Dissertations in Progress

Note that some dissertations are listed in multiple subject areas.

Sledge, David, “Race and the Visual Publics of American Modernist Art, 1920-40” (E. Hutchinson)

Unger, Gwen, “Other Selves: Critical Self-Portraiture in Cuba during the 'Special Period in time of Peace,' 1989-1999” (A. Alberro)

Tamur, Erhan, “Site-worlds: An Account of Material Lives from Tello (ancient Girsu)” (Z. Bahrani)

Barnard, Bailey, "Royal Posturing: Staging the Hellenistic Ruler in Portraits and in Person" (I. Mylonopoulos)

Bulger, Monica, "Facing Forward: Frontality in the Archaic Period" (I. Mylonopoulos)

Christiaens, Karin E., "Passageways to Public Space: The Greek Agora in the Hellenistic and Imperial Periods" (F. de Angelis)

Ekserdjian, Alexander, "Immortal Bodies: The Sculptural Representation of Mortals and Gods in the Sanctuaries of Central Italy" (F. de Angelis)

Woldman, Joseph, “Look at Me: Faces and Gazes in Sixth - Fifth Century Etruria” (F. de Angelis)

Christiaens, Karin E., "Passageways to Public Space: The Greek Agora in the Hellenistic and Imperial Periods" (F. de Angelis)

Engler, Rachel Julia, "Televangelical Space, 1955–1985" (B. Bergdoll)

Jiang, Angel, “Plateresque Fantasies: Architecture and Ornament in Renaissance Spain” (M. Waters)

Kite, Whitney, "The Lay of the Land: Armenian Monasteries in their Local Landscapes" (H. Klein)

Wang, Y. L. Lucy, “Contagious places, curative spaces: Disease in the making of modern Chinese architecture, 1894-1949” (B. Bergdoll)

Oh, Sehyun, "The Land Surveyors from the Outside: Documentation of Immigrants in an American Northwest Environment by Kyō Koike and Iwao Matsushita, c. 1920-1940" (J. Reynolds)

Unger, Gwen, “Other Selves: Critical Self-Portraiture in Cuba during the 'Special Period in time of Peace,' 1989-1999” (A. Alberro)

Ochmanek, Annie, “Conceptualism and the Connexionist World, 1969-1971” (B. Joseph)

Superfine, Molly, "Radical Touch: Performative Sculpture and Assemblage in the 1970s" (K. Jones)

Blair, Susannah, "Constantin Guys and Modern Life: 1840-1870" (J. Crary)

Mellon, Diana, “Bathing in the Renaissance: Bodies & Landscape in the Campi Flegrei” (M. Cole and D. Freedberg)

Nisse, Cleo, "Unraveling Canvas: Textile Supports and Venetian Painting from Bellini to Tintoretto" (D. Bodart)

Unger, Gwen, “Other Selves: Critical Self-Portraiture in Cuba during the 'Special Period in time of Peace,' 1989-1999” (A. Alberro)

Merkin, Sophia, “Collecting Oceania: Pacific objects, histories, and data in 19th-century U.S. museums” (Z. Strother)

Jiang, Chen, “Repainting the Past: Kikuchi Yōsai’s (1788-1878) Visualization of History” (M. McKelway)

Kim, Hae Yeun, “Unkoku Tōgan (1547–1618) and Painting in Early Modern Western Japan” (M. McKelway)

Kuromiya, Naomi,"Finding the Past in the Future: Tracing 'the Integrated Artwork' in Modern Japan" (J. Reynolds)

Seo, Yeongik, "Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) and New Iconography for Early Modern Kyoto" (M. McKelway)

Zhu, Cathy M., "Born in a Golden Light: Omens, Art, and Succession in the Southern Song, 1127-1279" (R. Harrist)

Zinner, Valerie, "Sumiyoshi Gukei and Early Modern Yamato-e" (M. McKelway)

