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Social Ecology SF Intensive

Join ISE faculty, local activist-scholars, and participants from across the globe for a dynamic week of exploring the struggle for a free society in theory and praxis. This two-tiered seminar will offer a full 6-day experience and a weekend-only option, hosted at and in partnership with of the California Institute of Integral Studies. Featuring courses, guest lectures, and field trips, the Intensive will include: Foundations of Social Ecology; Direct Democracy, Popular Power and the State; History of the Left, SF Radical History Walking Tour; Capitalism: Critiques and Alternatives; Solidarity, Accountability and Anti-Racist Organizing; Climate Justice; Food Politics; Reconstructive Vision and the Utopian Imagination. Cost is sliding scale from $60-300, no one turned away for lack of funds.

Seminar topics include:

  • The Outlook of Social Ecology
  • Direct Democracy, Popular Power and the State
  • Organizing, Movement Building and Democratic Praxis
  • Capitalism: Critiques and Alternatives
  • Solidarity, Accountability and Anti-Racist Organizing
  • History of the U.S. Left
  • From Radical Ecology to Climate Justice
  • Reconstructive Visions: Reclaiming Utopia