Elaine Scarry

Dangerous Developments in Modern Weaponry

April 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

A forum on the military pursuit of global hegemony Speakers: Subrata Ghoshroy (MIT Research Affiliate) Nick Mottern (Knowdrones.com) Elaine Scarry (Harvard professor and author of Thermonuclear Monarchy) Bruce Gagnon (Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space) Topics will include: Continued expansion of the …

Internationalism or Extinction

March 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Please join us for a talk by Harvard University professor Dr. Elaine Scarry author of Thermonuclear Monarchy , Body of Pain , Who Defended the Country?, and Rule of Law, Misrule of Men and a screening of Noam Chomsky’s newest film Internationalism or Extinction Brought …

The Enemy is Us: The Perils of Nuclear Arms

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sr. Megan Rice – 85 yr. old Roman Catholic nun, who earned 2 yrs. in prison for breaching the security perimeter of Y-12, the largest uranium storage facility in the country. “Being an anti-nuclear activist satisfied my need to do what is just common sense,” …

Nuclear Resistance in Word and Deed

January 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Conversation with The Prophet, The Professor, and The Journalist GUEST SPEAKERS The Prophet: Sr. Megan Rice – 85 yr. old Roman Catholic nun, who earned 2 yrs. in prison for breaching the security perimeter of Y-12, the largest uranium storage facility in the country. …

How We can Defend Ourselves Against Nuclear War

December 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Elaine Scarry is Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value of Harvard University. Her book The Body in Pain was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. She is an active committee member of Massachusetts Peace Action and the American Friends Service …

Nuclear Weapons: Are They Legal?

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nuclear Weapons: Are they Legal? by Dr. Elaine Scarry, Ph.D. Dr. Elaine Scarry is the author of “Thermonuclear Monarchy”.  She argues that the power of one leader to obliterate millions of people with a nuclear weapon deeply violates our constitutional rights, undermines the social contract, …

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