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

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2006

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Ataoguz, J. Kirsten, "The Apostolic Mission of the Monks at the Monastery of Saint John in Müstair, Switzerland" (Harvard, J. Hamburger, I. Kalavrezou)

Badamo, Heather, "Among Byzantines and Muslims: Medieval Coptic Representations of Military Saints, ca. 650–1300 CE" (Michigan, T. Thomas)

Boeye, Kerry, "Signs of Wisdom, Acts of Judgment: King Solomon in Medieval Visual Culture" (Chicago, L. Seidel)

Bogart, Jill, "Portraiture and Patron-Artist Relations in Late Medieval Europe" (Pittsburgh, M. A. Stones)

Bradbury, Carlee Ann, "Imaging and Imagining the Jew in Medieval England," (UIUC, A. Hedeman)

Bromberg, Sarah, "The Later Context and Reception History of the Illuminations in Nicholas of Lyra's Postilla litteralis super totam bibliam" (Pittsburgh, M. A. Stones)

Bruck, Laura K., "Word into Deed: Text and Image in Thirteenth-Century Parisian Portable Bibles" (Northwestern, S. Hindman)

Camerlenghi, Nicola, "Unraveling the Palimpsest: The Basilica of San Paolo fuori le mura in Rome (9th to 19th Century)" (Princeton, S. Ćurčić́)

Canning, Jonathan, "The Stone-Cage Chantry Chapel and the Architecture of Perpetual Commemoration in Late Medieval England" (Columbia, S. Murray)

Cochrane, Laura, "'Where there is No Time': The Quadrivium and Images of Eternity in Eleventh-Cenury Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts" (Delaware, L. Nees)

Collins, Kristen Mary, "Redeemer, Mother, and Ruler: Images of the Virgin in Ottonian Germany" (UT Austin, J. Holladay)

Crites, Danya A., "From Mosque to Cathedral: The Social and Political Significations of Mudejar Architecture in Late Medieval Seville" (Iowa, R. Bork)

Danielson, Sigrid, "The Gold Altar of Sant'Ambrogio in Milan" (Indiana, Bloomington, W. E. Kleinbauer)

De Appolonia, Giovanna, "Profane and Sacred Justice: The Symbolism of the Column-Bearing Lion from Northern Italy" (Boston, D. Kahn)

Dimitrova, Kate, "Unraveling Christ's Passion: Archbishop Dalmau de Mur's Artistic Patronage and Flemish Tapestries in 15th-Century Spain" (Pittsburgh, M. A. Stones)

Dolan, Marion, "The Illustrative Tradition of the Aratea Manuscripts in the Middle Ages" (Pittsburgh, M. A. Stones)

Donovan, Erin Kathleen, "The Patronage of the Livre D'Eracles in the Burgundian Court of the 15th Century" (UIUC, A. Hedeman)

Doquang, Mailan, "Rayonnant Funerary Chapels: Architectural Additions and Changing Contexts in French Gothic" (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Egan, Heather, "Containing the Sacred: Enamel Phylacteries, Relics, and Twelfth-Centuary Theology in the Meuse Valley" (Johns Hopkins, H. Kessler)

Feldman, Nancy, "Aumonieres, 13th-Century Embroidered Narratives" (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Finch, Julia A., "The Implications of Medieval Literacy on Medieval Visual Culture" (Pittsburgh, M. A. Stones)

Fluke, Meredith, "Building across the Sacred Landscape: The Romanesque Churches of Verona and Their Urban Context" (Columbia, S. Murray, H. Klein)

Foster-Campbell, Megan H., "Reading Pilgrimage: Pilgrims' Badges in Late Medieval Devotional Texts" (UIUC, A. Hedeman)

Fozi, Shirin, "The Body Recast and Revived in Romanesque Funerary Sculpture" (Harvard, J. Hamburger)

