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

Performance Studies
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2014

Show completed dissertations

Adams, Samuel, “Politics and Aesthetics of the Theater Stage in Cold War Germany, 1951–1979” (USC, M. Luke)

Aldridge, Kelly Rae, “Crumbs from the Revolutionary Table” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Aramphongphan, Paisid, “The Languid Dances of Andy Warhol and Jack Smith: A Choreo-History of 60s Art and Queer Culture” (Harvard, C. Lambert-Beatty)

Bravo, Doris, “Adventures on Paper and in Travesía: The School of Valparaíso Visualizes America, 1965–1984” (UT Austin, A. Giunta)

Cammarata-Seale, Heather, “Embodying Paradox: Taxidermy and Contemporary Art, 1990–2010” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Carey, Chanda, “Marina Abramović, 1969–2010: Transcultural Ethno-Aesthetics and the Global Geography of Art” (UC San Diego, N. Bryson)

Dees, Janet, “The Evidence of Things Not Seen: Performance Art as Art History” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Dell’Aria, Annie, “The Moving Image in Public Art: US and UK, 1980–Present” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Eppley, Charles, “Un-Fixed Media: Site Specificity and Materiality in the Work of Max Neuhaus” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Farzin, Media, “Theater, Artifice, and Opacity: Guy de Cointet and 1970s Performance” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Funk, Tiffany, “Zen and the Art of Software Performance: John Cage and Lejaren Hiller’s HPSCHD (1967–1969) and its Legacy in Digital Art Practices” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Goldstein, Jennifer, “Moving Bodies, Moving Things: Convergences of Art and Dance, 1960–1975” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Harnett, Gerald, “Recorded Objects and Counterauras: Art, Technical Reproducibility, Cybernetics, 1952–1962” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Heer, Melissa, “Bordering: Contemporary Performance Art and Activism in Northeast India” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Lotery, Kevin, “An Exhibit/An Aesthetic: The Exhibition Designs of Richard Hamilton, Nigel Henderson, and the Independent Group, 1951–59” (Harvard, B. Buchloh)

Matuszak, Joanna, “Assertions of Identity: Russian Performance Art in the Aftermath of Perestroika” (Indiana, J. Kennedy)

McKee, Patricia, “Scorning the Image of Virtue: Church and Theatre in Post-Settlement England” (Graduate Theological Union, R. Schroeder)

Musteata, Natalie, “From Radicality to Romanticism: The Institutionalization of the Artist as Curator, 1970–2010” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Olivas, Yvonne, “System Withdrawal: Lee Lozano’s General Strike” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Ruff, Georgina, “Beyond Light and Space: How the Lamp Changes Everything” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Shapiro, Abigail, “Ree Morton and Feminist Installation Art: 1968–1977” (McGill, A. Jones)

Szymanek, Angelique, “The Fear of Rape, the Threat of Looking: Performance, Activism, and Spectatorship” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Troeller, Jordan, “The Bauhaus in Situ: The Place of Abstraction in Weimar Germany” (Harvard, M. Gough, B. Buchloh)

Wolff, RM., “To Be Still: Persistence, Performance, Photography” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)