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Tool Talk: Makerspace, Dibner, Bobst Keywords and Terms Salient Social Identity Codes of Conduct [search NYU COCs and discussion of Tandon COC] Discussions on articles above (Dryden, TechInclusion, Project Include) Syllabus (if needed) Assignments
Due Tuesday 2/4 : Set up a blog (or add a “Diversity+Tech” section to your existing blog) and send the link to me at arlduc [at] nyu.edu. It doesn’t matter which blog service you use. NYU provides blog services and space: https://wp.nyu.edu You can password protect your blog or specific blog posts if you do not want to share it outside of this course. Please email me if you have further questions or concerns. Due Tuesday 2/4: Blog post #1. Introduce yourself: What’s your name and major? Why are you interested in Diversity and Technology? Which field trips and guest speakers from last year most interest you? Can you suggest any other field trips or guest speakers? Feel free to use the D&T Resource List to get more ideas. Which book on the class syllabus most interests you? Please suggest an additional book or resource for consideration on the class book list. Reading, Due Tuesday 2/4. Read essays on Technology, Diversity. and one other keyword from Keywords for American Cultural Studies. Be prepared to discuss in class. Blog post, due Thursday 2/6. Pick a piece of fictional pop culture media that you think propagates (or analyzes) the biases that derived from historical medical discrimination. Post a link to this media on your blog. (Hint: Medical dramas, legal dramas, and superhero stories can be a good place to start.) We will have a screening and discussion during class week. Extra Credit
Extra Credit: After doing the Technology, Diversity. and Keywords for American Cultural Studies reading, write a blog post on where these concepts intersect––and where they don’t. Extra Credit: See Frankenstein or Dracula at the Classic Stage Company. Student tickets are $20. Write a short reflection as to how either production pertains to diversity and technology issues. Include a picture of your ticket and photos from your visit.