Ruminations on Time (2005–2009)

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Lucy Tatman


Because the apocalypse did not occur, but the time of linear progress did come to a crashing halt. Because the post-modern rumours of utter temporal fragmentation seem quite silly. Because although we are very good at wearing watches, are positively wedded to our diaries, even so we seem to be suffering from a peculiar kind of temporal drift. Hhhmmm. If each era is both burdened and held loosely together by one temporal modality that figures most strongly in the cultural imagination, what happens when that temporality collapses?

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Lucy Tatman, University of Tasmania

Lucy Tatman is the coordinator of the Gender Studies Program and Head of School of Philosophy at the University of Tasmania.