Reading Schedule for Representations of Place and Space (HUM 3394)

Fall 2007

All reading should be done for the beginning of the section for which they are listed. Most of the papers listed below can be found in on reserve in the library, although a couple might be linked directly to the text below. "S&P" refers to Yi-Fu Tuan, Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1977; PSI refers to Tim Cresswell, Place: A Short Introduction. Blackwell, 2004. "LL" refers to Lucy Lippard's The Lure of the Local, W. W. Norton, 1997. Some papers are linked to their pdf versions. You may have to be on campus to access the readings, or be logging in to the library. Some of the books are on reserve in the library - these are marked with an asterisk *. This list is subject to revision.

Part 1: Introduction: Theory and History of Representation, Place, and Space

Week 1: Aug. 21, 23
Week 2: Aug. 28, 30

Part 2: Being In Place(s), Representing the Places We Are In.

Week 3: Sept. 4, 6
Week 4: Sept. 11, 13
Week 5: Sept. 18, 20

Part 3: Building Place

Week 6: Sept. 25, 27
Week 7: Oct. 2, 4
Week 8: Oct. 9, 11

Part 4: Imagining Place

Week 9: Oct. 16, 18
Week 10: Oct. 23, 25

Part 5: Navigating, Understanding, Connecting with Place

Week 11: Oct. 30, Nov. 1
Week 12: Nov. 6, 8
Week 13: Nov. 13, 15