Dostal, Zoë, "Rope, Linen, Thread: Gender, Labor, and the Textile Industry in Eighteenth-Century British Art" (M. Gamer)

Dillon, Claire, “Constructing the histories of Norman Sicily: Production, power, and fragmentation in the textile industry and beyond” (A. Shalem)

Le Pouésard, Emma, “Contested Sites of Feminine Agency: Ivory Grooming Implements in Late Medieval Europe” (H. Klein)

Zhu, Cathy M., "Born in a Golden Light: Omens, Art, and Succession in the Southern Song, 1127-1279" (R. Harrist)

Dostal, Zoë, "Rope, Linen, Thread: Gender, Labor, and the Textile Industry in Eighteenth-Century British Art" (M. Gamer)

Takaes, Ianick, “Renaissance Heaven — The Empyrean in the Art of the Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Italian Peninsula” (M. Cole)

Le Pouésard, Emma, “Contested Sites of Feminine Agency: Ivory Grooming Implements in Late Medieval Europe” (H. Klein)

Marshall, Piper, "Who Speaks: Ericka Beckman's New Talkies" (B. Joseph)

Clemens, Olivia, "Forming 'Islamic Art' in the United States: Collecting and Exhibiting in the American Context, c. 1880-1940" (A. Shalem)

Dillon, Claire, “Constructing the histories of Norman Sicily: Production, power, and fragmentation in the textile industry and beyond” (A. Shalem)

 

Hutcheson, Rachel, “Color Photography, 1890-1920: Technology, Gender, Colonialism” (N. Elcott)

Migwans, Crystal, "Selvage and Salvage: Natural Fiber Weaving in Anishinaabe-aki, 1860-1960" (E. Hutchinson)

Superfine, Molly, "Radical Touch: Performative Sculpture and Assemblage in the 1970s" (K. Jones)

Croggon, Nicholas, "Reconstructing the Utopian Moment: Experimental Video Practices in the 1970s" (B. Joseph)

Glama, Barthélemy, “How Colonial Archaeology Transformed the Louvre: Antiquities, Empire, and the Encyclopedic Museum in France, 1830-1870” (A. Higonnet and Z. Bahrani)

Kuruvilla, Tara, "Disjecta Membra: The Dispersal and Afterlife of the India Museum (1801-1879)" (V. Dehejia)

Migwans, Crystal, "Selvage and Salvage: Natural Fiber Weaving in Anishinaabe-aki, 1860-1960" (E. Hutchinson)

Blair, Susannah, "Constantin Guys and Modern Life: 1840-1870" (J. Crary)

Fein, Katherine, “The Garb of Nature: Picturing Nudity, Race, and Ecology in the Nineteenth-Century United States” (E. Hutchinson)

Glama, Barthélemy, “How Colonial Archaeology Transformed the Louvre: Antiquities, Empire, and the Encyclopedic Museum in France, 1830-1870” (A. Higonnet and Z. Bahrani)

Jiang, Chen, “Repainting the Past: Kikuchi Yōsai’s (1788-1878) Visualization of History” (M. McKelway)

Kuruvilla, Tara, "Disjecta Membra: The Fragmentation of the India Museum and the Colonial Construction of Knowledge over the Long Nineteenth Century" (V. Dehejia)

Onabanjo, Oluremi, “Agudas as Afro-Brazilians: Imaging an Atlantic Community Between São Salvador and Lagos” (Z. Strother)

Ralston, Daniel, "Painting in Spanish: Fortuny, Manet, and the Image of Spain in the Later Nineteenth Century" (A. Higonnet)

Woolley, Heather, "Miraculous Technologies: The Supernatural in Modern Image Making, 1800-1900" (J. Crary)

Zivkovic, Alex, "Ambient Empire: Ecologies, Colonies, and Dreamworlds in Modern Paris, 1860-1940" (N. Elcott)

Fein, Katherine, “The Garb of Nature: Picturing Nudity, Race, and Ecology in the Nineteenth-Century United States” (E. Hutchinson)

