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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2019

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Bralower, Alyssa R. "Ellen Auerbach’s Transnational Attachments: Photography, Gender, and the Grey Zones of Modernity" (UIUC, K. Romberg)

Castro, Maria, “Between São Paulo and Paris: Tarsila do Amaral and the Intersecting Identities of Antropofagia” (University of Pittsburgh, J. Josten)

Ferens, Mateusz, "Mnemosyne 1453: Byzantine Imaginaries and the Shaping of Post-Byzantine Identity" (University of Wisconsin - Madison, T. Dale)

Gilad, Iris, “MissRepresentation: Cartographic Subversions in Contemporary Israeli, Palestinian, and Middle-Eastern Art” (Duke University, K.Stiles)

Karasoulas, Margarita, “Mapping Immigrant New York: Race and Place in Ashcan Visual Culture” (University of Delaware, W. Bellion)

Kull, Sabena, “Artistic Status and the Rhetoric of Race: African-Descent Painters in the Seventeenth-Century Hispanic World” (University of Delaware, M. Domínguez Torres)

Lathrop, Perrin, “A Sublime Art: Akinola Lasekan and Colonial Modernism in Nigeria” (Princeton, C. Okeke-Agulu)

Lombard, Jacqueline, “Envisioning Racial Identity in the Holy Roman Empire, c.1000-1200” (University of Pittsburgh, S. Fozi)

Seltzer, Kylynn, "Housing Identities: Displaying Race and Environment in Paris, 1870-1892" (University of Pittsburgh, C. Armstrong).

Shea, Laura Elizabeth. "Photographs from the Road: Inge Morath, Sophie Calle, Sally Mann and Feminist Road Trip Vision" (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Tyquiengco, Marina, “What Native Looks Like Now: Embodiment in Contemporary Indigenous Art 1989-Today” (University of Pittsburgh, T. Smith)