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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 11-14] New Media in Art (Performance & Installation)
Rush
Steyerl
Exam Day [Tues/Thurs class: May 7, 11:30-2] | [Wed/Fri class: May 3, 3-5:30]: Mini-Test #4

Culture Position Paper

Week 4: Thesis Paragraph [Tues/Thurs class: February 5] | [Mon/Fri class: February 6]
Week 8: Outline and Bibliography [Tues/Thurs class: March 5] | [Mon/Fri class: March 6]
Week 14: OPTIONAL Rough Draft (on or prior to last day of class) [Tues/Thurs class: April 30] | [Mon/Fri class: April 26]
Week 15: Final Paper (Exam Day) [Tues/Thurs class: May 7, 11:30-2] | [Wed/Fri class: May 3, 3-5:30]



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