In an era when we’re trying to make everything run faster Eva Hoffman is going to speak about how human temporality has natural limits both on the level of the body and the mind. She will examine why it’s important for us to understand the limitations of time, both get the most out our own capacity and when makings things that others should use.
Eva Hoffman have a Ph. D. in literature from Harvard University and has worked as a senior editor at The New York Times and was a regular reviewer for the newspaper’s book and culture sections.
Her books include Time, Lost in Translation, Exit Into History and After Such Knowledge. She has written and lectured internationally on a range of topics, including issues of exile, memory, collective trauma and human rights, as well as issues of contemporary human temporality.