The Bookish (Weeks 1-2)

What, really, are books? What’s the relationship between books and technology? How does art and literature in digital forms challenge the conventions of print?

Monday, January 13 (Week 1)

  • Introduction to the syllabus, schedule, and enduring concepts

Wednesday, January 15

  • Matthew Kirschenbaum, “Bookscapes” (2008), pages 1-2
  • Meet in the Rare Book Room

Friday, January 17

  • Anastasia Salter, chapter 1 from What is Your Quest: From Adventure Books to Interactive Books (2014), pp. 11-32
  • Introduction to Blogging

Monday, January 20 (Week 2)

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Wednesday, January 22

Friday, January 24