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Nineteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2009

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Barrows, Jennifer Ann, “The Sources, Rhetoric, and Gender of the Artistic Dress” (UIUC, D. O’Brien)

Bear, Jordan, “Without a Trace: Early Photography and the History of Visual Objectivity” (Columbia, J. Crary, A. Higonnet)

Bouchard, Anne-Marie, “Figurer la société mourante: Cultures esthétiques et idéologiques de la propagande anarchiste illustrée en France, 1880–1914” (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Boyd, Jane E., “The Mapping of Modernity: Impressionist Landscapes, Engineering, and Transportation Imagery in Nineteenth-Century France” (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Carotenuto, Gianna, “Domesticating the Harem: Reconsidering the Zenana and Representations of Elite Women in Colonial Photography of India, 1840–1920” (UCLA, R. Brown)

Crosson, Dena, “Ignacio Zuloaga and the Problem of Spain” (Maryland, College Park, J. Hargrove)

Dandona, Jessica, “La Lorraine Artiste: Negotiating Region and Nation in the Work of Emile Gallé and the Ecole de Nancy” (UC Berkeley, D. Grimaldo Grigsby)

Desgagnés, Alexis, “La Russie souterraine. L'émergence de l'iconographie révolutionnaire russe pendant l'Ancien régime, 1855–1917” (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

De Young, Justine, “Women in Black: Fashion, Modernity, and Modernism in Paris, 1860–1890” (Northwestern, S. H. Clayson)

Emmer, Janalee, “Autobiographical Projects: Women Artists and Identity in the Second Half of Nineteenth-Century France” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Harkness, Kristen, “The Phantom of Inspiration: Elena Polenova, Maria Lakunchikova, and the Emergence of Modern Art in Russia” (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Katz, Roberta Gray, “The Literary Paintings of Thomas Cole: Image and Text” (UIC, D. Sokol)

Korkow, Cory, “Queenship and the Construction of National Identity in Nineteenth-Century British Visual Culture” (Virginia, D. Fordham)

Leader, Karen, “L’esthétique du rire: Caricature and Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Lee, Jung-Sil, “The Intersection between Nationalism and Religion in the Burghers of Calais of August Rodin in the French Third Republic” (Maryland, College Park, J. Hargrove)

Lippert, Sarah, “Theory, Practice, and Competition in the Visual Arts: The Fortunes of the Paragone in French and British Nineteenth-Century Art” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Lord, Jill, “Improving the Public: Cultural and Typological Change in Nineteenth-Century Libraries” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Mednick, Thor J., “Skagen: Art and National Romanticism in Nineteenth-Century Denmark” (Indiana, Bloomington, M. Facos)

Medvedev, Natasha, “Imperial Identity and Representation of Russia’s Others” (UCLA, S. Mathur)

Napolitano, Laura Groves, “Nurturing Change: Lilly Martin Spencer's Images of Children” (Maryland, College Park, S. Promey)

Paulson, Noelle, “Natural Disorder: The Animal Image in French and British Art before Darwin, c. 1790–1859” (Washington University, E. Childs)

Pugliese, Ginamarie, “Gendering a Generation: Constructions of Childhood in England’s Nineteenth-Century Juvenile Periodicals” (SUNY Binghamton, A. Walkling)

Raab, Jennifer, “Frederic Church and the Culture of Detail” (Yale, A. Nemerov)

Rager, Andrea Wolk, “Art and Revolt: The Work of Edward Burne-Jones” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Roach, Catherine, “Frame Works: Paintings-within-Paintings in Nineteenth-Century Britain” (Columbia, A. Higonnet)

Zalewski, Leanne, “The Golden Age of French Academic Painting in America, 1867–1893” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Zieve, Karen, “Painting between the Lines: Eugène Delacroix, Orientalism, and Other Histories” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)