Funk, Carla, "Visualizing Identity: The Decoration and Transformation of the Palazzo Datini in Prato" (Emory, E. Pastan)

Gearhart, Heidi, "Theophilus' On Diverse Arts: The Persona of the Artist and the Production of Art in the Twelfth Century" (Michigan, E. Sears)

Gerry, Kathryn, "The Alexis Quire in the St. Albans Psalter and the Monastic Community of St. Albans" (Johns Hopkins, H. Kessler)

Green, Meagan, "Friars in the City: Mendicant Architecture and Pious Practice in Medieval Verona" (Duke, C. Bruzelius)

Greenwood, Jill Vessely, "The Romanesque Duomo in Sovana, Italy: Context Iconography and Style" (Kansas, M. Stokstad)

Guérin, Sarah, "'Tears of Compunction': French Gothic Ivories in Devotional Practice" (Toronto, A. Cohen)

Gustafson, Erik, "Tradition and Renewal in the Thirteenth-Century Franciscan Architecture of Tuscany" (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Hadley, Margaret, "The Yale Missal, Beinecke Library, Ms. 425" (Yale, W. Cahn)

Hanan, Melanie, "Romanesque Casket Reliquaries: Forms, Meanings, Development, and Imagery" (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Hindin, S. Adam, "Knowledge, Memory, and Ethnic Commitment in Bohemian Visual Culture, 1198–1458" (Harvard, J. Hamburger)

Jolliffe, Melissa, "The Role of the Choir Screen Images at Notre-Dame of Paris" (Emory, E. Pastan)

Joyner, Danielle, "A Timely History: Images and Texts in the Hortus Deliciarum" (Harvard, J. Hamburger)

Katz, Melissa, "Interior Motives: The Triptych Virgin in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia" (Brown University. S. Bonde)

Kibbey, Douglas Marshall, "Historical Assemblage and the Aggregate Object in the Later Middle Ages" (Yale, C. Wood)

Killian, Kyle, "The Landscapes of Saint-Pierre d'Orbais: An Anthropology of Medieval Monastic Architecture" (Columbia, S. Murray)

Kim, Robin, "Santa Sepulcro in Torres del Rio and Santa Maria in Eunate" (Bryn Mawr, D. Kinney)

Kirkwood, Kevanne, "On Inventive Scribes and Visual Literacy in Western Books: The Bobbio Orosius and the Earliest Medieval Manuscripts from Bobbio" (Delaware, L. Nees)

Klima, Alice, "A Study of Roudnice Abbey" (Brown University, S. Bonde)

Kralik, Christine, "Structuring Lay Devotional Experience: Illuminations of the Three Living and the Three Dead in Late Medieval Manuscripts" (Toronto, J. Caskey)

Kumler, Aden, "Visual Translation, Visible Theology: Illuminated Devotional Compendia in Late Medieval France and England" (Harvard, J. Hamburger)

Lachat, Isabelle, "Offering the Sacred Word: The Gospels of S. Maria ad Martyres (Trier, Stadtbibliothek, cod. 23) and Carolingian Court Taste in the Early Ninth Century" (Delaware, L. Nees)

Larocco-Boyce, Elizabeth, "Miracula Sanctae Virginis: Marian Miracle Illustration in the Thirteenth-Century Manuscripts of Gautier de Coinci's Les Miracles de Notre Dame" (Yale, W. Cahn)

Law, Amity, "Generating Identity through Plan and Architecture: Barcelona Cathedral, Gothic Drawing and the Crown of Aragon" (Columbia, S. Murray, H. Klein)

Leson, Richard, "Picturing the Life of David in the Thirteenth Century: Artifice, Patronage, and Devotion" (Johns Hopkins, H. Kessler)

Locke, Alison, "Visuality and Experience in the Twelfth-Century Church of Castel Sant'Elia, near Nepi VT)" (Yale, M. Georgopoulou)

