Here are some additional readings to supplement the readings assigned in the schedule.

Week 2: How writing changes the way we think

  • Bateson, Gregory. Steps to an Ecology of Mind. 1972. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2000. Print.
  • Bush, Vannevar. “As We May Think.” The Atlantic Monthly 176.1 (1945): 101–08. Print.
  • Carr, Nicholas. “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” The Atlantic 2008. Print.
  • Gladwell, Malcolm. “The Naked Face: Can You Read People’s Thoughts Just by Looking at Them?” The New Yorker 5 Aug 2002: 38–49. Print.
  • Havelock, Eric Alfred. Preface to Plato. A History of the Greek Mind. Vol. 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1963. Print.
  • Plato. Phaedrus: Or on the Beautiful; Ethical. Print.
  • Schmandt-Besserat, Denise. How Writing Came About 1992. Austin: U of Texas P, 1996. Print.
  • —. “Evolution of Writing.” International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Eds. Smelser, N. J. and P. B. Baltes. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001. 16619–25. Print.
  • Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. New York: Basic Books, 2011. Print.

Week 3: Style

  • Demetrius. “On Style.” Aristotle XXIII. Ed. Henderson, Jeffrey. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1995. 343-526 of Loeb Classical Lib. 199. Eds. Innes, Doreen C. and W. Rhys Roberts. Print.
  • Hoffman, Gary, and Glynis Hoffman. Adios, Strunk and White: A Handbook for the New Academic Essay. 4th ed. Huntington Beach, CA: Verve, 2007. Print.
  • Isocrates. Isocrates II. 1928. Trans. Norlin, George. Loeb Classical Lib. 229. Ed. Henderson, Jeffrey. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1956. Print.
  • Longinus, Cassius. “On the Sublime.” Aristotle XXIII. Ed. Henderson, Jeffrey. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP. 159–308 of Loeb Classical Lib. 199. Eds. Fyfe, W. H. and Donald Russell. Print.
  • Tufte, Edward R. The Cognitive Style of PowerPoint: Pitching out Corrupts Within. 2nd ed. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 2003. Print.
  • Tufte, Edward. Edward Tufte Forum. Web.

Week 4: Writing place

  • Bentham, Jeremy. Panopticon. The Panopticon Writings. Ed. Bozovic, Miran. London: Verso, 1995. 29-95. Print.
  • Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. 1977. Trans. Sheridan, Alan. 2nd Vintage Books ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1995. Print.
  • Greenfield, Adam. Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing. Berkeley, CA: New Riders, 2006. Print.
  • Karaganis, Joe, ed. Structures of Participation in Digital Culture. New York: Social Science Research Council, 2007. Print.
  • Vaidhyanathan, Siva. The Googlization of Everything (and Why We Should Worry). Berkeley: U of CA Press, 2011. Print.

Week 7: Remix