Labeling Chornobyl as…

I wanted to see if there was a pattern in language usage when describing a post-Chornobyl world. Language often seeks to rationalize and explain our experiences. The aim of my project is to examine a selection of four labels and determine why these labels have been given to Chornobyl and how they influence our conceptualization of the disaster.

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Charlee Thacker ‘26 is a Literatures in English major and Environmental Studies minor at Bryn Mawr College. She is from Southern California.

RUSSB220 Chornobyl, Bryn Mawr College, Fall 2023

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