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Class, Fri, 4/18

Update: Who went viral?

Thoughts and questions about digital essays

Looking forward: What should we do next week?

  • Laura McGrane, Workshop, “Engaging Undergraduates in Digital Humanities Research”
  • Proto-drafts, digital essays
  • Kenneth Goldsmith, Uncreative Writing: Introduction, 1, 5, 7, 11, and Afterword. (Perhaps Lethem, “Ecstasy of Influence“?)

Adam Banks, Digital Griots


  •  Using digital media to respond to “white on white”: Janel, Chris, Caitlin, Michael, pp. 154–56.
  • Ethics of diversity, academic writing, and cultural idiom: Callie, Heather,  Katie, Kiley, pp. 27, 49.
  • Performativity as, or instead of, argument: Bel, Gab, Nagmeh, Petra,  pp. 3–5.

Scratch, Groove, Shoutout, Mix, Remix, Mixtape, Fade

To do

  1. Thurs, 4/24, 11:59 pm: Read Goldsmith, Uncreative Writing: Introduction, 1, 5, 7, 11, and Afterword. Condense one of the chapters into a tweet for #685dw.  Or, remediate one of your previous posts for this blog as a tweet.
  2. Fri, 4/25, class: Bring a proto-draft of your digital essay to class.  Be ready to talk your readers through your materials. Have some pointed questions that will help them offer you advice for developing and structuring your project.
  3. Fri, 4/25, class: Workshop proto-drafts. Discuss Goldsmith.