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Fiber Arts and Textiles
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2018

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Behan, Antonia, “‘The Brain of the Machine’: Ethel Mairet's Textile Laboratory” (Bard Graduate Center, P. Stirton)

Denney, Joyce, “The Story of Troy Finds a Home in Macau: A Set of Multicultural Embroidered Hangings of the Seventeenth Century” (Bard Graduate Center, F. Louis)

Dimmig, Ashley “Making Modernity in Fabric Architecture: Imperial Tents in the Late Ottoman Period” (University of Michigan, C. Gruber)

Dumont, Anna, “From Design Reform to Fascist Craft: Women and Italian Textile Production 1870-1945” (Northwestern University, R. Zorach)

Israel, Mei-Ling, “Circles, Bees, and Threads: Traditional Craft Communities and the Digital” (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Johnson, Grant, “Sheila Hicks: Weaving to the World,” (University of Southern California, S. Hudson)

Keagle, Matthew, “‘An Uniform Is Granted by All to be Absolutely Necessary’: A Cultural History of Military Dress in the Revolutionary Atlantic” (Bard Graduate Center, J. Collins)

Lemmer-Webber, Morgan, “Women and Wool Working in the Roman Empire” (University of Wisconsin Madison, N. Cahill)

McMahon, Elizabeth, “‘Robes of Court and Palace’: Dress and Queenship at the Court of Henry VIII, 1509-1547” (Bard Graduate Center, A. Morrall)

Superfine, Molly, “Radical Touch: Performative Sculpture and Assemblage in the 1970s” (Columbia University, K. Jones)

Wargula, Carolyn, “Embodying the Buddha: The Presence of Women in Japanese Buddhist Hair Embroideries, 1200-1700” (University of Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)