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Eighteenth Century
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2021

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Ahn, Jaeun Cabelle, "Multiple Exposures: Drawing Exhibitions in Eighteenth-Century France" (Harvard University, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

Altun, Yasemin, "Collaboration as Freedom for Women Artists in France, 1648–1791" (Duke University, S. Caviglia)

Berthoud, Marian, "Ruined and Rebuilt: Constructing the Ideal Baroque City after Natural Disasters" (Temple University, T. Cooper, M. Hall)

Brown, Marlise, "The Markgräfin's Two Bodies: The Architecture and Performance of Wilhelmine's Bayreuth" (Temple University, T. Cooper, A. West)

Dostal, Zoë, "Rope, Linen, Thread: Gender, Labor, and the Textile Industry in Eighteenth-Century British Art" (Columbia University, M. Gamer)

Ezor, Danielle, "Whiteness at the Dressing Table: Race, Gender, and Materiality in Eighteenth-Century France and the French Caribbean" (Southern Methodist University, A. Freund)

Feinberg, Michael, "Caribbean Landscapes and Agencies beyond the Human in British Print Culture surrounding the Haitian Revolution" (University of Wisconsin–Madison, J. Casid)

Ficek, Agnieszka, "From Allegory to Revolution: the Inca Empire in the Eighteenth-Century French Imagination" (Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), J. Sund, A. Wunder)

Hartman, Michael, "Art, Technology, and Aesthetics within Landscapes of Enslavement in Maryland and Virginia, 1740–1820" (University of Delaware, J. Van Horn)

Gevalt, Emelie, "Unseen New England: Identity & Exclusion in Early American Art & Material Culture" (University of Delaware, J. Van Horn, W. Bellion)

Goldring, Thea, "Matters of Life and Art: Art and French Materialism in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century" (Harvard University, E. Lajer-Burcharth, J. Roberts)

Hafer, Abbey, "Etching Architecture: The Intersection of Paper and Practice in the Printed Works of Alessandro Specchi (1666–1729)" (Emory University, S. McPhee)

Kim, Young, "Imaging Auspiciousness in High Qing China" (University of Wisconsin–Madison, Y. Li)

Lund, Sarah, "The Matrix of Citizenship: Female Printmakers in Revolutionary France, 1789–1848" (Harvard University, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

Muller, Alyse, "Between Land and Sea: French Maritime Imagery in the Long Eighteenth Century" (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Punj, Nandita, "Up in Alms, Portraits in Giving: The Shalibhadra Chaupai and Jain Art in Early Modern South Asia" (Rutgers University, S. Brett-Smith, J. Kim)

Sklarz, Cambra, "The Artist and the Ecosystem: Strategies for the Use and Reuse of Materials in Early America" (University of California, Riverside, J. Weems)