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

Architectural History/Urbanism/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2020

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Arroyo, Nenette, "Loca Sancta in the New World:The Creation of Sacred Space in the Spanish California Missions, 1769–1823" (University of Virginia, R. G. Wilson, L. Nelson)

Barton, Juliana, "The Model Kitchen: Domesticating Modernism in the American Home, 1942–1966" (University of Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee, G. D. Shaw)

Cunningham, Theresa Anne, "Scales of Seeing: Spatial Experience in Paris, 1849–1899" (Penn State University, N. Locke)

DeWit-Paul, Alissa, “The Margins of Eco-Architecture in 1960s and 1970s America” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Gordon, Addie, “Imaging Pilgrimage: Monumental Iconographies of Cultural Policy and Revitalization at the Cidade da Cultura de Galicia” (Binghamton University, P. Smart)

Huma, Gupta, "The Architecture of Dispossession: Migrant Sarifa Settlements and State-Building in Iraq" (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Omans, Sam, "El Lissitzky: Architecture as Spatial Form, 1909–1941" (IFA/NYU, J.-L. Cohen)

Purdy, Janet, "Carved Swahili Doors: Gateways of Status, Trade, and Transaction in East Africa" (Penn State University, W. Dewey)

Schwarz, Martin, "The Disputed City: Art, Architecture, and the Performance of Argument in Scholastic Paris (c. 1120–c. 1320)" (University of Chicago, A. Kumler, N. Atkinson)

Soltani, Zoreh, “Tehran: A Symptomatic Rendering of Public Architecture” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough and N. Um)

Tally-Schumacher, Kaja Joanna, "Cultivating Empire in Ancient Roman Gardens: Unearthing the Tangled Relationship between Plants and Their Gardeners" (Cornell University, A. Alexandridis, C. Lazzaro)

Tennant, Sean, "Space Syntax and the Domestic Architecture of the Roman West" (University of Virginia, T. J. Smith, J. Dobbins)

van Donkersgoed, Joëlla, "Empowering Community: Conserving Cultural Heritage through the Cultural Landscape-Approach in the Banda Islands, Indonesia" (Rutgers, S. Brett-Smith, A. St. Clair-Harvey)

Varner, Jessica, "Chemical Desires: Dyes, Additives, Foams, and the Making of Architectural Modernity" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Wan, Sim, "Intertwined Genealogies: Dutch, Chinese, and Colonial Indonesian Architecture of Philanthropy, 1640–1740" (University of Illinois at Chicago, M. Pollak)

Woudstra, Rixt, "Planning the 'Multiracial City': Architecture, Decolonization, and the Design of Stability in British Africa (1945–1957)" (MIT, T. Hyde)