6PM: BRITA SERVAES, NEW SCHOOL LIBRARIES, + JEANNIE KAHANEY FROM THE UNIVERSITY LEARNING CENTER
6:45PM: PREP FOR “DOCUMENTARY AND DIFFERENCE” PANEL ON MARCH 6
- Genevieve Yue, “The China Girls on the Margins of Film,” October 153 (Summer 2015): 96-116.
- See Genevieve’s website
- Allan Sekula, Introduction and “Aerospace Folktales” in Photography Against the Grain: Essays and Photo Works 1973-1983 (Halifax: The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1984): ix-xv, 106-64.
- Maria Lind and Hito Steyerl, “Introduction: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art” in Lind and Steyerl, eds., The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art 1 (Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2008): 10-26 [note from Genevieve: don’t worry if you don’t recognize many of the works referenced in the essay’s second half!]
- Effie’s Vimeo Page: focus in particular on “American Hunger” and “Many Thousands Gone”
To prep for our library workshop:
- Browse through the New School Library website (also accessible through the “Apps” menu, in the upper-right-hand corner of MyNewSchool) and skim through this “Finding Resources” guide.
- Claire Lehmann, “Color Goes Electric,” Triple Canopy (2016).
- “Forms of Scholarship: Writing,” Words in Space.
- Check out the University Learning Center’s website.
- Howard S. Becker, Excerpts from “Freshman English for Graduate Students” and “Persona and Authority” In Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, 2nd (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007): 1-20, 26-40. [Don’t let the title fool you; this book isn’t applicable only to social scientists or those writing theses or articles. Becker’s advice applies to all graduate-level writing, even non-traditionally academic writing.]
Video will be posted by 10pm on 2/14