• Syncing… Subject, Media, Society: 25th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference

    • 25 February, 2017, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    • 370 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • “Not all people exist in the same Now,” claimed Ernst Bloch in his seminal 1932 book Erbschaft dieser Zeit (“Heritage of Our Times”). The rhythms of modernity had fractured society into isolated temporal worlds. While individuals occupied the same space, he argued, they lived ungleichzeitig—out of sync. Synchronism speaks to a temporal relation, a shared […]