Sarah Sharma is an Assistant Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her work focuses on cultural approaches to media-technology, more specifically the politics of space and time. She is currently working on a book (under contract with Duke University Press) that looks at technology, speed, and the cultural politics of time. Her work can be found in such journals as Cultural Studies, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, and Social Identities: International Journal of Race, Nation, and Culture.
ArticlesThe habitual passenger cannot grasp the folly of traffic based overwhelmingly on transport. His inherited perceptions of space and time and of personal pace have been industrially deformed. He has lost the power to conceive of himself outside the passenger role (Illich...Read more