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The Times are Out of Joint: Chrononormativity and the normal age of learning

The word ‘chrononormativity’ refers to the way in which our experiences follow patterns over time in conformity with normative frameworks. Some of these patterns are pretty obvious: for example, there are age-defined periods of compulsory education, and the right to vote or marry, as well as responsibility for one’s own crimes, are defined by age. 616 more words


Words or bones

Words or bones

all answers dream


and still,

only a fragment blue

of the sky

is possible

in each moment

in the hand,

a portion of time… 58 more words


The Craft: Utopia Edition

The Munoz reading really took my eye this week for a blog post. The “it’s just a phase” movement by delusional parents has no only affected myself, but countless other approval-seeking coming of age youths. 251 more words

Francois Hartog "Time and Heritage"

Hartog, Francois 2005. Time and Heritage. Museum International 57(3): 7-18.

A conference, conceived by the Hellenist, Marcel Detienne, a specialist in comparative approaches, provided the opportunity to resume the concept once again and develop it further, along with another anthropologist, Gérard Lenclud. 694 more words


This article was  published by PETRIe at http://www.petrieinventory.com/man-is-the-measure-of-time


Do we fight time? Do we embrace it? Is time a source of anxiety or a stimulant of joy? 412 more words

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Temporality has enslaved America

I wonder if other countries are like America. If they embody the same essence, if the same underlying culture oozes from its pores, from the tallest condos and shopping malls to the humblest ghettoes. 1,032 more words

"No Silence Within"

"Silence: one would willingly
 Consume it, eat it like bread.
 There is never enough. Now,
 When we are silent, metal
 Still rings upon shuddering
 Metal: a door slams, a child
 Cries; other lives surround us."

"But remember, there is no
 Silence within; the belly
 Sighs, grumbles, and what is that
 Loud knocking, that summoning? 23 more words