Urban Communication
INTC 334
College of Communication

Tentative Course Schedule

31 March
    Course Introduction
2 April
    No reading--In class lecture on urban communication
7 April Required Reading:
  • Georg Simmel, "The Metropolis and Mental Life"
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9 April Required Reading:
  • Jane Jacobs, "The Uses of Sidewalks: Contact"


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

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

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23 April Required Reading:
  • Bernardo Jimenez-Dominguez, "Urban Appropriation and Loose Spaces..."
28 April Required Reading:
  • Eric Klinenberg, "Dying Alone"
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30 April Required Reading:
  • Mike Newirth, "Zoned Bohemian"
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5 May Required Reading:
  • Irving Rein and Ben Shields, "Communication and Sports: Language of the City"
Mapping Project Proposals Due via Email
7 May Photography Presentations
Mid-term Projects Due via D2L Dropbox by 2:40PM
12 May Required Reading:
  • Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, "Regulating Our Looks"
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14 May Required Reading:
  • Eric Gordon and Adriana de Souza e Silva, "Maps"
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19 May Required Reading:
  • Bradley Garrett"Assaying History"
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Summary of Mapping Project Progress Due via Email
21 May Required Reading:
  • Chris Perkins, "Community Mapping"
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26 May
  • Memorial Day---No Class
28 May Required Reading:
  • Penny Travlou, et al, "Place Mapping with Teenagers"
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2 June Required Reading:
  • Jeffrey Kidder, "Parkour, The Affective Appropriation of Urban Space, and the Real/Virtual Dialectic"
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4 June Presentation of Maps
9 June Final Mapping Projects Due by 2:40 PM via D2L Dropbox

Last Update: 30 March 2014
Send questions, comments, or reasonable suggestions to: Daniel Makagon