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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2009

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Ackerman, Ada, “Regards d’Eisenstein sur l’œuvre d’Honoré Daumier: une réception méconnue” (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield; Université de Paris X-Nanterre, S. Le Men)

Beaulieu, Renée, “Le déclin de l’empire masculin: Les relations de genre dans le cinéma de Denys Arcand” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin)

Berrill, Margot, “The Trajectory of Domestic Humor: 1970s Feminist Video Art and Pop Culture” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Culler, Jeremy, “From Television Signal to Magnetic Strip: An Archaeology of Experimental Television and Video Knowledge, 1962–2006” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Hollenberg, Sarah, “Art on Television, 1967–1974” (USC, R. Meyer)

Joly-Corcoran, Marc, “La cinéphanie et sa réappropriation: L’«affect original» et le spectateur dans les fanfilms de Star Wars” (Université de Montréal, B. Perron)

Kirtland, Katie, “Iterations of the Close-Up: Animation and Revelation in Jean Epstein's Theory of Cinema” (Chicago, T. Gunning)

Larouche, Peggy, “Le cinéma de Guy Maddin: Les croisements de l’histoire, de l’esthétique et de la mythologie” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin, A. Gaudreault)

Lessard, Jonathan, “Histoire et analyse formelle du jeu d’aventure (1976–2006)” (Université de Montréal, B. Perron)

Levavy, Sara Beth, “Immediate Mediation: A Narrative of the Newsreel and the Film” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

McManus, William, “‘When We Made Movies Just to Make Them’: Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Muller, Gabriela, “Abstraction on the Move: Medium, Motion, and Time in the Absolute Film” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Oh, Gyung Eun, “Music and Time: Relation of Nam June Paik’s Early Works to Video Art” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Proctor, Jacob, “Cold War Cut-Ups: Collage, Found Footage, and Expanded Cinema as Alternative Public Sphere” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Shaffer, Michael, “Dan Graham’s Video Installations of the 1970s” (Virginia Commonwealth, E. Garberson)

Sirove, Taryn, “Freedom, Sex, Power: Film and Video Regulation in Ontario” (Queens, Kingston, C. Robertson)

Stob, Jennifer, “‘With and Against Cinema’: The Situationist International and the Cinematic Image” (Yale, D. Andrew, D. Joselit)

Suchenski, Richard, “Utopian Romanticism and the Poetics of Scale: Modernist Explorations of the Cinematic Long Form” (Yale, D. Andrew)

Tsen, Hsuan, “Spectacles of Authenticity: The Emergence of Mass Entertainment in Japan and America, 1890–1910” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Werther-Rosenow, Barbara, “Communicative Strategies in Contemporary Video Art” (Rutgers, T. Flores)

Williams, Alena, “Movement in Vision: Cinema, Aesthetics, and Modern German Culture, 1915–1930” (Columbia, J. Crary)

Willis, Louis-Paul, “De Jocaste à Lolita: Œdipe et l’hypersexualisation des jeunes filles au cinéma” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin)

Yoon, Soyoung, “Debord, Détournement, and the Desire of History: The Films of Guy Debord” (Stanford, P. Levi)