"Now, as a teacher, it is my students who often blow my mind. It is a student who in a single, well-argued paper turned me around on the artistic seriousness of fan fiction, convincing me that it was worthy of study as something other than a cultural curio." Read more here.
Marvel's Hip-Hop Tribute Embraces Black Metaphors, But Excludes Black People. As a supplement to the article, see covers in pictures here.
Read all about it here and about his retirement from public life.
I've added the seminar rubric and the final course readings to Blackboard. You can download them from there. I also discovered a great many emails on Blackboard dating back to the beginning of the course. Please email me at my gmail or uoit email accounts, not on Blackboard. I'll never see the latter.
You can submit your proposals on your final assignments through the dropbox I opened on Blackboard as well.
Further to our discussion of filters, Shirley Cards and the built-in racism of Kodachrome, here's a similar discussion about Instagram and Filters.
Here's a tutorial to help you set up your Weebly account: http://hc.weebly.com/hc/en-us/articles/201696307-Beginner-s-Guide-First-Steps
Carolyn Guertin, PhD
is a scholar of emergent media, and a professor of digital technologies and adult education in the Faculty of Education at UOIT in Canada. She is also graduate faculty in the MFA and PhD programs at Transart Institute in Berlin. She is author of Digital Prohibition: Piracy and Authorship in New Media Art (Continuum, 2012) Visit her website here.