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

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

Show completed dissertations

Allison, Lara, “The Bauhaus in Chicago, 1937–1955” (Columbia, H. Ballon)

Angell, Marisa, “‘Vertical Ghetto’: The Architecture of Social Housing in Postwar America (1949–1974)” (Yale, S. Isenstadt)

Arioli, Kristin, “Cardinal Raffaele Riario (1477–1521) and the Dynamics of Renaissance Patronage” (USC, E. Howe)

Barteet, C. Cody, “Colonial Contradictions in the Casa de Montejo and Mérida: Space, Society, and Self-representation at the Edge of Viceregal Mexico” (SUNY Binghamton, C. Bur-roughs)

Bassnett, Sarah, “Representing the Urban ‘Real’: Photography, Instrumental Discourse, and City Planning in Early Twentieth-Century Toronto and Montreal” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Batuman, Bulent, “Spaces of Counter-Hegemony: Turkish Architects and Planners as Po¬litical Agents in the 1970s” (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

Blackburn, Marcia, “A Social Architectonics of Science Fiction Film Design” (SUNY Bing¬hamton, T. McDonough)

Borum, Kathy, “The Perception of Renaissance Architectural History at the Rise of Mod¬ernism: Great Britain, 1880–1940” (MIT, M. Jarzombek, D. Friedman)

Çelik, Zeynep, “The Kinaesthetic Impulse: Space, Performance, and the Body in German Architecture, 1880–1914” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Depalma, John-Mark, “The Voluted Aedicula in Architecture before 1800” (Brown, Catherine Zerner)

Dillon, Jennifer, “Figuration and Public Life: Bathhouse Architecture in Berlin (1880–1939)” (Duke, A. Wharton)

Eggebeen, Janna, “The American Air Passenger Terminal and Modernity” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Finstein, Amy Debra, “Before the ‘Big Dig’: The Elevated Urban Expressway as a Construct of Mid-Century Modernism” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

Green, Bryan Clark, “Thomas Blackburn: Jeffersonian Architect” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

Grubiak, Margaret M., “God and Campus: The Architectural Argument for Religion in American Universities, 1900–1935” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

Hable, R., “The Influence of William Richard Lethaby” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel, B. Lane)

Hazard, Erin, “‘Realized Day-Dreams’: Excursion to Authors’ Homes” (Chicago, K. Taylor)

Humer, Colleen, “Adolf Loos: A Modern House for the Suburbs” (Toronto, A. Payne)

Hurtt, Deborah, “Regionalism in France in the 1930s” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

James, Stephen B., “Louis Kahn in India: Negotiating an Iconography of Memory” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

Kaukas Havenhand, Lucinda, “Creating a Modern Gesamtkunstwerk: Interior Design, 1930–1960” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Kienholz, Kathleen, “The Art Colonies at Cape Ann, 1890–1920” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Killian, Kyle, “Landscapes of Saint-Pierre d’Orbais: The Anthropology of Medieval Monastic Architecture” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Koval, Lindsay, “Riverside Church (1928–30) and the Architectural Patronage of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.: Neo-Gothic Architecture and the Politics of Liberal Religion” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Lamprakos, Michele, “Conservation and Building Practice: The Case of San’a, Yemen” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Liverman, Astrid M. B., “Parisian Art Nouveau: The Paradox of an Enduring Legacy” (Virginia, J. Maciuika)

Menking, William, “Short on Theory, Long on Joy: Visionary Architecture in the 1960s and 1970s” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Mohr, Paula A., “Displays of Nature and Art: The Architecture and Sculpture of Central Park, 1858–80” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

Mulder, Karen L., “New Rationales for Neues Glas: Architectonic Context and German Glass Installations since 1959” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

Musto, J. M., “The Writing of Romanesque Art History and the Reconfiguration of Geographical Identity in Nineteenth-Century Germany” (Bryn Mawr, D. Kinney, C. Hertel)

Nowicki, Susan, “Montclair, New Jersey: The Development of a Suburban Town and Its Architecture” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Olgren-Leblond, Kelly, “Reading Expressionist Architecture: The German Avant-Garde and ‘Paper Architecture,’ 1914–1924” (USC, K. Lang)

Perdue, Martin, “Rustic Architecture in America” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

Phillips, Ruth Anne, “Pre-Columbian Appropriation: Ancient American Influence in U.S. Architecture, 1910–1940” (CUNY, J. Sund)

Rogers, Karen L., “Checkerboard: Complexities of the Grid and the Making of Place in the American Southwest” (SUNY Binghamton, C. Burroughs)

Schwartz, Stephanie, “Cuba’s American Republic: Urban Planning and Architecture of the Machadato (1925–1933)” (Columbia, H. Ballon)

Shveima, Michael, “Projected Swedish Modern” (Virginia, J. Maciuika)

Solan, Victoria, “‘Built for Health’: American Architecture and the Healthy House, l850–l930” (Yale, C. Anderson)

Swan, Christopher, “An Alternative Modernism: The Pacific Northwest Architecture of John Yeon” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr.)

Szczesny-Adams, Chris, “The Professional Architect on the Frontier: Edward Townsend Mix” (Virginia, R. G. Wilson)

Urban, Florian, “Demolition, Preservation, and the Transfiguration of the Past: East Berlin’s Historic Tenement Buildings between 1955 and 1990” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Van Liefferinge, Stefaan, “Notre-Dame of Paris: Geometry and Arithmetic for Religious Building in Twelfth-Century Paris” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Zugay, Brian C. R., “The ‘New Era’ in Church Building: Progressive Strategies for Ecclesiastical Architecture in Early Twentieth-Century America” (Brown, D. Neumann) Art of the Middle East/North Africa