Cabinet of Wonders Fall 2017–Syllabus Summary

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This is a summary only. Check the week-by-week for full syllabus and details on assignments, readings,etc.

Class # Date In-Class Assignments: Museum Visit Read Write
1 Sept. 7 Introduction/Discussion Ethnic Museums Yes Yes
2 Sept. 14 Museum of Smell/Speakers NYSCI Yes Yes
3 Sept. 21 Discussion/Speaker Tenement Museum/Historical House No Yes/V.
4 Sept. 28 Field Trip: AMNH 2-weeks: Your Diorama No Yes
5 Oct. 5 Client Challenge/ Present Dioramas 2- weeksGroup Work on Challenge Yes No
6 Oct. 12 Concept Presentation/Group Work Complete Project/ PreparePresentation No No
7 Oct. 19 Present to Client/ Manifesto Manifesto No No
8 Oct. 26 potential Field Trip… Art Museums & Galleries Yes Yes/V.
9 Nov.3 Manifesto Discussion/Speaker Begin your Cabinet of Wonders No No
10 Nov.10 Present COW Ideas/Critiques Revise/Write Scenario No No
11 Nov. 17 COW Walk-Throughs/Speaker 2- weeks to finish COW book No No
12 Dec.1 COW Presentation/ Speaker or Field Trip Prepare 5 minute presentation of COW No No
13 Dec.8 Presentation/ Exhibit Design Finish No No
14 Dec.15 Exhibit of Exhibits Presentation Ta-Da!
30% Class Participation
20% Group Project
30% Final Project
20% Blog/ Trip Reports