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📆 fORUM: Samia Henni will be hosted on Zoom on Thursday, 23 March 2023, 3 PM EST. fORUM is Mercer Union’s ongoing series of talks, lectures, interviews, screenings, and performances. Admission to our public programming is free, and all are welcome. Register in advance on our website. Captioning will be provided.
fORUM: Samia Henni
Mar 23 2023
Samia Henni is a historian and an exhibition maker of the built, destroyed, and imagined environments. This event is an accompaniment to the exhibition ‘Lydia Ourahmane: Tassili’, on view at Mercer Union through 15 April 2023.
Contaminating the Sahara
This lecture traces the spatial, atmospheric, and geological impacts of atomic bombs to examine the spatialities and temporalities of France’s colonial toxicity through the lives and afterlives of radioactive debris and nuclear wastes in the Sahara.