Mahoney, Lisa, "Re-presenting the Past: The Histoire ancienne jusqu'a Cesar in the Context of the Crusades" (Johns Hopkins, D. Weiss)

Marchiori, Laura, "Venetian Art and the War of the League of Cambrai" (Queen's, Kingston, J. Osborne)

Martin, Kathryn, "From Hellraiser to Helgen: Scandinavian Saints in Medieval Art" (Pittsburgh, M. A. Stones)

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

Moebus-Bergeron, Susanne, "The Adaptation and Application of Goldsmith Techniques in Medieval Manuscripts from the Early Eleventh to the Mid-Thirteenth Century" (Boston, D. Kahn)

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

Monti, Elizabeth, "The Patronage of the Avignon Anti-Pope Clement VII (1378–1396)" (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Morrow, Kara, "'Ears and eyes and mouth and heart his soul and his senses': The Visual St. Stephen Narrative as the Essence of Ecclesiastical Authority" (FSU, C. Hahn)

Mundis, Martha, "Christine de Pizan's 'Livre d'Epitre d'othea a Hector' at the Intersection of Image and Text" (Kansas, M. Stokstad)

Nevins, Teresa, "Viewing Revelation: Text and Image in Ninth-Century Apocalypse Manuscripts" (Delaware, L. Nees)

Perry, Rebekah, "Norman and Saxon: Interpreting Late Eleventh- and Early Twelfth- Century English Religious Art in the Context of Post-Conquest Political, Ethnic, and Cultural Tensions" (Pittsburgh, M. A. Stones)

Prescher, Amy, "Saxon Convent Architecture: The Diocese of Halberstadt in the High Middle Ages" (Yale, W. Cahn)

Proctor-Tiffany, Mariah, "Portrait of a Medieval Patron: The Inventory and Gift Giving of Clémence of Hungary" (Brown University, S. Bonde)

Ramirez-Weaver, Eric, "Carolingian Innovation and Observation in the Paintings and Stat Catalogs of Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional, MS. 3307" (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander)

Roberts, Angela, "Late Medieval Donor Portraiture in Venice and Verona" (Queen's, Kingston, J. Osborne)

Ryder, Edmund, "Portable Mosaic Icons of the Late Byzantine Period (1261–1453)" (IFA/NYU, T. Mathews)

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)

Sciacca, Christine, "The Gradual and Sacramentary of Hainricus Sacrista (Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 711): Liturgy, Devotion and Patronage at Weingarten Abbey" (Columbia, S. Murray, H. Klein)

Seasonwein, Johanna, "Sculptures of the The Virgo Lactans in Late Medieval France" (Columbia, S. Murray)

Silvers, Holly, "The Poitevin Low Road: Profanity in the Ecclesiastical Sculpture of Romanesque Saintonge" (Indiana, Bloomington, D. Reilly)

Spiro, Anna Lee, "The Façade of San Zeno in Verona: A Banner Worthy of Defense" (Columbia, J. Beck)

Sullivan, Timothy, "Interactions between Codex and Panel" (Yale, C. Wood)

Tade-Spring, Jessica, "Decorative Preoccupation: A Look at Burgundian Romanesque Architecture and Sculpture" (UC Santa Barbara, E. Armi)

Tallon, Andrew J., "Experiments in Early Gothic Structure: The Flying Buttress" (Columbia, S. Murray)

Tomlinson, Sally, "Whispering Demons on the Irish High Crosses: Rethinking the Temptation of Saint Anthony" (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Verkerk)

Webb, Karen, "Medieval Diagrams, Architectural Structures, and Their Relationships: Case Studies" (Pittsburgh, M. A. Stones)

Weinryb, Ittai, "Temporal Past and Geographical Distance: The Problem of San Zeno in Verona" (Johns Hopkins, H. Kessler)

Whatley, Laura J., "Jerusalem in England: Visions of the Holy Land in English Art, 1154–1377" (UIUC, A. Hedeman, R. Ousterhout)