(subject to change)

Week 1: Who Are We, Where are We From, and Where are We Going?
W 1/13
Introductions
Overview of Course
*F 1/15: Attend ENG 2040 (10:10-11:05) to meet the undergraduate students

Week 2: What Are The Digital Humanities and What Do They Have to Do With Teaching?
W 1/20
Budrick, Anne, et al. “Humanities to Digital Humanities.”
Kirschenbaum, Matthew. “What Is Digital Humanities?”
Brier, Stephen. “Where’s the Pedagogy?
Fyfe, Paul. “Digital Pedagogy Unplugged.”
Explore the tools for research in the digital humanities that are found at DiRT

Week 3: Can You Draw (on) Literature for Student Involvement?
W 1/27
Barry, Linda. Syllabus.
Astin, Alexander. “Student Involvement: A Developmental Theory for Higher Education.”  (on course reserves)
*Attend Professor Gillen Wood’s public lecture on F 1/29 at 3:30pm in Millett Atrium

Week 4: What’s Wrong with Reading Closely and Writing Essays?
W 2/3
Excerpt from Rosenblatt, Louise M. Literature as Exploration (on course reserves)
Sample, Mark L. “What’s Wrong with Writing Essays?”
Best, Sharon and Stephen Marcus. “Surface Reading: An Introduction.”
Explore Harmon, Katherine. You Are Here: Personal Geographies
Workshop: Collaborative Work to Design an Activity for Think Tank Lab to be held on F 2/5 with 2040 students
*F 2/5: Attend ENG 2040 (10:10-11:05) to help lead Think Tank Lab

Week 5: Can Students (Make) Sense (out of) Literature?
W 2/10
Excerpt from Langer, Judith. Envisioning Literature (on course reserves)
Bonds, E. Leigh. “Listening in on the Conversations
Excerpt from Peter Mendelsund. What We See When We Read
*F 2/12: Students in ENG 2040 will tour the STAC facility at the library; you are welcome to join them for this tour.

Week 6: Can Students Make (Sense out of) Literature?
W 2/17
Excerpt from Yancey, Kathleen. Teaching Literature as Reflective Practice (on course reserves)
Koh, Adeline. “Introducing Digital Humanities Work to Undergraduates.”
Excerpt from Moretti, Franco. Graphs, Maps, Trees.(on course reserves)
Explore Lima, Manuel and Ben Shneiderman, The Book of Trees.
Workshop: Collaborative Work to Design an Activity for Think Tank Lab to be held on F 2/5 with 2040 students
*F 2/19: Attend ENG 2040 (10:10-11:05) to help lead Think Tank Lab

Week 7: How Can Literature Make (Sense out of) Students?
W 2/24
Excerpt from Showalter, Elaine. Teaching Literature. (on course reserves)
Drucker, Johanna. “Humanistic Theory and Digital Humanities.”
Excerpt from Sedgwick, Eve. Touching/Feeling (on course reserves)
*Attend Professor Sarah Tindal Kareem’s public lecture on F 2/26 at 3:30pm in Millett Atrium

Week 8: How Can Literature (Make) Sense (out of) Students?
W 3/9
Excerpt from Blau, Sheridan D. The Literature Workshop (on course reserves)
Scheinfeldt, Tom. “Sunset for Ideology.”
Latour, Bruno. “Has Critique Run Out of Steam?
Explore Rosenberg, Daniel and Anthony Grafton, Cartographies of Time.
Workshop: Collaborative Work to Design an Activity for Think Tank Lab to be held on F 3/11 with 2040 students
*F 3/11: Attend ENG 2040 (10:10-11:05) to help lead Think Tank Lab

Week 9: Is Literary Study (Un)Limited?
W 3/16
Excerpt from Chambers, Ellie and Marshall Gregory. Teaching and Learning English Literature (on course reserves)
Witmore, Michael. “Text: A Massively Addressable Object.”
Felski, Rita. Excerpt from The Limits of Critique. (on course reserves)
Explore McCandless, David. Visual Miscellaneum.
Workshop: Collaborative Work to Design an Activity for Think Tank Lab to be held on F 3/18 with 2040 students
*F 3/18: Attend ENG 2040 (10:10-11:05) to help lead Think Tank Lab

Week 10: What if We’re Doing This All Wrong?
W 3/23
Carr, Nicholas. “The Web Shatters Focus.”
Schwartz, “Addicted to Distraction.”
Lupton, Christina. “In Praise of Distraction.”
Stommel, Jesse. “The Public Digital Humanities.”
Workshop: Collaborative Activity for Think Tank Lab to be held on F 3/25 with 2040 students
*F 3/25: Attend ENG 2040 (10:10-11:05) to help lead Think Tank Lab

Week 11: Is There a Professor in this Class?
W 3/30
Kristof, Nicholas. “Professors, We Need You!
Rotham, Joshua. “Why is Academic Writing So Academic.”
Bogost, Ian. “The Turtlenecked Hairshirt.”

Week 12: Is There a Professor Anywhere?
W 4/6
Maciak, Phil and Lilly Loofbourow, “The Time of the Semipublic Intellectual” (accessible by searching the library’s databases/here).
Kindley, “Growing Up in Public” (accessible by searching the library’s databases/here)
Marcus, Sharon. “How to Talk About Books You Have Read.” (accessible by searching the library’s databases/here)
*Attend Professor Noah Heringman’s public lecture on F 4/8 at 3:30pm in Millett Atrium

Week 13: Is Every/Anybody the Professor?
W 4/13
Natalia Cecire, “Everybody’s Authority” (accessible by searching the library’s databases/here)
Hua Hsu, “In the Context of Infinite Context.” (here)
James Mulholland, “Academics: Forget About Public Engagement.”
*F 4/15: Attend ENG 2040 (10:10-11:05) to help lead Think Tank Lab

Week 14: Wrapping Up
W 4/20: Workshop: Portfolios, Philosophy of Teaching
*F 4/22: Attend ENG 2050 (10:10-11:05) to say goodbye to students

Portfolios and Posters due by Monday 4/25 at noon in Dr. Lake’s office (447 Millett)

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