Special Subject: Advanced Study in Islamic Architecture — Decolonial Ecologies

Permission of Instructor

Seminar examining the relationship between political ecology, ecological crises, and the process of (de)colonizing rural, urban, and extraterrestrial spaces. Students will critically analyze contemporary proposals for decolonial ecologies, ranging from ecology thinking in architectural design to indigenous climate plans. Course themes include food systems, decarbonization, abolition, wetlands, and green financing systems, specifically how they are imagined in a decolonized future. Open to undergraduates with instructor’s permission.