Joel Burges is the author of essays and reviews that have appeared in New German Critique, Post45, and Twentieth Century Literature. The question of time has animated his most recent book projects: a collection of 20 keyword essays, edited with Amy J. Elias, entitled Time: A Vocabulary of the Present (NYU Press, 2016), and a book entitled Out of Sync & Out of Work: Mediating Time in the Culture of Obsolescence, 1973-Present (forthcoming). His next book is tentatively entitled Literature after TV. He is also affiliated with Film and Media Studies, Digital Media Studies, the Graduate Program in the Digital Humanities, and the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies.
Reprint of "Adorno’s Mimeograph: The Uses of Obsolescence in Minima Moralia," in The Mimeograph, a Tool for Radical Art and Political Contestation, Bergen, Norway: Alt Går Bra, 2016. https://vimeo.com/191498541
"The Television and the Teapot: Obsolescence, All That Heaven Allows, and a Sense of Historical Time in Contemporary Life," in Trash Culture: Objects and Obsolescence in Cultural Perspective, ed. Gillian Pye, Peter Lang 2010
As a contributor to Arcade (arcade.stanford.edu): "Nostalgia, Mourning, Disappearance" (November 2011), "Cinematic Obsolescence: A Parallax View on the Digital Transition" (November 2010), "After the Revolution, or, The Embarrassment of Theory?" (May 2010), "Natalie Merchant's Resonant History Lesson" (May 2010)