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Daily Schedule (Preliminary)

Class will meet in Drama Building Room 217 unless otherwise indicated

  • Wednesday 8/26
    • Course Introduction
    • Discussion: USEM Introduction
    • Discussion: Definitions
    • Building Tour
    • Weekly Assignment 1/Materials for next class (Moody)
  • Wednesday 9/2
    • Due: Discussion questions/Research Results (weekly assn. 1)
    • Discussion: Research Results/Overview
    • Discussion: Concert Lighting Elements
    • Weekly Assignment 2/Materials for next class (Origins selected)
  • Wednesday 9/9
    • Due: Discussion questions (weekly assn. 2)
    • Discussion: Origins of Concert Media in the 60s
    • Presentation: Period Light Show Techniques/Examples
    • Weekly Assignment 3/Materials for next class (end of the light show)
  • Wednesday 9/16
    • Due: Discussion questions (weekly assn. 3)
    • Discussion: The End of the Light Show?
    • Weekly Assignment 4/Materials for next class (Moody vs. LD)
  • Wednesday 9/23 (meet in Room 217 before going down to Light Lab)
    • Due: Project 1 Presentations (Light Lab)
    • Due: Discussion questions (weekly assn. 4)
    • Discussion: Project 1 Wrap up
    • Discussion: Early Innovation
    • Weekly Assignment (response paper 1)
  • Wednesday 9/30
    • Due: Response Paper 1: Project 1 Response
    • Presentation: Technology and Touring Part 1
    • Small Group Colaboration Exercise
    • Weekly Assignment 5/Materials (tech reading)
  • Wednesday 10/7
    • Due: Discussion questions (weekly assn. 5)
    • Technology and Touring Part 2
    • Weekly Assignment 6/Materials for next class
  • Wednesday 10/14
    • Due: Discussion questions (weekly assn. 6)
    • Presentation/Discussion: Automated Lighting History
    • Weekly Assignment 7/Materials for next class
  • Wednesday 10/21
    • Due: Project 2 presentations (Light Lab)
    • Due: Discussion questions (weekly assn. 7)
    • Discussion: the "live concert moment"
    • Weekly Assignment 8/Materials for next class
  • Wednesday 10/28
    • Due: Discussion questions/concert video response (weekly assn. 8)
    • Discussion part 1: Before MTV: Depictions of Concert Imagery in the Mainstream
    • Discussion part 2: MTV and The concert vide
    • Weekly Assignment 9/Materials for next class
  • Wednesday 11/4
    • Due: Reading/discussion questions (weekly 9)
    • Assign Projects 3&4
    • View Pink Floyd Pulse Part I
  • Wednesday 11/11
    • Due: Response Paper 2: Project 2 Response
    • View Pink Floyd Pulse Part II
    • Response Paper 4:concert response Due by Tuesday 11/24 (before TG break)
  • Wednesday 11/18
    • Due: Project 3 Ideas
    • Project 3 examples in class
    • Automated Lighting Programming overview
  • Wednesday 11/25 Thanksgiving Break
  • Wednesday 12/2
    • Due: Response Paper 3: Lighting Technology Report
    • Discussion: Merging Media
    • Wrap-up Discussion
  • Exam Period Saturday 12/12 2-5pm (meet in the Helms Theatre)