Time and Again: Repetition, Maternity and the Non-Reproductive
Lisa Baraitser is a Reader in Psychosocial Studies, in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, and a psychotherapist in independent practice. She writes on motherhood and the maternal, feminist theory, ethics and subjectivity, affect, temporality and event. She is author of Maternal Encounters: The Ethics of Interruption (Routledge, 2009) which was joint winner of the 2009 Feminist and Women's Studies Book Prize for outstanding feminist scholarship. She has written on maternal publics, motherhood and materiality, and maternal time. Her current work is on gender and temporality, particularly the temporalities of repetition, delay, endurance, staying, waiting, duration and monotony and their relation to the contradictory and relentless temporalities of capitalism.