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Shannon Cram interviewed in California Magazine

Shannon Cram

California Magazine interviewed IAS faculty member Shannon Cram about cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and her related research.  As part of their conversation, Cram and reporter Glen Martin discuss the political, cultural, and pedagogical challenges of multi-millennial waste.  Read the interview ...

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Shannon Cram participates in Hanford Forum for Shared Conversation

Shannon Cram

IAS faculty member Shannon Cram participated in the annual Hanford Forum for Shared Conversation in August.  The Forum is a three-day event that brings 40-50 people together each year to have open, insightful discussions about cleanup at Washington State's Hanford Nuclear Reservation.  Cram is ...

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Shannon Cram receives fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center

IAS faculty member Shannon Cram received a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center where she will be a Writer in Residence for two weeks in January.  The focus of Cram's residency will be her current book project, Unmaking the Bomb: Nuclear Cleanup and the Politics of Impossibility, which explores the complex politics of remediation at Washington State’s Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Home to more than two-thirds of the nation’s high-level nuclear waste and the largest environmental cleanup in human history, Hanford is tasked with managing toxic materials that ...

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Shannon Cram discusses Environmental Worlds: Between Craft and Emergence

IAS faculty member Shannon Cram attended the annual American Anthropological Association meeting in Washington D.C. where she served as discussant for a panel entitled, "Environmental Worlds: Between Craft and Emergence."  Bringing together scholars from multiple disciplines and institutions, this panel explored the embodied relations of labor and environment through ethnographic research in high-end food cultivation in Japanese strawberry fields and "geoparks," "dead labor" in ...

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Shannon Cram presents her work on nuclear politics and policy

IAS faculty member Shannon Cram presented a paper about her current book project, Unmaking the Bomb: Nuclear Life and the Politics of Impossibility, at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society in Chicago in April.

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