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

Greek/Roman Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2007

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Abbe, Mark, "The Polychromy of Ancient Roman Sculpture" (IFA/NYU, K. Welch)

Andrioti, Maria, "Votive Stone Sculpture from the Greek East: The Case of the Archaic Cypriot-Type Limestone Statuettes" (Princeton, W. Childs)

Awan, Heather, "Roman Sarcophagi and the Necropoleis at Aphrodisias" (IFA/NYU, K. Welch)

Bahl, Nicole, "Birds in Attic Vase Painting" (Case Western Reserve, J. Neils)

Balthis, Andrea C., "Monumental Built Altars in East Greece and Western Anatolia in the Hellenistic Period" (Emory, B. Wescoat)

Bare, Ceil, "Achilles and the Roman Aristocrat: The Ambrosian Iliad as a Social Statement in the Late Antique Period" (Florida State, P. Gerson)

Belis, Alexis, "Fire on the Mountain: The Story of Mountaintop Sanctuaries in Ancient Greece" (Princeton, W. Childs)

Black, Erin L., "Centre and Periphery: Artistic Interactions between the Column of Trajan in Rome, Italy, and the Tropaeum Traiani at Adamklissi, Romania" (Emory, E. Varner)

Button, Seth, "Problems in the Comparison and Combination of Data from Archaeological Surface Surveys: Case Studies from Cyprus and Central Dalmatia" (Michigan, S. Herbert)

Cakmak, Lisa, "Major Gods on a Minor Scale: Gender, Iconography, and Small-Scale Arts in the Hellenistic Near East" (Michigan, S. Herbert, M. Cool Root)

Casagrande-Kim, Roberta, "Imperial Presence in Milan, Ravenna, and Aquileia from Maximinus to Romulus Augustulus (235–476 CE): Developments and Chances in the Creation of an Urban Imperial Iconography" (Columbia, R. Brilliant)

Cassibry, Kimberly, "Soldiers, Priests, and Honorific Arches: Redefining a Monument of Empire in the Roman Provinces" (UC Berkeley, C. Hallett, A. Stewart)

Christensen, Erin, "Roman Silver Picture Plates" (Brown, R. Winkes)

Cline, Lea Kimberly, "The Altars of Rome Reconsidered: Rome's Sacred Furniture, from Evander to Constantine" (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies)

Coleman, Patrick, "Appropriation and Innovation in Archaic Lakonian Art" (Rutgers, J. P. Small)

Crawford, Catherine, "Embellished Spaces: Value and Display on Neopalatial Crete" (Michigan, J. Cherry, L. Nevett)

Darby, Robert, "Gloria Restitutum: Baths from Diocletian to Constantine" (Missouri, M. Rautman)

Donati, Jamieson, "Towards an Agora: The Spatial and Architectural Development of Greek Civic Space in the Peloponnese" (IFA/NYU, C. Marconi)

Drakaki, Eleni, "Mycenean Stone Seals: Contexts and History" (IFA/NYU, G. Kopcke)

Earle, Jason, "The Cycladic Islands in the Mycenaean Period" (IFA/NYU, G. Kopcke)

Elkins, Nathan, "Architectural Coin Types: Reflections of Roman Society" (Missouri, K. W. Slane)

Flatta, Amanda, "The Inception of Cybele in Greece: Cult and Image" (Wisconsin, Madison, N. Cahill)

Fowlkes, Blair, "The Cults of Syrian-Phoenician Gods in the City of Rome: Archaeology, Topography, and Connections to the Roman East" (IFA/NYU, K. Welch)

Franks, Hallie Malcolm, "Hunter, Heroes, Kings: The Hunting Frieze of Tomb II at Vergina" (Harvard, G. F. Pinney)

Goldberg, Patricia, "Ptolemaic Queens and Roman Empresses as Goddesses with Aspects of Tyche" (UCLA, S. Downey)

Grossmann, Richard, "Ancestors and Exempla: Posthumous Imperial Portraiture and Roman Cultural Memory" (Yale, D. Kleiner)

Grupico, Theresa, "Correlations between Urban Planning and Temple Design in West Greece" (Rutgers, J. Kenfield)

Herring, Amanda, "Structure, Sculpture, and Scholarship: Understanding the Temple of Artemis at Magnesia and the Temple of Hekate at Lagina" (UCLA, S. Downey)

Herring, Lydia, "Roman 'Domestic' Ritual outside the Household: A Reinterpretation?" (Michigan, E. Gazda)

Hess, Gerald, "Eastern Paradigms for the Art Patronage of the Emperor Hadrian and the Tondi Adriani" (Penn State, E. Walters)

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

Heuser, Jennifer Ledig, "Visual Epic: Roman Images of the Trojan Cycle" (Harvard, G. F. Pinney)

Holt, Emily, "Economics and Social Complexity in Bronze Age Sardinia" (Michigan, J. O'Shea, S. Herbert)

Hopkins, John, "The Topographical Transformation of Archaic Rome: A New Interpretation of Architecture and Geography in the Early City" (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies)

Hrychuk, Anne, "The Roman Arch Studies: Metropolitan Origins, Urban Settings, and Provincial Reception, West and East (2nd Century BCE–2nd Century CE)" (IFA/NYU, K. Welch)

Husser, Zehavi, "Worshipping in Community: Jupiter and Roman Religion in the Early Imperial Period" (Princeton, H. Meyer)

Ibarra, Alvaro, "Legions in Mourning: Re-Constructing Communities in the Roman Provinces" (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies)

Johnson, Peri, "The Disintegrated Landscape of Achaemenid Paphlagonia" (Pennsylvania, C. B. Rose)

