Assigned Readings:  

  1. John Krygier and Denis Wood, Ce n'est pas le monde" (This is not the world), 2009.
  2. Bring a map you find interesting with you to class (either printed or a link).

Questions to guide your reading:

Remember to include specific examples in your notes.

  1. None for today, but take a look at the Helpful Context section.

Helpful Context

This should be a fast and fun reading that challenges you to think about what a map is and about our responsibilities in representation as we make them. The footnotes provide additional context that explains the maps and may be helpful in understanding this piece on a deeper level.

See tips and reminders on reading/taking notes in this course.