DETAILED DAILY SCHEDULE

NOTE: This is a tentative schedule. It may change as we progress based on the speed with which we cover the material. New written directions from me take precedence over this schedule. Please check CULearn and/or your email frequently. WEEK 1: PREHISTORIC DIGITAL POETRY: EARLY COMPUTER POEMS Monday Homework: Aug. 24 • Review syllabus • Play with imovie; • Creative Project #1: imovie Wednesday Homework: Aug. 26 • Read Christopher Funkhouser’s “Digital Poetry” at http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/view?docId=blackwell/9781405148641/ 9781405148641.xml&chunk.id=ss1-5-11&toc.depth=1&toc.id=ss1-511&brand=9781405148641_brand • Creative Project #1: imovie Friday Homework: Aug. 28 • Read excerpt from Katherine Hayles’ Electronic Literature available on class website on CU Learn; go to “Course Content” • Read Tristan Tzara’s “How to Make a Dadaist Poem” at http://www.madsci.org/~lynn/juju/surr/games/dada-poem.html • Creative Project #1: imovie WEEK 2: CUT-UP TEXTS, OULIPO, AND GENERATED TEXTS Monday Homework: Aug. 31 • Read excerpt from Katherine Hayles’ Electronic Literature available on class website on CU Learn; go to “Course Content” • Read Tristan Tzara’s “How to Make a Dadaist Poem” at http://www.madsci.org/~lynn/juju/surr/games/dada-poem.html • Creative Project #1: imovie Wednesday Homework: Sept. 2 • Read William Burroughs’ “Cut-up Technique of Brion Gysin” at http://books.google.com/books?id=DQYXoRx9CcEC&pg=RA3-PA8&lpg=RA3PA8&dq=%22tristan+tzara%22+cutup+text&source=web&ots=OJywfoxrTv&sig=RzopEpdzFo6XFhVnxl4BM4rmpXA& hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=4&ct=result • Read Oulipo—selection TBA • Creative Project #1: imovie Friday CREATIVE PROJECT #1 DUE Sept. 4 Homework: • Read Oulipo—selection TBA • Read poems by Racter available on class website on CU Learn; go to “Course Content” • Explore work by Erica T. Carter at http://etc.wharton.upenn.edu:8080/Etc3beta/About.jsp • Read Flarf poems in Jacket Magazine special feature at http://jacketmagazine.com/30/index.shtml WEEK 3: CUT-UP TEXTS, OULIPO AND GENERATED TEXTS Monday LABOR DAY – NO CLASS Sept. 7 Homework: • Read Oulipo—selection TBA

• • • Wednesday Sept. 9

Read poems by Racter available on class website on CU Learn; go to “Course Content” Explore work by Erica T. Carter at http://etc.wharton.upenn.edu:8080/Etc3beta/About.jsp Read Flarf poems in Jacket Magazine special feature at http://jacketmagazine.com/30/index.shtml

Friday Sept. 11

PRESENTATION 1 Homework: • Read John Cayley’s “Translation” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/cayley__translation.html • Read Loss Glazier’s “White-faced Bromeliads” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/glazier__whitefaced_bromeliads_on_20_hectares.html • Read excerpt from Erin Moure’s Pillage Laud available on class website on CU Learn; go to “Course Content” DISCUSSION FORUM #1 DUE NO CLASS – stay tuned for make-up class Homework: • Read excerpt from Poems for the Millenium 1 on Futurism available on class website on CU Learn; go to “Course Content”

WEEK 4: FUTURISM AND KINETIC/ANIMATED POEMS Monday JOEL SWANSON guest lecture: FLASH Sept. 14 Homework: • Read excerpt from Poems for the Millenium 1 on Futurism available on class website on CU Learn; go to “Course Content” Wednesday JOEL SWANSON guest lecture: FLASH Sept. 16 Homework: • Creative Project #2: Flash • Watch bpNichol’s “First Screening” at http://www.vispo.com/bp/ • Watch Brian Kim Stefans’ “The Dreamlife of Letters” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/stefans__the_dreamlife_of_letters.html Friday Sept. 18 PRESENTATION 2 Homework: • Creative Project #2: Flash • Watch Jean-Pierre Balpe’s “Les Lettres Derange” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/burgaud__jeanpierre_balpe_ou_les_lettres_derangees.html • Watch “Pulp Fiction in Typography” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqc4FqvXlKs • Watch “The 8 Rules of Fight Club” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbMa4MGFCOg&feature=related

WEEK 5: FUTURISM AND KINETIC/ANIMATED POEMS Monday NO CLASS – stay tuned for make-up class Sept. 21 Homework: • Creative Project #2: Flash • Watch Jean-Pierre Balpe’s “Les Lettres Derange” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/burgaud__jeanpierre_balpe_ou_les_lettres_derangees.html • Watch “Pulp Fiction in Typography” at

