NYU D&T Session 10: Public Tech ???

Announcements: Class

  • Please remind me to press “RECORD” if needed. Thanks.
  • NEW in Menu: Midterm Project Brief

Agenda

  • Resource of the day, Medical Bias Clips
  • Student Blog Spot Talk (chosen at random)
  • Medical Tech: Last Bits
    • Dr. Mahendra Amin, Nurse Eunice Rivers
  • Public Tech: Diversity and Design. Please enter your name for the chapter you chose.
    • Chapter 1: Designing the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Memorial and National Museum of African American History and Culture
    • Chapter 2: Univ. of Virginia’s Shadow Catcher memorial and the university’s role in the slave trade of the antebellum South
    • Chapter 3: “Landscape Stories” as a means to recover the lost histories of ethnic groups in the United States.
    • Chapter 4: Shifting Spatial and Social Patterns in Shanghai Shikumen Architecture of China
    • Chapter 5: Architects at War: Designing Prison Cities for Japanese American Communities (including the editor’s intro)
    • Chapter 9: Designing LGBT Senior Housing: Triangle Square, Carefree Boulevard, and BOOM
  • Discussion: Midterm Project Brief

Assignments

  • Due Thursday 10/8:
    • Phase 1, Blog Post #10: For Chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 9 in Diversity and Design, please discuss EITHER
      • The chapter’s “Editor’s Introduction” questions (appears just before the first page of the chapter) OR
      • One of the discussion questions at the end of the chapter.
    • Read through and start thinking about the “Planning Your Project” section of the Midterm Project Brief. Come to class on Thursday to discuss, ask questions, and potentially interview your classmate(s).

Announcements + Extra Credit

Opportunities

Election Volunteer Opportunities with Immigrant Justice Fund