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South America
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2020

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Almeida, Laura Freitas, "Resisting Memory: Anti-Imperialist Tactics of Forgetting in Latin American Contemporary Art" (Penn State University, S. K. Rich)

Behar, Ionit, "Intimate Space and the Public Sphere: Margarita Paksa in Argentina’s Military Dictatorship" (University of Illinois at Chicago, H. Higgins, Ö. Harmansah)

Caris, Elizabeth, "Cultural Convergence: Moche-Wari Style Textiles and Ceramics as Tinku" (Emory, R. Stone, M. O'Neil)

Deglin, Louise, "Repetition, Recreation, Reinvention: Wari Artists and the Empire" (UCLA, S. Nair)

Deij Prado, Macarena, "Public Performance and Display in Spanish America 1570–1630" (University of Florida, M. Stanfield-Mazzi)

Greenlee, Gaby, "Threshold Objects: Inka Textiles as Mediators of Time, Space, and Conquest from the 16th to 18th centuries" (UC Santa Cruz, C. Dean)

Gillaspie, Caroline, "Delicious Libations: Slavery and Environment in the Visual Culture of the Brazil-U.S. Coffee Trade" (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Jojima, Tie, "Porn Art Movement, 1980–84: Body, Technology, and Subjectivity in Brazilian Art" (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Lagarde, Patricia, "Facing Pilgrimage: Tenon Head Sculptures at the Ceremonial Center of Chavín de Huántar, Peru" (Tulane University, E. Boone)

Larsen, Christian, "Aquarela do Brasil: Transnational Flows of Brazilian Design and Material Culture" (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Luis Pinlla, Gonzalo, "Public Aesthetics and Collective Studio Practices in South America 1960s–1980" (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, O. Vázquez)

Ramos, Horacio, "Performances of Race: The Making of an Experimental Arte Popular in Peru, 1979–1990" (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Rodríguez Pazmiño, Elena Pasionaria, "Iconographie et iconicité dans les sceaux de l'Équateur précolombien" (Université de Montréal, L. Vigneault, C. Halperin)

Sanchez Gomez, Antonio, "Diógenes A. Reyes's Silhouette Biography: Print Culture and the Politics of Technology, Distance, Mediation, and Things Left Unsaid in the Transregional and Transnational History of the Colombian Caribbean (1898–1920)" (Bard Graduate Center, C. Whalen)

Valle, Luisa, "The Beehive, the Favela, the Mangrove, and the Castle: Race and Modern Architecture in Rio de Janeiro, 1885 to 1945" (CUNY, M. Gutman)

Varela, María Paula, "Goddesses and Monsters: Maria Martins' Paradoxical Modernism" (University of Florida, K.M. Cabañas)