Haunted Media (Weeks 7-9)

In this section we’ll examine death and its expression and consequences on social media and the Internet, including the recurring theme of communing with the dead through technology.

Monday, February 25 (Week 7)

Wednesday, February 27

  • Jonathan Sterne, “A Resonant Tomb” from The Audible Past (2003), pages 287-311
  • Haunted Media Project assigned
  • Blog (Round 3): Group C

Friday, March 1

Monday, March 4 – Friday, March 8 (Spring Break)

Monday, March 11 (Week 8)

  • Kate Pullinger, “Breathe: A Ghost Story” (2018)

Wednesday, March 13

Friday, March 15

Monday, March 18 (Week 9)

Wednesday, March 20

  • Haunted Media MVP due in class

Friday, March 22

Header: “His Master’s Voice” by Francis Baraud (1899)