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

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Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2006

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Ackerman, Ada, "Étude d'une genèse créatrice: L'apport des caricaturistes européens du XIXe siècle aux pratiques graphiques, cinématographiques et théoriques de Sergueï Eisenstein" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield, and Université de Paris X-Nanterre, S. Le Men)

Barberie, Peter, "Conventional Pictures: Charles Marville in the Bois de Boulogne" (Princeton, P. Bunnell)

Bouchard, Anne-Marie, "Figurer la société mourante. Cultures esthétiques et idéologiques de la propagande anarchiste illustrée en France, 1880–1914" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Campbell, Kathryn, "Imaging Russia during the Cold War: Photographs in Life Magazine, 1945–62" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Cavallero, Janet, "Photography and the Creation and Control of the Masses in 1930s Fascist Italy" (Columbia, B. Buchloh)

Chon, Doris, "Narrating Shadows: W. G. Sebald's Photographic Historiography" (UCLA, G. Baker, M. Kwon)

Cutshaw, Stacey, "Intimate Images: The Public and the Private in Twentieth-Century American Photography" (Boston, C. Jones)

De Souza, C. Roberto, "And Love Will Live Forever: The Narrative Structure of the Fotonovela" (UC Santa Barbara, U. Keller)

Diack, Heather, "Performing Documents: An Aporetic Approach to Conceptual Art and Photography, 1965–1980" (Toronto, L. Kaplan, M. Cheetham, E. Legge)

Dolan, Julia, "'I Will Take You into the Heart of Modern Industry': Lewis Hine's Photographic Interpretation of the Machine Age" (Boston, K. Sichel)

Elcott, Noam, "Cameraless Modernisms:Art, Media, Photograms" (Princeton, C. Armstrong)

Elias, Chad, "Hysterical Documents: A History of Photography in the Middle East (1920–present)" (Northwestern, H. Feldman)

Harper, Katherine, "The Prints and Drawings of Hendrick Goudt: New Light on an Artist and Nobleman" (Boston, M. Zell)

Hickman, Caroline Mesrobian, "Clare Leighton (1898–1989): A Wood Engraver's Impressions of Agrarian Life in England and the American South" (UNC Chapel Hill, A. Marks)

Jones, Jordy, "The Ambiguous I: Photography, Gender, Self" (UC Irvine, C. Whiting)

Jones, Penny, "Figural Trees: American Artists and Forest Debate in the Nineteenth Century" (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Keller, Candace, "Visual Griots: A Social, Political and Cultural History of Individuals in Mali through the Photographer's Lens" (Indiana, Bloomington, P. McNaughton)

Knappe, Brett, "Hope and Innovation: The Photography of Barbara Morgan" (Kansas, J. Pultz)

Lamuniere, Michelle, "The Social Museum at Harvard: Francis Greenwood Peabody and Early Twentieth-Century Social Reform Photography in Context" (Boston, K. Sichel)

Loechle, Anne M., "Ye Intruders Beware: Masculinity, Vicarious Adventure and Fantastical Pirates in the Golden Age of Illustration and Beyond" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

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

Maltz Leca, Leora, "William Kentridge: Plays on Process and Other Doubtful Games" (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

McCann, Carmen, "Status Viatoris: A New Spectacularization of Death in French Paintings and Prints from the Bourbon Restoration" (Penn State, N. Locke)

McQueen, Kathleen, "Blood Beauty: Photography and the Aesthetics of Witness" (SUNY Stony Brook, J. Monteyne)

Michal, Eileen M., "Picture Loving: Halftone Reproduction and Celebrity in America 1880–1915" (Chicago, J. Snyder)

Miller, Sarah M., "Inventing 'Documentary' in American Photography, 1930–1945" (Chicago, J. Snyder)

Moore, Allison, "Shifting Identities: Malian Photography, 1945–2005" (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Noonan, Jennifer, "Romancing the Stone: Printmaking and the Body in the 1960s and 1970s" (Penn State, S. Rich)

Palmer Albers, Katherine, "Archive/Atlas/Album: The Photographic Records of Christian Boltanski, Dinh Q. Lê, and Gerhard Richter" (Boston, C. Jones)

Perry, Weena, "America in Ruins: Photography and the Making of National Meanings" (SUNY Stony Brook, M. Bogart)

Quick, Kathy, "The Narrative Document: Lewis Hine and 'Social Photography'" (Brown University, M. Doane)

Roth, Lynette, "'Neue Sachlichkeit' in Cologne: August Sander and the Cologne Progressives" (Johns Hopkins, B. Doherty)

Sancho, Victoria, "Rubens, Imitation, and the Construction of Individual Style" (Columbia, D. Freedberg, D. Rosand)

Saska, Hope, "Staging the Page: Theatricality of Eighteenth-Century British Print Satire" (Brown University, K. D. Kriz)

Scanlon, Patricia S., "'God-gifted girls': Women Illustrators, Gender, Class and Commerce in American Visual Culture, 1885–1925" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Senf, Rebecca, "Intimate Places: Ansel Adams's Photographs in the American West and Southwest, 1916–1936" (Boston, K. Sichel)

Sicherman, Dara, "Book Illustration in Fin-de-Siècle France" (CUNY, J. Roos)

Smith, Laura, "The Art of Horace Poolaw, Kiowa Photographer" (Indiana, Bloomington, S. Burns)

Stetler, Pepper, "Bound Vision: Reading the Photograph in the Book in Weimar Germany" (Delaware, M. Werth)

Tegrotenhuis, Meredith A., "Stabilizing the City: Berenice Abbott's Photographs and Urban Representation in the 1930s" (Northwestern, C. Lambert)

Ureña, Leslie, "Lewis Hine at Ellis Island: The Photography of Immigration and Race, 1904–1926" (Northwestern, S. Eisenman)

Weil, Michael, "Sowing the Seeds of a New Fine Art: Stieglitz, O'Keeffe and Photography in American Museums" (Case Western Reserve, E. Landau)

Weiss, Marta, "British Staged Photography and the Victorian Album 1858–75" (Princeton, P. Bunnell)

Yoon, Rangsook, "Albrecht Dürer as Printer of His Illustrated Books" (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler)

Young, Lisa Jaye, "All Consuming: Weimar Photography and the Aesthetics of Americanization, 1923–33" (CUNY, G. Batchen)