8/21 Edit

Course Intro & Wikia Workshop

NATC, 1-33

Plato: “From Republic”

Aristotle: “From Poetics”

8/28 Edit

Begin Partner Wiki Work

Marx: “From Capital, Volume 1” & “Theses on Fuerbach” (link)

Freud: “Beyond the Pleasure Principle” (pdf)

9/4 Labor Day: No Class Edit

9/11 Edit

Brooks: “From the Well Wrought Urn” 1217-1225

Derrida: "From Of Grammatology" 1688-1697

9/18 Edit

Woolf: “From A Room of One’s Own” 896-905

Said: “From Orientalism” 1866-1888

9/25 Edit

Haraway, “From Cyborg Manifesto” 2190-2220

Moretti: “From Maps, Graphs, and Trees” 2441-2464

10/2 Classical Poetics & Criticism Edit

Begin Individual Wiki Work

Horace: “Ars Poetica" 122-133

Maimonides: "The Guide of the Perplexed” 165-177

de Lorris & de Meun, “From The Roman de la Rose,” (pdf)

de Pizan: “Christine’s Reaction to Jean de Montreuil’s Treatise on the Roman de la Rose” 203-210

Wyatt, "Whoso List to Hunt"

Poe, "Annabel Lee"

Nabokov, selections from Lolita


10/9 Marxisms Edit

Gramsci: “The Formation of Intellectuals” 1002-1008

Luxemberg: "The Problem of Dictatorship" (Link)

Althusser: “From Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” 1335-1361

10/16 Psychoanalysis Edit

Lacan: “The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experience” 1163-1169

Kristeva: “From Revolution in Poetic Language” 2071-2081

Mulvey: "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" 2084-2095

Stein, Tender Buttons

10/23 Formalisms & (post)structuralism Edit

Empson: “Seven Types of Ambiguity” (pdf)

de Saussure: “From Course in General Linguistics” 850-866

bell hooks: "Postmodern Blackness" 2509-2516

10/30 Feminisms, Gender & Sexuality Edit

Gilbert & Gubar: “From The Madwoman in the Attic” 1926-1938

McCall: “The Complexity of Intersectionality” (pdf)

Foucault: “From The History of Sexuality, Volume 1” 1502-1521

Adrienne Rich, "Dreamwood"

11/6 Post-Colonialism Edit

Fanon: “The Wretched of the Earth: From on National Culture” 1440-1446

Ngugi, Liyong, & Owuor-Anyumba: "On the Abolition of the English Department" 1995-2000

Spivak: “Can the Subaltern Speak?” 2114-2126

11/13 Posthumanisms Edit

Braidotti: “Animals, Anomalies, and Inorganic Others” (pdf)

Deleuze & Guattari, “From Introduction: Rhizome” 1454-1462

Class notes for "Rhizome"

Wolfe: “Human, All Too Human” (pdf)


11/20 Thanksgiving Break: No Class Edit

11/27 Digital Theories & Methods Edit

Benjamin: “The Work of Art in the Age of It's Technological Reproducibility” 1051-1071

Unsworth: “What Is Humanities Computing, and What Is It Not” (link)

Benfield: "Decolonizing the Digital/Digital Decolonization: Introductory Notes" (link) (The text for class is in the gray box on the right side.)

12/4 End of Term Conferences Edit

12/11 Finals Week Edit

DUE: Final Course/Wiki Analytical Reflection