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
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,
Donna Haraway, "A Cyborg Manifest"