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

500 BCE to 500 CE
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2017

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Arney, Jane, “Gleaming Cauldrons and Golden Offerings: Tripods and Memory in Greek and Roman Culture” (Emory University, B. Wescoat)

Burgess, Steven, “‘Conflagration and Consecration Funerary Pyres of the Roman Imperial Family from 138 to 235 CE” (Boston University, F. Kleiner)

Cheng, Julianne, “Making the Ordered Cosmos: The Gigantomachy in Archaic and Classical Athenian Vase Painting” (Emory University, B. Wescoat)

Cupello, Katherine, “Reconstructing Marcus Antonius: Rethinking the Representation of a Roman Triumvir in the Hellenistic East” (Emory University, E. Varner)

Eckhardt, Ashley, “The Crafting of Cult Statues in the High Hellenistic Period” (Emory University, B. Wescoat)

Evitts, Diane, “Private Female Portraits: Patronage and Identity on the Greek Islands in the Roman Imperial Period” (Temple University, J. Evans)

Jewell, Kaelin, “Architectural Decorum and Aristocratic Power in Late Antiquity: The Gens Anicii” (Temple University, E. Bolman)

Jiang, An, “The Kleophrades Painter and His World” (Emory University, B. Wescoat)

Jones, Kira, “Domitian and Minerva at Rome: Iconography and Divine Sanction in the Eternal City” (Emory University, E. Varner)

McCusker, Katherine, “Reanimating Etruscan Cities: Visualizing Vulci’s Landscape and Urban Context” (Duke University, M. Forte)

Mundy, Joanna, “Domus and Insulae in the City of Rome: Living Spaces, Design, and Development” (Emory University, E. Varner)

Patt, Rachel, “Meaning, Materiality, and Pothos in Late Antique Gold Glass Portraits” (Emory University, E. Varner)

Shea, Tim, “Trailblazers and Trendsetters: Immigrants and Their Tombstones in Classical Athens” (Duke University, S. Dillon and C. Antonaccio)

Turker, Alev, “From Constantinople to Kostantiniyye: The Transformation of the Byzantine Capital to an Ottoman Metropolis” (University of Georgia, A. E. Kirin)

Woldman, Joseph, “Look at Me: Faces and Gazes in Sixth - Fifth Century Etruria” (Columbia University, F. de Angelis)