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

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2006

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Allais, Lucia, "Will to War, Will to Art: The Architectural Ethics and Aesthetics of Cultural Internationalism, 1932–1960" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Allison, Lara, "The Bauhaus in Chicago, 1937–1955” (Columbia, H. Ballon)

Álvarez-González, Manuel Fernando, "From Syndicalism to Imperialism: José Luis Sert and His Master Plans for Barcelona (1931–1934) and Havana (1956–1958)" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Anable, Aubrey, "Converging Anxieties: Digital Media, Cinema, and the City" (Rochester, S. Willis)

Anderson, Eric, "The Design Theory of Jacob von Falke: Historicism and Cultural Transformation in Ringstrasse Vienna" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll, M. McLeod, G. Wright)

Anderson, Richard, "After Constructivism: History, Theory, and Modernity in Soviet Architecture, 1932–1941" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Arioli, Kristin, "Cardinal Raffaele Riario and the Politics of Cultural Patronage in Renaissance Rome (1477–1521)” (USC, E. Howe)

Baghdady, Omar, "Mid-Twentieth Century Modernism and the Architecture Profession in Egypt" (Michigan, W. Glover)

Barrett, Catherine, "Cordes and the First Bastides of France" (Washington, M. Clausen)

Barrett, Jennifer, “The Power of the Ordinary: Contextualism, Regionalism, and ‘the Everyday’ in the Architecture of Alison and Peter Smithson” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Barteet, C. Cody, "Colonial Contradictions in the Casa de Montejo and Mérida: Space, Society, and Self-Representation at the Edge of Viceregal Mexico" (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

Baweja, Vandana, "Otto Koenigsberger and Tropical Architecture: From Princely Mysore to Post Colonial London" (Michigan, R. Fishman)

Blackburn, Marcia, "A Social Architectonics of Science Fiction Film Design" (SUNY Binghamton, P. Smart)

Brown, Marisa Angell, "Imagined Communities: The Architecture of Public Housing in America" (Yale, S. Isenstadt)

Çelik, Zeynep, "Kinaesthetic Impulses: Space, Performance, and the Body in German Architecture, 1870–1914" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Chute, Mahlon W. L., "Mississippi of the West: Urban Planning, Tourism and Violence in the Las Vegas Valley, 1930–1970" (UC Santa Barbara, S. Chattopadhyay)

Costanzo, Denise, "The Lessons of Rome: Architects at the American Academy, 1947–1966" (Penn State, C. Zabel)

D’Anniballe, Maria, "Urban Space in Fascist Italy: Contested Grounds for Mass Spectacle, Tourism, and Celebration of the Historic Past. The Case of Verona" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Davis, Blair Hixson, "The Drawings of Charles Percier" (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

Dillon, Jennifer, "Modernity, Sanitation, and the Public Bath: Berlin, 1896–1933, as Archetype" (Duke, A. Wharton)

Eggebeen, Janna, "The American Air Passenger Terminal and Modernity" (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Eggler-Gerozissis, Marianne, "'A Decorator in the Best Sense': Mies van der Rohe and the Articulation of the German Modernist Interior" (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Ekici, Didem, "The Impact of the Lifestyle Reform on Modern Architectural Discourse in Twentieth-Century Germany" (Michigan, A. Herscher, L. Soo)

Erdim, Burak, "Postwar Encounters: The Foundation of the Middle East Technical University and the U.S.-Turkish Educational and Architectural Exchanges from 1950 to 1964" (Virginia, D. Upton)

Faletti, Rina Cathleen, "Water, Architecture and Landscape in California and the American West" (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth, R. Shiff)

Fisher, Alison, "The Type, the Model and the System: Public Housing and Urban Experiment in France, 1952–1978" (Northwestern, D. Van Zanten)

Friedberg, Eva J., "Lawrence Halprin's Urban Plazas (1960–1976): The Take Part Workshops, the Creative Process and Public Space" (UC Irvine, E. Dimendberg)

Gollannek, Eric, "Colonial Exchange and Visions of Empire in Britain and Its Colonies" (Delaware, B. Herman)

Haldeman Davis, Elaine, "Paradise Built: Thatched Hut Resorts in the Contemporary Tourist Landscape" (UIC, S. Robinson)

Harris, Teresa, "Transforming the German City: The Kampffmeyer Family and the German Garden City Association" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Haughey, Patrick, "Archival Obligation, Public Access, and the Coming of the Presidential Library" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Henderson, Amy, "Furnishing the Republican Court: Building and Decorating Philadelphia Homes, 1790–1800" (Delaware, B. Herman)

