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

Twenty-first Century
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2021

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Blais, Christine, "Vers une économie générative et une gouvernance décentralisée du monde de l’art: Étude des pratiques artistiques et des institutions, sur la blockchain, entre 2014 et 2021" (University of Montreal, C. Bernier)

Flanagan, Katherine (Alex), "A Small Survey of Decolonization's Progression through Exhibitions of Western Pacific Art with and without Traditionally Tisplayed Human Remains. " (Penn State University, W. Dewey, P. Foss)

Gilad, Iris, "Maps and Mapping Dislocation: The Art of Contemporary Middle Eastern Women Émigré Artists" (Duke University, K. Stiles)

McLaughlin, Laurel, "Towards a “Performative Migratory Aesthetics” of Work by Womxn-Identifying Practitioners, 1970–2018" (Bryn Mawr College, H. King)

Mohammad Rafie, Kaveh, "Pleated Modernity: Modern Art in Iran, 1941–1979" (University of Illinois Chicago, B. Stimson, E. Archias)

Noori Shirazi, Somayeh, "Negotiating Identities: Embodied Experience as Resistance to the Orientalist Gaze in the Artworks of Three Contemporary Women Artists from Iran" (University of Alberta, L. McTavish)

Park, SaeHim, "Imaging 'Comfort Women': Girl Statue of Peace in the Expanded Field" (Duke University, S. Abe)

Proulx, Christelle, "Enquête sur la fabrique du visible dans le web. Utopies, photographies et algorithmes à l’oeuvre." (University of Montreal, S. Paquet)

"Riley-Lopez, Erin, "Queering the Museum: Utopian Futurity in Contemporary Exhibitions" (Temple University, M. Alvarez, A. Patel)"

Sánchez Bataller, Daniel, "Post-Socialism in Chile and Spain: Critical Realism in the Art of Patricio Guzmán and Santiago Sierra" (University of Illinois Chicago, B. Stimson)

Sikand, Ananya, "Muslim Unbelonging: Conceptual and Performance Art in Post-Independence South Asia (1970–2020)" (University of Washington, N. Di Pietrantonio, A. Rounthwaite )

Strecker, Alexander, "Athens, in Pieces: Toward a Reparative Art History" (Duke University, M. Olson)

Tedford, Matthew Harrison, "Botanical Imaginaries: Human-Plant Becomings in Feminist and Decolonial Media in an Age of Environmental Collapse" (University of California, Santa Cruz, T. Demos)

Wooden, Leslie, "A Ghanaian Sensibility: Sartorial Practices and the Politics of Memory through Photography" (University of Illinois Chicago, C. Magee, A. Finegold)

Zhang, X. Amy, "The Contested Legitimacy of Art Museums in the Arabian Peninsula" (George Mason University, P. Smith, M. Greet)