Superdeep Nighthawks: “Being John Malkovich” (Jonze 1999) | Thu Apr 20, 9pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

Superdeep Nighthawks Malkovich Malkovich, Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich Spike Jonze‘s 1999 Being John Malkovich (Malkovich & food & drink…Malkovich). Malkovich Malkovich Thu, Apr 20, 9 pm, IB Auditorium. Malkovich.

HRC Superdeep Nighthawks Malkovich Thu eve (9pm till late, Malkovich). Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich HouTu Research Malkovich Unforgotten Dreams. Malkovich Malkovich.

Malkovich Malkovich nathan.hauthaler@duke.edu Malkovich.

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 #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.

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”).

Superdeep Nighthawks: “Mulholland Drive” (Lynch 2001) | Feb 9, 9pm

IB 1008 (IB Auditorium)

When the elders already don their nightgowns, for the Nighthawks the night remains young & Superdeep.

HRC Superdeep Nighthawks meet on Thu eve (9pm till late). For our first get-together, join us for a screening & discussion of David Lynch‘s 2001 feature film Mulholland Drive.

This is the first in a series of screenings hosted in collaboration with the Houtu Research project Unforgotten Dreams, and in preparation for Superdeep #17 (“Lucid Dreams Elucidated”).

Superdeep #16: “ChatGPT and We” (with Tim Fitz (turnitin)) | Feb 1, 10:30am

IB 2050 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Having heard much from chatty AI lately, let us humans do some talking again. Join us for a Superdeep conversation on how “ChatGPT and We” might carry on together. We’ll be joined by philosophers, computer scientists, and others from DKU, as well as special guest Tim Fitz (turnitin).

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

For DKU faculty this will be the first of a possible double-feature that day, being followed by CTL’s T&L at lunch meeting on “AI-assisted teaching and learning” (12:00pm, IB 2050).

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