Dissertations in progress by subject matter.

Position:U.S. and Canadian Dissertations, 2007 - Bibliography
 
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African Art (sub-Saharan)

BECKER, NATASHA, "Local vs. Global: The Johannesburg Biennales and the Production of Contemporary Art in a Post-Apartheid South Africa" (SUNY Binghamton, A. D'Souza)

BRIDGES, NICHOLE, "Contact, Commentary, and Commodity: 19th-Century Ivory Tusk Sculptures from the Loango Coast, Congio" (Wisconsin, Madison, H. Drewal)

COLLIER, DELINDA, "Art in State of Emergency: Producing the Angolan Nationalist Present, Figuring the Chokwe Past, 1975-2007" (Emory, S. Kasfir)

FROMONT, CECILE, "Christian Icons, Kongo Symbols: Defining From, Religion, and Meaning in Early Modern Central Africa" (Harvard, S. P. Blier, T. Cummins)

GAGLIARDI, SUSAN ELIZABETH, "Crossing Borders, Pushing Boundaries: Senufo Arts and History in a 'Frontier'" (UCLA, S. Nelson, Z. S. Strother)

GBADEGESIN, OLUBUKOLA, "Modern Image-Making in Nigeria from 1890-1945" (Emory, S. Kasfir)

GEORAS, CHLOE'S., "Mutations of Empire: From the musee permanent des Colonies to the musee des arts d'Afrique et d'Oceanie" (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

HOMANN, LISA ARIES, "Loghe: A Modern Muslim Masquerade in Southwestern Burkina Faso" (UCLA, S. Nelson, Z. S. Strother)

IMO, IMEH, "Daughters of Seclusion: Investigation of Mbopa, the Ceremonial Fattening of Girls in Ibibioland, Nigeria" (Yale, R. Thompson)

KART, SUSAN, "Fetish, Figure, Frame: Sokari Douglas Camp, Moustapha Dime, and Renee Stout on the 'African' Body in Art" (Columbia, E. Hutchinson, B. Lawal)

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

MALTZ LECA, LEORA, "William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises" (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth, S. P. Biler)

MARTIN, MARY R., "Legal and Ethical Issues in African Art" (Iowa, C. Roy)

MOORE, ALLISON, "Shifting Identities: Contemporary Malian Photography" (CUNY, G. Batchen)

MUHAMMED, BAQIE B., "Contemporary East African Artists: The Fusion and Hybridization of Global and National Discourses in Modern Art in the Diaspora" (Indiana. Bloomington, P. Mc-Naughlon)

OLA, ABAYOMI, "Critical Lines: The Parody of Power by Yoruba Artists" (Iowa, C. Roy)

PERRILL, ELIZABETH, "Contemporary Zulu Ceramics, 1960s-Present: An Aesthetic Respect" (Indiana, Bloomington, P. McNaughton)

RIGHTEROVA, PETRA, "Tu Tumbao--Iconography of the Rumba Complex: AfroCuban Expressive Culture and Embodied Philosphy" (Yale, R. Thompson)

SIMBAO, RUTH KERKHAM, "Performing Patronge: The 'Traditional' Ceremonies of Zambia's Afropolitan Chiefs" (Harvard, S. P. Blier)

SNODDY, DANIELLE M., "Charting the Emergence of Identity Narratives in Post-Apartheid South African Art: Protectionist Sensibilities, Internationalization, and the Johannesburg Biennales" (Iowa, C. Roy)

WALKER, HARRIET, "Transformations in West African Visual Culture through the Lens of Photography" (CUNY, G. Batchen)

WERTS, JULIA KIM, "Imperial Vogue: Fashioning Modernity through Photography in Twentieth-Century Ethiopia" (Cornell, S. Hassan)

Architectural History/History Preservation

ABERLE, JESSICA M., "The Architectural Patronage of King David I of Scotland; Kelso, Melrose, and Jedburgh Abbeys" (Virginia, L. Reilly)

AKSAMIJA, AZRA, "Our Mosques Are Us: Re-writing National History of Bosnia-Herzegovina through Religious Architecture" (MIT, N, Rabbat)

