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NM 344 ROUGH PROJECT CALENDAR

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

1. exam 1 = 25%
2. exam 2 = 25%
3. popsition paper on design & culture = 25%
4. constructivism project, deconstruction project, response writings, critique paper, quizzes, drafts, daily grades = 25%

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Week 1

Introduction
Discuss Paper Assignment
(Writing, Alphabets, Early Roman and Asian Design)
Chapter 4. Illuminated Manuscripts
 

Week 2

Chapter 5. Printing Press
(History of Typography)
 

Week 3

Chapter 9. Victorian Design
Chapter 10. Arts + Crafts Movement
*design critique [opinion] paper (September 2)
 

Week 4

Chapter 11. Art Nouveau
 

Week 5

Chapter 12. Glasgow School, Vienna Secession, Peter Behrens
Chapter 13a. Cubism, Futurism
*3 rough ideas for position paper
 

Week 6

Chapter 13b. Dada, Surrealism, Expressionism
Chapter 15. Constructivism, De Stijl
* constructivism project
 

Week 7

Chapter 14. Art Deco
Mid-Term Exam Review
* Thesis sentence. Individual consultations.
 

Week 8


* Mid-Term Exam (October 7)
 


 

Week 9

Chapter 16a. Bauhaus
Chapter 16b. New Typography
Chapter 17. Modernism in America
 

Week 10

Chapter 18. International (Swiss) Typography Style
Chapter 19. New York School
*thesis paragraph and rough bibliography for position paper (October 19)
 

Week 11

Discuss Draft Best Practices
Chapter 21. Conceptual Image (Polish Posters / Hippy Posters)
 

Week 12

Chapter 22. "Postmodern" Design
* deconstruction project
* outline and revised thesis paragraph for position paper (November 9)
 

Week 13


Chapter 24a. Vernacular and Grunge Design
 

Week 14

Chapter 24b. Contemporary Design
* optional draft of position paper (November 18)
 

Week 15


Final Exam Review
 

Exam Day

Final Exam (non-cumulative)
* final position paper due
 


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