Jones, Ashley, "'Lord, Protect the Wearer': Late Antique Numismatic Jewelry and the Image of the Emperor as Talismanic Device" (Yale, D. Kleiner)

Judas, Beth Ann, "Late Bronze Age Aegean Ceramics in the Nile Valley: An Analysis of Idea and Practice as Represented in the Archaeological Record" (Pennsylvania, J. Wegner)

Kennedy-Quigley, Shanna, "Illuminating the Memphite Sarapieion" (UCLA, S. Downey)

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

Knapp, Jennifer, "Shaping Identity: An Analysis of Hellenistic Southern Italian Ceramics and Its Implications for Cultural and Societal Change" (Missouri, K. W. Slane)

Lardi, Joelle Lisa, "Aesthetic, Architectural and Social Considerations of Water Systems in Imperial Residences" (UT Austin, J. Clark, P. Davies)

Ljung, Emma, "From Indemnity to Integration: A Comprehensive Study of Aitolia in the 2nd and 1st Centuries BC" (Princeton, W. Childs)

Mangieri, Anthony F., "The Virgin Sacrificed: Images of Iphigeneia and Polyxena in Greek and Roman Art" (Emory, B. Wescoat)

Martinez, Victor, "Etrusco-Italic Herclè: A Study in the Formation of Image, Cult, and Regional Identity" (UIUC, E. Hostetter)

Molholt, Rebecca M., "On Stepping Stones: The Historical Experience of Roman Mosaics" (Columbia, R. Brilliant, N. Kampen)

Nankov, Emil, "The Coastal and Inland Fortifications of Hellenistic Opountian Lokris: A Contextual Study" (Cornell, J. Coleman)

Ogus, Esen, "Columnar Sarcophagi from Aphrodisias: Iconography, Self-Presentation, and Civic Identity in the Roman East" (Harvard, R. Taylor)

Ossi, Adrian, "Roman Arches in Greece and Asia Minor from Augustus to Hadrian" (Michigan, E. Gazda)

Ozturk, Onur, "Gods, Emperors, and the City: The Urban Transformation of Roman Asia" (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies)

Palinkas, Jennifer, "Sacred Gates: Propyla and Propylaia in Greek Sanctuaries" (Emory, B. Wescoat)

Paumen, Vanessa, "Constructing Rulership: The Architectural Expression of Emperor Ideology in Rome under Domitian and Trajan" (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies)

Pellegrini, Robert E., "Tombs and the Street: Onsite Architectural and Site-Planning Analyses of Roman Late Republican and Augustan Age Funerary Monuments and Street of Tombs Necropoli in Europe and Ancient Asia Minor" (UC Santa Barbara, F. Yegul)

Piok Zanon, Cornelie, "The Sanctuary of Demeter at Pergamon: The Third-Century Attalids and the Creation of a Hellenistic Capital" (Pittsburgh, A. Weis)

Pixley, Kimberley-Anne, "Banausic Labour in Attic Vase-Painting" (Toronto, M. Miller)

Pryor, Stephanie, "Gendering the Representations of Women of the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique Courts: A Study of the Visual Evidence" (Missouri, K. W. Slane)

Raff, Katharine, "Social Class and Visual Experience in the Apartments and Houses of Roman Ostia" (Michigan, E. Gazda)

Reif, Jo-Ann, "Visual Idea vs. Musical Idea: Rhythm in Attic Vase Painting and Music Theory in Sixth- and Fifth-Century Athens" (Penn State, E. Walters)

Roland, Sarah, "Corinth and the Birth of Figural Representation in Greek Monumental Architecture" (Columbia, C. Marconi, N. Kampen)

Rousseau, Vanessa, "Ethnicity and Eschatology in 4th-Century BCE Burial Assemblages in Greek Macedonia and Thrace" (Wisconsin, Madison, N. Cahill)

Rubin, Ben, "Augustus, King of Kings: The Roman Imperial Cult in Asia Minor, 31 BC–AD 68" (Michigan, M. Cool Root)

Sapirstein, Philip, "The Emergence of Ceramic Roofing Technology in Archaic Greek Architecture" (Cornell, A. Ramage)

Seaman, Kristen, "Rhetoric and Innovation in the Art of the Hellenistic Courts" (UC Berkeley, A. Stewart)

Segal, Phoebe C., "Soaring Votives: Anathemata in Archaic Greek Sanctuaries" (Columbia, C. Marconi, N. Kampen)

Smith, Christine, "Controlling Miasma: The Evidence for the Cults of Greek Craftspeople from the Archaic to the Hellenistic Period (6th–2nd C. BCE)" (Washington University, S. Rotroff)

Sowder, Amy, "Greek Bronze Hydriai" (Emory, B. Wescoat)

Soyoz, Ufuk, "Ritual Space in Temples of Asklepios: A Case Study of the Asklepieion at Pergamon" (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies)

Thompson, Erin, "Comic Myth on Greek Ritual Vases" (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Ubbels, Krista, "Wild Women on Wares: An Examination of the Changes in the Image of the Attic Maenad" (Penn State, E. Walters)

Udell, Jennifer, "Times of Day and Times of Year in Greek Vase Painting" (IFA/NYU, D. von Bothmer)

Wardle, Marianne, "Naked and Unashamed: A Study of the Aphrodite Anadyomene in the Greco-Roman World" (Duke, S. Dillon)

Weiss, Dan, "The Edge of Empire, a Socio-Economic Center: The Roman Fort of Porolissum in the Context of Its Surroundings" (Virginia, J. Dobbins)