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Performance Studies
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2002

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Archias, Elise, “Visual Art in a Performative Mode: Problems and Proposals in the Art of Yvonne Rainer, Vito Acconci, and Adrian Piper” (UC Berkeley, A. Wagner)

Beyer, Melissa Brookhart, “Expanded Fields: Performance, Installation, and the Crowd” (Stanford, P. Lee)

Lima, Benjamin, “Mediate Objects, Concrete Spaces: Wolf Vostell and Décollage, 1954–1976” (UC Irvine, D. Joselit)

McTighe, Monica, “‘Epic Forgetting’: Mapping Memory Practices in Installation Art of the 1980s and 1990s” (Virginia, H. Singerman)

Mondloch, Katie, “Thinking through the Screen: Screen-Reliant Media Installation Art from the Mid-1960s to the Present” (UCLA, M. Kwon)

Richmond, Patricia, “Gender and the Forms of Modernism: Dancers and Painters” (Case Western Reserve, E. Landau)

Smith, Cherise, “Adrian Piper, Eleanor Antin, and Anna Deveare Smith: Ethnic, Gender, and Racial Performance” (Stanford, W. Corn)

Vilches, Flora, “The Art of Archaeology: Reflecting on the Archaeological Process through the Work of Robert Smithson, Mark Dion, and Fred Wilson” (Maryland, College Park, J. Withers)

Wentrack, Kathleen, “The Female Body in Conflict: U.S. and European Feminist Performance Art, 1968–1979, Carolee Schneemann, Valie Export, and Ulrike Rosenbach” (CUNY, A. Chave)