Baylor’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages welcomes Dr. Robert R. Johnson of Michigan Tech University for an OVPR-sponsored colloquium on Thursday, April 11.
Johnson, a professor of rhetoric, composition and technical communication in MTU’s Department of Humanities, will present a lecture on the topic of his recent book, “Romancing the Atom: Nuclear Infatuation from the Radium Girls to Fukushima.” In the book, Johnson presents an account of atomic development over the last century and discusses the delicate balance between the human impacts of atomic technology and its scientific, military and economic benefits.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Department of Modern Foreign Languages at 254-710-3711.
“Romancing the Atom: Nuclear Infatuation from the Radium Girls to Fukushima”
Thursday, April 11, 2013
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Baylor Sciences Building, room C.105