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

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2013

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Boivin, Katherine Morris, “Holy Blood, Holy Cross: Architecture and Devotion in the Parochial Complex of Rothenburg ob der Tauber” (Columbia, S. Murray)

Boland Erkkila, Catherine, “Spaces of Immigration: American Railroad Companies, the Built Environment, and the Immigrant Experience” (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Buckley, Craig, “Graphic Apparatuses: Architecture, Media, and the Reinvention of Assembly, 1956–1973” (Princeton University School of Architecture, B. Colomina, S. Papapetros)

Elliott, Jennifer, “The Neoclassical Backcountry: Architecture, Material Culture, and Hybrid Identities in the American South, 1780–1830” (Virginia, L. Nelson)

Faircloth, Justin, “From Jim Crow to Gentrification: Race, Architecture, and Tourism in the Urban South, Memphis, Tennessee, 1954–1991” (Virginia, D. Upton, S. Crane)

Goldstein, Brian, “A City Within a City: Community Development and the Struggle Over Harlem, 1961–2001” (Harvard, K. M. Hays)

Harlan, Gabrielle R., “‘Playing Indian’ in the American Southwest: Myths and Meanings in the Development of the Pueblo Revival Style, 1890–1930” (Virginia, S. Crane)

Heinrichs, Johanna, “Between City and Country: Architecture, Site, And Patronage at Palladio’s Villa Pisani at Montagnana” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Heins, Matthew, “The Shipping Container and the Globalization of American Infrastructure” (Michigan, R. Fishman)

Johnson, Emilie Katherine, “‘System, Papa, in Everything’: Plantation Networks in the late Antebellum Deep South” (Virginia, L. Nelson)

Kallipoliti, Lydia, “Mission Galactic Household: The Resurgence of Cosmological Imagination in the Architecture of the 1960s and 1970s” (Princeton University School of Architecture, B. Colomina, S. Papapetros)

Karakaş, Deniz, “Clay Pipes, Marble Surfaces: The Topographies of Water Supply in Late Seventeenth Century and Early Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Istanbul” (Binghamton University, N. Um)

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

Keefer, Jeannine, “Politicization of Space: Urban Campus, Urban Renewal, and Development in the Temple and University City Areas of Philadelphia from 1947 to 1972” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Kerrigan, Steven J. “Normandy’s Role in the Development of the Flamboyant Style: Decoration, Meaning, and Exchange in Late Gothic Architecture” (Iowa, R. Bork)

Khera, Dipti Sudhir, “Picturing India’s ‘Land of Kings’ Between the Mughal and British Empires: Topographical Imaginings of Udaipur and its Environs” (Columbia, V. Dehejia)

Klima, Alice, “A Bohemian Monastery: The Last Bishop of Prague (1301–1343) and the Augustinian Canons at Roudice on the Elbe” (Brown, S. Bonde)

Kocyba, Kate, “Identity through Style: The Transatlantic Dissemination of Anglican and Episcopalian Neo-Gothic Church Architecture” (Missouri, Columbia, K. Eggener)

López, John Fabian, “The Hydrographic City: Mapping Mexico City’s Urban Form in Relation to its Aquatic Condition, 1521–1700” (MIT, D. Friedman)

Miller, Anna Darice, “The Army Post as Design Laboratory: Experiments in Urban Planning and Architecture, 1917–1948” (Harvard, E. Blau)

Mims, Martina, “August Endell’s Construction of Feeling” (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Papineau, Katherine, “Displaying Domesticity: Life in the Mid-Twentieth Century Modernist Glass House” (UC Santa Barbara, V. Welter)

Ramirez, Enrique, “Airs of Modernity 1881–1914” (Princeton University School of Architecture, E. Eigen)

Root, Colin, “‘Living on the Level’: The Significance of Horizontality in Reshaping Postwar America” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Sablove, Henrietta, “As Facts and Not as Shadows: Four American Architects and Their Travel Impressions” (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Simpson, Donald, “Civic Center and Cultural Center: The Grouping of Public Buildings in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Detroit and the Emergence of the City Monumental in the Modern Metropolis” (Pittsburgh, C. Armstrong, K. Savage)

Stead, Adam, “Rebuilding St. Kunibert: Artistic Integration, Patronage, and Institutional Identities in Thirteenth-Century Cologne” (Toronto, A. Cohen)

van der Graaff, Ivo, “The City Walls of Pompeii: Perceptions and Expressions of a Monumental Boundary” (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies)

Ward, Flora, “Constructing the Cámara Santa: Architecture, History, and Authority in Medieval Oviedo” (Toronto, J. Caskey)

Weiss, Sean, “Photographs for the Modern City: An Enterprise in the Urban Transformation of Second Empire and Early Third Republic Paris” (CUNY, K. Murphy)