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

Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2017

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Jang, Sunhee, “Contemporary Art and the Search for History - The Emergence of the Artist–Historian” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Lebowitz, Anjuli, “Faith in the Field: The Art of Discovery in Auguste Salzmann’s Photographic Albums, 1854-1875” (Boston University, K. Sichel)

Lewis, Emma Stein, “Unfixing Space and Time in Contemporary Photography
How Porosity, Social Constructions of Space and Reenactment Produce Alternative Histories” (University of New Mexico, K. P. Buick)

McClellan, Meghan, “Visual Humor: Female Photographers and the Making of Modern American Womanhood, 1860-1915” (University of Missouri, K. Schwain)

Nolan, Erin Hyde “Ottomans Abroad: The Circulation and Translation of Nineteenth-Century” (University of New Mexico, K. P. Buick)

Ottoman Portrait Photographs Between the Ottoman and Euro-American Worlds” (Boston University, K. Sichel)

Voelker, Emily, “From Both Sides of the Lens: Anthropology, Native Experience & Photographs of American Indians in French Exhibitions, 1870-1890” (Boston University, K. Sichel)

Smucker, David, “Street Views: Automotive Vision and Postwar American Photobooks” (Stony Brook University, B. Belisle)

Talbot, Emily, “The Photographic Effect: Making Pictures After Photography, 1875-1905” (University of Michigan, S. Siegfried)

Wang, Han-Chih, “The Profane and Profound: American Road Photography from 1930 to the present” (Temple University, G. Silk)

Wilson, Leslie, “Past Black and White: The Color of Photography in South Africa, 1994-2004” (University of Chicago, J. Snyder)