Update #2

As the project progressed, my central thesis coalesced into the concept of a concessions dilemma. My paper will introduce the concept of a concessions dilemma through an analysis of Liberian concessions-based development and demonstrate how effective government oversight and responsible corporate governance, paradoxically, has the potential to fundamentally undermine the integrity and legitimacy of a weak state.  A […]

Art Activism Update #1

Hello! As I continue to progress in my research, I have found that the focus of my project has narrowed down on one art activist movement – the feminist movement in the 20th and 21st centuries. Originally, I had planned to look at the feminist movement, the Civil Rights movement, and the anti-Vietnam War era […]

Abstract – 20th Century American Fine Art Activism

My Monroe Project is going to be on American fine art activism in the 20th century. Fine art activism is a subclass of protest art, which, like the name implies, is art used in political activism. I will be focusing on drawing and painting, and not other forms of prevalent protest art, such as performance […]