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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%
mini-tests, art/design projects, reading responses, paper proposals, paper outlines, paper draft, quizzes, daily assignments = 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 11-15] New Media in Art (Performance & Installation)
Rush
Steyerl
Exam Day: Mini-Test #4

Culture Position Paper

Week 4: Culture Paper Thesis Paragraph (February 7)
Week 8: Culture Paper Outline (March 7)
Week 11: Culture Paper Draft (April 11)
Week 15: Culture Paper Final (May 2) [last day of class]



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