Calendar

This course calendar is subject to change throughout the semester.

Date Due Today In Class
Jan. 12 This American Life: "Mapping" • Course introduction
Jan. 19 • Ninjalicious: Access All Areas
One of the following documentaries:
   • Wonder: Undercity
   • Sendrowski: Urbex
   • Silent UK: Crack the Surface (both episodes)
Response 1
Access All Areas
• Urban exploration documentaries
Jan. 26 • Moretti: Graphs, Maps, Trees
Rhetmap.org
• McClain and Murray: "An Analysis of Job Listings"
Response 2
Graphs, Maps, Trees
• "An Analysis of Job Listings"
Feb. 2 • Rickert: Ambient Rhetoric (part 1)
• Philo: "Foucault's Geography"
Response 3
Ambient Rhetoric
• "Foucault's Geography"
Feb. 9 • Rickert: Ambient Rhetoric (part 2)
• Boyle: "Pervasive Citizenship"
Response 4
Ambient Rhetoric (cont.)
• "Pervasive Citizenship"
Feb. 16 • Rice: Digital Detroit (chapters 1 & 2)
• Tirrell: "A Geographical History" (with videos)
Response 5
Digital Detroit
• "A Geographical History"
• Field trip: Farmin' Brands
Feb. 23 • Rice: Digital Detroit (chapters 3–5)
• McNely: "Instagram, Geocaching"
Response 6
Digital Detroit (cont.)
• "Instagram, Geocaching"
• Field trip: Carolina Beach State Park
Mar. 2 Exam
Mar. 9
No Class
Mar. 16 • Reynolds: Geographies of Writing
• Rivers: "Geocomposition in Public Rhetoric"
Response 7
Geographies of Writing
• "Geocomposition in Public Rhetoric"
Mar. 23 • Debord: "Theory of the Dérive"
99% Invisible: "Unseen City"
Response 8
• Dérive
• Abstract drafts
• Field trip: Hugh MacRae Park picnic shelter #1 
Mar. 30 • Manaugh: A Burglar's Guide to the City (chapters 1–3)
• Farman: "Creative Misuse as Resistance"
Response 9
A Burglar's Guide to the City
• "Creative Misuse as Resistance"
• Field trip: Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
Apr. 6 • Manaugh: A Burglar's Guide to the City (chapters 4–7)
• Kalin and Frith: "Wearing the City"
Response 10
A Burglar's Guide to the City (cont.)
• "Wearing the City"
• Emily & Marisa 
Apr. 13   No Class
Apr. 20 • Johnson: The Ghost Map
• Swarts: "Mobility and Composition"
Conference Paper draft
• Draft workshop
The Ghost Map
• "Mobility and Composition"
Apr. 27 (optional)


May 2
(3:00pm)
 • Abstract (with CFP), Conference Paper Presentations