creative hypertext schedule, summer 2008

About the Schedule

The schedule is broken down by weeks. The current module will be placed at the top so as to reduce scrolling. Assignments and readings are due on the day they are listed. For example, Charmin’ Cleary should be read for Thursday, June 26.

Week 1

T 6/24: Brief introduction, Lies by Rick Pryll
assignment for 6/26
H 6/26: Slatin, Coover, Moulthrop, Rettberg, and Charmin’ Cleary by Edward Falco
HTML intro / review for those who need / want it (unknown sample)
assignment for 7/1

Week 2

T 7/1: Hayles, “Read Me, ” Chapters 1, Multhrop, Yellowlees-Douglas; Unknown Hypertext, The Ballad of Sand and Harry Soot
Hypertext Assignment (.pdf) handed out
assignment for 7/3
H 7/3: afternoon: a story, Hayles Ch. 2, Walker; class meets in Blackboard chat room
assignment for 7/8

Week 3

T 7/8: Patchwork Girl, Koskimaa
W 7/9: hypertext draft due online by 5:00pm
H 7/10: Workshop Hypertexts: Elena, Joe, Mark, Rene

Week 4

T 7/15: Chs 2 and 3 in EL, NIPPON, Twelve Blue, The Jew’s Daughter, Lexia to Perplexia, and Oulipoems.
W 7/16: Conferences with BW to discuss your hypertexts
H 7/17: Work on hypertexts

Week 5

T 7/22: Present Electronic Literature story
H 7/24: Last day of class; Show final hypertexts; discuss last chapter in Electronic Literature and “Is Google Making Us Stupid?

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