Meet James Nolan, a professor and author, at The Gunnery

february, 2018

15feb7:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedMeet James Nolan, a professor and author, at The Gunnery7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Gunnery, 22 Kirby Road, Washington CT 06793

Event Details

The Gunnery welcomes James Nolan, Ph.D., Washington Gladden 1859 Professor of Sociology at Williams College, who will speak about his latest research project, “Delivering Little Boy,” which focuses on the Manhattan Project and the nuclear age. Notably, Nolan’s grandfather worked on the Manhattan Project.

Nolan is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship and a Fulbright scholarship, among other awards, and has been a visiting fellow at Oxford University, Loughborough University and the University of Notre Dame. He has also authored several books, including “What They Saw in America: Alexis de Tocqueville, Max Weber, G.K. Chesterton, and Sayyid Qutb.”

Admission is free. This event, which is part of The Gunnery’s 2018 Speaker Series, will be held in the Ogden D. Miller Memorial Athletic Center on campus. The community is welcome to attend.


(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Gunnery

22 Kirby Road, Washington CT 06793


The Gunnery(860) 868-7334 22 Kirby Road, Washington (GPS)