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

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2002

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Berenfeld, Michelle, “The Bishop's Palace at Aphrodisias: A Late Roman Townhouse in the Center of the City” (IFA/NYU, C. Ratté)

Bubenzer, Brian, “The Arthurian Architecture of H. H. Richardson” (Wisconsin, Madison, N. Menocal)

Carso, Kerry, “Reading the Gothic: American Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature, 1800–1850” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Chasin, Noah, “Ethics and Aesthetics: New Brutalism, Team 10, and Architectural Change in the 1950s” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Cowherd, Robert, “Cultural Construction of Jakarta: Design, Planning, and Development in Jabotabek, 1980–1997” (MIT, S. Anderson)

Elleh, Nnamdi, “Architecture and Nationalism at Abuja, Nigeria: A Study of the Ideologies of ‘Federal Character,’ 1975–1991” (Northwestern, D. Van Zanten)

Gerbino, Anthony, “François Blondel (1618–1686): Architecture, Erudition, and Early Modern Science” (Columbia, R. Middleton)

Herscher, Andrew, “Literal Functions: Modern Architecture, Literature, and Literary Theory in Interwar Prague” (Harvard, K. M. Hays)

Higgs, Jamie L., “Some Observations on Visigothic Architecture and Its Influence on the British Isles: More Spanish Symptoms” (Louisville, S. Maloney)

Justus, Kevin, “A Fractured Mirror: The Royal Portraiture of Louis XV and the Search for a Successful Image through Architecture; or, Versailles Is the Thing in which We Will Catch the Character of the King” (UNC-Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Kahil, Abdallah, “The Sultan Hasan Complex in Cairo, 1357–1364” (IFA/NYU, P. Soucek)

Kavuri-Bauer, Santhi, “From Picturesque Ruin to World Heritage Site: A Spatial History of Fatehpur Sikri” (UCLA, R. Brown)

Klahr, Douglas, “The Architectural Patronage of Wilhelm II: Issues of Urban, Dynastic, and National Identity in the Work of Hofarchitekt Ernst von Ihne” (Brown, D. Neumann)

Laos, Nora, “Provençal Baptisteries: Early Christian Origins and Medieval Afterlife” (Princeton, S. Ćurčić)

Milbank, Thomas Lightfoot, “A Commercial and Industrial Building in the Athenian Agora, 480 BC to AD 125” (Bryn Mawr, S. Miller-Collett)

Minor, Heather, “Reforming Rome: Architecture and Culture, 1730–58” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Nitzan-Shiftan, Alona, “Isrealizing Jerusalem: The Encounter between Architectural and National Ideologies, 1967–1977” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Pyla, Panayiota, “Ekistics, Architecture and Environmental Politics 1945–76: A Prehistory of Sustainable Development” (MIT, S. Anderson, M. Jarzombek)

Roff, Shelley Elaine, “Building Images of Prosperity: The Catalan Merchant Halls of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries” (Brown, S. Bonde)

Senseney, John, “The Shaping of Imperial Order: Rome's Porticoed Enclosures from the Late Republic to the High Principate and the Question of Hellenistic Antecedents” (UC Santa Barbara, F. Yegul)