Schedule

Complete all assigned reading before coming to class. Please keep in mind that all reading assignments are subject to change. All page numbers refer to the editions/ISBNs that I have ordered.  For some readings, you will find the text in Course Reserves (CR).

—–Week 1—–

Digital Humanities = Screwing Around

Jan. 13 T

  • Introductions, Syllabus

Jan. 15 Th

—–Week 2—–

Mapping Digital Humanities

Jan. 20 T

Jan. 22 Th

  • Jhumpa Lahiri. “Sexy.” In Interpreter of Maladies. New York: Houghton, 1999. (CR)

—–Week 3—–

Jan. 27 T

  • Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway, 3-64

Jan. 29 Th

  • Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway, 64-128

—–Week 4—–

Feb. 3 T

  • Virginia Woolf. Mrs. Dalloway, 128-end

Feb. 5 Th

  • Dalloway presentations

—–Week 5—–

The Intentional Fallacy

 Feb. 10 T

Feb. 12 Th

  • Carol Ann Duffy, Selling Manhattan, 9-35

—–Week 6—–

Feb. 17 T

  • Snow!!
  • Duffy, Selling Manhattan, 36-end

Feb. 19 Th

  • Class canceled (see below)

Feb. 21 S

  • Carol Ann Duffy public reading, 4:00pm (required)

—–Week 7—–

Feb. 24 T

  • Duffy, Selling Manhattan, 36-end
  • Carol Ann Duffy, The World’s Wife, 1-41

Feb. 26 Th

  • Class canceled
  • Duffy, The World’s Wife, 42-end

—–Week 8—–

Mar. 3 T

  • Carol Ann Duffy, The World’s Wife, 1-41
  • Duffy project

Mar. 5 Th

  • Duffy, The World’s Wife, 42-end
  • Duffy project
  • Duffy paper due

—–Week 9—–

Mar. 9-13      Spring Break

—–Week 10—–

Mar. 17 T

  • Duffy Paper Due
  • Duffy project

Mar. 19 Th

  • Duffy project

—–Week 11—–

Reading in a Network

Mar. 24 T      

  • Mark Sample. “The Digital Humanities is Not About Building, It’s About Sharing.” SampleReality.com. 25 May 2011.
  • Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves, front cover – 18
    • N.B. You can choose whether or not you read all the materials—prefatory, cover, appendixes, footnotes, exhibits—as you come to them. However, you must eventually read them all.    

Mar. 26 Th   

  • Danielewski, House of Leaves, 19-79

—–Week 12—–

Mar. 31 T

  • Class canceled but still read the following
  • Danielewski, House of Leaves, 80-245

Apr. 2 Th

  • Danielewski, House of Leaves, 246-346

—–Week 13—–

Apr. 7 T

  • Danielewski, House of Leaves, 347-422

Apr. 9 Th

  • Danielewski, House of Leaves, 423-528

—–Week 14—–

How to (Not) Read All of Hemingway

Apr. 14 T

  • Hemingway,  “Big Two-Hearted River, Part I,” “Big Two-Hearted River, Part II,” “Hills Like White Elephants,” “Now I Lay Me” (CR)
  • Ted Underwood, Hoyt Long, and Richard Jean So. “Cents and Sensibility.” Slate. 10 Dec. 2014

Apr. 16 Th

  • Hemingway, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “The Sea Change,” “Mr. and Mrs. Elliot,” “A Simple Enquiry” (CR)

—–Week 15—–

Apr. 21 T

  • Hemingway, choose your own adventure (more on this to come)

Apr. 23 Th

  • Hemingway Project

—–Finals—–

May 6 W

  • Final Exam, 8:00-10:30am