Schedule

Below is a summary outline of topics by week plus a list of important dates. Please see each week’s entry for specific information regarding activities, required readings and viewings, etc.

Week/TopicImportant Dates
Week 1 (Aug. 26-29): Introduction and Provocations-Questionnaire Due: Aug. 29, 5:00 PM
Week 2 (Sept. 1-5): Mediums, Media, Materiality: English Studies as a Technological Endeavor-Labor Day: Sept. 1
Week 3 (Sept. 8-12): The Medium is the Massage-Literacy Practices Due: Sept. 8, 10:00 PM
Week 4 (Sept. 15-19): Working with Electronic Editions-McLuhan Proposal Due: Sept. 15, 10:00 PM
Week 5 (Sept. 22-26): Changing Notions of Text and Textual Engagement
Week 6 (Sept. 29 – Oct. 3): Changing Notions of Literature
Week 7 (Oct. 6-10): Changing Notions of Pedagogy-McLuhan Project Due: Oct. 6, 10:00 PM
Week 8 (Oct. 13-16): Changing Notions of Composition
Week 9 (Oct. 21-24): Textual Hacking and Remaking-Course Withdrawal Deadline: Oct. 24
Week 10 (Oct. 27-31): Reading and Writing Imaginative Futures: (Post)Cyberpunk / (Un)Intelligent Machines
Week 11 (Nov. 3-7): Electronic Literature I-Election Day: Nov. 4
-Electronic Edition --Proposal Due: Nov. 7, 5:00 PM
Week 12 (Nov. 10-14): Reading and Writing Algorithmically
Week 13 (Nov. 17-21): Electronic Literature II
Week 14 (Nov. 24-28): Electronic Literature III-Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 26-28
Week 15 (Dec. 1-5): Electronic Literature IV-Textual Interventions Due: Dec. 2, 10:00 PM
Week 16 (Dec. 8): Wrap up-Last Day of Class: Dec. 8
-Annotated Bibliography Due: Dec. 8, 10:00 PM (graduate students only)
Finals (Dec. 10-16)Electronic Editions Due: Dec. 11, 10:00 PM

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