Professor D.L. Simmons presented in Birmingham, Alabama at SAMLA 90: Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies this past weekend in two academic presentations. He also had his Opening Art Exhibition: “Evanescence Eidolon” which features his new artwork collection of large prints during the popular, community-driven event, First Friday Art Crawl in downtown Macon. Continue reading
Here is senior MGA English major Sarah Ashley Winans (far right) after giving her paper at her SAMLA panel in Birmingham last Friday morning: “Intertextuality and Crime Fiction from Poe to Conan Doyle and Beyond.
Professors from Middle Georgia State University and Mercer University collaborated for a recent academic presentation at SAMLA 90 this past weekend.
What happens to the borders and boundaries of the high art object when it becomes a hyperobject through commercialization? If low art is a boundless zombie swarm hollowing all art into economic value, then how does the loss of boundary turn art into a metaphor for other aspects of culture and current events?
Hope Fuqua and Samantha Morgan, who are finishing up their bachelor’s degrees in English at Middle Georgia State University, will present papers at the prestigious South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) meeting in early November in Atlanta.