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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2018

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Ahern, Mallory, “Factory Forms: Reproducing Images in the Postwar United States” (Yale University, F. Casetti, C. Buckley)

Brockman, Kristin, “Terminal Cinema: Artists and Engineers at Bell Labs, 1965 – 1972” (The Ohio State University, K. Paulsen)

Bucilla, Drew, “Europ: Expanded Cinema, Projection and the Film Co-op in Western Europe, 1966-1979” (Graduate Center, CUNY, D. Joselit)

Chakravorty, Swagato, “Displaced Cinema: Moving Images and the Politics of Location in Contemporary Art” (Yale University, C. Buckley, F. Casetti)

Christopher, David, “The Toronto New Wave, Postanarchist Cinema Theory, and the Progressive Apocalypse” University of Victoria, L. McLarty)

Croggon, Nicholas, “Reconstructing the Utopian Moment: Experimental Video Practices in the Late 1960s and 1970s” (Columbia University, B. Joseph)

de Laforcade, Sonia, “Áudio-Visual: the Slide as Medium in Brazilian Art of the 1970s” (Princeton, Irene Small)

Espert, Yasmine, “The Cinema of Social Dreamers: Artists and Their Imaginations Return to the Caribbean” (Columbia University, K. Jones)

Horisaki-Christens, Nina, “VIDEO HIROBA: Contingent Publics and Video Communication, 1966-1985” (Columbia University, J. Reynolds)

Kahng, Hannah, “This Film Which Is Not One: Intersections of Expanded Cinema and Feminism, 1970-1979” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Llorens, Natasha Marie, “Imagining Violence, Imagining the Nation: Algerian National Cinema between 1965 and 1979” (Columbia University, A. Alberro)

Marshall, Piper, “Ericka Beckman: Dreamwork and The Emergence of Pictures” (Columbia Univerisity, B. Joseph)

McManus, William, “When we made movies just to make them': Warhol's films and the surface of the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Murphy, Benjamin, “Fieldwork: Problems of Observation in Latin American Video” (Princeton, I. Small)

Ogrodnik, Benjamin, “Avant-Garde and Independent Filmmaking in Pittsburgh in the 1970s and 1980s” (University of Pittsburgh, T. Smith)

Park, Haeyun, “Electronic Esperanto: Trans-Pacific Development of Video Art, 1969-1991” (Graduate Center, CUNY, D. Joselit)

Raymond, A. Colin, “Formulations of a Medium: The Rise of Video in Japanese Art 1965-1989” (University of California, Santa Barbara, J. Sorkin and B. Winther-Tamaki)

Rottman, Zachary, “A Cinematic Atopia: Postminimalism and the Filmic Afterlife of the Soviet Avant-Garde 1966–1979” (UCLA, G. Baker)

Stobaugh, Nathan, “New Media, New Masses: VALIE EXPORT’s Arts of Communication” (Princeton, B. Doherty)

Tuite, Rebecca, “Nightwear in Hollywood Film and Television and the United States Nightwear Industry, 1945-1977” (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Vickery, Jo, “Ethnographic Re-Telling: The Art of Lothar Baumgarten” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Vielkind, Andrew, “Studio as Laboratory: Experimental Cinema and Technoscience During the Cold War Period” (Yale University, D. Andrew, C. Buckley)

Werther-Rosenow, Barbara, “Communicative strategies in contemporary video art” (Rutgers University, T. Flores)