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

East Asia
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2021

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Athari, Maryam, "Scalar Frames: Modern Art in Iran through the Prism of Jahani (1953–1979)" (Northwestern University, H. Feldman, C. Huey)

Bergendorff, Karlee, "Diplomatic Gifts and Cold War Strategies: The Role of North Korea’s Overseas Art Studios in Egyptian Memorial Culture" (Duke University, K. Stiles)

Choi, Ina, "Material Intimacies: Remapping and Connecting the Works of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Hung Liu, and Tiffany Jae Yeon Shin" (University of Pennsylvania, N. Steinhardt, S. Lee)

Eberhard, Susan, "Canton Silver: Exchange and Ambivalence in Late Imperial Chinese Craft" (University of California, Berkeley, M. Lovell, P. Berger)

Gaglia, Nicole, "Visualizing Bodies: Public Health and the Medicalized Everyday in Modern Japan" (Duke University, G. Weisenfeld)

Heatherly, Bryce, "Donating Objects and Constructing Relic Pagodas in Jiangnan, Tenth–Eleventh Centuries" (University of Pennsylvania, N. Steinhardt)

Hsieh, Pei-chun Viola, "Resilient Forms: The Cold-War Sensorium and Contemporary Feminist Aesthetics in Taiwan, circa 1983" (State University of New York, Binghamton, K. Hatch)

Jang, Jihan, "World and Black Hole—Korean Contemporary Art in Globalization" (State University of New York, Binghamton, T. McDonough)

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

Kugo, Kasumi, "The Theory and Practice of Eizō" in 1960's and 1970's Japan" (State University of New York, Binghamton, J. Tagg, J. Kirkwood)

Kuromiya, Naomi, "Finding the Past in the Future: Tracing ‘the Integrated Artwork’ in Modern Japan" (Columbia University, J. Reynolds)

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

Sung, Ji Eun Camille, "Artists of Action, Art of Participation: Object and Action in Art in Korea, 1960–1980" (University of British Columbia, I. Adriasola)

Wang, Y. L. Lucy, "Contagious Places, Curative Spaces: Disease in the Making of Modern Chinese Architecture, 1894–1949" (Columbia University, B. Bergdoll)

Wu, Sylvia, "Mosques of Elsewhere: Tale and Survival of Muslim Monuments in Coastal China" (University of Chicago, P. Berlekamp)

Yi, Sizhao, "Between Object and Subject: The Visual Discourse of Things in the Works of Chen Hongshou (1599–1652)" (University of Chicago, W. Hung, W. Lin)

Zhang, Dongshan, "Making Merit in the Tableau: Early Sixth-Century Chinese Stele" (University of Chicago, W. Hung)

Zhang, Xi , "The City’s Pleasures: Urban and Visual Culture of Garden Spaces in Shanghai, 1850s–1930s" (University of Chicago, W. Hung)

Zhou, Zhenru, "Between the Virtual and the Real: A New Architecture of the Mogao Caves (Dunhuang, China) in 781–1036 CE" (University of Chicago, W. Lin)

Zou, Yifan, "Competing for Fame: Iconic Timber Pavilions in Chinese Art and Visual Culture" (University of Chicago, W. Hung)