Urban Communication
INTC 334
College of Communication

Tentative Course Schedule

26 March
    Course Introduction
28 March Required Reading:
  • Georg Simmel, "The Metropolis and Mental Life"
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2 April Required Reading:
  • Jane Jacobs, "The Uses of Sidewalks: Contact"

Steans Center Representatives Visit Our Class

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4 April Required Reading:
  • Daniel Makagon, "The Vibe"

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9 April Required Reading:
  • Steven Lagerfeld, "What Main Street Can Learn From the Mall"
11 April Required Reading:
  • "Whatever Became of the Public Square" (Harper's Discussion Forum)

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16 April Required Reading:
  • Eric Klinenberg, "Dying Alone"
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18 April Required Reading:
  • Mike Newirth, "Zoned Bohemian"
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23 April Required Reading:
  • Irving Rein and Ben Shields, "Communication and Sports: Language of the City"
25 April Required Reading:
  • Don Mitchell, "Anti-Homeless Laws and Public Space: II. Further Constitutional Issues"
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30 April Required Reading:
  • Ray Oldenburg, "The Problem with Place in America"
Mapping Project Proposals Due via Email
2 May Photography Presentations
Public Spaces Mid-term Papers Due in class
7 May Required Reading:
  • Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, "Regulating Our Looks"
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9 May Required Reading:
  • Eric Gordon and Adriana de Souza e Silva, "Maps"
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Service Learning Mid-term Papers Due in class
14 May Required Reading:
  • Peeny Travlou, et al, "Place Mapping with Teenagers"
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Summary of Mapping Project Progress Due via Email
16 May Required Reading:
  • Chris Perkins, "Community Mapping"
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21 May
23 May Required Reading:
  • Mapping readings TBA
Internet Resources:
28 May
  • Memorial Day---No Class
30 May Presentation of Maps
4 June Final Mapping Projects Due by 3:10PM

Last Update: 15 March 2012
Send questions, comments, or reasonable suggestions to: Daniel Makagon