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Pre-Columbian Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2009

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Barnes, William L., “Icons of Empire: The Art and History of Aztec Royal Presentation” (Tulane, E. Boone)

Carroll, Khadia Zinnenburg, “The Resilience of Indigenous Australian Art and Its Colonial Representation” (Harvard, T. B. F. Cummins)

Desai, Prajna, “Read, See, Do: Palenque's Palace, Mexico (654–720) and the Materiality of Knowledge” (Yale, M. Miller)

Frassani, Alessia, “The Church and Convento of Santo Domingo Yanhuitlan, Oaxaca: Art, Politics, and Religion in a Mixtec Village, Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

Wiersema, Juliet, “The Architectural Vessels of the Moche of Peru: Architecture for the Afterlife” (Maryland, College Park, J. Pillsbury)

Wingfield, Laura, “Envisioning Greater Nicoya: Ceramic Figural Art of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, c. 800 BCE–1522 CE” (Emory, R. Stone)

Winn, Paula, “Ancient Ecuadorian Stone Mortars: Style and Cultural Continuity in Pre-Columbian Art” (Virginia Commonwealth, J. Farmer)