Wednesday Sept. 23

Friday Sept. 25

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqc4FqvXlKs Watch “The 8 Rules of Fight Club” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbMa4MGFCOg&feature=related NO CLASS – stay tuned for make-up class Homework: • Creative Project #2: Flash • Watch Jean-Pierre Balpe’s “Les Lettres Derange” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/burgaud__jeanpierre_balpe_ou_les_lettres_derangees.html • Watch “Pulp Fiction in Typography” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqc4FqvXlKs • Watch “The 8 Rules of Fight Club” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbMa4MGFCOg&feature=related DISCUSSION FORUM #2 DUE PRESENTATION 3 Homework: • Creative Project #2: Flash • Read Nick Montfort’s “What Hypertext Is” at http://www.hyperfiction.org/texts/whatHypertextIs.pdf • Read Belinda Barnet and Darren Tofts: “Too Dimensional: Literary and Technical Images of Potentiality.” In: Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman, A Compantion to Digital Literary Studies. Blackwell 2007, ch. 15. (Up to and including Xanadu section) at http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/view?docId=blackwell/9781405148641/ 9781405148641.xml • Read Jeff Parker, A Poetics of the Link. Electronic Book Review at http://www.altx.com/ebr/ebr12/park/park.htm •

WEEK 6: HYPERTEXT POETRY & FICTION Monday PRESENTATION 4 Sept. 28 Homework: • Creative Project #2: Flash • Read Michael Joyce’s “Twelve Blue” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/joyce__twelve_blue.html Wednesday PRESENTATION 5 Sept. 30 Homework: • Creative Project #2: Flash • Read Judd Morrissey and Lori Talley’s “The Jew’s Daughter” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/morrissey__the_jews_daughter.html Friday CREATIVE PROJECT #2 DUE Oct. 2 PRESENTATION 6 Homework: • Read Noah Wardrip-Fruin’s Regime Change and The News Reader at http://turbulence.org/Works/twotxt/ WEEK 7: HYPERTEXT POETRY & FICTION Monday PRESENTATION 7 Oct. 5 Homework: • Read Olia Lialina’s My Boyfriend Came Back from the War at http://www.teleportacia.org/war/war.html Wednesday PRESENTATION 8 Oct. 7 Homework: • Read and explore hypertext poetry and art works listed at http://www.hphoward.demon.co.uk/poetry/hypelink.htm

Friday Oct. 9

PRESENTATION 9 Homework: • Listen to Tristan Tzara at http://epc.buffalo.edu/sound/soundpoetry.html#tzara • Listen to Hugo Ball at http://epc.buffalo.edu/sound/soundpoetry.html#ball • Listen to Kurt Schwitters at http://epc.buffalo.edu/sound/soundpoetry.html#schwitters

WEEK 8: SOUND POETRY, FROM ANALOG TO THE DIGITAL Monday PRESENTATION 10 Oct. 12 Homework: • Listen to bpNichol at http://bpnichol.ca/media/audio • Listen to The Four Horsemen at http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/4Horsemen.html • Play with/listen to Jim Andrews’ “Nio” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/andrews__nio.html Wednesday PRESENTATION 11 Oct. 14 Homework: • Watch/listen to Christian Bok’s “Cyborg Opera” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alTdbe1GCnQ • Watch/listen to Geniwate’s “Generative Poetry” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/geniwate__generative_poetry.html Friday PRESENTATION 12 Oct. 16 DISCUSSION FORUM #3 DUE Homework: • Watch/listen to Maria Mencia’s “Birds Singing Other Birds’ Songs” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/mencia__birds_singing_other_birds_songs .html • Watch/listen to Giselle Beiguelman’s “Code Movie 1” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/beiguelman__code_movie_1.html WEEK 9: SOUND POETRY, FROM ANALOG TO THE DIGITAL Monday PRESENTATION 13 Oct. 19 Homework: • Play with/listen to Jorg Piringer’s digital sound works at http://joerg.piringer.net/index.php?href=sound.xml&mtitle=sound&PHPSESSID=bea 7a94b8cad4901251ae861bac02a47 Wednesday PRESENTATION 14 Oct. 21 Homework: • Play with/listen to Aya Karpinska’s “open.ended” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/howe_kaprinska__open_ended.html • Read/listen to John Cayley’s “windsound” at http://collection.eliterature.org/1/works/cayley__windsound.html Friday PRESENTATION 15 Oct. 23 Homework: • Read excerpt from Ian Bogost’s Unit Operations available on class website on CU Learn; go to “Course Content” • Read Jim Andrews’ “Arteroids” at http://www.vispo.com/arteroids/indexenglish.htm WEEK 10: GAMING AND THE DIGITAL POEM Monday PRESENTATION 16 Oct. 26 Homework: • Read Jim Andrews’ “Arteroids” at http://www.vispo.com/arteroids/indexenglish.htm

