Week 13: Tuesday, April 20: MAPPING TIME

Isochrone Map of Melbourne Travel Times to City Centre by Tram or Train, ca. 1910; via Wikimedia


  • GUESTS: Johanna Drucker, Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies @ UCLA, author of Visualization and Interpretation: Humanistic Approaches to Display, and Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production, among many, many other books; Rasheedah Phillips, Creative Director, AfroFuturist Affair, and Managing Attorney of the Landlord-Tenant Housing Unit at Community Legal Services of Philadelphia; Mark Rifkin, Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies @ UNC, author of Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self-Determination, and The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination, among other books; and Daniel Rosenberg, Professor of History @ University of Oregon, co-author of Cartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline, author of Histories of the Future
  • Map Critiques #6 (2 people): Erin, Cate  


…..Explore Some TimeMap Examples: 

HaoHao Design, Mapping Time

Supplemental Resources: 

Thumbnail: Ancient Mexican cosmogram in Codex Tezcatlipoca (Fejervary-Mayer), via Universiteit Leiden