Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, Vol 2, No 1 (2015)

Hemerochronia, or, Take a Walk on the Wild Side of Time: Sideline Snippets on Media Archaeology

Geoffrey Winthrop-Young
Issued Date: 2 Sep 2015


This essay offers a few brief remarks on certain affects underlying the three main inflections of so-called media archaeology, the most important of which is the affect against hemerochronia, the – alleged – taming of time brought about by historiography. The anti-historiographical orientation is complemented by a view of archaeology as s possible entry point to very different – wilder – realms of time.

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DOI: 10.1558/jca.v2i1.27142


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