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

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2005

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Bessette, Lisa, “The Visualization of the Content of the Psalms in the Early Middle Ages” (Michigan, E. Sears)

Canejo, Cynthia, “Transforming Early Gothic Form: The Cistercian Abbey of Pontigny and Northern Burgundian Architecture” (UC Santa Barbara, C. E. Armi)

Dewsnap, Terence Francis, Jr., “The Romanesque Cathedral of St. Mary at Lincoln and the Image of Reform” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Elliott, Gillian Born, “Regnum Et Sacerdotium in Alsatian Romanesque Sculpture: Hohenstaufen Politics in the Aftermath of the Investiture Controversy (1130–1235)” (UT Austin, J. Holladay)

Flora, Holly, “Imaging Gender, Poverty, and Spirituality in the Trecento: The Meditationes Vitae Christi” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Gatti, Evan, “Developing an Iconography of the Episcopacy: Liturgical Portraiture and Episcopal Politics in Late Tenth and Early Eleventh-Century Manuscripts” (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Verkerk)

Heath, Anne, “Architecture, Ritual, and Identity in the Cathedral Saint-Etienne and the Abbey of Saint-Germain in Auxerre, France” (Brown, S. Bonde)

Hirschbichler, Monika, “Monuments of a Syncretic Society: Wall Painting in the Latin Lordschip of Athens, Greece (1204–1311)” (Maryland, College Park, S. Gerstel)

Leo, Domenic, “Authorial Presence in the Illuminated Mchaut Manuscripts” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

McCurrach, Catherine, “The Veneration of St. Benedict in Medieval Rome: Parish Architecture, Monumental Imagery, and Popular Devotion” (Michigan, E. Sears)

McKiernan Gonzalez, Eileen Patricia, “Monastery and Monarchy: The Foundation and Patronage of Santa Maria La Real De Las Huelgas and Santa Maria La Real De Sigena” (UT Austin, J. Holladay)

Pac, Teresa, “Churches at the Edge: A Comparative Study of Christianization Processes along the Baltic Sea in the Middle Ages: Gdansk and Novgorod” (SUNY Binghamton, C. Burroughs)

Schowalter, Kathleen, “Capetian Women and Their Books: Art, Ideology, and Dynastic Continuity in Medieval France” (Johns Hopkins, D. Weiss)

Thompson, Sarah Elizabeth, “The Idea of Gothic at Saint-Denis: Medieval Design Process and the Impetus for Architectural Change in 12th Century Ile de France, 1130–1160” (UC Santa Barbara, C. E. Armi)