Posts Tagged ‘philosophy and film’

Philosophy and Film Series: Fight Club

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

The Philosophy and Film group will meet Monday, March 4 from 4-5 pm in the CEE office (2nd floor, Burpee) to discuss the 1999 film Fight Club.

Light refreshments will be provided. All who are interested in discussing the philosophical themes presented in this film may attend.

Questions or more information: CEE[at]rockford.edu

Philosophy and Film Series: Groundhog Day

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The Philosophy and Film Series presents a discussion of the 1993 film Groundhog Day.

Join Professors Matt Flamm and Shawn Klein on February 4th, from 4 to 5pm in the CEE office (on the 2nd floor of Burpee, to the right of the cafeteria entrance).

Light refreshments will be provided. All members of the campus community may attend.

November 2012 Issue of Kaizen

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Our latest issue of Kaizen features a bold new design and an interview with William and Wilson Ling, shareholders and board members of Petropar S.A., one of the major producers of aluminum beverage cans and plastic closures in Brazil, and the world’s second largest supplier of lightweight spunmelt nonwovens fabrics for disposable hygiene applications.

Also featured in Kaizen are: an interview with Professor Matt Flamm about our Ethics Minor; our trip to the Students for Liberty Chicago Regional Conference; our screening of Atlas Shrugged: Part II; and our new Philosophy and Film Study Groups.

A PDF version of Kaizen is available here. We will soon post separately the full interview with William and Wilson Ling.

If you would like to receive a complimentary issue of the print version of Kaizen, please email your name and postal address to CEE [at] Rockford.edu.

Crimes and Misdemeanors Screening and Discussion November 8

Monday, October 29th, 2012

The Philosophy and Film Series presents the 1989 Woody Allen drama Crimes and Misdemeanors, starring Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, and Anjelica Houston. Professors Shawn Klein and Matt Flamm will host a screening of the film and a discussion of its philosophical themes.

Date: November 8

Place: Peterson Auditorium, Starr Science Building, Rockford University

Time:

Screening: 6 pm

Discussion: 8 pm

Blade Runner Screening and Discussion October 11

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The Philosophy and Film Series presents the 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner, starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, and Sean Young. Professors Shawn Klein and Matt Flamm will host a screening of the film and a discussion of its philosophical themes.

Date: October 11

Place: Severson Auditorium, Scarborough Hall, Rockford University

Time:

Screening: 5pm

Discussion: 7 pm