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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2021

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Estrela Beck, Sarah, "Diffracting Future Fictions: Visual Resistance in Portuguese Africa, 1961–1974" (Northwestern University, H. Copeland, F. Hannah)

Onabanjo, Oluremi C., "'A Água é uma máquina do tempo': Picturing the Black Atlantic from between Salvador and Lagos (1835–1945)" (Columbia University, Z. Strother, K. Jones)

Kherdeen, Riad, "Spectral Modernisms: Decolonial Aesthetics and Haunting in the Aftershock of Morocco's Agadir Earthquake (1960)" (University of California, Berkeley, A. Lenssen)

Lally, Michael, "To Wear, To Eat, To Ride, To See: Object Biographies and the History of Mobility in the Nineteenth-Century Western Indian Ocean" (Temple University, E. Neumeier)

Whitehead, Emily, "Variance and Innovation in Middle Kingdom Coffins at a Time of Standardization and Homogeneity" (Emory University, R. Nyord)

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