Hennebury, Deirdre L. Christianson, "Inside and Outside the Museum Walls: City, Architecture, Object" (Michigan, R. Fishman)

Holst, Nancy, "'A Wise Woman Buildeth Her Home'" (Delaware, B. Herman)

Hunting, Mary Anne, "Edward Durrell Stone: Perception and Criticism" (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Israel, Janna, "The Picture of Poverty: Cristoforo Moro at San Giobbe, Venice" (MIT, D. Friedman)

Kakar, Shalini, "Fashioning the Divine: Bollywood Stars, Museum Temples, and Cultural Politics in Contemporary India" (UC Santa Barbara, S. Chattopadhyay)

Karaka, Deniz, "Clay Pipes, Marble Surfaces: The Topographies of Water Supply and Waste Disposal in the Outskirts of the Ottoman Capital, 1715–1790" (SUNY Binghamton, N. Um)

Kaukas Havenhand, Lucinda, "Creating a Modern Gesamtkunstwerk: Interior Design 1930–1960" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Keen, Ann, "Redefining Modernism: Monumentality and Expressionism in Architecture of the Olympic Summer Games, 1960–1976" (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Keller, William, "Urban Architecture for Community and Spectacle: The Roofed Arena in the United States, 1890–1969" (Delaware, D. Stillman)

Kellogg-Krieg, Annah, "In the Service of the Nation(s): Medieval and Neo-Medieval Architecture in the Contested Terrain of Wroc|flaw/Breslau, 1860–Present" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

Kilinç, Kivanç, "Constructing Women for the Republic: The Spatial Politics of Gender in 1930s Ankara" (Temple, T. McDonough)

Kim, Grace E., "Adalberto Libera's Unita di abitazione orizzontali: Modernization in Housing Typology" (Washington, M. Clausen)

Klee, Jeffrey, "The Five Orders of Beacon Hill" (Delaware, B. Herman)

Koval, Lindsay M., "Architectural Patronage and Liberal Religion at New York's Riverside Church" (Columbia, S. Murray)

Lee, Min, "The Tyranny of the Straight Line: Mapping and Constructing Paris, 1791–1889" (Northwestern, D. Van Zanten)

Lieber, Jeffrey, "Waging Total Peace: Architecture and Aesthetics circa 1958–1963" (Michigan, A. Potts)

Luce, Kristina, "Revolutions in Parallel: The Rise and Fall of Drawing within Architectural Design" (Michigan, D. Herwitz, M. McCullough)

Mallampati, Hima, "Acquiring Antiquity: Plunder, Provenance, and Politics in American Museums" (Michigan, IPCAA, E. Gazda)

Manson, Andrew, "Architecture, Archaeology, and Urbanism in ’LaGrande Roma': The Via dell'Impero and the Palazzo del Littorio Competition" (Columbia, N. Kampen, M. McLeod)

Marshall, Jessica, "Architecture and Popular Religion: French Pilgrimage Churches of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Maulsby, Lucy, "Architecture and Urbanism in Fascist Italy: Milan 1926–1940" (Columbia, R. Middleton)

McAtee, Cammie, "Form and Formalism in American Architecture in the 1950s and '60s" (Harvard, N. Levine)

McDonald, Terry, "Trondheim Cathedral: Contemporary Projections in a Medieval Edifice" (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

Meadows, B. Ted, "Monuments and Memory: Three American World War I Memorials in Context" (Kansas, C. Eldredge, D. Cateforis)

Mekinda, Jonathan, "Reconstruction and Revolution: The Re-Invention of Modernism in Milan, 1945–1955" (Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee)

Michael, Vincent L., "Motives in Historic District Preservation: Community Control and Professional Practice" (UIC, R. Bruegmann)

Michailidis, Melanie, "Landmarks of the Persian Renaissance: Monumental Funerary Architecture in Iran and Central Asia, Tenth-Eleventh Centuries" (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Millà Bernad, Martina, "Student Housing à la brésiliene? " (Emory, J. Rohrer)

Mims, Martina, "August Endell's Exploration of the Relationship of the Modern Observer and Form" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Montgomery, Leanne, "The Carolingian Cathedral at Cologne: Form and Context" (Indiana, Bloomington, W. E. Kleinbauer)

Myers, Tracy, "Modern Architecture for Education in the Post-War Era: Public School Buildings by the Architects Collaborative (TAC) and the Development of American Modernism, 1946–1995" (Delaware, D. Stillman)

