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Seek You - English 111 Common Read

Research, Social, and Cultural Referencs in Seek You

LISTEN (pages 15-111)

Surgeon General Vivek Murphy - Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation: The U. S. Surgeon General's Advisory on the Healing Effects of Social Connection and Community, 2023

Steven Cole - "Elevated Physical Health Risk Among Gay Men Who Conceal Their Homosexual Identity," 1996

John Cacioppo - Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection, 2008

MIT News - "Pinpointing Loneliness in the Brain: Scientists Identify Cells that Represent Feelings of Isolation," February 11, 2016

WATCH (pages 113-173)

Philip Slater - The Pursuit of Loneliness: American Culture at the Breaking Point, 1970

Harry Harlow - The Human Model: Primate Perspectives, 1979

also Deborah Blum - Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection

Jean Twenge and Roy Baumeister - "If You Can't Join Them, Beat Them: Effects of Social Exclusion on Aggressive Behavior," 2001

Hannah Arendt - The Origins of Totalitarianism, 1958

Francis Terrell, Ivanna Terrell, & Susan VonDrashek - "Loneliness and Fear of Intimacy Among Adolescents Who Were Taught Not to Trust Strangers During Childhood," 2000

Don Dutton - "Paranoid Thinking in Mass Shooters," 2013 

CLICK (p. 175-233)

Philip-Lorca diCorcia - Heads, 2001 

Emily Dickinson - #777 "The loneliness one dare not sound"

Robert D. Putnam - Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, 2000

Carolyn Marvin - When Old Technologies Were New, 1988 (available through Prospector loan)

Lars Svendson - A Philosophy of Loneliness, 2017 

Yayoi Kusama - Yayoi Kusama-Brilliant Ideas, 2017 documentary

TOUCH (p. 235-327)

Lillian Bell - "Talks to Spinsters: The Loneliness of the Unloved," 1902 Harper's Bazaar, v. 36

John Watson - Behaviorism, 1925

Harry Harlow - Human Model: Primate Perspectives, 1979

John Cacioppo - Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection, 2008

also "Alone in the Crowd: The Structure and Spread of Loneliness in a Large Social Network"

Sherry Turkle - Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, 2017

Kurt Vonnegut - God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian, 2011

LISTEN (pages 331-342)

Casey Kasum - American Top 40 broadcast archive