DMS 518 Emerging Technologies

Rhee :: MW 11am-12:50pm :: CFA235

Through a study of machines, this graduate seminar focuses on how technologies emerge, and shape discourses and formations of difference. This course focuses on the study of machines as emerging technologies, with close attention to the process of human-or-machine boundary making, which illustrate the shifting negotiations of citizenship, reality, and identity. Texts include  Minding the Machine by Stephen Price, Sublime Dreams of Living Machines by Minsoo Kang, The Last Slide Projector by Paige Sarlin, and Friedrich Kittler’s Gramophone, Film, and Typewriter.