Explore Chicago: Underground Culture in Chicago
ISP 102
Liberal Studies

Tentative Course Schedule

10 September
17 September Required Reading:
  • Stephen Duncombe, “Zines”
Class Visit: Internet Resources:
Reading Analysis #1 Due
24 September Class Visit: Internet Resources:
1 October Required Reading:
  • Thomas Frank, “Alternative to What?”
  • Malcolm Gladwell, “The Cool Hunt”
Internet Resources:
Reading Analysis #2 Due
8 October

    Bohemia in History

Underground Cultural Spaces Essay Due
15 October Required Reading:
  • Steven Heller & Karrie Jacobs, Angry Graphics (Excerpts)
  • Hoss Jooten “Taking it to the Streets”
Class Visit:
  • Pilsen Mural Tour with Jose Guerrero
Internet Resources:
Reading Analysis #3 Due
22 October

Guest Speaker:

DJ Whoa-B


Internet Resources:
Abstracts Due
29 October Required Reading:
  • Marshall Berman, “‘Justice/Just Us’: Rap and Social Justice in America”

Guest Speaker

Seth and Carlos from Earatik Statik

Internet Resources:

Reading Analysis #4 Due
5 November Required Reading:

nternet Resources:

Zine Contribution Outline Due
12 November Zine Presentations
18 November FINAL ZINE SITE DUE/Final Exams Due

Last Update: 5 September 2008
Send questions, comments, or reasonable suggestions to: Daniel Makagon