Save the Date! 2016 Summer Intensive Program

Join us in the Hudson Valley in August for a week-long program on Democracy, Ecology & Social Movements, also featuring an advanced track on the politics and philosophy of social ecology.

2013 Colloquium: “Social Ecology in an Era of Crisis: Renewal and Reassessment”

August 23-25, 2013 Marshfield, Vermont In the coming year the Institute for Social Ecology will celebrate 40 years as a unique educational haven for critical thought and political action directed towards creating a free and ecological society. We invite friends, colleagues, alumni, and fellow travelers to gather this August to critically reflect on the continued […]

Beverly Naidus installation at Seattle’s “Bread and Roses Exhibition”

“AND NOW BEHIND CURTAIN #2” is an interactive installation in the form of a large colorful fabric spiral with apertures, images and messages that viewers walk around and through. Created by artist/author/teacher/activist and social ecologist Beverly Naidus, the installation  premiered at the Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum in Duisberg, Germany in 2005. This viewing will be a […]

ISE Intensive August 9-17, 2011

August 9th – 17th in The Hudson Valley of New York The Institute for Social Ecology presents an 8-day intensive introduction to the philosophy and politics of Social Ecology. This 8-day intensive will offer students an introduction to the dialectical philosophy and politics of Social Ecology. Using the lens of Social Ecology, students will also […]

ISE Colloquium, August 19-21, 2011

ISE Colloquium: INVITATION & CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS: “Social Ecology and the Future of Resistance” Fifth Annual Summer Colloquium – Institute for Social Ecology Marshfield, VT USA August 19-21 Application/Registration Deadline: June 1, 2011 (please see below) Jump to application Contact: CALL FOR PAPER & PRESENTATION PROPOSALS NOTE: While proposing a paper is certainly welcomed it is not […]

SEEDS: Spring Permaculture Design Course Registration Now Open!

The Social Ecology Education and Demonstration School (SEEDS), located on Vashon Island near Seattle, Washington (USA) is putting on a series of 8 weekend permaculture workshops between April 30 and June 25. Pre-register by March 1 for a nearly 20% reduced rate! Details. SEEDS is an exciting project co-founded by ISE Board member Bob Spivey. Over the past […]

Announcing the Purple Thistle Institute

Passing along the exciting news of the launch of the Purple Thistle Institute from Matt Hern, an associate of the ISE who has lectured and published widely on alternative education topics: WHAT IS IT? The PTI will be something like an alternative university, or maybe better: an alternative‐to‐ university. The idea is to bring together […]