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NM 142 ROUGH PROJECT CALENDAR

The following course schedule will change. This should be interpreted as a general guideline only.

culture position paper = 25%
theorist application paper, mini-tests, art/design projects, reading responses, quizzes, daily assignments, position paper deliverables (topics, thesis sentence, thesis paragraph, bibliography, outline) = 75%

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Readings & Mini-Tests

[Weeks 1-3] Origins of Computing
Bush, Turing, Licklider, Engelbart
Week 3: Mini-Test #1

[Weeks 4-6] Non-Linearity & Interactivity
Borges, Kaprow, Barthes, Hayles, Johnson
Week 6: Mini-Test #2

[Weeks 7-10] New Media & Culture Theory
Benjamin, McLuhan, Debord, Baudrillard
* McLuhan Project
Week 10: Mini-Test #3

[Weeks 11-14] New Media in Art
Rush
Steyerl
Exam Day: Mini-Test #4

Papers

Week 3: Theorist Application Paper (February 4)

Week 7: Position Paper Thesis Sentence (March 2)
Week 10: Position Paper Thesis Paragraph + Bibliography (March 23)
Week 12: Position Paper Outline (April 6)
Week 14: Position Paper OPTIONAL Rough Draft (April 20)
Exam Day: Final Position Paper



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