Seminars: Course Calendar

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Upcoming seminars

May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9 Tuesday evenings 6-8:30 EST. “Debt as Original Sin,” Joshua Ramey

June 20 “Total Liberation: The Buddhist Eight-Fold Path, Animal Justice, and Liberatory Praxis,” Philip Murphy

TBA “Blockchain Capitalism,” Alison McDowell

TBAMeaning in Our Time of Crisis,” Glenn Wallis

Ongoing groups

Anarchist Reading Circle
Ludic Liberation Lab
(Non)Buddhist Practice Posse

Keep an eye on our calendar

Seminar archive


Lying & Truth in Politics: Hannah Arendt and the Fragility of Democratic Life,” Ulrich Baer and Amir Eshel

Viral Grief, Rebellious Mourning: A Virtual Grief Circle,” Cindy Milstein

“Confronting the Demobilizing Wall of Uncertainty:  Revisiting Black Bloc/White Riot in the Age of Trump,” AK Thompson

Debt Strike Now? An Online Conversation,”Richard Robbins, Devin Singh, and Joshua Ramey

Exhausting All Possibilities:” An Introduction to Deleuze & Guattari’s Political Philosophy,” John Paetsch

How We Remained Human: Posthumans, the Technosphere, and the Selfish Meme,” Alexander Wilson

Why the Debt Strike is Not Impossible,” Joshua Ramey 

Darkness and Its Discontents,” Glenn Wallis

Radical Education Workshop,” Glenn Wallis

Contradictions of White Middle Class Dissent: Revisiting “Black Bloc,White Riot” in the Age of Trump,” AK Thompson

Please Select Your Jacques Lacan,” Patricia Gherovici

Workshop: Non-Buddhist Redescription,” Glenn Wallis

Buddhism: What Can It Offer Us Today? Glenn Wallis

Revolutionary Pessimism: On Political Action Without Expectation,” Scott Ritner

Why Marx Matters,” Gabriel Rockhill. In collaboration with the Critical Theory Workshop

Critical and Contemplative Pedagogies for Eco-Justice,Zack Walsh and Brooke D. Lavelle

For Education: The College Classroom as Concrete Utopia,” Glenn Wallis


Don’t Worry. Be Happy! Feeling Good, Bad, and Everything In Between,” Thomas Conners

Buddhism in Ruin,Glenn Wallis

Ritual and Resistance,” Cleo Kearns

Aesthetics: Toward a Radical History,” Gabriel Rockhill

The Culture of Revolt,” AK Thompson

How Living Well Matters in the Pursuit of Knowledge, Lisa Miracchi


Money and Metaphysics,” Joshua Ramey

Anarchism and its Aspirations, Cindy Milstein

Night Moves: Poetry at Present,” John Paetsch (To be rescheduled)

Unlearning: Radical Education Theory,” Glenn Wallis 

Gilles Deleuze: Larval Subjects, Lost Time,” John Paetsch

Darkness,” Glenn Wallis

You must change your life: Rilke’s Poetics of Immanence,” Ulrich Baer

Speculum of Pain: Buddhism on Illness,” Pierce Salguero

Contemporary French Philosophy: A Primer,” Gabriel Rockhill

Is This How It Ends? On Human Stupidity and the Meagre Promise of the Epoché,Glenn Wallis

Cultural Narratives and National Identities,” Alan Nadel

How To Find What Isn’t Lost,” Akilesh Ayyar


Meditation: Self and Society,” Glenn Wallis

Alienation and Its Antidotes: A Workshop on the Thought of François Laruelle,” Anthony Paul Smith

Buddhism in the Age of Trump,” Glenn Wallis

Philosophical Concepts for Thinking,” Glenn Wallis

Critical Introduction to Buddhist Thought,” Glenn Wallis