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

African American/African Diaspora
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2021

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Artamonova, Alexandra, "The Art of Socialist Friendship: Black Artists' Encounters with the Socialist Art World of the Eastern Bloc" (Northwestern University, C. Kiaer)

Ekserdjian, Alexander, "Immortal Bodies: The Sculptural Representation of Mortals and Gods in the Sanctuaries of Central Italy" (Columbia University, F. De Angelis)

Beck, Sarah Estrela, "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)

Sledge, David, "Contested Modernism: Black Artists and the Spaces of American Modern Art, 1925–1950" (Columbia University, E. Hutchinson)

Unger, Gwen A., "Other Selves: Critical Self-Portraiture in Cuba during the 'Special Period in time of Peace,' 1990–1999" (Columbia University, A. Alberro, K. Jones)