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

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2002

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Abend-David, Ilana, “The Heribert Shrine” (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

Bauer-Smith, Charlotte, “Visual Constructions of Corporate Identity and Exempla for the University of Paris, 1200–1500” (UIUC, A. D. Hedeman)

Borland, Jennifer, “Anxiety and Abjection: The Crisis of Corporeal Integritas in Twelfth-Century Images of the Female Body” (Stanford, S. Lewis)

Bradbury, Carlee, “Imaging and Imagining the Jew in Medieval England” (UIUC, A. D. Hedeman)

Brown, Peter Scott, “The Style and Iconography of Romanesque Art in Bearn: Regionalism and Local Meaning in a Regional Product of the ‘International’ Romanesque Style” (Yale, W. Cahn)

Cadero-Gillette, Jennifer, “Collecting Art and Constructing History: The Recovery of Medieval Panel Painting circa 1800” (Harvard, J. Koerner)

Camerlenghi, Nicola, “The Basilica of San Paolo Fuori le Mura, Rome: History, Topography, and Architecture” (Princeton, S. Curcic)

Canejo, Cynthia, “Transforming Early Gothic Form: The Cistercian Abbey of Pontigny and Northern Burgundian Architecture” (UC Santa Barbara, C. Armi)

Canning, Jonathan, “The Stone-Cage Chantry Chapel and the Architecture of Perpetual Commemoration in Late-Medieval England” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Cohen, Meredith, “The Sainte-Chapelle and the Ideology of Royal Sovereignty” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Danielson, Sigrid, “The Gold Altar of Sant'Ambrogio in Milan” (Indiana, Bloomington, E. Kleinbauer)

Dewsnap, Terence Francis, Jr., “The Romanesque Cathedral of St. Mary at Lincoln” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Dimitrova, Kate, “The Passion of Christ in Late-Medieval Tapestries” (Pittsburgh, A. Stones)

Duran-McClure, Michelle, “Style, Identity, and Ideology: Issues of Patronage and Courtly Culture in the Work of Simone Martini” (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams, L. Ayres)

Erhardt, Michelle, “Penitence, Power, and Patronage: The Trecento Fresco Decoration of the Rinuccini Chapel, Florence” (Indiana, Bloomington, B. Cole)

Evalds, Valija, “Regularis Concordia: The Development of the Monastic Cloister in England” (Yale, W. Cahn)

Flaherty, Heather M., “The Place of the Speculum Humanae Salvationis in the Rise of Affective Piety in the Later Middle Ages” (Michigan, E. Sears)

Foster-Campbell, Megan, “Reading Pilgrimage: Pilgrims' Badges in Late-Medieval Devotional Texts” (UIUC, A. D. Hedeman)

Fulghum Heintz, Mary, “The Transitive Form: Textiles as Transmitters of Power in the Middle Ages” (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Gertsman, Elina, “Debeo Saltare: Theology, Reception, and Performative Aspects of the Late-Medieval Dance of Death” (Boston, J. Cranston)

Goodson, Caroline, “Santa Prassede, Santa Cecilia, and Santa Maria in Dominica: The Basilicas of Paschal and the Iconography of Renovatio” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Grossman, Max, “Architecture and Ideology in the Sienese Contado from the Age of Frederick II to the Fall of the Nine” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Hadley, Margaret, “The Yale Missal, Beinecke Library, Ms. 425” (Yale, W. Cahn)

Hearne, K. Michelle, “Anne de Bretagne (r. 1491–1514): Images of Medieval Queenship in Early Modern France” (SUNY Binghamton, J. Wilson)

Heath, Anne, “Framing Medieval Devotion: The Display of Relics in the Abbey Church of Saint-Germain and the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne, Auxerre, 1200–1400” (Brown, S. Bonde)

Koval, Lindsay, “The Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame at Mantes-la-Jolie; or, ‘Comment Doit-On Rédiger la Monographie d'une Eglise?’” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Langmead, Alison, “The Architectural Landscape of Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century South-Central France” (Columbia, S. Murray)

LaRocco, Elizabeth, “Miracula Sanctae Virginis: Marian Miracle Illustration in the Thirteenth-Century Manuscripts of Gautier de Coinci's Les Miracles de Notre Dame and Alfonso el Sabio's Las Cantigas de Santa Maria” (Yale, W. Cahn)

Locke, Alison, “Visuality and Experience in the Twelfth-Century Church of Castel Sant'Elia, near Nepi” (Yale, M. Georgopoulou)

Ludwick, Sister Rosemary, “The Master of St. Augustine: Studies in Late-Medieval Style and Iconography” (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

MacLaren, Shelley, “The Word Made Flesh: Word and Image in Francesco da Barberino's I Documenti d'Amore” (Emory, C. J. Campbell)

Madsen, Gamble, “Psalm 109 and the Medieval Mind: Visions of the Godhead with Special Emphasis on the Commentary of Peter Lombard” (USC, C. Malone)

Papillo, Paul J., “Illuminating the Comedy: Artistic Strategy and the Medieval Art of Teaching in Pierpont Morgan Library's Divine Comedy, Ms. M676” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Pongracz, Patricia Colbert, “Monastic Architecture and Royal Patronage in Thirteenth-Century France: The Convent of Saint-Jean-aux-Bois” (Brown, S. Bonde)

Prescher, Amy, “Saxon Convent Architecture: The Diocese of Halberstadt in the High Middle Ages” (Yale, W. Cahn)

Sciacca, Christine, “The Gradual and Sacramentary of Hainricus Sacrista (Pierpont Morgan Library, Ms. 711) and the Liturgy of Weingarten Abbey” (Columbia, S. Murray, H. Klein)

Scibilia, Anthony, “Perspective before Perspective: The Spaces of Medieval Architecture” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Smith, J. Kirsten, “Martyrs, Monks and the End of Time in the Church of Saint John in Müstair” (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Spiro, Anna Lee, “The Façade of San Zeno in Verona: A Banner Worthy of Defense” (Columbia, J. Beck)

Van Liefferinge, Stefaan, “Gothic Church Architecture and the Quadrivium: Geometry and Arithmetic for Religious Building in Twelfth-Century Paris” (Columbia, S. Murray)