Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

African Art (sub-Saharan)
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2008

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Bortolot, Alexander, “A Language for Change: Creativity and Power in Mozambican Makonde Masked Performance, circa 1900–2004” (Columbia, N. Kampen)

Fromont, Cécile, “Under the Sign of the Cross in the Kingdom of Kongo: Shaping Images and Molding Faith in Early Modern Central Africa” (Harvard, S. P. Blier, T. Cummins)

Hyacinthe, Genevieve, "Traditional Rhythms and Global Remixes: Translating Form in Contemporary Mali Dance Collectives" (Harvard, S. P. Blier)

Keller, Candace, "Visual Griots: A Social, Political, and Cultural History of Individuals in Mali through the Photographer's Lens" (Indiana, Bloomington, P. McNaughton)

Maltz Leca, Leora, "William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth, S. P. Blier)

Perrill, Elizabeth, "Contemporary Zulu Ceramics, 1960s–Present: An Aesthetic of Respect" (Indiana, Bloomington, P. McNaughton)

Simbao, Ruth Kerkham, "Performing Patronage: The 'Traditional' Ceremonies of
Zambia’s Afropolitan Chiefs" (Harvard, S. P. Blier)

Werts, Julia Kim, "Imperial Vogue: Fashioning Modernity through Photography in Twentieth-Century Ethiopia" (Cornell, S. Hassan)