The Institute for Social Ecology is proud to announce the launch of our first online course – Ecology, Democracy, Utopia: An Introduction to Social Ecology.
Underway now. Stay tuned for news of the second offering of this course.
This course introduces students to social ecology – an interdisciplinary body of ideas that examines social and ecological problems from a transformative and holistic perspective. Students will learn the foundations of social ecology and apply these insights to a variety of contemporary political and ecological problems, sharpening their understanding of the world while developing visionary ideas to change it. The course explores a broad range of interconnected themes, including:
- What is Social Ecology?
- The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
- Understanding Nature
- Capitalism, Critique, Alternatives
- Technology, Agriculture, and Society
- Politics Beyond the State:Direct Democracy & Popular Assemblies
- Getting from Here to There: Social Movements and Community Organizing
- Reconstructive Vision: Reclaiming Utopia
Format: This 8 week course will be taught by core Institute for Social Ecology staff, combining weekly online lectures and discussions in real time with flexible learning via interactive web forums and one-on-one engagement.
To Register: Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org