Wednesday Oct. 28 Friday Oct. 30

PRESENTATION 17 Homework: • Read Jason Nelson’s “Game Game Game and again Game” at http://www.secrettechnology.com/gamegame/gamegame.html PRESENTATION 18 Homework: • Read works by Andy Campbell at http://www.dreamingmethods.com/default.asp?idno=1 • Read Andy Campbell’s “Spawn” at http://www.poemsthatgo.com/gallery/fall2002/spawn/index.htm PRESENTATION 19 Homework: • Read works by Andy Campbell at http://www.dreamingmethods.com/default.asp?idno=1 • Read Andy Campbell’s “Spawn” at http://www.poemsthatgo.com/gallery/fall2002/spawn/index.htm PRESENTATION 20 Homework: • Read works by Andy Campbell at http://www.dreamingmethods.com/default.asp?idno=1 • Read Andy Campbell’s “Spawn” at http://www.poemsthatgo.com/gallery/fall2002/spawn/index.htm NO CLASS – stay tuned for make-up class DISCUSSION FORUM #4 DUE Homework: • Read works by Andy Campbell at http://www.dreamingmethods.com/default.asp?idno=1 • Read Andy Campbell’s “Spawn” at http://www.poemsthatgo.com/gallery/fall2002/spawn/index.htm

WEEK 11: Monday Nov. 2

Wednesday Nov. 4

Friday Nov. 6

WEEK 12: SPECIFIC AUTHOR STUDY: ANDY CAMPBELL Monday PRESENTATION 21 Nov. 9 Homework: • Read works by Andy Campbell at http://www.dreamingmethods.com/default.asp?idno=1 • Read Andy Campbell’s “Spawn” at http://www.poemsthatgo.com/gallery/fall2002/spawn/index.htm Wednesday PRESENTATION 22 Nov. 11 Homework: • Read works by Andy Campbell at http://www.dreamingmethods.com/default.asp?idno=1 • Read Andy Campbell’s “Spawn” at http://www.poemsthatgo.com/gallery/fall2002/spawn/index.htm Friday PRESENTATION 23 Nov. 13 Homework: • Read works by Jason Nelson at http://www.secrettechnology.com/ WEEK 13: SPECIFIC AUTHOR STUDY: JASON NELSON Monday PRESENTATION 24 Nov. 16 Homework: • Creative Project #3: Processing

• Wednesday Nov. 18

Read works by Jason Nelson at http://www.secrettechnology.com/

Friday Nov. 20

5-PAGE ESSAY DUE PRESENTATION 25 Homework: • Creative Project #3: Processing • Read works by Jason Nelson at http://www.secrettechnology.com/ NO CLASS – stay tuned for make-up class Homework: • Creative Project #3: Processing • Read Zone: Zero ; also online at http://slippingglimpse.org/ • Read/explore other works available on http://stephaniestrickland.com/

WEEK 14: SPECIFIC AUTHOR STUDY: STEPHANIE STRICKLAND Monday FALL BREAK – NO CLASS Nov. 23 Homework: • Creative Project #3: Processing • Read Zone: Zero ; also online at http://slippingglimpse.org/ • Read/explore other works available on http://stephaniestrickland.com/ Wednesday FALL BREAK – NO CLASS Nov. 25 Homework: • Creative Project #3: Processing • Read Zone: Zero ; also online at http://slippingglimpse.org/ • Read/explore other works available on http://stephaniestrickland.com/ Friday FALL BREAK – NO CLASS Nov. 27 Homework: • Creative Project #3: Processing • Read YHCHI’s “Dakota” and “Travelling to Utopia” at http://www.yhchang.com/ WEEK 15: SPECIFIC AUTHOR STUDY: YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES Monday Homework: Nov. 30 • Creative Project #3: Processing • Read YHCHI’s “Dakota” and “Travelling to Utopia” at http://www.yhchang.com/ Wednesday Homework: Dec. 2 • Creative Project #3: Processing • Read YHCHI’s “Dakota” and “Travelling to Utopia” at http://www.yhchang.com/ Friday Homework: Dec. 4 • Creative Project #3: Processing WEEK 16 Monday Dec. 7 Wednesday Dec. 9 Friday Dec. 11 GROUP CREATIVE PROJECT #3 PRESENTATIONS GROUP CREATIVE PROJECT #3 PRESENTATIONS GROUP CREATIVE PROJECT #3 PRESENTATIONS

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