EJ Futurism & The Urban

This three-part class provides a space to play with ideas by employing scenarios and vision work that connect people and place while exploring the challenges and possibilities of constructing environmentally and socially just cities. By bringing urban studies, urban political ecology, and critical race theory into relationship with popular media, we will explore the visual and spatial politics of real and imagined cities.

All movies discussed will be accessed through Netflix.

Environmental Justice Futurism

  • Is the necessary pivot from the fight against an environmental dystopia to an intentional move toward creating a practical environmental utopia.
  • Is underpinned by the academic frameworks of decolonization, critical race theory, and feminist theory.
  • Wrestles with the possibilities of environmentally and socially just futures and opens up the potential for socially just cultural productions that are grounded in understandings of sovereignty and self-determination.

This course includes three weeks of live webinars that will happen on Saturdays from 12-2pm Central Time (10am-12pm PST) on March 14, March 28, and April 11. The Cooperative New School offers these courses on a sliding scale so that you may pay the amount that is comfortable for you. However, the more you give, the better our economic sustainability. After you choose the tier that you are able to pay, you will then have the option to pay right away or pay later through donations to the Cooperative New School. This course is facilitated by CNE Corbin. Please write to Corbin with any questions you may have.

Sci Fi City
When
March 14th, 2020 12:00 PM   through   April 11th, 2020 2:00 PM
Course Enrollment
Sliding Scale Fee
Tier 9 $ 500.00
Tier 8 $ 450.00
Tier 7 $ 400.00
Tier 6 $ 350.00
Tier 5 $ 300.00
Tier 4 $ 250.00
Tier 3 $ 200.00
Tier 2 $ 150.00
Tier 1 $ 100.00
Available Courses
Courses EJ Futurism & The Urban

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