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=====Dreams, Memes, and Twittering Machines=====
ENGL 2930 Intro Digital Humanities
Spring 2017
M 4:00pm - 6:40pm HS 248B

[[ENGL2930S2017Statement]] | [[ENGL2930S2017Syllabus]]


==== in draft until 9 Jan ====

=== Required Texts ===
Shifman, Limor. //Memes in Digital Culture.// MIT Press, 2013. ISBN-13: 978-0262525435, ISBN-10: 0262525437. $12.29 print. 10.00. Kindle.

Walker Rettberg, Jill. //Seeing Ourselves through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves//. ISBN: 9781137476661. Open source text. Free in digital. [[http://jilltxt.net/books/Seeing-Ourselves-Through-Technology-full-book.pdf | here]].

==== Topics ====
as of 16 Oct 2016

- Methods of the digital humanities: collect, annotate, remix, distribute
- Memes: What are they? What do they do? What do they signify? (Hint: They're not just lolcats.)
- Memes as art: Dada, Detournment, Derivé, 'Pataphysics.
- Memes as popular exchange - trading cards.
- Memes as identity formation - private and public.
- Creating a catalogue, annotating, arranging, presenting.

There are matters of identity, aesthetics, and value at stake.
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