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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2005

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Adler, Fabienne D., “Eizo: Theory and Practice of the ‘Camera-Based' Image in Japan, 1960–1975” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Blackburn, Marcia, “A Social Architectonics of Science Fiction Film Design” (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

Bouman, Margot, “Fata Morgana: Matrices of Video and Site” (Rochester, D. Crimp)

Chung, Francis, “The Grammar of Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in Art and Cinema, 1965–1980” (UC Berkeley, W. Davis)

Czach, Liz, “Careless Rapture: Artifacts and Archives of the Home Movie” (Rochester, S. Willis)

Humphrey, Dan, “Subjective Others/Foreign Selves: Queer American Spectatorship and Swedish ‘Art’ Cinema” (Rochester, D. Crimp)

Li-Lin Rseng, “Melodrama as Modernity in Early Chinese Cinema: A Case Study in the Works of Zheng Zhengqiu and His Shanghai Contemporaries, 1922–1937” (UIUC, J. Fineberg)

Luke, Megan, “Kurt Schwitters' Stolen Goods: Collage, Poetry, and Commerce” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Muller, Gabriela, “Abstraction on the Move: The Medium of the German Absolute Film” (Stanford, S. Bukatman)

Proctor, Jacob, “Collage and Found Footage in Postwar Experimental Film: Bruce Conner, Stan Vanderbeek, Ken Jacobs, Robert Breer” (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Pytlinski, Deanne, “Utopian Visions: Women in Early Video Art” (CUNY, A. Chave)

Shaffer, Michael, “Artists' Videos of the 1960s and 1970s” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)