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

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Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

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Baker, Kelly, “A Southern Sense of Place: The Vernacular Landscape in the Photography of William Christenberry, Carrie Mae Weems, and Sally Mann” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Barberie, Peter, “Natural Places: Charles Marville’s Photographs of the Bois de Boulogne” (Princeton, P. Bunnell)

Bassnett, Sarah, “Representing the Urban ‘Real’: Photography, Instrumental Discourse, and City Planning in Early Twentieth-Century Toronto and Montreal” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Cavallero, Janet, “Photography and the Mass Subject in Fascist Italy” (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Fernando, Azevedo, “The Nineteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro de Marc Ferrez: A Case Study of Uses and Transformations of the Sense of Place in the Age of Photography” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Finch, Elizabeth, “Languages of Vision: Gyorgy Kepes and His ‘New Landscape’ of Art and Science, 1944–1972” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Gillespie, Sarah Katie, “Samuel F. B. Morse and the Daguerreotype: Art and Science in American Culture, 1835–1855” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Gross, Frederick, “Fairy Tales for Grown-Ups: Diane Arbus’s Social Gallery” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Leitch, Stephanie, “‘Better than the Prodigies’: The Prints of Hans Burgkmair, Jörg Breu, and the Marvels of the New World” (Chicago, L. Seidel)

May, Jessica, “Off the Clock: Walker Evans and the Crisis of American Capital, 1930–1946” (UC Berkeley, M. Lovell)

Nelson, Andrea, “Reading Montage: Writing and Imagining History through the Photo Essay” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Sheehan, Tanya, “The Art of Operating: Portrait Photography as Surgery in Late Nineteenth-Century American Culture” (Brown, K. Kriz, K. S. Champa)

Siddons, Louise, “Working in Reproduction: Print Media and the Maternal Ideal in the United States, 1915–1940” (Stanford, W. Corn)

Snow, Rachel, “Incidental Tourists: Vernacular Photo-Travel Books, 1920–1940” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Steer, Linda M., “Appropriated Photographs and the Absence of a Theory of the Photographic in French Surrealist Reviews, 1924–1939” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Tagg)

Tegrotenhuis, Meredith A., “Stablizing the City: Berenice Abbott’s Photographs and Urban Representation in the 1930s” (Northwestern, C. Lambert)

Weiss, Marta, “British Staged Photography and the Victorian Album, 1858–1875” (Princeton, P. Bunnell)

Young, Lisa Jaye, “All Consuming: Weimar Photography and the Aesthetics of Americanization, 1923–33” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Zuromskis, Catharine, “Private Photographs, Public Contexts: Snapshot Culture in the Public Sphere” (Rochester, D. Crimp)