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

Southern Europe and Mediterranean
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2020

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Berkowitz, Sara, "Ambigous Bodies: Gender Non-Conformity and Bodily Transformation in Early Modern Italian Art" (University of Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono)

Glennon, Madeleine, "Medusa in Context: Mythological and Sensorial Connections of the Gorgon" (IFA/NYU, C. Marconi)

Greenlee, Justin, "Bessarion’s World: Art, Science, and Crusade" (University of Virginia, F. Fiorani)

Haines, Chelsea, "Staging the Modern, Building the Nation: Israeli Exhibitions, 1948–1965" (CUNY, R. Golan)

Holmes, Robin, "Colonial Subjects: French Representations of North African Men under Colonization" (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, D. J. Sherman)

Iselin, Katherine P., "Historia Spintriae: The Pleasures of Collecting Ancient Erotica" (University of Missouri, M. Yonan)

Lake-Jedzinak, Justinne K., "Reframing Femininity: Collecting Pictures of Early Christian Virgin Martyrs in Seicento Naples" (Bryn Mawr, D. Cast, R. Ricci)

Mack, Stephen, "Before Non Finito: A Rough Aesthetic in Quattrocento Sculpture from Donatello to Michelangelo" (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Nour-ElSayed, Alia, "Egyptian-French Encounters: Art and National Identity, 1867–1928" (Rutgers, S. Sidlauskas)

Paganussi, Caroline, "Bologna la dotta: The University and the Visual Arts in the Age of the Bentivoglio, 1463–1512" (University of Maryland, College Park, M. Gill)

Rokhgar, Negar, "The Overtures of a Muslim Ally: Diplomatic Gifts from Persia to Italy between 1453 and 1630" (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Ruppar, Rebecca, "Early Franciscan Painted Panels as a Reponse to the Italian Cathars" (University of Missouri, A. R. Stanton)

Steiner, Shannon, "Byzantine Enamel and the Aesthetics of Technological Power, Ninth to Twelfth Centuries" (Bryn Mawr, A. Walker)

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)

Upart, Anatole, "Ruthenians in Early Modern Rome: Art and Architecture of a Uniate Community, 1596–1750" (University of Chicago, N. Atkinson, E. Muir)

Upshaw, Abigail, "Performing Parnassus: Leonardo da Vinci’s Ephemeral Productions at the Court of Milan" (University of Maryland, College Park, M. Gill)