Resisting Temporal Regimes, Imagining Just Temporalities

@article{Bjork2021ResistingTR,
  title={Resisting Temporal Regimes, Imagining Just Temporalities},
  author={Collin Bjork and Frida Buhre},
  journal={Rhetoric Society Quarterly},
  year={2021},
  volume={51},
  pages={177 - 181}
}
The coronavirus pandemic has inundated the globe with discussions of time. Incubation periods, contagion intervals, exponential growth curves, hospitalization timelines, belated government responses, supply chain delays, limited store hours, paused economies, weeks of quarantine, months of isolation, years to develop and distribute the vaccines, decades of consequences, and millions of lives cut tragically short. These temporalities are ubiquitous and alarming but not distributed or experienced… 

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