Here's a draft day-by-day schedule for the course. I'll be adding to this as we go, so check back here for the latest version of the schedule throughout the semester.

Week Date Topic Due by 9am Due by Start of Class
1 Wed, 8/26 Course Introduction
Fri, 8/28 Substitution Ciphers
2 Mon, 8/31 Classical Cryptography Blog Post #1 Singh Ch. 1
Wed, 9/2 Modular Arithmetic
Fri, 9/4 Decimation Ciphers Bookmark #1
3 Mon, 9/7 Prime Numbers Blog Post #2
Wed, 9/9 Academic Integrity Problem Set #1
Fri, 9/11 Paper #1 Workshop Paper #1 (Draft)
4 Mon, 9/14 Transposition Ciphers Paper #1
Wed, 9/16 Frequency Analysis Bookmark #2
Fri, 9/18 Who's Winning? Blog Post #3 Singh Ch. 2
5 Mon, 9/21 Revision Workshop
Wed, 9/23 The Vigenère Cipher Problem Set #2
Fri, 9/25 Breaking the Vigenère (Part 1)
6 Mon, 9/28 Breaking the Vigenère (Part 2) Paper #1 (Revised)
Wed, 9/30 Crypto Goes to War Blog Post #4  Singh Ch. 3
Fri, 10/2 Guest Elonka Dunin: Unsolved Mysteries Bookmark #3
7 Mon, 10/5 The Enigma Machine Problem Set #3
Wed, 10/7 Breaking Enigma Singh Ch. 4
Fri, 10/9 Flex Day - Crypto Hunt Blog Post #5
8 Mon, 10/12 Axis vs. Allies Blog Post #6 Singh Ch. 5 (p. 191-201)
Wed, 10/14 Crypto Timeline Problem Set #4
Fri, 10/16 Fall Break - No Class
9 Mon, 10/19 Security vs. Privacy (Round 1) Blog Post #7  Little Brother
Wed, 10/21 Practical Crypto (Round 1) Timeline Assignment
Fri, 10/23 Credit Where Credit Is Due  Singh Ch. 6
10 Mon, 10/26 Writing Day - No Class
Wed, 10/28 Paper #2 Workshop Paper #2 (Draft)
Fri, 10/30 Computer Ciphers
11 Mon, 11/2 RSA Encryption (Part 1) Paper #2
Wed, 11/4 RSA Encryption (Part 2)
Fri, 11/6 Hill Cipher
12 Mon, 11/9 Practical Crypto (Round 2) Problem Set #5
Wed, 11/11 It's Complicated Blog Post #8 boyd Ch. 2
Fri, 11/13 Math Exam
13 Mon, 11/16  Security vs. Privacy (Round 2) Bookmark #4 Singh Ch. 7
Wed, 11/18  Lifehacking Paper #2 (Revised)
Fri, 11/20  Paper #3 Workshop Paper #3 (Draft)
14 Mon, 11/23 Thanksgiving Break - No Class
Wed, 11/25 Thanksgiving Break - No Class
Fri, 11/27 Thanksgiving Break - No Class
15 Mon, 11/30 Citizenfour - Screening 12/1, 7pm, Buttrick 102
Wed, 12/2  @snowden Exam Corrections
Fri, 12/4  Security vs. Privacy (Round 3) Paper #3
16 Mon, 12/7  Paper #4 Workshop Bookmark #5 Radiolab: "Darkode"
Wed, 12/9 Course Wrap-Up Participation Assessment
17 Wed, 12/16  Paper #4