Here are the required readings for the 2021 SISU course in Critical Humanities Research Skills.
First, read the instructions for how to use Hypothes.is with these PDFs.
Then, read these tips on how to annotate.
Geertz, C. (1973). The Interpretation of Cultures. New York: Basic Books, Inc. – Chapter 1: Thick Description
Zimmermann, J. (2015). Hermeneutics : A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press – Chapter 1: What is hermeneutics?
Becker, H. S. (1998). Tricks of the Trade. Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press – Chapter 3: Sampling
Walby, S., Armstrong, J., & Strid, S. (2012). Intersectionality: Multiple inequalities in social theory. Sociology, 46(2), 224–240
Becker, H. S. (1998). Tricks of the Trade. Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press – Chapter 4: Concepts
Barthes, R. (1972). Mythologies. New York: Noonday – 1 chapter of your choice (except Myth Today)
Barthes, Roland, Mythologies (New York: Noonday, 1972) – Myth Today
Gerbaudo, P. (2016). From Data Analytics to Data Hermeneutics: the Continuing Relevance of Interpretive Approaches. Digital Culture & Society, 2(2)
boyd, danah, ‘Did Media Literacy Backfire?’, Data & Society, 2017
O’Neil, C. (2016). Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. New York: Crown Publishers – Chapters 3) Arms Race and 4) Propaganda Machine
Benjamin, R. (2019). Race after Technology. Cambridge: Polity – Introduction: The New Jim Code
Zinsser, W. (1976), On Writing Well (New York: HarperCollins) – Chapters 2-4
Dasbender, G. (2011). Critical Thinking in College Writing : From the Personal to the Academic Critical Thinking in College Writing : From the Personal to the Academic, 2, 37–51