Week-by-Week

January 19 ­– BGC Course Intro (BGC Only)

January 26 – Course Introduction (NYU)

February 2 – Project Structure/Intro to Digital Exhibitions/Omeka Workshop (NYU)

February 9 – Historical Overview (BGC Seminar Room)

February 16 – Art, Archaeology and the Sogdians – Sören Stark (BGC Room 538)

February 23 – Religious Life and Material Culture of the Sogdians – Judith Lerner (BGC Room 538)

March 1 – Political, Cultural, and Economic Exchange in Sogdiana – Aleksandr Naymark – Theme Selection Proposal Due (BGC Room 538)

March 8 – (BGC spring break) Optional class meeting, project work check-in (BGC DML)

March 15 – (Draper spring break) Optional class meeting, project work check-in – Object Selection Proposal Due (BGC DML)

March 22 – Real and Virtual Curatorial Team Visit/Advanced Omeka Workshop (NYU)

March 29 – Visualization and Interaction Design. – First drafts of research due (NYU)

April 5 – Students present First Draft of Exhibition Interaction Prototypes with Developer feedback (NYU)

April 12 – Project Lab (BGC DML)

April 19 – Project Lab (BGC DML)

April 26 – Students present Revisions of Exhibition Interaction Prototypes with Developer feedback (NYU)

May 3 – Final Project Review (BGC Seminar Room)

All BGC students’ final work to be completed by midnight Friday May 6th.
All NYU students’ final work to be completed by midnight Sunday May 15th.

Assignments

Learning Objectives and Course Policies