Author: Creston Davis

May
16

The GCAS Deconstruction Serie Kicks Off

It was an honor to be part of the birth of GCAS’ Deconstruction Serie with Giovanni Tusa and Jean-Luc Nancy.  Many re-searchers joined the course and we are looking forward to engaging this challenging material.  Thank you to Giovanni and Jean-Luc for all your work.  

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May
16

The Vantage Point of Critique & Organization

According to Oxfam, next year, 80 people on our planet earth will own as much wealth as the rest of us 99%. In a time when facts are dismissed as “spin” this fact should not be so easily dismissed; indeed that this is our economic reality should not only make us pause but could be […]

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May
15

GCAS Deconstruction Serie Starts Tomorrow

(Provisional schedule) 1) DESTRUKTION. LIVING AFTER DERRIDA. Saturday 16 May 2) ANIMAL PHILOSOPHY AND BIOPOLITICS 3) SEX AND POLITICS: ON A BODY TO COME Saturday 13 June and Sunday 14 June (Seminar by Jean-Luc Nancy) 4) ETHICS: ON NEVER LEARNING HOW TO LIVE. DERRIDA AND MARX ON SPECTRALITY AND POLITICS Saturday 20 June 5) DECONSTRUCTION, […]

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May
14

Prof. Leo V Panitch Lectures in Athens

Prof. Leo Panitch lectured at the University of Athens last night on “Reform or Revolution”.  His lecture contextualized Syriza in the historical framework of the left, its failures and successes from the 20th century to the present.  He proposed a need for supporting Syriza and encouraged for more “base” organizational strategy within the economic and social […]

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May
14

Professor Lori Marso’s Essay, “24 Hours in American’s Gulag”

Prof. Lori Marso publishes a short essay on Lucas Lobe‘s experience in jail in Brooklyn as related to the Baltimore protests in The Contemporary Condition. Lori Marso is Director of Women’s and Gender Studies and professor of Political Theory, at Union College. Her books include: Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity: The Lives and […]

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May
13

Casualties of Utopia

Thomas More first used the term “utopia” in 1516 the year before the Augustinian Friar, Martin Luther initiated the protest “Protestantism” against the Roman Catholic Church when he hung the 95 Theses on the Wittenberg Castle church.   It was thus that two competing visions of the world were launched. Utopianism literally is a no-place, […]

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May
12

Harvard & GCAS Professor, Michael Jackson Publishes a New Book

Harmattan A Philosophical Fiction, by Michael Jackson This book is published in the Insurrection Series edited by Slavoj Zizek, Clayton Crockett, Jeffrey Robbins, and Creston Davis What Professor Jackson says about GCAS, “It is what many of us, languishing in established academic institutions, have dreamed of for many years.  I will seize the opportunity to […]

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May
12

GCAS Student Handbook

August, 2016 The Global Center for Advanced Studies 150 Broadway #1208 New York, New York 10038   Contact: <contact@thegcas.com> +1-855-theGCAS http://globalcenterforadvancedstudies.org/   Welcome to the student handbook for The Global Center for Advanced Studies Names of the Governing Bodies (Statement of Organization) The Global Center for Advanced Studies is opperated by The Global Center for […]

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