Literature Program

Friday, March 29, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.


University at Buffalo Humanities Institute and Hallwalls present

Carolyn Korsmeyer

Scholars at Hallwalls: Touching the Past: Genuineness and the "Real Thing"

Carolyn Korsmeyer is Professor of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo. Her specialties include aesthetics and emotion theory, fields which she combined in her recent book, Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics (2011). She investigated the sense of taste in Making Sense of Taste: Food and Philosophy (1999) and in the edited collection, The Taste Culture Reader (2005). She is a past president of the American Society of Aesthetics.

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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 ...