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

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2008

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Allais, Lucia, "Will to War, Will to Art: Cultural Internationalism and the Modernist Aesthestics of Monuments, 1932–1964" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Anderson, Marvin, "The Society of Beaux-Arts Architects and Academic Ideals in Early Twentieth-Century American Architecture (1894–1941)" (University of Washington, M. Clausen)

Auyeung, Poyin, “Art, Urbanism, and Public Space: Critical Spatial Responses to Urban Redevelopment in Beijing (1976–2000)” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Baweja, Vandana, “Otto Koenigsberger: Tropical Architect from Princely Mysore to Post-colonial London” (Michigan, R. Fishman)

Clendenin, Malcolm, "Hector Guimard, Political Movements, and the Paris Metro: Natural Sympathies, Governing Harmony, and Social Change" (Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee)

Davis, Blair, "The Roman Drawings of Charles Percier" (UC Santa Barbara, C. Paul, R. Williams)

Ekici, Didem, “Creating the ‘New Man’: The Modern Architecture and Life Reform
Movement in Hellerau Garden City” (Michigan, L. Soo, A. Herscher)

El Sandouby, Alia’a, “The Ahl al-Bayt in Cairo and Damascus: The Dynamics of Making Shrines for the Family of the Prophet” (UCLA, I. Bierman-McKinney)

Ghenoiu, Erik Martin, “‘Tradition’ as Modernism in German Architecture and Urban Design, 1888–1918” (Harvard, E. Blau)

Gollannek, Eric, “Colonial Exchange and Visions of Empire in Britain and Its Colonies” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Henderson, Amy, “Furnishing the Republican Court: Building and Decorating Philadelphia Homes, 1790–1800” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Holst, Nancy, “A Wise Woman Buildeth Her Home” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Kaçel, Ayşem Ela, "Intellectualism and Consumerism: Ideologies, Practices, and Criticisms of Common Sense Modernism in Postwar Turkey" (Cornell, C. Otto)

Nowicki, Susan, “Montclair, New Jersey: The Development of a Suburban Town and Its Architecture” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Olgren-Leblond, Kelli, “Reading Expressionist Architecture: German Modernism and ‘Paper Architecture,’ 1914–1920” (USC, K. Lang)

O'Rourke, Kathryn, "The Hour of Mexico: State-Sponsored Modern Architecture in Mexico City, 1925–1934" (Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee)

Osayimwese, Itohan, "Colonialism at the Center: German Colonial Architecture and the Design Reform Movement, 1828–1914" (Michigan, W. Glover)

Osman, Michael, "Regulation in the Architecture of American Modernism, 1890–1920" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Ozka, Derya, “The Misuse Value of Space: Spatial Practices and the Production of Space in Istanbul” (Rochester, R. Haidu)

Pugh, Emily, “The Berlin Wall and the Urban Space and Experience of East and West Berlin, 1961–1989” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Stewart, Charles A., "Domes of Heaven: The Domed Basilicas of Cyprus" (Indiana, Bloomington, W. E. Kleinbauer)

Sutton, Susan, “The Estates of Nature: On the Theological Origins of Anglo-American Suburbia” (Graduate Theological Union, M. Morris)

Uddin, Lisa, “Breeding Grounds: Race, Space, and Species in the New American Zoo” (Rochester, J. Saab)

Varinlioglu, Gunder, “Rural Landscape and Built Environment at the End of Antiquity: Limestone Villages of Southeastern Isauria” (Pennsylvania, C. Striker)

Weiss, Kirsten, "The Face of the German House: Cultural Fantasy in 20th-Century Architectural Photography" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)