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

Art of the Middle East/North Africa
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2004

Show in progress dissertations

Berlekamp, Persis, “Wonder and Its Images in Medieval Islamic Culture” (Harvard, G. Necipoglu)

Daskalakis, Annie-Christine, “Damascus Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Houses in the Ablag-Ajami Style of Decoration: Local and International Significance” (IFA/NYU, P. Soucek)

Kenney, Ellen, “Power and Patronage in Mamluk Syria: The Architecture and Urban Works of Tankiz Al-Nasiri, 1312–1340” (IFA/NYU, P. Soucek)

Kerner, Jaclynne, “Art in the Name of Science: Illustrated Manuscripts of the Kitab Al-Diryag” (IFA/NYU, P. Soucek)

Newton, Maryanne Woodruff, “Selected Problems in Aegean and Near Eastern Dendrochronology” (Cornell, P. Kuniholm)

Roberson, Jennifer, “The Mosque: Community and Identity in Late 20th Century Morocco and Spain” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Turnbull, Richard, “The Muradiye Tomb Complex in Bursa and the Development of the Ottoman Funerary Tradition” (IFA/NYU, P. Soucek)

Wagner, Stephen, “Silken Parchments: Design, Context, Patronage, and Function of Textile-Inspired Pages in Ottonian and Salian Manuscripts” (Delaware, L. Nees)