- Timed Exercise from 9/18: Their maximum number of points can’t be updated on your end, but this is corrected on my end, for a maximum of 25 points.
- Class will be on Zoom this Wednesday, 9/27 to accommodate our guest speaker, Melanie Ehrlich.
- Intro: News Items (20). Reminder that this is a required part of your assignment for each session.
- Timed Exercise (25) in Brightspace
- Before you begin: identify the “disruptive” technologies in “Sonny’s Blues.”
- Discussion (30) led by Michelle and Nazeem
- Icebreaker (35) Speak your truth, check your privilege
- Research topic if there’s time: Cultural Competence Checklist
- Read/listen/watch, take notes, and be ready for in-class timed exercises & discussions on:
- “Notes of a Native Son” by James Baldwin: ePub, PDF or audio (NYU login required)
- Mari Matsuda: Beside My Sister, Facing the Enemy: Legal Theory Out of Coalition (Stanford Law Review). Focus on the concepts of multicultural coalition, anti-subordination, and the introduction of intersectionality. Don’t worry too much about legal terms.
- Materials in preparation for Wednesday’s guest speaker, NYU alum and SAG-AFTRA organizer Melanie Ehrlich:
- SAG-AFTRA strike website
- Hollywood strike and High Holy Days: L.A. Jews seek solace amid tough times (LA Times)
- Melanie’s recent speeches from a SAG-AFTRA special picket, which “will give you an idea as to where our heads are at right now, and touches on both Jewish US labor history and the High Holy Days:”
- Main speech (8:42): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpfe3eDNZXE
- Melanie connects the strikes to family histories in the Jewish community (2:23): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5oFv9VMSG8
- Can AI Replace Actors? Here’s How Digital Double Tech Works (Scientific American)
- What current technology issues come to mind from your reading? Please find a news item about a relevant technology to the newest tab in D&T News Items 2023.
Watch Dave, Season 3 Episode 5 (Hulu membership or free trial required.) Wednesday’s guest speaker, Melanie Ehrlich, is the guest star of this episode.