Literature Program
 


Friday, September 23, 2011 — Friday, April 13, 2012

University at Buffalo Humanities Institute and Hallwalls present

Scholars at Hallwalls

2011—12 SCHOLARS AT HALLWALLS SCHEDULE

Scholars at Hallwalls features eight thought-provoking, award-winning lectures in the humanities, presented in the intellectual and inspiring setting of Hallwalls.

Friday September 23, 2011 marks the start of this new era for Humanities Institute.  The venue is new but the format continues the successful model established in three years at the Albright-Knox.  Faculty Fellows will present their cutting-edge humanities research in terms accessible to those in other disciplines and outside academia.  The events will continue to be social occasions as well, with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. All lectures are free and open to the public.


9/23/11
David Herzberg , History
"The Drug War in the Medicine Cabinet: Prescription Drug Addiction in the Age of Miracle Pills"

10/14/11
Camillo Trumper, American Studies
"Ephemeral Histories: Politics, Public Space, & Public Art in Allende's Chile"

11/18/11
Jennifer Gaynor, History
"Submerged Genealogy: a Cultural History of Capture and its Effacement in Island Southeast Asia"

12/2/11
Sasha Pack, History
"Europe's Deepest Border: The Making of the Modern Strait of Gibraltar"

1/27/12
Carolyn Higbie, Classics
"Imaginative Memory: the Discovery, Reconstruction, & Forgery of the Greek Past"

2/17/12
Hadas Steiner, Architecture
"Habitat and Home: a study in co-evolution"

3/2/12
Trina Hamilton, Geography
"Market Fictions: Constructing Ethical Spaces for the Global Diamond Trade"

4/13/12
Ramon Soto-Crespo, American Studies
"Biotropics: The Biopolitics of Sexual Identity in Latino American Culture"

 
 
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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety


Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...