Sledge, David, “Race and the Visual Publics of American Modernist Art, 1920-40” (E. Hutchinson)

Landsman, Rozemarijn, "Jan van der Heyden (1637–1712): Art, Technology, and the City” (D. Freedberg)

Mayer, Mateusz, "Albrecht Dürer: The Portraitist" (D. Bodart)

Merkin, Sophia, “Historic Objects and Contemporary Display: the Past, Present, and Future Lives of Robert Louis Stevenson's Polynesian Barkcloths” (Z. Strother)

Miller, Caitlin, “Leonardeschi Reconsidered: Giovanni Boltraffio, Andrea Solario, and Bernardino Luini in Milan, 1490-1530” (M.Cole)

Zhu, Cathy M., "Born in a Golden Light: Images of Omens and Imperial Ambition in the Southern Song Dynasty" (R. Harrist)

Clemens, Olivia, "Forming 'Islamic Art' in the United States: Collecting and Exhibiting in the American Context, c. 1880-1940" (A. Shalem)

Kuruvilla, Tara, "Disjecta Membra: The Fragmentation of the India Museum and the Colonial Construction of Knowledge over the Long Nineteenth Century" (V. Dehejia)

Merkin, Sophia, "Historic Objects and Contemporary Display: the Past, Present, and Future Lives of Robert Louis Stevenson's Polynesian Barkcloths" (Z. Strother)

Hutcheson, Rachel, “Color Photography, 1890-1920: Technology, Gender, Colonialism” (N. Elcott)

Oh, Sehyun, "The Land Surveyors from the Outside: Documentation of Immigrants in an American Northwest Environment by Kyō Koike and Iwao Matsushita, c. 1920-1940" (J. Reynolds)

Ratch, Corey, “Rendering Bodies: The Image of the Abattoir in Modern Photography and Film” (E. Hutchinson)

Engler, Rachel Julia, "Televangelical Space, 1955–1985" (B. Bergdoll)

Sánchez González, Julián, "Lucerna Extincta: Notes on an Interspiritual History of Art in the Americas and the Caribbean, 1970s - 1980s" (K. Jones)

Woolley, Heather, "Miraculous Technologies: The Supernatural in Modern Image Making, 1800-1900" (J. Crary)

Barnard, Bailey, "Royal Posturing: Staging the Hellenistic Ruler in Portraits and in Person" (I. Mylonopoulos)

Ekserdjian, Alexander, "Immortal Bodies: The Sculptural Representation of Mortals and Gods in the Sanctuaries of Central Italy" (F. de Angelis)

Fiske, Courtney, "Rethinking Post-Minimalism: Gordon Matta-Clark and the Cut c. 1970" (B. Joseph)

Gorant, Charlotte, “Reliefs from the Bhārhut stūpa: Re-evaluating early Buddhist narrative art (ca. 200 B.C.E.-100 C.E.)” (V. Dehejia)

Levine, Adam Harris, "Divine Gifts: Relics and Reliquaries at the Court of Charles V” (H. Klein)

Ramachandran, Kalyani Madhura, “The Deccan Idiom of Buddhist Art in South Asia (1st - 4th century CE)” (V. Dehejia)

Superfine, Molly, "Radical Touch: Performative Sculpture and Assemblage in the 1970s" (K. Jones)

Landsman, Rozemarijn, "Jan van der Heyden (1637–1712): Art, Technology, and the City” (D. Freedberg)

Seo, Yeongik, "Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) and New Iconography for Early Modern Kyoto" (M. McKelway)

Zinner, Valerie, "Sumiyoshi Gukei and Early Modern Yamato-e" (M. McKelway)

Agarwala, Seher, "Strategies of Presenting Text and Illustrations: Turning the Pages of a Sixteenth Century Book of Wisdom" (V. Dehejia)

Jiang, Angel, “Plateresque Fantasies: Architecture and Ornament in Renaissance Spain” (M. Waters)

