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

East Asia
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2017

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Chiong, Waiyee, “Juxtaposing Brushes: Painting Collaborations in Early Modern Japan” (Princeton, A. Watsky)

Eschenburg, Madeline, “Migrating Subjects: the problem of “the peasant” in contemporary Chinese art” (University of Pittsburgh, M. Gao)

Kim, Jung Hui, “Religion, Politics, and Gender: Childbirth Images in Edo Japan” (University of Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)

Kumagai, Takaaki, “Kitagawa Tamiji's Art and Art Education: Translating Culture in Postrevolutionary Mexico and Modern Japan” (University of Kansas, M. Kaneko)

Lee, Ja Won, “Visualizing the Past: Collecting and Representing Chinese Antiquities in Late Chosŏn Korea” (UCLA, B. Jungmann)

Morrissey, Elizabeth, "Memorializing Imperial Power through Ritual in the Illustrated Legends of Ishiyama-dera Handscroll” (University of Pittsburgh, K. Gerhart)

Riggs, Amy, “Properties of Word and Image: Mou Yi’s 1240 Fulling Cloth Handscroll” (Princeton, J. Silbergeld)

Xu, Jin, “Engraving Identities in Stone: Stone Mortuary Equipment of the Northern Dynasties (386-581 CE)” (University of Chicago, H. Wu)

Yeung, Ingrid, “Active Aesthetics: Display Bones, Plain Bronzes and Colorful Pebbles from Yinxu in Late Shang China (ca. 1250-1046 BCE)” (Yale University, E. Cooke, Jr., A. Underhill)