Materials, Texts, Services

Houston We Have a Narrative

Olson, Randy. Houston We Have a Narrative: Why Science Needs Story. U of Chicago P, 2015. (Amazon link)


Forney, Ellen. Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michealangelo, and Me. A Graphic Memoir. Avery, 2012. (Amazon link)

Or a different graphic narrative...

Electronic Course Reserves

There will be additional readings housed in Course Reserves through the Woodruff library.

Domain and Server Space

For this class you’ll be creating websites and publishing your work online. As such, you’ll need your own domain and server space to host your sites. If you already have a domain and server space, talk to me and let's make certain what you've got will meet the needs of this class. If not, sign up at Reclaim Hosting.


We'll use this Slack workspace for our backchannel and other communication. Click that link and join the workspace.


Tableau is specialized data visualization software for exploring and analyzing relational databases and data cubes. I’ve arranged a license key for each of you to use Tableau for free throughout the semester. More details to follow soon.


Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.