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

Central America and Caribbean
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2015

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Almeida, Laura Freitas, “Resisting Memory: Anti-Imperialist Tactics of Forgetting in Contemporary Art” (Penn State, S. Rich)

Bogansky, Amy, “The Merchant’s Middlemen: Factors, Supercargoes, and the Praxis of Exchange in the Early Modern Atlantic World” (Bard Graduate Center, D. Jaffee)

Fuentes, Elvis, “Bowling for Moscow: Cuban Art and Soviet Visual Culture, 1959–1991” (Rutgers, T. Flores; J. Sharp)

Hyman, Aaron M., “Rubens in a New World: Prints, Authorship, and Transatlantic Intertextuality” (UC Berkeley, E. Honig)

Moore, Nikki, “Agritectures of the Green Revolution: Architecture, Art, and the Agrilogistics of Transnational Aid from the United States to the Caribbean Region, 1930–1978” (Rice, F. Lopez-Duran)

Newman, Rachel Grace, “Conjuring Cane: Visualizing Power on Caribbean Sugar Plantations and the Art of William Berryman” (Stanford, B. Wolf)

Rose, Diana, “Living Time, Performing Memory: Maya Ceremonies of Foundation and Renewal” (UC Santa Cruz, C. Dean)

Reinoza, Tatiana, “Latino Print Cultures in the US, 1970–2008” (Texas, Austin, C. Smith)

Serrano, Blanca, “Between Limit and Possibility: Reflections on the Visual Culture of Recycling in 1990s Cuban Art” (IFA/NYU, E. Sullivan)

Thomas, Tashima, “An Imperial Diet: From Cacao to Coconuts–Representing Edible Bodies in the Americas from the Eighteenth Century to the Present” (Rutgers, T. Flores)