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Dr. Rebecca Oh. Unsettled: Rereading Toxicity After Bhopal

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Location
108 Coble Hall
Date
Feb 27, 2024   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Rebecca Oh Assistant Professor of English UIUC
Contact
CSAMES
E-Mail
csames@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar
This talk revisits the Bhopal gas explosion of 1984 to consider the plural ways in which the Indian state has been imagined in its wake and to offer an example of what my larger book project, Reading Better States, calls a utopian method of reading. Bhopal has been dubbed the world’s worst industrial disaster and it is also a notorious example of environmental, corporate,
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