1 Introduction    
2 Thinking about Identity: Categorization, Prototypes, Stereotypes (PDF)

Simmel, George. “How is society possible?” In On Individuality and Social Forms.

Holland and Skinner. “Prestige and intimacy.” In Cultural models of language and thought. Edited by Holland and Quinn.

Hirschfeld, Lawrence. Race in the Making. Chap. 0 and 1.

3 Cultural Identity Part 1: Language, Dialects and Email (PDF)

Saville-Troike, Muriel. The Ethnography of Communication. Chap. 2 and 3.

Donath, Judith. Identity and deception in the virtual community.(

Cherny, Lynn. Conversation and Community. Skim Chap. 4.

4 Cultural Identity Part 2: Fashions in Clothing, Music and Links (PDF)

Thornton, Sarah. Club Cultures. Chap. 4.

McCracken, Grant. Culture and Consumption. Chap. 5.

Davis, Fred. Fashion. Culture and Identity. Chap. 1.

5 The Face (PDF)

Zebrowitz. Reading Faces. Chap. 2 and 3.

Bruce and Young. In the Eye of the Beholder. Chap. 5.

Donath. Mediated Faces.

6 Final Project Proposals    
7 The not quite Human Other: Robots, Agents and Augmented Humans    
8 Databanks and Privacy (PDF)

Jeffrey Rosen. The Unwanted Gaze. Prologue and Chap. 2.

Clarke, Roger. “Introduction to Dataveillance and Information Privacy.”

9 Visualizations: Depicting the Abstract and Mediated Self (PDF)

LifeLines: Visualizing Personal Histories.

Developing Legible Visualizations for Online Social Spaces (HICSS2002.pdf)

Review exhibits shown for Id/entity.

10 Measuring Identity:Tests and Sensors    
11 Portraying Identity: Portraiture in the 21st Century (PDF)  
12 Final Presentations