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

South/Southeast Asian Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2010

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Childers, Hope, “The Visual Culture of Opium in British India” (UCLA, S. Mathur)

Gamache, Genevieve, “Between Localism and Nationalism: Two Contemporary Examples of Thai Temple Art and Architecture in Northern Thailand” (University of Victoria, A. Wright)

James, Soumya, “Political Manipulation of Religious Imagery in Chola and Khmer Interactions: An Integrated Approach to Charting Past and Present Exchanges” (Cornell, K. McGowan)

Kakar, Shalini, “Fashioning the ‘Divine’: Bollywood Stars, ‘Religious’ Fandom, and Cultural Politics in Contemporary India” (UC Santa Barbara, S. Chattopadhyay)

Ninomiya-Igarashi, Masumi, “Drawn toward India: Okakura Kakuzō’s Interpretation of Rájendralála Mitra’s Work in His Construction of Pan-Asianism and the History of Japanese Art” (UNC Chapel Hill, P. Ghosh)

Rath, Amanda, “Contextualizing Contemporary Art: Propositions of Critical Artistic Practice in Seni Rupa Kontemporer in Indonesia” (Cornell, K. McGowan)

Rod-Ari, Melody, “Visualizing Merit: An Examination of the Spatial Organization of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha” (UCLA, R. Brown)

Sohoni, Pushkar, “Local Idioms and Global Designs: Architecture of the Nizam Shahs” (Pennsylvania, M. Meister, R. Holod)