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

Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2016

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Colard, Sandrine, “Photography in the Colonial Congo, 1885–1960” (Columbia, Z. Strother)

Dong, Lihui, “The Way to Be Modern: Empress Dowager Cixi of the Late Qing Dynasty” (Pittsburgh, M. Gao)

Farquhar, Jessica J., “Beyond Binding: Reconceptualizing Watson and Kaye’s ‘The People of India’ (1868–1875)” (UCLA, R. Brown)

Frobes-Cross, Nicholas Huffa, “Various Representational Tasks: Art and Activism in the Early Work of Martha Rosler, Allan Sekula and Fred Lonidier, 1967–1976” (Columbia, B. Joseph)

Hyde Nolan, Erin, “Ottomans Abroad: The Translation and Circulation of Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Portrait Photographs” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Kirkwood, Meghan L. E., “The Representation of Landscape in Contemporary South African Photography” (Florida, V. Rovine)

Lebowitz, Anjuli, “Faith in the Field: The Art of Discovery in Auguste Salzmann’s Photographic Albums, 1854–1875” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Raimond, Ellen, “The Artist as Immigrant: Performative Photographic Projects by Tseng Kwong Chi, Nikki S. Lee, and Annu Palakunnathu Matthew” (Kansas, J. Pultz)

Saunders, Beth, “Developing Italy: Photography and National Identity during the Risorgimento, 1839–1859” (CUNY, A. Pelizzari)

Sawyer, Andrew, “Frame Work: The Contexts of Walker Evans” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Voekler, Emily Leslie, “From Both Sides of the Lens: Anthropology, Native Experience, and Photographs of American Indians in French Exhibitions, 1870–1890” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Zhou, Dengyan, “The Language of ‘Photography’ in China: A Genealogy of Conceptual Frames from Sheying to Xinwen Sheying and Jishi Sheying” (Binghamton University, J. Tagg)