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

Ancient Greek/Roman Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2020

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Archie, Ellen, "Entangling Dionysos: Dionysiac Imagery in the northern Greek and Macedonian Private Kosmos between 4th–2nd centuries BCE" (Emory, B. Wescoat)

Aung, Myat, "Natural and Artificial Grottoes in Ancient Roman Villas: A Sensory Study" (University of Iowa, B. Longfellow)

Bernardo-Ciddio, Leah, "Ceramics, Craft Communities, and Cultural Interactions in the First Millennium BCE Adriatic: Production and Trade of Apulian Matt-Painted Pottery" (University of Michigan, N. Terrenato)

Chen, Amanda, "Transition and Superstition: The Art and Experience of Roman Doorways" (University of Maryland, College Park, M. Gensheimer)

Crocker, Andrew, "Body Politics: Honorific Portraits of Women in Imperial Greece" (University of Michigan, L. Nevett, E. Gazda)

Daly, Erin, "From Arche to the Epiphanous Moment: Dreaming the Past in the Art of Gustave Moreau (1826–1898)" (University of Iowa, D. Johnson)

Del Bonis-O'Donnell, Asia, "Trees and the Visualization of Kosmos in Archaic and Classical Athenian Art" (Yale University, M. Gaifman)

DiFabio, Christina, "Synoikism, Sympolity, and Urbanization: A Regional Approach in Hellenistic Anatolia" (University of Michigan, C. Ratté)

Eckhardt, Ashley Anne, "The Crafting of Cult Statues in the High Hellenistic Period" (Emory, B. Wescoat)

Frankl, Joseph, "Economic Integration in the Roman Aegean: 0–200 CE" (University of Michigan, C. Ratté)

Gradoz, Machal, "Of Sherds and Stones: Ceramics, Epigraphy, and Responses to Imperialism, 2nd c BCE–1st c CE in Northwest Greece and Southwest Albania" (University of Michigan, C. Ratté)

Gunnarsdottir, Soffia, "Vessels: Pots as Votives in the Archaic and Classical Periods" (Yale University, M. Gaifman)

Hill, Nadhira, "De-centering the Symposium: Characterizing Commensality in Late Classical Olynthos, Greece" (University of Michigan, L. Nevett)

Hodge, Mark, "Dialectical Semblance: Blank Portraiture On Third- and Fourth-Century Roman Sarcophagi" (University of Florida, A. Jones)

Houseman, Justin Cody, "Roman Imperial Cinerary Urns: Production and Display" (Emory, E. Varner)

Johnson, Tyler, "The Logic of Abandonment: Disuse and Reuse in the Houses of Late Rome" (University of Michigan, N. Terrenato)

Koletsos, Michael, "Post-palatial Crafting Communities of the Cycladic Archipelago" (University of Michigan, L. Nevett, N. Abell)

Lemmer-Webber, Morgan, "Women and Wool Working in the Roman Empire" (University of Wisconsin–Madison, N. D. Cahill)

Miller, Marlee, "The Roman Gladiatorial Ludus" (IFA/NYU, K. Welch)

Ness, Shannon, "Community Archaeology in Turkey and Sudan: Working with Non-Descendent Communities" (University of Michigan, C. Ratté, G. Emberling)

Nicholson, Carissa, "Image and Reality: The Domestic World on Classical Greek Vases" (University of Florida, M. A. Eaverly, M. Hyde)

Ortiz, Zoe, "The Sculptures and Urban Landscape of Imperial Gabii: A City in Transition" (University of Michigan, N. Terrenato, E. Gazda)

Patt, Rachel Catherine, "Meaning, Materiality, and Pothos in Late Antique Gold Glass Portraits" (Emory, E. Varner)

Porstner, Laurie, "Roman Holiday: Compitalia in Roman Art and Culture" (Rutgers, J. Kenfield III)

Rittershaus, Alison, "The Domestic Chestnut: Aesthetics and the Social Environment at Oplontis Villa A" (University of Michigan, E. Gazda, N. Barham)

Sellatti, Lillian, "When Is Herakles Not Himself? Iconographic Ambiguity and Transcultural Communication in Central and South Asia, 330 BCE to 230 CE" (Yale University, M. Gaifman)

Trahey, Tara, "The Sphinx in Context: A Study of the Winged Monster in the Greek World and Pre-Roman Italy" (IFA/NYU, C. Marconi)

Tucker, Gregory, "The Maritime Façades of the Cities of Coastal Asia Minor in the Early Roman Period" (University of Michigan, C. Ratté)