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

African Art (sub-Saharan)
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2003

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Anderson, Sean S., “In-Visible Colonies: Modern Architecture and Its Representation in Colonial Eritrea from 1890 to 1941” (UCLA, S. Nelson)

Bortolot, Alexander, “Negotiating Masculinity: Male Initiation and Associated Arts of the Makonde Peoples” (Columbia, N. Kampen)

Ciola, Ann M., “Identity and Community Solidarity: Counter-Spectacle, Power, and Resistance in the Mass Funeral of the ‘Guguleteu Seven,’ March 15, 1986” (SUNY Binghamton, K. Barzman)

Kart, Susan, “The Quest for the Body African in the Sculpture of Sokari Douglas Camp, Moustapha Dimé and Renée Stout” (Columbia, C. Kiaer, E. Hutchinson)

Martinez-Ruiz, Barbaro, “Kongo Machinery: Graphic Writing and Other Narratives of the Sign” (Yale, R. Thompson)

Onyile, Onyile Bassey, “Ekpu Oro: The Spirit of the Living Dead as an Expression of Oron Worldview, 1894–1940” (SUNY Binghamton, N. Nzegwu)

Ross, Emma, “Aesthetic Experience and Expression: Representation of Dan Women in the Côte d’Ivoire” (Yale, R. Thompson)

Slogar, Christopher, “Iconography and Continuity in West Africa: Calabar Terracottas and the Arts of the Cross River Region of Nigeria” (Maryland, E. Eyo)

Van Dyke, Kristina, “To See and Be Seen in Mali: A New Look at the Visible in Africa” (Harvard, S. P. Blier)