Superdeep Nighthawks: “Burning” (“버닝”; Lee 2018) | Thu Nov 2, 8:24pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

The Nighthawks deliver for what you’ve been yearning: Lee Chang-dong‘s 2018 Burning (“버닝” …& food & drink). Thu, Nov 2, 8:24pm, IB 1008 (Auditorium). This slow-burning masterpiece of recent Korean cinema gives credence to a poet’s words: “You cannot unburn what is burned…”

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Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (~8pm till late). For more info, or to submit proposals for the Nighthawks, follow this link; for info on Superdeep more generally, follow this one.

Superdeep is sponsored by DKU’s Humanities Research Center.

Superdeep Nighthawks: “The Trial” (Welles 1962) | Thu Oct 26, 8pm c.t.

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

Join the Nighthawks for Orson Welles‘s 1962 Kafkaesque The Trial (& food & drink). Thu, Oct 26, 8pm c.t., IB 1008 (Auditorium).

This screening is Superdeep‘s first collaboration with DKU’s Pre-Law Society, members of which will also have the floor at the event.

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Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (~8pm till late). For more info, or to submit proposals for the Nighthawks, follow this link; for info on Superdeep more generally, follow this one.

Superdeep is sponsored by DKU’s Humanities Research Center.

Superdeep #19: “Defying Displacement: The Case of Philadelphia Chinatown” (Caroline Aung) | Tue Oct 24, 5:30 & 6pm

5:30pm IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)
6:00 pm IB 2028 | Zoom 6979897969

The Superdeep Workshop returns on a chord of high notes: on Tue Oct 24, Caroline Aung of Philadelphia’s Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) will join us for a presentation and interactive workshop for “Defying Displacement: The Case of Philadelphia Chinatown“. The event is Superdeep first collaboration with DKU’s HRC Citizenship Lab and the Center for the Study of Contemporary China (CSCC) Meanings, Identities, & Communities Cluster.
As an auftakt to the event we will screen the Philly Chinatown documentary “Look Forward & Carry on the Past” (Dornfeld, Kodish, & Wei’s 2002; accessible here).

Screening: Tue Oct 24, 5:30pm IB 1008.
Workshop: Tue Oct 24, 6:00pm IB 2028.

Snacks & drinks at the screening & workshop.

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The Workshop is Superdeep‘s venue for philosophical work-in-progress research & practice. For more info or to submit proposals for the Workshop, follow this link; for more info on Superdeep more generally, follow this one.

Superdeep is sponsored by DKU’s Humanities Research Center.

Superdeep Nighthawks: “La Panthère des neiges (The Velvet Queen; Amiguet & Munier 2021) | Thu Oct 19, 8pm c.t.)

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

Finals week is peak Nighthawks week! A special treat recommended by distinguished guests, join us for Marie Amiguet & Vincent Munier‘s 2021 La Panthère des neiges (aka The Velvet Queen). Thu, Oct 19, 8pm c.t., IB 1008 (Auditorium).

This screening Superdeep‘s first collaboration with DKU’s budding Animal Protection Academic Club, who will also have the floor at the event.

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Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (8pm till late). For more info, or to submit proposals for the Nighthawks, follow this link; for info on Superdeep more generally, follow this one.

Superdeep is sponsored by DKU’s Humanities Research Center.

Superdeep Nighthawks: “Free Solo” (Vasarhelyi & Chin 2018) | Thu Oct 12, 8pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

A week 7 screening of Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin‘s 2018 Free Solo (& food & drink) is the Nighthawks‘ way of saying: hang in there… ✊  Thu, Oct 12, 8pm c.t., IB 1008 (Auditorium).

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Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (8pm till late).
2023 Session  1 theme: the Mind.

For more info or proposals for the Nighthawks follow this link, for Superdeep more generally this one.

Superdeep is sponsored by DKU’s Humanities Research Center.

Superdeep Nighthawks: “My Octopus Teacher” (Ehrlich & Reed 2020) | Thu Sept 28, 8pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

Superdeep remain the Nighthawks when attending to My Octopus Teacher (Pippa Ehrlich & James Reed 2020) …& food & drink. Thu, Sept 28, 8pm, IB 1008 (Auditorium).

The screening is Superdeep‘s first collaboration with the DKU Sustainability Club. Club members will join us to introduce the club and their current activities.

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Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (8pm till late). Session 1 theme: the Mind.

For more info or proposals for the Nighthawks follow this link, for Superdeep generally this one.

Superdeep is sponsored by DKU’s Humanities Research Center.

Superdeep Nighthawks: “Her” (Jonze 2013) | Thu Sept 21, 8pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

The Nighthawks are up to converse with Her (Spike Jonze 2013) to get to the bottom of AI (…& food & drink). Thu, Sept 21, 8pm, IB 1008 Auditorium.

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Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (8pm till late). Session 1 theme: the Mind.

For more info or proposals for the Nighthawks follow this link, for Superdeep generally this one.

Superdeep is sponsored by DKU’s Humanities Research Center.

Superdeep is DKU’s extracurricular philosophical* ecosystem, comprising:

    • the Workshop: a work-in-progress research workshop for DKU’s philosophical community (students, faculty, & guests). Presentation followed by Q&A (& snacks & refreshments). The Workshop meets on Thursdays ~ 6pm in IB 2026. More info here.
    • the Philosophers’ Cave: a quiet space for writing & other Superdeep work (& coffee, tea, & snacks). The Cave opens every Monday 9am till late in IB 2026, to start the week on a Superdeep high note. More info here.
    • the Well: Superdeep‘s joint research & reading group. The Well opens on Tuesday ~5pm in IB 1017. Current theme: Creatures of Habit. More info here.
    • the Nighthawks: a space for late birds to savor Superdeep respite — over weekly movie screenings — after a week of classes. The Nighthawks converge Thursdays ~8pm. More info here.
    • Superdeep Space: an entirely student-curated & -run Superdeep space for activity, creation, happiness. More info here.
    • …& the occasional Party: self-explanatory, for our community, happening roughly once a semester. Like this one.

* If you ask yourself who qualifies as philosophical, you already do 😉

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