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Module Reading List

Technology, Media and Critical Culture, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Marcel Swiboda
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

ARTF5194M Reading List 2016-17

Week 1

Martin Heidegger, Being and Time (extracts), trans. John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson (Oxford: Blacwell, 1962).

Martin Heidegger, 'The Question Concerning Technology', from The Question Concerning Technology and Other Essays, trans. Wiliiam Lovitt (New York: Harper & Row, 1977).

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Week 2

Plato, Phaedrus (extract), trans. Christopher Rowe (London: Penguin, 2005).

Jacques Derrida, 'Plato's Pharmacy' (extract), in Dissemination, trans. Barbara Johnson (London: Athlone, 1981).

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Week 3

Bernard Stiegler, 'Already There,' in Technics and Time, 1: The Fault of Epimetheus, trans. Richard Beardsworth and George Collins (Stanford: SUP, 1998).

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Week 4

Bernard Stiegler, ‘The Pharmacology of Spirit,' in Theory After 'Theory' (London: Routledge, 2011).

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Week 5

N. Katherine Hayles, ‘Hyper Attention and Deep Attention: The Generational Divide in Cognitive Modes’, Profession. ISSN: 0740-6959 (2007): 187-99.

Bernard Stiegler, 'The Therapeutics and Pharmacology of Attention,' in Taking Care of Youth and the Generationstrans. Stephen Barber (Stanford: SUP, 2010). 

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Week 6

Reading Week

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Week 7

Alexander R. Galloway, 'The Unworkable Interface,' from The Interface Effect (Cambridge: Polity, 2012).

Alexander R. Galloway, 'Language Wants to be Overlooked: On Software and Ideology,' Journal of Visual Culture 5 (3), 2006.

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Week 8

Bernard Stiegler, ‘Introduction’, from Automatic society. Volume 1, Future of work ISBN: 9781509506316 volume 1: paperback; 9781509506309 volume 1: hardback; 1509506306 volume 1: hardback; 1509506314 volume 1: paperback, trans. Daniel Ross (Cambridge: Polity, 2016).

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Week 9

Andy Greenfield, 'Smartphone: The Networking of the Self,' in Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life (London: Verso, 2017).

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Week 10

Aden Evens, 'Sound and Digits' (extract), in Sound Ideas: Music, Machines, and Experience (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005).

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Week 11

No reading.

This list was last updated on 16/01/2018