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

Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2019

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Brier, Jessica, “Typophoto and the Reinvention of Photography in Weimar Germany” (University of Southern California, M. Luke)

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

Harris, Leila Anne, “Labor and the Picturesque: Photography, Propaganda, and the Tea Industry in Colonial India and Sri Lanka, 1880-1914” (CUNY-Graduate Center, M.A. Pelizzari)

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

Isotani, Yusuke, “Arts et Métiers PHOTO-Graphiques: The Quest for Identity in French Photography between the Two World Wars” (CUNY-Graduate Center, R. Golan)

Johnson, Lauren A., "'True Americanism': Images of Race and Citizenship in Ansel Adams's Photobooks, 1940–1960" (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Rivera-Fellah, Nadia, “Stills of Passage: Photography and Migration in the US-Mexico Borderlands 1978-1992” (CUNY-Graduate Center, A. Indych-Lopez)

Stewart, Danielle, “Framing the City: Photography and the Construction of São Paolo (1930-1955)” (CUNY-Graduate Center, A. Indych-Lopez)

Stoltzfus, Eleanor, "New Womanhood and the Bauhaus: The Avant-Garde Photography of Lucia Moholy" (University of Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Tifentale, Alise, “The ‘Olympiad of Photography:’ FIAP and the Global Photo-Club Culture, 1950-1965” (CUNY-Graduate Center, S. Wilson)

White, Rachel, "Graphic Sensations: Vogue and the Politics of the Body, 1930-1945" (UIUC, T. Weissman)