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

South/Southeast Asian Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2011

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Chanchani, Nachiket, “Fordings and Frontiers: Architecture and Identity in the Central Himalayas, ca. 600–1100 CE” (Pennsylvania, M. Meister)

Fast, Adrienne, “An Indian Impression: Reproduction, Mark-Making, and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century Bengal” (University of British Columbia, K. Hacker)

Gulbransen, Krista, “Akbar Period Portraiture and the Development of Painting in Rajasthan” (Virginia, D. Ehnbom)

Heer, Sarita, “An Examination of Violence against Women in Indian Women Artists’ Works” (UIC, C. Becker)

Houghteling, Sylvia, “Trade Patterns: The Mercantile Aesthetics of South Asian Cloth, ca. 1700” (Yale, E. Cooke, Jr., T. Barringer)

Kaligotla, Subhashini, “Shiva’s Waterfront Temples: Reimagining the Sacred Architecture of India’s Deccan Region 7” (Columbia, V. Dehejia)

Kasdorf, Katherine, “Forming Dorasamudra: Temples of the Hoysala Capital in Context” (Columbia, V. Dehejia)

Khera, Dipti, “Urban Imaginings between Empires: Mapping from Udaipur to Jaipur, 1707–1832” (Columbia, V. Dehejia)

Lee, Risha, “Constructing Communities: Tamil Merchant Temples in India and China (850–1281)” (Columbia, V. Dehejia, R. Harrist)

Little, Lalaine, “Portable Devotion: Philippine Christian Visual Culture, 1521–1815” (Binghamton University, N. Um)

Maki, Ariana, “Image and Insight: The Iconographic Legacy of Pema Lingpa (1450–1521) at Tamzhing Lhundrup Choling” (Ohio State, J. Huntington)

Oliver, Liza, “Mercantile Aesthetics: Painted Textiles, Natural History, and Exchange of the French-Indian Exotic (1664–1757)” (Northwestern, S. H. Clayson)

Poddar, Neeraja, “Krishna the Warrior and Politician: Narrating the Biography of a God in Late 17th-Century Illustrated Bhagavata Purana” (Columbia, V. Dehejia)

Richardson, Sarah Aoife, “Authoring Images: Text and Image in 14th-Century Tibetan Mural Paintings at Zhalu” (Toronto, J. Purtle)

Seastrand, Anna, “Praise, Politics, and Language: South Indian Mural Paintings, 1500–1800” (Columbia, V. Dehejia)

Shaffer, Holly, “‘Men and gods, and things’: Art Production and Collection in Edward Moor’s Hindu Pantheon, 1810” (Yale, T. Barringer, T. Sears)

Sharma, Yuthika, “Art and Praxis in between Empires: Visual Culture in Late-Mughal and Company Delhi, 1750–1857” (Columbia, V. Dehejia)

Sridharan, Shriya, “Śrirangam’s New Antiquity - Negotiating the Hindu Temple’s Divine and Historic Pasts in a Global Present” (Binghamton University, N. Um)