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The Weird Global Media Event and the Tactical Intellectual [version 3.0]
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It is a characteristic of traditional scholarship that it assumes a certain kind of time within which the scholarly enterprise can unfold. Scholarship is knowledge occupying an abstract, homogenous, formal time. Indeed scholarship might be defined as the production of precisely this kind of time. A scholar's primary duty is the patient working through of the consequences attendant on what one's predecessors and colleagues deposit for us in the archive.