Week 1
M 1/9: class cancelled; professor delayed at MLA
W 1/11: Introductions & Review of Course Policies
Introduction to Commonplace Book Assignment
Introduction to Collaborative Document Assignment
Introduction to Critical Essay Assignment
F 1/13: key terms and concepts
Brown, “Thing Theory”(available on PILOT)
Gibson, “Theory of Affordances” (available on PILOT)

Week 2
M 1/16: MLK Day
W 1/18: Latour, excerpt from Reassembling the Social (available on PILOT)
Bennett, excerpt from Vibrant Matter (available on PILOT)
5 key questions and 5 key terms for the course finalized by Th 1/19 @5pm
F 1/20: Gulliver’s Travels Book I (Voyage to Lilliput); intro and prefatory material are optional

Week 3
M 1/23: Gulliver’s Travels Book II
W 1/25: Gulliver’s Travels Book III
F 1/27: Gulliver’s Travels Book IV
collaborative document for Gulliver’s Travels finalized by Su 1/29 5pm

Week 4
M 1/30: Wrap-up discussion
W 2/1: Professor giving talk at UCLA
F 2/3: Professor giving talk at UCLA

Week 5
M 2/6: Addison, “Essay on the Pleasures of the Imagination” (available on PILOT)
Opportunity #1 to turn in critical research essay.
W 2/8: Selections from the Spectator and the Tatler (available on PILOT)
F 2/10: Adventures of a Quire of Paper (available on PILOT)

Week 6
M 2/13: Pamela (-67)
W 2/15: Pamela (-111)
F 2.17: Pamela (-156)

Week 7
M 2/20: Pamela (-219)
collaborative document for Pamela finalized by T 2/21 @5pm
W 2/22: No class; wrap-up discussion of Pamela online on PILOT
F 2/24: No class; wrap-up discussion of Pamela continues online on PILOT

[Spring Break]

Week 8
M 3/6: Pompey the Little (32-101)
Opportunity #2 to turn in critical research essay
W 3/8: Pompey the Little (-147)
F 3/10: Pompey the Little (-193)

Week 9
collaborative document for Pompey the Little finalized by Su 3/12 5pm
M 3/13: Wrap-up discussion of Pompey the Little (-end)
W 3/15: Castle of Otranto (1-38)
Opportunity #3 to turn in critical research essay
F 3/17: Castle of Otranto (39-59)

Week 10
M 3/20: Castle of Otranto (60-115)
collaborative document for Castle of Otranto finalized by T 3/21 5pm
W 3/22: Wrap-up discussion of Castle of Otranto
F 3/24: Evelina (91-127)
Opportunity #4 to turn in critical research essay

Week 11
M 3/27: Evelina (127-233)
W 3/29: Evelina (233-303)
F 3/31: Evelina (303-370)

Week 12
M 4/3: Evelina (370-481)
collaborative document for Evelina finalized by T 4/4 5pm
W 4/5: Wrap-up discussion of Evelina 481-554
F 4/7: History and Adventures of a Bedsted (available on PILOT)
Opportunity #5 to turn in critical research essay

Week 13
M 4/10: Life and Adventures of a Fly (available on PILOT)
W 4/12: Mister, The Adventures of a Doll (available on PILOT)
F 4/14: Mister, The Adventures of a Doll (available on PILOT)

Week 14
M 4/17: re-read assigned readings from Week 1
Wrap-up discussion of course
W 4/19: Studio time for group projects
F 4/21: Studio time for group projects

Finals Week
Monday, 4/24: 12:30pm – Object Projects due

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