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NUCLEAR COLONIALISM and the non-sites of accumulation with Iyko Day
NUCLEAR COLONIALISM and the non-sites of accumulation with Iyko Day
WhenThursday, Oct. 25, 2018, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
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NUCLEAR COLONIALISM and the non-sites of accumulation
​Dr. Iyko Day, Associate Professor, English and Critical Social Thought, Mount Holyoke College

Free and open to the public, please RSVP at iykoday.eventbrite.com>>

What are the ways in which nuclear colonialism designates Indigenous lands as peripheral sites of accumulation, making them available for “wastelanding?” Honing in on the dynamics of accumulation in uranium mining, Iyko Day examines the claim that capital accumulation relies on an
imperial relationship between capitalist and non-capitalist environments.​

Iyko Day is Associate Professor of English and Critical Social Thought at
Mount Holyoke College and Co-Chair of the Five College Asian/Pacific/
American Studies Program. Her research focuses on Asian North American literature and visual culture; settler colonialism

Campus locationDiscovery Hall
Campus roomDiscovery Hall Room 061
Event sponsorsSchool of IAS
Event typesLectures/Seminars
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