French Atomic Bomb, 1959-1960: A Nuclear Cultural History

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Event Location: 
342 Nau Hall

Speaker: Roxanne Panchasi

Roxanne Panchasi is Associate Professor of History at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. A cultural historian of modern France who has worked on topics ranging from nineteenth-century handwriting analysis to experimental film, she is the author of Future Tense: The Culture of Anticipation in France Between the Wars (Cornell University Press, 2009). Dr. Panchasi is also the host of the New Books in French Studies podcast and an award-winning teacher deeply interested in the pedagogy of historical methods.