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Islamic Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2015

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Brey, Alexander “The Caliph’s Prey: Hunting in the Visual Cultures of the Umayyad Empire” (Bryn Mawr, A. Walker)

Gokpinar, Pinar, “Carving and Painting Sacred Space: Working with Wood in the Mosques of Medieval Anatolia” (IFA/NYU, F. B. Flood)

Mirza, Sana, “An African Scriptorium: The Qur’ans of Harar and their Global Milieu” (IFA/NYU, F. B. Flood)

Neumeier, Emily, “A ‘Theater of Fortune and Triumph’: Ali Pasha of Ioannina and the Architectural Transformation of an Ottoman Province (1788–1822)” (Pennsylvania, R. Holod)

Van Loan, Theodore, “Umayyad Visions: Charting Early Islamic Attitudes Toward Visual Perception” (Pennsylvania, R. Holod)