Events Archive

Coming in August: ISE’s 40th Birthday!

Come and join alumni and friends of the Institute for Social Ecology in central Vermont this coming August 15-17th to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Institute in the summer of 1974. Celebrate our legacy of radical education, community organizing, land-based learning, and revolutionary visions of the future. The weekend will feature panels, music, presentations, intergenerational dialogue, and more! Contact us at if you want to support or cosponsor this event, plan a discussion, help make the event happen, or just get back in touch with the Institute. Here is some information on accommodations for the event. More details coming soon. Please stay tuned to this space.

2014 Social Ecology Intensive Seminar

January 3-10, 2014 in Denton, Texas
This year Texas has become an inspirational focal point in struggles for reproductive rights, anti-racism, climate justice, and democracy. This January, the Institute for Social Ecology (ISE) will be coming for the first time to Texas (just 40 min. north of Dallas) to [...]

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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 [...]

2013: 8 Day Winter Intensive in Northampton, MA

Thank you for your interest in the Institute for Social Ecology’s (ISE) 2013 Winter Intensive. The Institute strives to be an agent of social transformation; demonstrating the skills, ideas and relationships that can nurture vibrant, self-governed, and healthy communities.
The 2013 ISE Winter Intensive will take place from [...]

August 2012 Social Ecology Colloquium

Invitation and Call for Papers:
Social Ecology in the Occupy Movement
6th Annual Summer Colloquium
Institute for Social Ecology
Marshfield, Vermont, August 17-19, 2012
Application/Registration Deadline: June 1, 2012  (details below)

The Institute for Social Ecology invites you to attend our 6th annual summer colloquium.

ISE colloquia offer the opportunity to [...]

2012: 5 Day Intensive on Direct Democracy and Strategic Movement Building: March 11-15 (NYC)


Social Ecology: From Theory to Practice
Dan Chodorkoff – Sunday and Monday 11:00 – 1:00
This afternoon workshop will begin with an overview of key philosophical, political, and strategic issues that surface in the theory and practice of social ecology. Social ecology advocates a reconstructive and [...]

Directly Democratic Social Change — The 2012 ISE Intensive

The Current Intensive is now full.
Due to the overwhelming interest,
we will host more programs in the coming months.  
Feel free to email: with any inquiries.

Drawing immense inspiration from the Occupy Movement, this year’s ISE Intensive will focus on providing tools to deepen our analysis, [...]