Helge Jordheim is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Oslo, Norway and currently Visiting Professor at New York University. Before that he was Academic Director of the cross-disciplinary research program KULTRANS-Cultural Transformations in the Age of Globalization at the same university. Jordheim has a PhD in German Literature and has published widely on politics and literature in the eighteenth century. Since then he has moved into the field of conceptual history, exploring concepts like empire, civilization, and world. In the last years his main interest has been time and temporality, especially how to think about times in plural, multiple temporalities, and layers of time.
Time’s Attack on the Rest of Life: Imagination
Lecture performance, talk
Oct 3, 2015