SHUM 6640

SHUM 6640

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

This course examines the emergence of nuclear energy in Asia and the Pacific after World War Two as a transpacific settler colonial institution and discourse. Building on current environmental humanities scholarship on the nuclear Pacific, this course uses transpacific nuclearism as an anchoring point to explore ways that theories of biopolitics, necropolitics, and comparative racialization can productively inform scholarly approaches to contemporary ecological crises. For longer description and instructor bio visit

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 15 students. Not open to: undergraduates.

Comments Co-meets with SHUM 4640.

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  • 16971SHUM 6640  SEM 101

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