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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2007

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Ackerman, Ada, "Étude d'une genèse créatrice: L'apport des caricaturistes européens du XIXe siècle aux pratiques graphiques, cinématographiques et théoriques de Sergueï Eisenstein" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Adler, Fabienne, "First, Abandon the World of Pseudo Certainty: Theory and Practice of the 'Camera-based Image' in 1960s Japan" (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Blackburn, Marcia, "A Social Architectonics of Science Fiction Film Design" (SUNY Binghamton, P. Smart)

Byrd, Anne, "Hats Off, Galileo: Richard Serra before Tilted Arc" (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Culler, Jeremy, "From Television Signal to Magnetic Strip: An Archaeology of Experimental Television and Video Knowledge, 1962–2006" (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Emmelhainz, Irmgard, "Interventions in the Name of Others: Jean-Luc Godard's Figuring Palestine in Ici et ailleurs (1969–74) and Notre Musique (2004)" (Toronto, J. Ricco)

Finamore, Michelle Tolini, "Fashioning Early Cinema: Dress and Representation in American Film, 1900–1930" (Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Kirtland, Mary Katherine, "Iterations of the Close-Up: Animation and Revelation in Jean Epstein's Theory of Criticism" (Chicago, T. Gunning)

Lesh, Ernest Todd, "An Angry Prophet: Religion and Politics in the Dramatic Satire of Paddy Chayefsky" (Graduate Theological Union, M. Morris)

Luke, Megan, "Perverse Aesthetics and Stolen Goods: Kurt Schwitters in Exile" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Martin, Courtney J., "Cyclones in the Metropole: British Art, 1976–1989" (Yale, T. Barringer)

McManus, William, "'When we made movies just to make them': Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s" (Princeton, H. Foster)

Muller, Gabriela, "Abstraction on the Move: The Medium of the German Absolute Film" (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Proctor, Jacob, "Cold War Cut-Ups: Collage, Found Footage, and Expanded Cinema as Alternative Public Sphere" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Shaffer, Michael, "Dan Graham's Video Installations of the 1970s" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Stob, Jennifer, "The Internationale Situationniste and the Cinematic Image" (Yale, D. Joselit, D. Andrew)

Whedon, Pamela, "Sensing Watteau: The Artist's Musical Images as Preludes to the Age of Sensibility" (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Williams, Alena, "Movement in Vision: Cinema, Aesthetics, and Modern German Culture, 1915–30" (Columbia, J. Crary)

Yoon, Soyoung, "The Anarchic Archive: Re-Conceptualizations of Collage and Montage in Postwar Avant-Garde Cinema of the 1950s and 60s" (Stanford, P. Levi)