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

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)

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

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

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

Bruckner, René Thoreau, "The Art of Disappearance: Duration, Instantaneity, and the Conception of Cinema" (University of California, Irvine, A. Lippit)

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

Davies, Lyell, "New Realities for the Committed Documentary" (Rochester, S. Willis)

Greene, Shelleen, "The 'Black Body' in Italian Cinema: The Legacy of Colonialism, Fascism, and Primitivist Aethetic on Racial Appropriation in Italian Cinema" (UC Irvine, F. T. Rony)

Khosrowjah, Hossein, "Unthinking the National Imaginary: The Singular Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami" (Rochester, S. Willis)

Kirshtner, Kelly, "Deadly Sound" (UC Irvine, P. Krapp)

Luke, Megan, "Perverse Aesthetics and Stolen Goods: Kurt Schwitters in Exile" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Martin, Courtney J., "Cyclones in the Metropole: British Art 1976–1989" (Yale, T. Barringer)

McManus, William, "'When We Made Movies Just to Make Them': Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s" (Princeton, H. Foster)

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, and Robert Breer" (Harvard, Y-A. Bois, B. Buchloh)

Ricciardelli, Lucia, "Visual Culture and the Crisis of History: American Documentary Practice in the Postmodern Era" (UC Santa Barbara, S. Chattopadhyay)

Shaffer, Michael, "Dan Graham's Video Installations of the 1970s" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Stob, Jennifer, "Faux raccords: Lettrist, Situationist, and French New Wave Cinema" (Yale, D. Joselit, D. Andrew)

Yoon, Soyoung, "Filming 'Das Kapital': Critiques of Ideology and Pedagogies of Pleasure in Postwar American and European Avant-Garde Cinema" (Stanford, P. Levi)