Schedule

September 5
Introductions and syllabus review

The Internet of Garbage

September 10
Jeong, parts 1, 2, and 3 (available on Sakai)
Response Paper Due

September 12
Jeong, parts 4 and 5

September 17
Phillips, "LOLing at Tragedy"
Response Paper Due

September 19
Massanari, "#Gamergate and The Fappening: How Reddit's algorithm, governance, and culture support toxic technocultures" (available on Sakai)
Response Paper Due

September 24
Alcott and Gentzkow, Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election
Response Paper Due

September 26
Parikka and Sampson, "On Anomalous Objects of Digital Culture" (available on Sakai)
Response Paper Due

October 1
Sindorf, "Symbolic violence in the online field: Calls for ‘civility’ in online discussion"
Response Paper Due

October 3
Menkman, The Glitch Moment (um) (available on Sakai)
Response Paper Due

October 8
Gillespie, Custodians of the Internet (available on Sakai)
Response Paper Due

Into the Dump

October 10
Roberts, "Digital Refuse"
Response Paper Due

October 15
Maxwell and Miller, Introduction
Response Paper Due

October 17
Maxwell and Miller, Chapter 1

October 22
Maxwell and Miller, Chapter 2-3
Digital Trash Autobiography Writing Workshop

October 24
Maxwell and Miller, Chapter 4
Digital Trash Autobiography Writing Workshop

October 29
Maxwell and Miller, Chapter 5-6
Digital Trash Autobiography Paper Due

October 31
Maxwell and Miller, Conclusion

November 5
Skype visit by Joana Moll
Gabrys, Introduction

November 7
Hogan, "Facebook Data Storage Centers as the Archive’s Underbelly" (available on Sakai)

November 12
Digital Life Cycle Project Proposal Due
Writing Workshop for Digital Life Cycle Project

November 14
Carpenter, "The Gathering Cloud"
Writing Workshop for Digital Life Cycle Project

November 19
Writing Workshop for Digital Life Cycle Project

November 21
NO CLASS--OBSERVE FRIDAY SCHEDULE
Digital Life Cycle Project Due

Sustainable Digital Practices

November 26
Workshop planning, specific readings and activities TBA

November 28
Workshop planning, specific readings and activities TBA

December 3
Workshop planning, specific readings and activities TBA

December 5
Workshop planning, specific readings and activities TBA

December 10
Workshop planning, specific readings and activities TBA

December 12
Workshop planning, specific readings and activities TBA