Remaining readings

Week of Oct. 21
  • Andrew Ross, "Hacking Away at the Counter-culture"
  • Timothy Druckrey, "L'Amour Faux" (Hand out)

    Week of Oct. 28
  • Walter Benjamin, "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction"
  • John Berger, Ways of Seeing

    Week of Nov. 4
  • Film: Brazil
  • Jorge-Luis Borges, The Garden of Forking Paths (Hand out)
  • James Brook, "Reading and Riding with Borges" (Resisting the Virtual Life)

    Week of Nov. 11
  • Film: Manufacturing Consent
  • Herbert Schiller, Information Inequalities
  • Steve Lohr, "A Nation Ponders its Growing Digital Divide," NY Times, Mon. Oct. 21, 1996

    Week of Nov. 18
  • Neil Postman, The Disappearance of Childhood
  • David Antin, "Fine Furs"

    Week of Nov. 25
  • Lynn Spigel, Introduction to Television, by Raymond Williams (Hand Out)
    Thanksgiving break: read Mander.

    Week of Dec. 2
  • Jerry Mander, Four Arguments for the Elimination of T.V.
  • Willem Flusser, On Television

    Week of Dec. 9
  • Philip Ross, Cops vs. Robbers in Cyberspace (copyright)
  • Peter Lewis, 160 Nations meet to Weigh Revision of Copyright Law, NY Times, Dec. 2, 1996, 1A
  • Donna Haraway, "A Cyborg Manifest"