Schedule

This is an overview, please see drop down menu for specific readings and links for each week.

Week 1 – Jan. 21
Course introduction

Week 2 – Jan. 26 & 28
History

Week 3 – Feb. 2 & 4
Capitalism & Colonialism I

Week 4 – Feb. 9 & 11
Capitalism & Colonialism II
Feb 9 – Topic descriptions due

Week 5 – Feb 16 & 18
Conceptualizing the Present

Week 6 – Feb. 23 & 25
Neoliberalism & War

Week 7- Mar. 2 & 4
Mar. 2 – In–class workshop
Mar. 4 – No class; take home midterm due

Week 8 – Mar 9 & 11
No classes – Spring Break

Week 9 – Mar. 16 & 18
Visual Culture
Mar. 16 – Research questions due

Week 10 – Mar. 23 & 25
Urban Spaces I

Week 11 – Mar. 30 & Apr. 1
Urban Spaces II
Mar. 30 – Annotations due

Week 12 – Apr. 6 & 8
Global mega-events

Week 13 – Apr. 13 & 15
Apr. 13 – No class, Optional Draft of Research Proposal Due
Apr. 15 – Consumption & Identity

Week 14 – Apr. 20 & 22
Surveillance & Resistance

Week 15 – Apr. 26 & 28
Group Presentations

Week 16 – May 4 & 6
May 4: Group Presentations (if needed)
May 6: Final Proposals Due (BB)