D&T Extra Credit Options

More options (events, readings, videos, etc.) are listed in this document. You are also welcome to write an extra credit post about any of the D&T Resource Suggestions or Medical Bias Clips.

Options from Class Agendas:

  • Week 10: Performance, Games, etc.
    • Mapping Inequality: Redlining in New Deal America (Univ. of Virginia digitized maps and data): “HOLC’s department of Research and Statistics drew upon its network of realtors, developers, lenders, and appraisers to create a neighborhood-by-neighborhood assessment of more than 200 cities in the country. These assessments included demographic data, economic reports, and the color-coded Security Maps later deemed infamous as instruments of ‘redlining.’”
    • Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by Hannah Arendt (Penguin, 1963). You can skim or read the book online through NYU Libraries.
    • Unmasking Administrative Evil by Adams and Balfour (Sage Publications, 1998). You can load the book through NYU Libraries, then take a look at the summary and skim or read the chapters.
  • Week 6: More Public Tech, Midterm Prep
  • Introduction to Spiral to the Stars: Mvskoke Tools of Futurity by Laura Harjo. The section Methodological Trajectory (pp. 14-26) talks about the technologies, and the limitations of using these technologies, deployed for preserving Mvskoke (Muskogee) tribal land.