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Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2018

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Aguilar, Margarita, “Traditions and Transformations in the Work of Adal: Surrealism, El Sainete, and Spanglish” (Graduate Center, CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Cluck, Alyson, “Forms of Encounter: Zilia Sánchez’s ‘Erotic Topologies’ in 1960s New York” (University of Maryland, A. McEwen)

De Laforcade, Sonia, “Convictions: The Slide Lecture in Brazilian Art and Education, 1968-78” (Princeton, Small)

Flores García, Jez, “Camp as a Weapon: Chicano Identity and Asco's Aesthetics of Resistance” (University of California Berkeley; J. Bryan-Wilson)

Fuentes, Elvis, “Bowling for Moscow: the relationship between Soviet visual culture and Cuban art, 1972-1994” (Rutgers University, J. Sharp)

Ledezma, Deanna, “The Fecundity of Family Photography,” (University of Illinois at Chicago, J. Mekinda)

Perry, Ana Cristina, ”Raphael Montañez Ortiz and Alternative Spaces, 1966-1972: From Repulsion to Exaltation” (Graduate Center, CUNY, A. Indych- López)

Reyes Walton, JoAnna, “Piety, Plata, and Place: Civic Development and Devotion in Colonial Zacatecas” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

Rivas Maradiaga, Carlos A., “ Three Years of Surveillance: Aerial Views of El Salvador from the Descripción Geográfico-Moral de la Diócesis de Goathemala, 1768-1770” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

Rivera Fellah, Nadiah, “Stills of Passage: Photography and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1978-1992” (Graduate Center, CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Valle, Luisa, “The Beehive, the Favela, the Mangrove, and the Castle: Modern Architecture in Rio de Janeiro, 1885 to 1945” (Graduate Center, CUNY, M. Gutman)