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NOTES ON HOW NOT TO USE POSTMODERNISM IN A SENTENCE

In the spring of 2007, Betsy Ermarth (a.k.a. Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth), author of Sequel to History: Postmodernism and the Crisis of Representational Time and former chair at the University of Edinburgh, provided a four-part guided tour of the paradigm shift that has been shaking up western culture for over a century, and pursues some of its implications for our tools of thought.

LECTURE TOPICS :
A Brief History of Space and Time in Western Culture
Picasso and Einstein Talk Philosophy
Why Everything is Writing
Art Marginal/Art Central/ Art and Politics