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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Converse, Grace, “Art, Theosophy, and the Making of Occult California, 1890-1945” (University of Southern California, A. Ogata)

Dieter, Mark "A Sacred Nature: Frank Lloyd Wright's Exploration of Hierotopy in Residential, Commercial, and Civic Architecture" (University of Wisconsin-Madison, T. Dale)

Engler, Rachel Julia, "Televangelical Space, 1955–1985" (Columbia University, B. Bergdoll)

Gordon, Addie “Constructing the Culture Pilgrim: Architecture and Revitalization in Santiago de Compostela” (Binghamton University, P. Smart)

Oldjira, Meseret, “Commemoration and Community: Illuminated Gospel Manuscripts in Monastic Ethiopia, 1280-1350” (Princeton, C. Barber and B. Kitzinger)

Raper, Allison, “Francesco di Vannuccio’s Croce Dipinta and the Iconography of Mary Magdalene in Late-Trecento Siena” (University of Florida, E. Ross)

Smagh, Hannah, “The Embeddedness of Religion in the Classical Greek House and its Consequences for Social Practice” (Princeton, N. Arrington)

Snow, Andrea C., "A Language of Snakes: Art and Cosmology in Early Medieval Scandinavia" (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, D. Haggis)

Summers, Mark H., "Seeing Matter: Medieval Materiality in Monstrance Reliquaries" (University of Wisconsin-Madison, T. Dale)

Woolley, Heather, "Miraculous Technologies: The Supernatural in Modern Image Making, 1800-1900" (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Yoon, Soohyun, "Chinese Women Painters of Guanyin, 1450–1750” (Duke University, S. Abe)