Syllabus and All Readings

August 30, 2010// Week 1// Orienting Ourselves

Updated syllabus: ‘Navigating Maps’

John Krygier and Denis Wood, “Ce n’est pas le monde (This is not the world)”. From Rethinking Maps, Routledge 2010.

J.B. Harley, 1989. ‘Deconstructing the Map’. Cartographica 26 No. 2.

Daston, Lorraine. ‘Language of Power’London Review of Books 23, No. 21 (1 November 2001).
Wood, James. ‘The Digressionist’. The New Republic, August 9, 2004.

September 6, 2010//Labor Day — No Class

September 13, 2010//Week 3//History of/in Maps

Jacob, Christian, 1999. “Mapping in the Mind: The Earth from Ancient Alexandria” From Mappings, edited by Denis Cosgrove. Reaktion Books Ltd, 1999.

September 20, 2010// Week 4/Maps as Territories

Lewis, M. W., & Wigen, K. (1997). “The Architecture of Continents.” From: The myth of continents: A critique of metageography. Berkeley: University of California Press.The Myth Of Continents

Monmonier, M. S. (1991). Chapters 7, 8, and 9. From: How to lie with maps. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Pickles, John. 2004. Mapping the geo-body: State, territory, and nation From: A history of spaces: cartographic reason, mapping, and the geo-coded world. London: Routledge.

September 27, 2010//Week 5//Borders and Neatlines

Delaney, D. (2005). Border Theory, from: Territory: A short introduction. Short introductions to geography. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub.

Monmonier, M. S. (2010). Keep Out! from: No dig, no fly, no go: How maps restrict and control. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

The Great Wall of China, The Afghanistan-Pakistan border, The Berlin Wall, The North Korea-China border, Parsing Palisraelestine From Delaney’s Territory.

Craib, Raymond B. 2004. Introduction and Chapter 2: Fugitive Lands From: Cartographic Mexico: a history of state fixations and fugitive landscapes. Latin America otherwise. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press.

Said, Edward. Introduction to ‘Orientalism’ (from Orientalism. New York: Vintage Books, 1979).

WRIGHT, Melissa. (1998), Maquiladora Mestizos and a Feminist Border Politics: Revisiting Anzaldúa. Hypatia, 13: 114–131.

October 4, 2010//Week 6//Mapping Metaphors

Turchi, Peter. 2004. A Wide Landscape of Snows. From: Maps of the imagination: the writer as cartographer. San Antonio, Tex: Trinity University Press.

Pickles, John. 2004. What do maps represent? The crisis of representation and the critique of cartographic reason From: A history of spaces: cartographic reason, mapping, and the geo-coded world. London: Routledge.

Anzaldúa, Gloria. 1987. Borderlands: the new mestiza = La frontera. San Francisco: Spinsters/Aunt Lute.

Piper, Karen Lynnea. 2002. Cartographic Cyborgs From: Cartographic fictions: maps, race, and identity. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press.

October 9, 2010//Field Trip 1//Mission Mappings and Wanderings •

SFMOMA presents: Lost Tribes of San Francisco, a Rebecca Solnit Infinite Cities Event Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts.

October 11, 2010//Week 7 //Vernacular Maps

Matsuo, Basho, Cid Corman, and Susumu Kamaike. 2004. Back roads to far towns: Basho’s travel journal. Companions for the journey, 5. Buffalo, N.Y.: White Pine Press.

C.S. Giscombe. 2001. IN THE WAY. Kansas Conference on Imagination and Place, 18 October.

October 16, 2010//Field Trip 2//“Back Roads to Far Towns” with Prof. Cecil Giscombe

October 18, 2010//Week 8//Maps and Fiction

Davis, Lydia. ‘The Walk’, from Collected Stories (New York: FSG, 2009).

Borges, Jorge Luis. Trans. Andrew Hurley. ‘On Exactitude in Science’, in Collected Fictions (New York: Penguin, 1999).

Turchi, Peter. 2004. A Wide Landscape of Snows. From: Maps of the imagination: the writer as cartographer. San Antonio, Tex: Trinity University Press.

Pickles, John. 2004. What do maps represent? The crisis of representation and the critique of cartographic reason From: A history of spaces: cartographic reason, mapping, and the geo-coded world. London: Routledge.

October 25, 2010//Week 9//Lived Maps

Pickles, John. excerpt from ‘The emergence of a new map consciousness’. In A History of Spaces: Cartographic reason, mapping and the geo-coded world. London: 2004.

Deleuze, Gilles and Guattari, Felix. Introduction: Rhizome from  A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Minnesota: 1987.

Cresswell, Timothy. The Genealogy of Place. from Place: A Short Introduction. Blackwell.

November 1, 2010//Week 10//Living Maps

Goodchild, M. F. (2007). Citizens as sensors: the world of volunteered geography. GeoJournal, 69(4), 211-221.

Murphy, K. (2010, August 11). Web Photo Geotags Can Reveal More Than You Wish. The New York Times.

November 8, 2010//Week 11//Living Maps, Continued

Kaplan, Caren. 2006. Precision Targets: GPS and the Militarization of US Consumer Identity American Quarterly Vol 58:3. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Solnit, Rebecca. “The Eyes of the Gods,” adapted from Infinite City (UC Press, 2010).

Campbell, Peter. “At Tate Britain (on Eadweard Muybridge).” The London Review of Books, September 23, 2010.

Piper, Karen. 2002. Gendered Aerial Perspective. Cartographic Fictions: Maps, Race, and Identity. New York: Rutgers University Press. Pages 65-94.

November 13, 2010//Field Trip 3//with Gray Brechin •

November 15, 2010//Week 12//Counter-Maps, Community Maps, GIS Critiques

Peluso, Nancy. (1995)“Whose Woods are These? Counter-Mapping Forest Territories in Kalimantan, Indonesia”Antipode 27:4 pp. 383 – 406

Harris, L., & Hazen, H. D. (2006). Power of Maps: (Counter)-Mapping for ConservationACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, 4(1), 99–130.

Perkins, Chris. “Community Mapping” Cartographic Journal, The 44.2 (2007): 127-137.

Sheppard, Eric. Knowledge production through critical GIS: genealogy and prospects. Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization 40.4 (2005): 5–21.

Schuurman, N. “Trouble in the heartland: GIS and its critics in the 1990s.” Progress in Human Geography 24.4 (2000): 569-590.

Elwood, S. “Geographic information science: emerging research on the societal implications of the geospatial web..” Progress in Human Geography 34.3 (2009): 349-357. Web.

November 22, 2010//Week 13//Final Project Discussion & Workshop

November 29 & December 6, 2010//Week 14 & 15//Final Project Presentations

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