Seminars: Past

Past seminars (beginning with most recent). Click on text for details.

Being Numerous: On the Non-Fascist Life” with YesWeCannibal and La Terre Institute

Reality Beyond Realism: Storytelling for/versus Enlightenment,” Steven Koteff

Rethinking Practice at the Great Feast,” Matthew O’Connell

Mutual Aid: How To Survive The Crisis,” Marisa Holmes

For Our Present Moment: James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time,” Rich Blint & Ulrich Baer

Learning in the Crisis: On Rediscovering “the Social” in the Midst of a Pandemic,” Judith Suissa

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

Sacrifice, Gender & Eros,” Cleo Kearns

Debt as Original Sin,” Joshua Ramey

Sacrifice, Debt and Grief,” Cleo Kearns

Empire of Xenophobia: The Long Political History of Trump’s ‘Big, Beautiful’ Wall,” Daniel Denvir

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,”Brooke Lavelle and Zack Walsh

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

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

The Noise of Time,” John Paetsch

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

 “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