Zoom Event for International Day of Peace, 21st Sept (12-1.15pm): Race, Colonialism, and the Bomb
On the International Day of Peace, September 21st, 2022, speakers Shampa Biswas and Vincent J. Intondi will deliver talks on "Race, Colonialism, and the Bomb," where they explore the intersections between race, colonialism, and nuclear weapons. Join us from 12pm - 1:15pm by following this link: https://tinyurl.com/peaceday2022
Shampa Biswas is Judge and Mrs. Timothy A. Paul Chair of Political Science and Professor of Politics at Whitman College, as well as an international relations theorist specializing in post-colonial theory and nuclear politics. She is the author of Nuclear Desire: Power and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order(University of Minnesota Press, 2014).
Vincent J. Intondi is a Professor of History and Director of the Institute for Race, Justice, and Civic Engagement at Montgomery College. From 2009-2017, Intondi was Director of Research for American University's Nuclear Studies Institute in Washington, DC. He is the author of African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement (Stanford University Press, 2015).
This event is jointly sponsored by the School of Peace and Conflict Studies and the Read Center for International and Intercultural Education