Boblain2015

Emeritus Professors Lecture Series

“There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.”
Harry S. Truman

Speakers:

Dr. Bruce Hunt: Fat Men , Not Little Boys
Dr. Hunt earned his Ph.D from Johns Hopkins in 1984 and currently teaches at the University of Texas at Austin. He iscurrently researching the relationship between technology and science in the 19th century, and particularly on the interaction between theory and practice in the Victorian telegraph industry. He also has strong interests in the history of nuclear weapons and of evolutionary theory.

Dr. Michael B. Stoff: Nagasaki: The Bombers and the Bombed
Dr. Stoff earned his Ph.D from Yale in 1977 and is currently teaching at the University of Texas at Austin. He is co-editor of the Oxford New Narratives in American History and is writing a book on the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.