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Title: Coevalness
Author(s): Loingsigh, Aedín Ní
Contact Email: aedin.loingsigh@stir.ac.uk
Editor(s): Forsdick, Charles
Kinsley, Zoë
Walchester, Kathryn
Citation: Loingsigh AN (2019) Coevalness. In: Forsdick C, Kinsley Z & Walchester K (eds.) Keywords for Travel Writing Studies: A Critical Glossary. London: Anthem Press, pp. 45-47. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvg5bsp2.20
Issue Date: 2019
Abstract: Coevalness is a temporal concept that refers to the existence or origins of people and objects in the same time. The term has become associated with anthropology and the retooling of that field’s conceptual vocabulary since the 1960s. Johannes Fabian’s Time and the Other (1983) is the seminal work on this subject. In it, Fabian highlights a key paradox, or ‘schizogenic use of Time’ (21), framing the practice of anthropology. On the one hand, dialogue between anthropologists and their referents clearly constitutes ‘coeval research’ (60) as it takes place in contemporaneous, shared time. On the other, theoretical interpretations of that...
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DOI Link: 10.2307/j.ctvg5bsp2.20

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