Thank you for helping make our Fall Gathering a success! What was to have been a Spring Renewal business meeting and Keynote was rescheduled from May due to Covid-19 descending upon Maine. We were honored to hear keynote Professor Elaine Scarry speak about Thermonuclear Monarchy. A link to her entire keynote zoom presentation is posted on our YouTube channel here. The two minute edit for our Twitter account has also been posted on YouTube.
A very timely piece by Professor Scarry: Memorial Days, the racial underpinnings of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki Bombings (The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.) Check out the virtual roundtable about First Use she co-organized: https://www.publicbooks.org/virtual-roundtable-on-presidential-first-use-of-nuclear-weapons-reprint/
Here is her Nation article: https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/in-the-united-states-just-1-person-has-the-power-to-kill-millions-of-people/