Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Location: Fuller Lodge, Los Alamos
Time: 5:30 pm Reception
6:00 pm Author talk
7:00 pm Book signing, coffee and cookies
Sponsor: Samizdat Bookstore in Los Alamos
Join author Myrriah Gómez to celebrate the release of her new book Nuclear Nuevo México. This important work recovers the voices and stories that have been lost or ignored in the telling of U.S. nuclear history. By recuperating these narratives, Myrriah Gómez tells a new story of New Mexico, one in which the nuclear history is not separate from the collective colonial history of Nuevo México but instead demonstrates how earlier eras of settler colonialism laid the foundation for nuclear colonialism in New Mexico.
About the Author
Myrriah Gómez is a Nuevomexicana from the Pojoaque Valley. She is an assistant professor in the Honors College at the University of New Mexico.