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Feminist World, 2091 or: How I Learned to Expertly Judge Inadvertent Human Intrusion at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
November 11, 2021 - November 15, 2021
By Chandler Classen, Ph. D. Candidate
Black Box in Swain Hall
In satirizing an actual Department of Energy report from the 1980’s that describes future threats to nuclear waste storage (and inevitably predicts the end of humankind as we know it), this absurdist play serves as a fun, political romp into the future. While at first glance this may seem like a generous understanding of a “based-on,” scenario, this play creates the scenarios as they are written, engaging the spirit of the scenarios and imagining how a group could conclude that these scenarios were worthy of the paper they were printed upon and the ink that produced these truly absurd scenarios.