This is an informal, work in progress seminar for InSync fellows and associated scholars. No registration is needed, but for the seminars where we distribute texts, participants will have to read beforehand.
Organisers: Helge Jordheim and Espen Ytreberg, professors at the University of Oslo and project leaders for In Sync: How Synchronisation and Mediation Produce Collective Times, Then and Now.
19 October, 14.15 – 16.00:
Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay (UiO) on the temporalities and futures of science fiction (precise title TBA).
No seminar because of InSync phd course.
2 November, 14.15 – 16.00:
Seminar on key readings, TBA.
9 November, 14.15 – 16.00:
Helge Jordheim (UiO): Synchro-pedias.
16 November, 14.15 – 16.00:
Seminar, in association with the National Library of Norway: Frankenstein and 200 years of Science Fiction.
23 November, 14.15 – 16.00:
30 November, 14.15 – 16.00:
Espen Ytreberg (UiO): Simulta-nations: synchronising the national imagined community using media, then and now.
7 December, 14.15 – 16.00:
Richard Seyler Ling (Nanyang University): Micro-coordination and the interaction between clock time and mobile coordination.
14 December, 14.15 – 16.00:
Seminar on key readings: In the Meantime by Sarah Sharma.