THEMES:

WEEK 1 — DECOLONIZING DESIGN:
The Language of Design Imperialism — Maria Popova (https://designobserver.com/feature/the-language-of-design-imperialism/14718)

Graphic Design History from a Global Perspective — https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m1IPiz55OUifQLG8BaYrQlnkKfnMhB0u/view

We Must Topple the Tropes, Cripple the Canon—Ramon Tejada
(https://walkerart.org/magazine/soundboard-queering-design-education-ramon-tejada)

Searching for a Black Aesthetic in America Graphic Design — Sylvia Harris (https://readings.design/PDF/harris-blackaesthetic.pdf)

Interview with Joi T. Arcand in C. Magazine — https://cmagazine.com/issues/141/im-a-little-too-rebellious-for-that-a-conversation-with-joi-t-ar

DECOLONIZING DESIGN V2

Discourse on Colonialism — Aimé Césaire (http://abahlali.org/files/_Discourse_on_Colonialism.pdf)

RACIAL JUSTICE & FEMINISM

New Cultural Politics of Difference — Cornell West

Age, Race, Class and Sex: Women Redefining Difference— Audre Lorde (https://www.colorado.edu/odece/sites/default/files/attached-files/rba09-sb4converted_8.pdf)

THE INTERNET
Interview with Mindy Seu (Frontier): https://frontier.is/newsletters/citation-needed/

ACHIVES / LIBRARIES

Adam Gopnick — On Collecting Memories : https://thecreativeindependent.com/people/adam-gopnik-on-collecting-memories/

DESIGN & CAPITALISM

Who's Responsible? — Michael Rock
Who Needs Ethics? — Tim Rich

Good History / Bad History — Tibor Kalman

DESIGN (& OTHER) PEDAGOGY
Teaching to Transgress (chapter TBD) — Bell Hooks

THEFT — Cultural Appropriation, Mashups, IP, Plagiarism etc.
Jonathan Letham — The Ecstacy of Influence : https://harpers.org/archive/2007/02/the-ecstasy-of-influence/

GEOGRAPHY & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT —
De Certeau
Guy Debord

VERNACULAR DESIGN / DOCUMENTS / ANTI-DESIGN
Lisa Gitelman — Paper Knowledge, Toward a Media History of Documents: https://www.dukeupress.edu/paper-knowledge

TYPOGRAPHY

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

CITIES / URBANISM

LABOUR

NATURE

BORDERS

ART
Boris Groys / Hito Steyerl +????

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