Calendar of Readings - Unit 5

Unit Five: Ceramics and Consumer Objects


Tuesday, Nov 6th -

Reading:

Woodward, Understanding Material Culture pps 113 - 150

Thursday, Nov 8th -

Reading:

Coutts, The Art of Ceramics, pps 15 - 45

Teasley, Riello and Adamson, Global Design History.  The Gloabal Renaissance: Cross-cultural objects in the early modern period pps 11 - 24

Tuesday, Nov 13th -

Reading:

Gerritsen, Mc Dowall, Material Culture and the Other.   Journal of World History, Volume 23 Number 1 pp. 87 - 113

and choose one of the following:

Huang, From the Imperial Court to the International Art Market.  Journal of World History, Volume 23 Number 1  pp. 115 - 145

Anne E. C. McCants, Exotic Goods, Popular Consumption and the Standard of Living, Journal of World History, Volume 18, Number 4, December 2007, pp. 433-462

(Ritual Objects due for bisque firing)

Thursday, Nov 15th -

Reading:

Sarah Archer, Kitchen Table Politics: ‘Obamaware’ Campaigns for Change, One Mug at a Time  BLOG

Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky, Soviet Propaganda Porcelain, Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, Vol. 11, Russian/Soviet Theme Issue 2 (Winter, 1989) (pp. 126-141) JSTOR

Toby Jug BBC PODCAST 

Tuesday, Nov 20th -

Reading:

Woodward, Understanding Material Culture  pp 151-176

review Appandurai (see Unit 1)

Assignment:

source images for decal project.  collect after market dishes to be decorated

Thursday, Nov 22nd -

PODCASTS: the history of the world in 100 objects -  dig deep and listen long - lots of ceramic objects - including Russian Revolutionary porcelain and Tang Dynasty figures

clinically proven to help with turkey digestion

Tuesday, Nov 27th -

STUDIO DAY -  we will be glazing/finishing our ritual objects and working on our decal project

Reading:

"Molly Hatch's Moment", Ceramics Monthly  EBSCO link

"Making China in China", Article on Paul Matheiu

research Ai WeiWei's 'seed' project 

Thursday, Nov 29th -

PRESENTATIONS - that means y'all

Tuesday, Dec 4th - Last Day of Class! 


Critique and Closure

 

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