Rethinking Social Transformation online seminar: Apr. 29-May 27

Enroll today for the spring session of our online seminar Rethinking Social Transformation! Taught by ISE faculty Rob Ogman, this five-session seminar that explores the challenges and possibilities of linking emancipatory vision to practical political engagement in the current historical context. It meets Mondays at 3 pm ET from April 29 to May 27. The course …

By ISE | April 4th, 2019 | Article Archive, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Introduction to Social Ecology online seminar starts April 8 – enroll today!

Our popular introductory seminar Ecology Democracy Utopia starts again next week, meeting Mondays at 10 am PST/1 pm ET April 8 through May 27. Write us to enroll today! This eight-week seminar provides a comprehensive overview of Social Ecology, exploring a broad range of interconnected themes including social hierarchy and domination, nature philosophy, capitalism, technology …

By ISE | April 1st, 2019 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Online Seminar – Understanding Antisemitism: Historical Roots & Contemporary Relevance (May 8-29)

Recent events – from the deadly Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, the alt-right’s chant of “Jews will not replace us,” up to recent controversies within the Women’s March and UK Labour Party – have demonstrated a critical need to understand antisemitism as an ongoing threat demanding analysis and action from an emancipatory perspective. We are proud to …

By ISE | March 24th, 2019 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Relaunching Harbinger: A Journal of Social Ecology

The Institute for Social Ecology is excited to announce the relaunch of Harbinger: A Journal of Social Ecology. A harbinger is a messenger, or a sign indicating that a major event or change is coming. In recent years the Institute has been energized by a global resurgence of interest in social ecology, municipalism, democratic confederalism, …

By ISE | March 11th, 2019 | Featured, Harbinger Journal, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

ISE spring online course schedule, new offerings!

The ISE is excited to offer three online courses this spring – our two existing seminars plus a brand new class, Understanding Antisemitism. Our courses bring together ISE faculty, cutting-edge content, and students of all ages from around the world to create a unique learning experience that centers social and ecological transformation. Enroll today! Ecology …

By ISE | March 8th, 2019 | Article Archive, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

ISE Annual Gathering: Aug. 23-25

Beyond the Local This August, the Institute for Social Ecology cordially invites you to attend our Annual Gathering for a weekend of engaging political discussion, great food, and a chance to socialize with social ecologists and fellow travelers in beautiful Marshfield, Vermont. As our ideas continue to spread and our movements grow, this year’s theme …

By ISE | March 6th, 2019 | Article Archive, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Social Transformation Beyond Pragmatism or Utopia Online Seminar: Winter 2019 Session

The Institute for Social Ecology is excited to announce the winter 2019 dates for our online seminar Social Transformation Beyond Pragmatism or Utopia. Taught by ISE faculty Robert Ogman, this five-session seminar explores the challenges and possibilities of linking our utopian vision to practical political engagement.  The course will meet Mondays at 12-1:30 PST/3-4:30 pm ET from January 28 …

By ISE | December 21st, 2018 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Ecology Democracy Utopia Winter Online Seminar: Jan. 28-Mar., 2019

Enrollment is now open for the winter 2019 session of the ISE online seminar Ecology, Democracy, Utopia!  The course will meet on Mondays at 3 pm PST/6 pm EST from January 28th through March 18th. This eight-week course provides a comprehensive overview of Social Ecology – an interdisciplinary body of ideas that explores the relationship between social …

By ISE | December 21st, 2018 | Social Ecology Blog | 1 Comments |