Tag: Rita Raley

2011-2012: Spring Quarter

ENGL 146DR: Literature of Technology: Distracted Reading (Instructor: Rita Raley) It is a cliché universally acknowledged that we (where “we” means, variously, the Twitter generation, the Millennial generation, participants in the Network Society) no longer read, or if we do read,

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2011-2012: Winter Quarter

ENGL 122NW: Cultural Representations: Narratives of War (Instructor: Rita Raley) This course examines twentieth-century narratives of war from the perspective of our contemporary moment. It thus does not aim to be historically comprehensive; instead our reading will be focused on certain

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2010-2011: Winter Quarter

English 146DR: Literature of Technology: Distracted Reading (Instructor: Rita Raley) It is a cliché universally acknowledged that we (where “we” means, variously, the Twitter generation, the Millennial generation, participants in the Network Society) no longer read, or if we do read,

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2009-2010: Winter Quarter

English 147: Media History and Theory: Social Media (instructor: Rita Raley) Our topic for the term is social media, with a particular emphasis on issues of work, affect, and community. We will think about ideologies of individualism (neoliberalism, “bowling alone”) and

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2009-2010: Fall Quarter

English 146EL: Literature of Technology: Electronic Literature (Instructor: Rita Raley) This course will consider literature for which the computer is both the composition and the delivery medium. What formal, generic, and aesthetic properties can we see in texts written in production

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2008-2009: Winter Quarter

English 10LC: Introduction to Literary Study–Fakeries and Forgeries: Crying Wolf(instructor: Jeffrey Beckstrand). In addition to literary form, genre and method, this course seeks to examine the manner in which fictions are faked, forged, counterfeited and otherwise conceived: From “forging in

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