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Art of the Ancient Americas
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2020

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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)

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

Meyer, Anthony, "The Givers of Things: Nahua Religious Leaders and the Art of Making Gifts in the Mexica and Early Modern Worlds" (UCLA, S. Nair)

Rodriguez, Anabelle, "Curating Xunantunich: Conserving Ancient Maya Art and Architecture & Preserving Natural Heritage in an Urban Cultural Landscape of Western Central Belize" (Rutgers, S. Brett-Smith)

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