ENGL 3036: Digital Anxieties: September - December 2011
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Lecture schedule

Sep 13Introduction
Sep 15Background
Sep 20The Dumbest Generation (intro, chapters 1-2; 1-69)
Sep 22The Dumbest Generation (chapters 3-4; 71-161)
Sep 27The Dumbest Generation (chapters 5-6; 163-236)
Sep 29You Are Not a Gadget (part I; 3-72)
Oct 4You Are Not a Gadget (parts II-III; 75-147)
Oct 6You Are Not a Gadget (parts IV-V; 151-207)
Oct 18The Shallows (prologue to chapter 4; 1-77)assignment due
Oct 20The Shallows (digression 2 to digression 3; 78-148)
Oct 25The Shallows (chapter 8 to end; 149-224)
Oct 27Mid-term test
Nov 1Alone Together (introduction to chapter 4; 1-81)
Nov 3Alone Together (chapters 5-7; 83-147)
Nov 8Alone Together (chapters 8 to 11; 151-228)assignment due
Nov 10Alone Together (chapter 12 to end; 229-305) / presentations
Nov 15Reality is Broken (introduction and part 1; 1-115)
Nov 17Reality is Broken (part 2; 117-215)
Nov 22Reality is Broken (part 3 and conclusion; 217-354)
Nov 24Reality is Broken / presentations
Nov 29Infinite Reality (introduction to chapter 8; 1-137)
Dec 1Infinite Reality (chapter 9-14; 138-262)term essay due
Dec 6Infinite Reality / presentations
Dec 8Review

Marc R. Plamondon, Ph.D. Department of English Studies Nipissing University