Join us Thursday, October 8th, from 1pm–2:30pm in the University of Maryland Art Gallery for ‘The Bomb’: A Panel Discussion. University of Maryland faculty members from the departments of Art, Government and Politics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, and Sociology will be on hand to discuss the subjects and themes of the current exhibition,Questioning the Bomb: History and Non-Proliferation. Featuring over 80 posters by internationally recognized designers from around the globe, the exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and advocates for global relinquishment of such weapons of mass destruction from all national arsenals. During the October 8th panel, UMD faculty members will engage one another and the audience in a lively discussion about nuclear weapons and their relationship to global politics, history, and visual culture.This event is open and free to the public.
Location: 2202 Art-Sociology Building, 3834 Campus Dr., University of Maryland College Park
Panel: includes Jim Thorpe (exhibition curator, Department of Art), James Glass (Department of Government and Politics), Michele Mason (Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures), and John Pease (Department of Sociology).
For more information about the panel, please visit our website (http://www.artgallery.umd.edu/event/bomb-panel-discussion) and Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/UMDArtGallery).