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

Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2018

Show in progress dissertations

Adams, Harrison, “Photography in the First Person: Robert Mapplethorpe, Peter Hujar, Francesca Woodman, Nan Goldin and Sally Mann” (Yale University, K. Mercer)

Barber, Karen, “Writing with Light: Cameraless Photography and Its Narrative in the 1920s” (Graduate Center, CUNY, R. Washton-Long)

Brown, Leslie K., “The Kodak Picture Spot Sign: American Photographic Viewing and Twentieth-Century Corporate Visual Culture” (Boston University, K. Sichel)

Cushman, Carrie, “ Temporary Ruins: Miyamoto Ryûji's Architectural Photography in Postmodern Japan” (Columbia University, J. Reynolds)

Doğan, Cağatay, “Landscapes of the Nation in Transition: Istanbul in the Photographs of Othmar Pferschy, 1934-1960” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Evans, Ariel, ”‘I am for an art’: the struggle of the San Diego group and the Women’s Caucus to reinvent photography in the Society for Photographic Education, 1962-1982” (The University of Texas, C. Smith)

Fuldner, Carl. “Evolving Photography: Naturalism, Art, and Experience, 1889–1909” (University of Chicago, J. Snyder)

Hite, Tessa, “Rebranding the Enemy: American Propaganda and Photography in Postwar Germany” (Boston University, K. Sichel)

Jensen, Hadley, “Shaped by the Camera: Navajo Weavers and the Photography of Making in the American Southwest, 1880-1945” (Bard Graduate Center, A. Glass)

LeBourdais, George Philip, “Tracing The Arctic Regions: Exploring Ice and Time in Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Greenland” (Stanford University, A. Nemerov)

Lee, Anton, “Narrative Forms and Visual Sequences: The New Photography in American Practice and French Discourse, 1968-1989” (The University of British Columbia, C. Soussloff)

Meyer Stump, Ulrike, “Karl Blossfeldt: Variations. A Study in Image Replication” (Princeton University, A. McCauley)

Mustard, Maggie, “ Atlas Novus: Kawada Kikuji's Chizu (The Map) and Postwar Japanese Photography” (Columbia University, J. Reynolds)

Pellolio, Natalie, “Return to Sender: Photography, Art, and the Mail, 1845-1945” (Stanford University, A. Nemerov)

Powers, Alice S., “Intimate Durations: Reimagining Contemporary Indian Photography” (UCLA, S. Mathur)