Calendar of Readings - Unit 2

Unit Two: Ceramics and Food


Tuesday, Sept 18th -

Reading:

Visser, The Rituals of Dinner, pp. 137 - 167

Adamson, Can a Mass-Produced Object be Craft? http://craftcouncil.org/magazine/article/can-mass-produced-object-be-craft

ALSO - we will be checking in on your studio projects and applying pigments to the surface before bisquing them.

Thursday, Sept 20th -

Reading:

Cooper, Emmanuel.  Ten Thousand Years of Pottery. UPenn Press, 2000. Chapter 1; pp. 8-34.  MOODLE


Staubach, Susan, Clay:The History and Evolution of Humankind's Relationship with Earth's Most Primal Element. Penguin, 2005. Chapter 1: pp 1-18.  MOODLE

Tuesday, Sept 25th -

[Studio Day - Pit Firing]

Reading:

Staubach, Susan, Clay:The History and Evolution of Humankind's Relationship with Earth's Most Primal Element. Penguin, 2005. Chapter 4, pp. 64 - 96

Charles Orser, "Vessels of Honor and Dishonor: The Symbolic Character of Irish Earthenware," New Hibernia Review, 5:1 (2001): 83-100.

Thursday, Sept 27th -

Reading:

Appandurai, Arun, The Social Life of Things, "Introduction," pp. 3-64.  MOODLE

 

 

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