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Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World
Brown University
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: (401) 863-3188
Fax: (401) 863-9423
Joukowsky_Institute@brown.edu

THIS IS A PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE AND WILL UNDERGO REVISIONS

Week 1: January 26—Introduction: Archaeology, the ‘information age’ and the powers of a map


Week 2: February 2—Media, the message? Of artists and Antiquarians


Week 3: February 9— Or, media, the means and ends? The professionalization of archaeology


Readings--supplementary

Week 4: February 16—Vision, the photographic eye and faithful witnessing


Week 5: February 23—How do we archaeologists document the material pasts? The genre of the site/landscape report.


Week 6: March 2— Enter new (emergent) media


Readings--to be assigned

Week 7: March 9—Visualizing pasts I


Week 8: March 16—Visualizing pasts II: Spatial imagery and simulation



Conference—March 16 and 17: Representing the Past: Archaeology through Image & Text


Week 9: March 23—Between seeing and listening to the material pasts



Spring recess—no class: March 24—April 1


Week 10: April 6—Chris is away


Week 11: April 13—On the issue of translation and archive.



Spring weekend—no class: April 18—22


Week 12: April 27—The politics of representation


Week 13: May 4— Media archaeology, posthuman, and biocultural futures


Week 14: May 11—Final project presentations






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