Jessica Hurley (NHC Fellow, 2021–22) | National Humanities Center

Jessica Hurley (NHC Fellow, 2021–22)

Project Title

Nuclear Decolonizations

George Mason University

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Hurley, Jessica

Fellowship Work Summary, 2021–22

Jessica Hurley wrote three chapters of her book in progress Nuclear Decolonizations. She completed revisions on an article, "Nuclear Settler Colonialism at Sea, or, How to Civilize an Ocean," which is forthcoming in American Quarterly, and drafted an article on structural violence and critical speculation which is currently under review. The joint special issue of American Literature and Resilience, "The Infrastructure of Emergency," that she coedited with Jeffrey Insko, John Levi Barnard (NHC Fellow, 2019–20), and Stephanie Foote (NHC Fellow, 2017–18) was published in the fall of 2021.