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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2017

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Bago, Ivana, “Post-Yugoslav Generation: Art, History and Theory at the Unidentified Grave of Yugoslav Twentieth Century” (Duke University, K. Stiles)

Berger, Sara, “L’Horloge qui chante: Technics, Aesthetics, and Telling Time in Nineteenth-Century France” (MIT, A. Dutta)

Bivens, Becky, “Automatic Affects and Formal Feelings: Surrealism and Formalism in Mid-Century Art Criticism” (University of Illinois at Chicago, B. Stimson)

Brandner, Christine, “Addressing Another Body in Jean-Etienne Liotard’s Portraiture” (Yale University, N. Suthor)

Bullock, River, “Listening to Contemporary Art: Vocality as a Technology of Relation” (University of Wisconsin-Madison, J. Casid)

de Laforcade, Sonia”Áudio-Visual: the Slide as Medium in Brazilian Art of the 1970s” (Princeton, I. Small)

Edwards, Randall, “Beyond Land Art: Site, Body, and Self in the Work of Dennis Oppenheim, 1967-75” (Graduate Center, CUNY, H. Senie)

Gorjeltchan, Sasha, “Fixing History: Time, Space, and Monastic Identity at Saint-Aubin in Angers ca. 1100” (University of Toronto, A. Cohen)

Guermazi, Iheb, “Sufi Reading of Art: From Ivan Agueli to Seyyed Hossein Nasr” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Guidelli-Guidi, Matilde, “Archipelagos of Knowledge: Le Corbusier’s Unrealized Museums, 1919-1965” (Graduate Center, CUNY, R. Golan)

Heckscher, Marguerite, “Objects as Bodies, Bodies as Objects: Medicine and Arts among the Shambaa of Tanzania” (University of Wisconsin-Madison, H. Drewal)

Law, Jessica, “Modernism Laid Bare: Mediation and Measurement, 1913-1990” (The University of British Columbia, J. Mansoor)

Luse, Emilie Anne-Yvonne, “Art Criticism, Art History, and the Far Right in France 1920-1939” (Duke University, M. Antliff)

Myers, Allison, “Cultural Translation and French Art in the United States, 1964-1986” (The University of Texas at Austin, R. Shiff)

Sichel, Jennifer, “Criticism without Authority: Gene Swenson, Jill Johnston, Gregory Battcock” (University of Chicago, D. English and M. Jackson)

Spratt, Emily, “Byzantium not Forgotten: Constructing the Artistic and Cultural Legacy of an Empire between East and West in the Early Modern Period” (Princeton, P. Brown)

Stemberger, Claudia Marion, “On the Idea of Contingency in Art” (Duke University, K. Stiles)
Varner, Jessica, “Chemical Desires (1850-1929): Making the Architectural Materials of Modernity” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Wu, Kaicong, “Cognitive Modeling of Design Intention Based on Robotic Assembly” (Princeton University, A. Kilian)