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

Greek/Roman Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2011

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Ambler, Jessica, “‘How Fortunate Are Those Whose Walls Already Rise!’: The Roman Rebuilding of Carthage in Physical City and Constructed Memory” (UC Santa Barbara, F. Yegul)

Cook, Ronald James, “Landscapes of Irrigation in the Ptolemaic and Roman Fayum: Interdisciplinary Archaeological Survey and Excavation Near Kom Aushim (Ancient Karanis), Egypt” (Michigan, S. Herbert, T. Wilfong)

Crowley, Patrick, “Forms of Spectrality in Ancient Rome” (Columbia, N. Kampen)

Dicus, Kevin, “Actors and Agents in Republican Religion in Italy: A View from the Sanctuary at Grasceta dei Cavallari” (Michigan, N. Terrenato)

Foulk, Rachel, “Politics of Place: Landscape Painting in Imperial Rome and Its Environs” (Emory, E. Varner)

Herring-Harrington, Lydia, “Strategies of Communication in the Shrines of Pompeii” (Michigan, E. Gazda)

Hess, Gerald, “The Hadrianic Tondi on the Arch of Constantine: New Perspectives on the Eastern Paradigms” (Penn State, E. Walters)

Heuer, Keely, “The Head as a Decorative Motif in South Italian Vase Painting” (IFA/NYU, J. Mertens)

Jones, Ashley Elizabeth, “‘Lord, Protect the Wearer’: Late Antique Numismatic Jewelry and the Image of the Emperor as Talismanic Device” (Yale, D. Kleiner)

Kinnee, Lauren, “The Roman Trophy: From Battlefield Marker to Emblem of Power” (IFA/NYU, K. Welch)

Meiberg, Linda, “Figural Motifs on Philistine Pottery and Their Connections to the Aegean World, Cyprus, and Coastal Anatolia” (Pennsylvania, T. Tartaron)

Raff, Katharine, “Painted Decoration in the Apartments of Roman Ostia: Standardization, Social Class, and Visual Experience” (Michigan, E. Gazda)

Şare, Tuna, “Dress and Identity in the Arts of Ancient Anatolia: The Seventh through Fourth Centuries BCE” (Rutgers, J. Kenfield)

Sobotkova, Adela, “The Valley of the Kings? Social Complexity of Inland Thrace during the First Millennium BC” (Michigan, C. Ratté, L. Talalay)

Turnbow, Heather, “Sarcophagi and Funerary Display in Roman Aphrodisias” (IFA/NYU, K. Welch)

Weddle, Candace, “Making Sense of Sacrifice: The Sensory Experience of Cult in Asia Minor” (USC, J. Pollini)

Weiss, Cecelia Feldman, “Living Fluidly: The Uses and Meanings of Water in Asia Minor (2nd century BCE–2nd century CE)” (Brown, S. Alcock)