Superdeep Nighthawks: “A Metamorfose dos Pássaros” (Vasconcelos 2020) | Thu Apr 6, 9pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

Superdeep Nighthawks unchangingly converge on Thu night, this week for Vasconcelos’s 2020 A Metamorfose dos Pássaros (& food & drink…). Thu, Apr 6, 9 pm, IB Auditorium.

HRC Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (9pm till late). Their current screening series, revolving around dreams in film, is hosted in collaboration with the HouTu Research project Unforgotten Dreams.

Superdeep Nighthawks: “Neighboring Sounds” (Filho 2012) | Mar 30, 9pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

Also in session 4 the Nighthawks render Thu nights Superdeep, this week by capturing Kleber Mendonça Filho‘s 2012 Neighboring Sounds (& food & drink…). Thu, Mar 30, 9 pm, IB Auditorium.

HRC Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (9pm till late). Their current screening series, revolving around dreams in film, is hosted in collaboration with the HouTu Research project Unforgotten Dreams.

Superdeep #18: “Connecting Dots on Vanishing Voices: A Computational Philosophical Inquiry” (Nielsen & Tao) | Thu Mar 23, 6:30pm

IB 2026 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Join us for our 18th Superdeep workshop meeting in its 18th month.  Karen Nielsen (E&L Phil ’23) and Junyi Tao (DS ’23) will showcase via “Connecting Dots on Vanishing Voices: A Computational
Philosophical Inquiry”.

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required. And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop,
see https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/
or contact Nathan Hauthaler.

XR Lab Presents: Metaverse: Are We Living in a Simulated World?

Date/Time: Thursday, March 16, 3-4p.m.
Location: IB 2025
Guest Speaker: JieKun Song 宋介堃

Biography: Song is an XR enthusiast. Works in XR/Metaverse industry for more than 6 years. Build more than 20 metaverse projects for fortune 500 companies. Also personally published a VR game on Steam.

宋介堃是一名非常资深的XR架构师。在XR、元宇宙领域有超过六年的工作经验。为世界五百强公司提供过20多个方案的咨询以及部署实施。同时还在Steam发布过VR游戏作品。

 

Linkedin: https://cn.linkedin.com/in/songjiekun

Call for Papers: Women’s History Month Student Paper Workshop

The Gender Studies initiative at DKU will be hosting a workshop on student papers as part of a series of events of the Women’s History Month. We invite student papers in any discipline which addresses the questions and concerns of gender studies broadly. For consideration, please submit an abstract of 150-200 words demonstrating the relevance of gender in the paper. We are particularly interested in the following themes:

  • Gender representation across media
  • Gender and inequality, gender and exploitation, gender and oppression
  • Sexuality and gendered identity formation
  • Feminism
  • LGBTQ+ liberation

Upon acceptance, participants will be required to submit finished papers of around 2000 words prior to the workshop. Each student paper will be paired with a faculty commentator.

Send your abstracts to this email: titas.chakraborty@dukekunshan.edu.cn

The deadline for abstract submission is  March 31, 2023.

Superdeep Nighthawks: “Blade Runner” (Scott 1982; Final Cut) | Mar 9, 9pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

Session 3 Finals Week – a time to wish for more time; to bring the androids in us to more life; & to revel in Superdeep dreams of electric sheep… Join the Nighthawks for Ridley Scott‘s 1982 Blade Runner (Final Cut, & food & drinks…). Thu, Mar 9, 9 pm, IB Auditorium.

HRC Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (9pm till late). Their current screening series, revolving around dreams in film, is hosted in collaboration with the HouTu Research project Unforgotten Dreams.

Superdeep Nighthawks: “Waking Life” (Linklater 2001) | Mar 2, 9pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

Week 7 — homework tests finals Signature Work Superdeep thoughts early till late… Are we even still awake or already dreaming…or still dreaming or already awake again?  Join the Nighthawks to find out: this week with Richard Linklater‘s 2001 rotoscoped feature Waking Life (& food & drinks…). Thu, Mar 2, 9 pm, IB Auditorium.

HRC Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (9pm till late). Their current screening series, revolving around dreams in film, is hosted in collaboration with the HouTu Research project Unforgotten Dreams.

HRC Superdeep: Philosophers’ Cave | Mon 9am-late

Superdeep Philosophers’ Cave (Blast!)

Date/Time: Every Monday, 9am – late (China time)
Location: IB2026

The Philosophers’ Cave is Superdeep‘s shared writing & work space, to help everyone start the week on a high—i.e. Superdeep—note. The Cave opens every Monday 9:04 am till late in IB2026. Coffee, tea, & snacks are served at each meeting. Everyone is welcome to join.

Once a year, at the end of session 3 we do a Cave Blast: the Cave remains open from Mon morning till the Signature Work product due date that week. This year’s Cave Blast: Mon Mar 4, 9am — Thu Mar 7, midnight! (+ extra coffee & tea 😉

Superdeep #17: “Lucid Dreams Elucidated” (Mo, Wang, & Hauthaler) | Thu Feb 23, 6pm

IB 2026 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Join us for our next  Superdeep workshop meeting, in which  Weifan Mo (E&L Philosophy ’23), and Siyu Wang (E&L Philosophy ’25), and Nathan Hauthaler will revel in “Lucid Dreams Elucidated”.

Soon after the workshop, the Superdeep Nighthawks will continue to shine their late projector light on dreams of Michel Gondry‘s 2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required. And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop,
see https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/
or contact Nathan Hauthaler.

 

Superdeep Nighthawks: “Paprika” (Kon 2006) | Thu Feb 16, 9pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

The Superdeep Nighthawks multiplied into a force of forty for their first gathering on Feb 9. On Thu, Feb 16 they will return in force, to savor Satoshi Kon‘s 2006 animated feature Paprika (…& food & drink).

HRC Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (9pm till late). The Paprika screening is the second in a series of screenings hosted in collaboration with the Houtu Research project Unforgotten Dreams, in preparation for Superdeep #17 (“Lucid Dreams Elucidated”).