HNRS 1520: Perspectives in the Social Sciences
Nuclear Landscapes: Culture and Society in the Atomic West Students will study the various cultures and societies that arose and continue to exist around the atomic bomb and nuclear energy production. Included are physicists and engineers, uranium miners and millers, pop-cultures, the military-industrial complex, environmental countercultures, white western technophilia, Native American and LDS resistance and complicity, and the complicated relationships between ethnicity, cultures, and advanced technology in the American West. Students will also discuss the ongoing debates between various actors in the nuclear story.
12:30 - 1:20 PM MWF
Rob Reynolds (Sociology)
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