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

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2003

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Armstrong, Christopher Drew, “Progress in the Age of Navigation: The Voyage-Philosophique of Julien-David Le Roy” (Columbia, R. Middleton, B. Bergdoll)

Bédard, Jean-François, “Gilles-Marie Oppenord and the Gôut Moderne” (Columbia, R. Middleton)

Bentz, Katherine, “Cardinal Cesi and His Garden: Antiquities, Landscape, and Social Identity in Early Modern Rome” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Brenningmeyer, Todd, “Post-Bronze-Age Architecture at Ano Englianos: Architectural Commemoration of a Bronze-Age Site” (Minnesota, F. Cooper)

Busbea, Lawrence, “Topologies: The Urban Utopia in France, 1960–1970” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Langmead, Alison, “The Architectural Landscape of Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century South-Central France” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Lewittes, Deborah, “London Calling: Modern Architecture in the Diaspora, 1933–51” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Mason, Paul, “The Light of Progress: Electric Light at Chicago’s 1933–34 Century of Progress International Exposition: A Symbol of American Modernity” (Wisconsin, Madison, N. Menocal)

McKay, Allan Gordon, III, “Changes in the Design and Construction of Centrally Planned Timber Frames during the English Middle Ages, AD 1250–1350” (Virginia, L. Reilly)

Patt, Lisa, “That Which Stimulates and Numbs Us: The Museum in the Age of Trauma” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Rafii, Keyvan, “Public Buildings and Civic Pride: Town Halls in Northern Germany, 1200–1618” (UIUC, R. Ousterhout)

Rogers, Muriel Brine, “John Hartwell Cocke (1780–1866): From Jeffersonian Palladianism to Romantic Colonial Revival in Antebellum Virginia” (Virginia Commonwealth, C. Brownell)

Shearer, Allan Webster, “Navigating by Glimmers Toward Uncertain Horizons: The Influence of Emphasizing Reasons for Versus Consequences of Change on the Perception of Future Scenarios” (Harvard, J. Stilgoe)

Stanford, Charlotte, “Building Civic Pride: Strasbourg Cathedral from 1300 to 1349” (Penn State, E. Smith)

Swope, Caroline, “Redesigning Downtown: The Fabrication of German Themed Villages in Small-Town America” (Washington University, J. Collins)

Young, Victoria, “St. Johns Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota (1953–1961): The Benedictines and Marcel Breuer Search for the Sacred” (Virginia, Lisa Reilly)