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

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Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2008

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Albers, Katherine Palmer, "Archive/Atlas/Album: The Photographic Reconstructions of Christian Boltanski, Gerhard Richter, and Dinh Q. Lê" (Boston, C. Jones, K. Sichel)

Burgess, Rebekah, "Collecting Agency: Reversing the Camera's Gaze in Early Twentieth-Century Lowell, Massachusetts" (Boston, K. Sichel)

Dolan, Julia, "'I Will Take You into the Heart of Modern Industry': Lewis Hine's Photographic Interpretation of the Machine Age” (Boston, K. Sichel)

Hamill, Sarah, "David Smith in Two Dimensions: Sculpture, Photography, and Space" (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner).

Jones, Jordy, “The Ambiguous I: Photography, Gender, Self” (UC Irvine, C. Whiting)

Knappe, Brett, “Barbara Morgan's Photographic Interpretation of American Culture, 1935–1980” (Kansas, J. Pultz)

Michal, Eileen, “Picture-Loving: Photomechanical Reproduction and Celebrity in America’s Gilded Age” (Chicago, J. Snyder)

Mizoguchi, Akiko, “Reading and Living Yaoi: Male-Male Fantasy Narratives as Women's Sexual Subculture in Japan” (Rochester, D. Crimp)

Moore, Allison, “Shifting Identities: Contemporary Photography in Mali” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Senf, Rebecca, "Ansel Adams's 'Practical Modernism': The Development of a Commercial Photographer, 1916–1936" (Boston, K. Sichel)

Smentek, Kristel, "Art, Commerce, and Scholarship in the Age of Enlightenment: Pierre-Jean Mariette and the Making of Art History" (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Smith, Laura, "Obscuring the Distinctions, Revealing the Divergent Visions: Modernity and Indians in the Early Works of Kiowa Photographer Horace Poolaw, 1925–1945" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Weiss, Marta, “Dressed Up and Pasted Down: Staged Photography in the Victorian Album” (Princeton, P. Bunnell)

Young, Lisa, “All Consuming: The Tiller-Effect and the Aesthetics of Americanization in Weimar Photography, 1923–1933” (CUNY, G. Batchen)