Class-by-Class Schedule

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Introduction and Overview

Tuesday, August 19

Thursday, August 21

Tuesday, August 26

Unit I: Archives

Thursday, August 28

  • Lev Grossman, Codex (Harvest, 2005), chapters 1-6

Tuesday, September 2

  • Lev Grossman, Codex, chapters 7-11
  • LAB: MEET AT ARCHIVES

Thursday, September 4

  • Lev Grossman, Codex, chapters 12-17
  • LAB: Atari Emulators

Tuesday, September 9 – Blog Week 1

  • Lev Grossman, Codex, chapters 18-end
  • LAB: Intro to Omeka

Unit II: Media

Thursday, September 11

Tuesday, September 16 – Blog Week 2

  • Don DeLillo, Mao II: A Novel (Penguin, 1992), through Ch. 3
  • IN CLASS: Visit from Amanda Mills, Atlanta Zine Library

Thursday, September 18

  • Don DeLillo, Mao II, through the end of Part I
  • LAB: MEET AT ARCHIVES

Tuesday, September 23 – Blog Week 3

  • Don DeLillo, Mao II, through Ch. 10

Thursday, September 25

  • Don DeLillo, Mao II, through end

Unit III: Materiality

Tuesday, September 30 – Blog Week 4

Thursday, October 2 – NO CLASS MEETING (PROFESSOR AT UMEA UNIVERSITY)

  • VIRTUAL LAB DAY (WORK ON PROJECTS)

Tuesday, October 7 – Blog Week 5

  • Alison Bechdel, Fun Home

Thursday, October 9

  • Alison Bechdel, Fun Home

Tuesday, October 14 – NO CLASS FALL BREAK

Thursday, October 16

  • In-class Critique with Georgia Tech Archives
  • DUE: MIDTERM PROJECT (analysis due via TSquare Sunday 10/19)

Tuesday, October 21

Thursday, October 23

Unit IV:  Making

Tuesday, October 28 – Blog Week 6

Thursday, October 30

Tuesday, November 4 – Blog Week 7

Thursday, November 6 – VIRTUAL LAB DAY, PROFESSOR AT AMERICAN STUDIES CONFERENCE

  • LAB: Final Project Brainstorm Session

Tuesday, November 11 – Blog Week 8

  • Tom Phillips, A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel (Thames and Hudson, 2012) [1973].
  • Frank Mouris, Frank Film (in class)

Thursday, November 13

Tuesday, November 18 – Bonus Blog Week

  • David Fincher, Zodiac (2007) (watch before class)
  • In class: Zodiac discussion

Thursday, November 20

Tuesday, November 25 – NO CLASS, THANKSGIVING

  • Final project work session (no class meeting)

Thursday, November 27 – NO CLASS, THANKSGIVING

Tuesday, December 2 – WPFE

  • In class: Final project work session (moved to Thursday 12/4)
  • IN CLASS: Final project presentation and crit (w/ GT Archives)

Thursday, December 4 – WPFE

  • In class: Final project presentation and crit (w/ GT Archives) (moved to Tuesday 12/2)
  • IN CLASS: Final project work session

Thursday, December 11th.

  • DUE: FINAL PROJECT AND ANALYSIS

 

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