Duquesne Human Rights Film Examines Nuclear Disaster
A free screening of Nuclear Aftershocks, part of Duquesne University's sixth annual Human Rights Film Series, is set for Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in Room 105 of College Hall. The documentary investigates the aftermath of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan and its implications for nuclear safety worldwide.
Following the film, Dr. Evelyn Talbott, professor of epidemiology in the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health, will speak briefly and answer questions. Talbott is an environmental epidemiologist with more than 25 years of experience and has studied the long-term human health impacts of the Three Mile Island nuclear emergency.
The Film Series schedule is available at www.duq.edu/human-rights. All screenings are free and open to the public and begin at 7 p.m. in Room 105 of College Hall.
The Human Rights Film Series is presented by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. For more information, call 412.396.6415.
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