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Myrle E. and Verle D. Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Program Colloquium

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Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
Timothy Melley

Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Title: "Prophylactic Futurism and the Logic of Security Societyā€¯

Presented by Professor Timothy Melley, Geoffrion Family Director of the Miami University Humanities Center at Miami of Ohio University

Timothy Melley is the author of Empire of Conspiracy: The Culture of Paranoia in Postwar America (Cornell 2000) and The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State (Cornell 2012). His work has been covered by The Nation, The L.A. Times, The Village VoiceLe FigaroScientific American, The Wall Street JournalSmithsonian, BBC, and NPR.