A Conversation with Mike Schur: “Can Television Make Us Better People?”

Mike Schur — the creator of the philosophy-focused NBC comedy The Good Place as well as Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn Nine-Nine — came to Notre Dame to meet with philosophy and film, television, and theatre students about his creative process and the academic topics discussed in the show. In a public event, which can be seen in its entirety in this video, Schur engaged in conversation with Arts and Letters faculty about whether television can make us better people, his career path, and the impact television can have on the public — for good or bad.

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September 25, 2019

Art and HistoryReligion and PhilosophySarah MustilloChristine BeckerCollege of Arts and LettersFilmMediaMeghan SullivanPhilosophyPeter HollandTelevisionTheology