrie@contemplativemind.org | March 31, 2021 |

(featured illustration by Harmony Willow Studio) March 31st is International Transgender Day of Visibility! CMind honors the history and successes of transgender and non-binary people with support and solidarity. We’ve…

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Mindfully Disgusted with White Supremacy: Courageous Contemplative Activism for a New Era

By Dr. Michelle Chatman | January 20, 2021 |

As a native Black Washingtonian, I grew up just blocks away from the Capitol building, our nation’s “seat of government.” It always held a veneer of historical distinction and what felt like an air of holy sacrament. …

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ACMHE Webinar: Learning with the Labyrinth

By Carrie Bergman | January 19, 2021 |

Madeleine Charney will explore the interdisciplinary role of labyrinths on college campuses and discuss the permanent labyrinth installation in the works at UMass Amherst.

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Storytelling Through Creative Arts and Contemplative Pedagogies

By Carrie Bergman | December 18, 2020 |

Dr. Leonard Cruz explores storytelling through the creative arts and leads contemplative exercises that can have a positive impact as we navigate through challenges such as COVID-19, racial injustices, and gender and sexuality inequities.

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Dr. Kamilah Majied Joins CMind Leadership Team

By carrie@contemplativemind.org | December 1, 2020 |

Dr. Majied will assist the CMind commitment to increasing diversity, equity and inclusion in contemplative practice and education.

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2021 Board Leadership

Announcing New Board Members and Leadership

By carrie@contemplativemind.org | December 1, 2020 |

Welcome Dr. Michelle Chatman and Dr. Lenwood Hayman as President and Vice-President of the CMind Board, and new board members Dr. Vaishali Mamgain and Dr. Rick Chess.

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Breathwork for Healing Racial Trauma: a Contemplative-Based Research Journey

By Carrie Bergman | November 14, 2020 |

This webinar with Dr. Angel Acosta and Zishan Jiwani explores a study of a community breathwork series that aimed to provide people with a virtual space to heal from and wrestle with racial trauma.

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