Calendar of Readings - Unit 2
Unit Two: Ceramics and Food
Tuesday, Sept 18th -
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 -
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]
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 -
Appandurai, Arun, The Social Life of Things, "Introduction," pp. 3-64. MOODLE