Literature Program
 


Friday, October 18, 2013 at 4:00 pm

UB Humanities Institute and Hallwalls present

Marion Werner

Scholars@Hallwalls: Latin American Development in a Neoliberal Age

 What has become of the development project since its core institutions—the World Bank and the IMF—faced a groundswell of opposition coming from Latin America and Asia at the turn of the millennium? This talk will explore this question through a discussion of recent development policies to promote export industries in the global South. Despite strong challenges to market rule and serial financial crises, development practitioners increasingly promote practices meant to administer competitiveness amongst workers and small producers through global market integration. Presentation by Marion Werner.

 
 
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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 ...