Levine, Adam Harris, "Divine Gifts: Relics and Reliquaries at the Court of Charles V” (H. Klein)

Mayer, Mateusz, "Albrecht Dürer: The Portraitist" (D. Bodart)

Takaes, Ianick, “Renaissance Heaven — The Empyrean in the Art of the Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Italian Peninsula” (M. Cole)

Crockett, Vivian, "'The Skin of All': The Racial Politics of an Anthropophagic Return in Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Pape" (K. Jones)

Agarwala, Seher, "Strategies of Presenting Text and Illustrations: Turning the Pages of a Sixteenth Century Book of Wisdom" (V. Dehejia)

Gorant, Charlotte, “Reliefs from the Bhārhut stūpa: Re-evaluating early Buddhist narrative art (ca. 200 B.C.E.-100 C.E.)” (V. Dehejia)

Johal, Rattanamol Singh, "Forms of despair: Postmodern art in metropolitan India" (A. Alberro)

Kuruvilla, Tara, "Disjecta Membra: The Dispersal and Afterlife of the India Museum (1801-1879)" (V. Dehejia)

Ramachandran, Kalyani Madhura, “The Deccan Idiom of Buddhist Art in South Asia (1st - 4th century CE)” (V. Dehejia)

Jiang, Angel, “Plateresque Fantasies: Architecture and Ornament in Renaissance Spain” (M. Waters)

Mellon, Diana, “Bathing in the Renaissance: Bodies & Landscape in the Campi Flegrei” (M. Cole and D. Freedberg)

Miller, Caitlin, “Leonardeschi Reconsidered: Giovanni Boltraffio, Andrea Solario, and Bernardino Luini in Milan, 1490-1530” (M.Cole)

Nisse, Cleo, "Unraveling Canvas: Textile Supports and Venetian Painting from Bellini to Tintoretto" (D. Bodart)

Tamur, Erhan, “Site-worlds: An Account of Material Lives from Tello (ancient Girsu)” (Z. Bahrani)

Woldman, Joseph, “Look at Me: Faces and Gazes in Sixth - Fifth Century Etruria” (F. de Angelis)

Crockett, Vivian, "'The Skin of All': The Racial Politics of an Anthropophagic Return in Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Pape" (K. Jones)

Croggon, Nicholas, "Reconstructing the Utopian Moment: Experimental Video Practices in the 1970s" (B. Joseph)

Johal, Rattanamol Singh, "Forms of despair: Postmodern art in metropolitan India" (A. Alberro)

Kuromiya, Naomi,"Finding the Past in the Future: Tracing 'the Integrated Artwork' in Modern Japan" (J. Reynolds)

Marshall, Piper, "Who Speaks: Ericka Beckman's New Talkies" (B. Joseph)

Ochmanek, Annie, “Conceptualism and the Connexionist World, 1969-1971” (B. Joseph)

Onabanjo, Oluremi, “Agudas as Afro-Brazilians: Imaging an Atlantic Community Between São Salvador and Lagos” (Z. Strother)

Ratch, Corey, “Rendering Bodies: The Image of the Abattoir in Modern Photography and Film” (E. Hutchinson)

Sánchez González, Julián, "Lucerna Extincta: Notes on an Interspiritual History of Art in the Americas and the Caribbean, 1970s - 1980s" (K. Jones)

Superfine, Molly, "Radical Touch: Performative Sculpture and Assemblage in the 1970s" (K. Jones)

Wang, Y. L. Lucy, “Contagious places, curative spaces: Disease in the making of modern Chinese architecture, 1894-1949” (B. Bergdoll)

Zivkovic, Alex, "Ambient Empire: Ecologies, Colonies, and Dreamworlds in Modern Paris, 1860-1940" (N. Elcott)

Kite, Whitney, "The Lay of the Land: Armenian Monasteries in their Local Landscapes" (H. Klein)