Session 1: Welcome
Session 2: Gender Studies/ Feminist Studies 101
Jump into readings and wiki editing workshop.
Session 3: The Histories Of Sexuality, Gender, And Identity
Read "A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist- Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century," in Simians, Cyborgs and Women, "Split Subjects, Not Atoms; or, How I Fell in Love with My Prosthesis." The Cyborg Handbook, and "Tinysex and Gender Trouble." Sex/Machine: Readings in Culture, Gender and Technology.
Session 4: Technology And Vision
Read "Digitizing race: Visual cultures of the Internet", and "Entering the picture: Judy Chicago, the Fresno Feminist Art Program and the collective visions of women artists".
Session 5: Technology, Gender, And Desire
Read works from Judith Halberstam, Adranne Wadewitz, and Amy Adele Hasinoff. Introduction of WikiStorming Assignment.
Session 6: Technology, Whiteness And Racialization – Part I
Read works from L. Nakamura, Vernadette V Gonzalez, and Robyn Magalit. We will also be looking at "Black Girls Code" and continuing work on the WikiStorming assignment.
Session 7: Technology & Privacy
Look at readings; “Spectatorship, Power and Knowledge”, "Facegen and the Technovisual Politics of Embodied Surfaces.",“Face to Anti-Face - Op-Art”, and "Camouflage From Face Detection”. Start work on Feminist Mapping Project.
Session 8: The Body In The World
Read works by Anne Fausto-Sterlng, Susan Best, Elizabeth Grosz, and Elizabeth Wilson. Continue work with collecting data for Feminist Mapping assignment.
Session 9: Technology, Representation And The Female Body
Read "The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm", "Castration and Medusa: Orlan's Art on the Cutting Edge", "Serene and Happy and Distant: An Interview with Orlan", and "Anger, Art and Medicine: Working with Orlan". Continue work on Feminist Mapping project with tools and best practices.
Session 10: Activism: Social Justice & Social Media
Read ‘Our Demand Is Simple: Stop Killing Us’: How a group of black social media activists built the nation’s first 21st-century civil rights movement, and “Equal Rights Takes to the Barricades - NYTimes.com”. View “Egypt: The viral vlog of Asmaa Mahfouz that helped spark an uprising – Boing Megan Winget, PhD 5 Boing”. Continue Feminist Mapping project with spiffifying the data.
Session 11: Activism: Technology, Masculinity And Militarism
Read "Video Games and Machine Dreams of Domination", "Breakdown in the Gray Room: Recent Turns in the Image War", and Columbia University Report on US Drone Strikes. Continue with Feminist Mapping assignment focusing on tools; Google Maps, HyperCities and StoryMaps.
Session 12: Gendering Climate Change, Engendering Responsibility
Read selected works from Margaret Atwood and L. Weintraub. Watch "Chasing Ice". Continue with Feminist Mapping and mapping tools.