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

Performance Studies
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2013

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Adams, Samuel, “Setting the Stage: German Art in Museums, Theaters, and Opera Houses, 1968–1989” (USC, M. Luke)

Aldridge, Kelly Rae, “Crumbs from the Revolutionary Table” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Cammarata-Seale, Heather, “Stuffed with Paradox: Taxidermy and Contemporary Art, 1990–2010” (Rutgers, J. Marter)

Capper, Emily, “Allan Kaprow’s Formalism: Composing Pedagogy and Mixed Media in the Postwar American University” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Dees, Janet, “The Evidence of Things Not Seen: Performance Art as Art History” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Dell’Aria, Annie, “The Moving Image in Public Art: US and UK, 1980–Present” (CUNY, H. Senie)

Eppley, Charles, “Un-fixed Media: Site Specificity and Materiality in the Work of Max Neuhaus” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Farzin, Media, “Theater, Artifice, and Opacity: Guy de Cointet and 1970s Performance” (CUNY, S. Wilson)

Fiala, Julie, “Towards an Ethics of Listening: Examining Research Methods and Praxis in Community-Centred Art” (Queen’s University, C. Robertson)

Gleisser, Faye, “Guerilla Tactics: Performance Art and the Perception of Threat in American Visual Culture, 1967–1987” (Northwestern, H. Copeland)

Goldstein, Jennifer, “Moving Bodies, Moving Things: Convergences of Art and Dance, 1960–1975” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Grayson, Saisha, “Cellist, Catalyst, Collaborator: The Work of Charlotte Moorman, 1963–1980” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

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

Heer, Melissa, “Bordering: Contemporary Performance Art and Activism in Northeast India” (Minnesota, J. Blocker)

Landres, Sophie, “Dissonant Interpretation: The Body, Law, and Instrument in Charlotte Moorman’s Avant-Garde Sound Performances” (Stony Brook University, A. Uroskie)

Lotery, Kevin, “An Exhibit/An Aesthetic: The Exhibition Designs of Richard Hamilton, Nigel Henderson, and the Independent Group, 1951–59” (Harvard, B. Buchloh)

Matuszak, Joanna, “Assertions of Identity: Russian Performance Art in the Aftermath of Perestroika” (Indiana, Bloomington, J. Kennedy)

Maydanchik, Michelle, “Creative Disruption: Performance Art in Post-Soviet Moscow” (Chicago, M. Jackson)

Musteata, Natalie, “From Radicality to Romanticism: The Institutionalization of the Artist as Curator, 1970–2010” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Olivas, Yvonne, “System Withdrawal: Lee Lozano’s General Strike” (Stony Brook University, Z. Patterson)

Parent, Vanessa, “Viennese Actionism: Subversion, the Body, and the Building of Community” (University of British Columbia, J. Mansoor)

Schopp, Caroline, “Dichtung, Aktion, Exil – Vienna Groups circa 1958 and Thereafter” (Chicago, C. Mehring)

Szymanek, Angelique, “The Fear of Rape, the Threat of Looking: Performance, Activism, and Spectatorship” (Binghamton University, T. McDonough)

Westerman, Jonah, “Standard Deviations: Reality, Reproducibility, and Politics in Performance Art since 1989” (CUNY, C. Bishop)

Zacharias, Erica, “Bodies in Design: Writing Dance from Weimar to the Third Reich” (University of British Columbia, J. Mansoor)