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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 Society”

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.