Guest Speaker

Lecture by Jay Sibarra

April 20, 2018, 12 pm
Browsing Room
Knight Library

Dr. Jay Sibara, “After the A-Bomb: Slow and Spectacular Violence in US Media and Japanese Literature”

“After the A-Bomb: Slow and Spectacular Violence in US Media and Japanese Literature” examines US media coverage of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and their aftermath in relation to nonfiction accounts by Japanese survivors and witnesses to propose a revision to Rob Nixon’s theorization of slow violence.

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