Reclaiming Sacred Ecologies through Mindfulness

Schools of Public Engagement: Milano General Curriculum

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Graduate Course
Degree Students
Mindfulness & Sacred Ecologies
Fall 2022
Taught By: Latha Poonamallee
Section: A

CRN: 11694

Credits: 3

Informed by decolonization approaches and socio-ecological perspectives, this course centers individual and collective healing, identity examinations, critical and generative reflections for flourishing in the context of our relationship with the natural environment using mindfulness and contemplative pedagogy and technological immersion experience through VR. The course will utilize 3D VR infrastructure for enhancing the collective/group experience of shared exploration, peer learning, and community building. By the successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) Develop and articulate their own relationship with the physical and natural environment; 2) Conduct socio-ecological history of a location of choice; 3) Take, edit, and share 3-D videos of places that are personally sacred/meaningful to them; 4) Develop, refine, and use interview protocols for data collection; 5) Code interview data to identify key themes around a phenomenon.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Milano General Curriculum (NMIL)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Hybrid

Max Enrollment: 17

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 18, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:28pm EST 2/6/2023