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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2011

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Abiaad, Serge, “Une étude du vide comme mode d’approche ontologique du réel: Le cas de Abbas Kiarostami” (Université de Montréal, S. Mariniello)

Anderson, Michael, “The Early Howard Hawks: The Director and His Films, 1926–1936” (Yale, A. Nemerov, C. Musser)

Beaulieu, Renée, “Femmes et enjeu sexuel. Analyse des rapports de genre dans le cinéma populaire québécois” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin)

Berrill, Margot, “Kitchen Humour: Feminist Video Art and Pop Culture” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Couto, Viviane, “Encore sexy au cinéma? De la série au film: étude médiatique de la réception de Sex and the City” (Université de Montréal, M. Frogger)

Fresko, David, “Montage–Praxis–Politics: Radical American and French Film of the 1960s and 1970s” (Stanford, P. Levi)

Gille, Quentin, “La Phonocinématographie, des phonoscènes aux vidéoclips (et au-delà). Construction d’un paradigme culturel” (Université de Montréal, Université Libre de
Bruxelles, A. Gaudreault, D. Nasta)

Greenhough, Alexander, “We are All Alone: Solitude and the Problem of Subjectivity in Italian and French Cinema of the 1950s and 60s” (Stanford, P. Levi)

Hartnett, Gerald, “Recorded Objects and Couterauras: Art, Technical Reproducibility, Cybernetics, 1952–1962” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Hollenberg, Sarah, “Art on Television, 1967–1974” (USC, R. Meyer)

Jakobsen, Kiersten Cray, “Montage Subsumed: From the Eastern Bloc to the Brezhnev Years, Modalities of the Long Take, 1956–1986” (Stanford, P. Levi)

Kirtland, Katie, “The Depth of the Image: Animation and Revelation in Jean Epstein’s Theory of Cinema” (Chicago, T. Gunning)

Larouche, Peggy, “Cinéphilie et représentation du corps: le cinéma de Guy Maddin” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin, A. Gaudreault)

Levavy, Sara Beth, “Immediate Mediation: A Narrative of the Newsreel and the Film” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Lindsay, Richard, “Camping in the Promised Land: Queer Readings of American Biblical Film” (Graduate Theological Union, M. Morris)

Liu, Yinxing, “Literati Lenses: Landscape in Chinese Cinema” (Chicago, H. Wu)

McManus, William, “‘When We Made Movies Just to Make Them’: Warhol’s Films and the Surface of the 1960s” (Princeton, H. Foster)

Muller, Gabriela, “Abstraction on the Move: Medium, Motion, and Time in the Absolute Film” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Musial, Kimberly, “Spectacular Maneuvers: Explorations of Sexual Deviancy and Early Film in Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Circus Drawings” (Penn State, N. Locke)

Navarro, Rudy, “Film Genealogies of Early Video Art” (Stanford, P. Lee)

O’Gara, Sean, “Stan Brakhage’s Hell Spit Flexion: Towards a Filmic Analysis of Theological Dimensions Based on a Methodology of Form in Sacred Music” (Graduate Theological Union, M. Morris)

Oh, Gyung Eun, “Music and Time: Relation of Nam June Paik’s Early Works to Video Art” (Rutgers, A. Zervigón)

Picard, Yves, “De l’audiovision à la cinématisation. Évolution esthétique de la fiction télévisuelle (nationale)” (Université de Montréal, G. Lacasse)

Proctor, Jacob, “Cold War Cut-Ups: Collage, Found Footage, and Expanded Cinema as Alternative Public Sphere” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Sarve-Tarr, Marin, “Seizing the Everyday: Lettrist Film and the French Postwar Avant-Garde, 1946–1954” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Smulevitz, Cara, “Listen While You Look: Third Wave Feminist Art and the Visual Legacy of Riot Grrrl” (UIC, H. Higgins)

Taouchichet, Sofiane, “Presse satirique illustrée et colonization” (Paris X Nanterre, Université de Montréal, S. Le Men, T. Porterfield)

Werther-Rosenow, Barbara, “Communicative Strategies in Contemporary Video Art” (Rutgers, T. Flores)

Williams, Alena, “Movement in Vision: Cinema, Aesthetics, and Modern German Culture, 1915–30” (Columbia, J. Crary)

Willis, Louis-Paul, “De Jocaste à Lolita: Œdipe et l'hypersexualisation des jeunes filles au cinema” (Université de Montréal, O. Asselin)

Zaher, Lisa, “By Mind and Hand: Hollis Frampton’s Photographic Modernism” (Chicago, J. Snyder)