Narath, Albert, "Rediscovering the Baroque: Architecture, History, and Politics in Austria and Germany" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Nowicki, Susan, "Montclair, New Jersey: The Development of a Suburban Town and Its Architecture" (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Olgren-Leblond, Kelli, "Reading Expressionist Architecture: The German Avant-Garde and 'Paper Architecture,' 1914–1924" (USC, K. Lang)

Osayimwese, Itohan, "Colonialism at the Center: German Colonial Architecture and the Reform Movement, 1884–1914" (Michigan, W. Glover)

Osman, Michael, "Regulation in the Architecture of American Modernism, 1890–1920" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Ozkan, Derya, "Learning from Istanbul: The Politics of Everyday Spatial Practices and the Production of Metropolitan Space" (Rochester, R. Haidu)

Parker, Jennifer, "The Architectural Patronage of the Third Marquess of Bute" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Parnell, Traci, "Gilding the Black Box: Showmanship and Revivalism in 1920's American Movie Palace Architecture" (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Passanti, Francesco, "Le Corbusier at the Salon d'Automne of 1922" (Columbia, R. Middleton)

Phillips, Ruth Anne, "'Pre-Columbian Revival': Problems and Characteristics of a U.S. Architectural Style, 1910–1940" (CUNY, J. Sund)

Pilat, Stephanie, "Reimagining Italy: The Neighborhoods of Ina-Casa in the Postwar Period" (Michigan, L. Soo)

Pugh, Emily, "The Berlin Wall and the Urban Space and Experience of East and West Berlin, 1961–1989" (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Roskam, Cole, "Building the 'Model' Settlement: Modern Architectural Development in Shanghai, 1842–1943" (Harvard, N. Levine)

Salgirli, Saygin, "From Thirteenth-Century Toulouse to Fifteenth-Century Serres: A Comparative Study of Dissent, Authority, Architecture, and Space" (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

Sandlin, Julianne Parse, "Religious Orders and Catholic Reform: Parisian Churches during the Reign of Louis XIII" (FSU, R. Neuman)

Shenouda, Monica, "Imagining Alexandria in Renaissance Venice" (Virginia, C. Brothers)

Shoup, Daniel, "Managing Many Pasts: Stewardship and the Future of Classical Sites in Western Turkey" (Michigan, IPCAA, E. Gazda)

Sienkewicz, Julia A., "Citizenship by Design: The Creation of Identity through Art, Architecture, and Landscape in the Early Republic" (UIUC, P. Kruty)

Skelton, Kimberley, "Planning Anew: The English Country House and Social Identity in the 1650s" (Yale, S. Isenstadt)

Smith, Sharon C., "Planned Grandeur: A Comparative Study of Urban Expansion in Early Modern Italy and Mamluk Egypt" (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

Sridharan, Shriya, "Continuing Tradition: Locating the Ritual and Visual Practices of Contemporary Srirangam within Historical and Global Networks" (SUNY Binghamton, N. Um)

Stephenson, Anne, "Rebuilding Bungalows: Home Improvement and the Historic Chicago Bungalow Initiative" (Chicago, K. Taylor)

Stewart, Charles A., "Domes of Heaven: The Domed Basilicas of Cyprus" (Indiana, Bloomington, W. E. Kleinbauer)

Swan, Christopher, "An Alternative Modernism: The Pacific Northwest Architecture of John Yeon" (Yale, E. Cooke Jr.)

Tapp, Erika, "Colonial Modernismo: The Architecture and Urbanism of Spanish Morocco" (Pennsylvania, R. Holod, D. Brownlee)

Uddin, Lisa, “Breeding Grounds: American Zoos and the Public Display of Endangered Species" (Rochester, J. Saab)

Vallye, Anna, "The Mid-Century Artist-Intellectual in America: Josef Albers, Walter Gropius, Gyorgy Kepes" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll, R. Martin, J. Ockman)

Walker, Julia, "Capital Building: Anxiety and Authorship in Berlin's Second Gründerzeit" (Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee)

Weiss, Kirsten, "Aesthetics of Banality: The Cultural Politics of Architectural Representation in Bernd and Hilla Becher, and Gerhard Richter" (MIT, C. Jones)

Wheeler, Katherine Jean, "The Perception of Renaissance Architectural History at the Rise of Modernism: Great Britain, 1880–1940" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Willis, Carol, "Futuricity: American Visionary Urbanism in the 1920s" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)