ALLAIS, LUCIA, "Will to War, Will to Art: Cultural Internationalism and the Modernist Aesthestics of Monuments, 1932-1964" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

ALLISON, LARA, "The Bauhaus in Chicago, 1937-1955" (Columbia, H. Ballon)

ALVAREZ-GONZALEZ, MANUEL FERNANDO, "From Syndicalism to Imperialism: Jose Luis Sert and His Master Plans for Barcelona (1931-34) and Havana (1956-58)" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

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, "Industries of Realism: History, Theory, and Technology in Soviet Architecture, 1932-1941" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

BAGHDADY, OMAR, "Creating the Canon: A Critical History of Modern Architecture in Egypt between 1930-1960" (Michigan, W. Glover)

BARRETT, ANNE, "The Patronage of Consul Joseph Smith, the 'Consul Smith' Palladio, and American Beaux-Arts Classicism" (Virginia Commonwealth, C. Brownell)

BARRETT, CATHERINE, "Cordes and the Intersections of Identity" (Washington. M, Clausen)

BAWEJA, VANDANA, "Otta Koenigsberger: Tropical Architect from Princely Mysore to Post-Colonial London" (Michigan, R. Fishman)

BELLI, MELIA, "Royal Umbrellas of Stone: Memory, Authority, and Public Identify in Rajput Funerary Architecture" (UCLA, I. Bierman-McKinney)

BLACKBURN, MARGIA, "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)

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

CIEJKA, JASON, "Rare Harmony: The Architecture and Music of Carlo Rainaldi (1611-1691)" (Emory, S. McPhee)

COSTANZO, DENISE, "The Lessons of Rome: Architects at the American Academy, 1947-1966" (Penn State, C. Zabel)

CUTHBERT, NANCY, "The Fountain Sculptures of George TsuTakawa" (University of Victoria, C. Thomas)

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, K. Savage)

D' ANTONIO, AURELIA, "Politics and the Production of urban Space: San Francesco, the Palazzo Comunale, and the Reconfiguration of Piacenza's Center in the 13th Century" (Duke, C. Bruzelius)

DAVIS, BLAIR HIXSON, "The Drawings of Charles Percier" (UG Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

EKICI, DIDEM, "Creating the 'New Man': The Modern Architecture and Life Reform Movement in Hellerau Garden City" (Michigna, L. Soo. A. Herscher)

ELFLINE, ROSS, "Superstudio and the Staging of Architecture's Disappearance" (UCLA, M. Kwon)

ERDIM, BURAK, "The Inception and Foundation of the Middle East Technical University (1956-64) within the Context of Cold War Politics in the Middle East and New Directions in Modernism" (Viginia, S. Crane)

FALETTI, RINA CATHLEEN, "Water, Architecture, and Landscape in California and the American West" (UT Austin, M. Charlesworth, R. Shiff)

FERNG, JENNIFER, "Nature's Objects: Architecture, Materiality, and Geology, 1750-1850" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

FINSTEIN, AMY D., "Designing the American Motor City: The Modern Architectural Agenda of Elevated Urban Highways, 1910-1960" (Virginia. R. G. Wilson. D. Spain. O. Zunz)

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

FLAHERTY, GEORGE, "Mediating the Third Culture at Tlatelolco, Mexico City. 1968" (UC Santa Barbara. S. Chattopadhyay)

FOX, JASON, "Palaces on Main Street: John Eberson, Thomas Lamb. C. W. & Geo. L. Rapp, and the Making of the American Movie Palace" (Virginia, R. Wilson)

FRIEDBERG, EVA J., "Lawrence Halprin's Urban Plazas (1960-1976): The Creative Process. Critical Public Art, and the Spatial Politics of Landscape Architecture" (UC Irvine, E. Dimendberg)

GAMACHE, GENEVIEVE, "Wat Rong Khun and Neo-Traditional Art inThailand" (University of Victoria, A. Wright)

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

GONLUGUR, EMRE, "The Americanization of Postwar Turkish Architectural Culture" (Toronto, p. Scrivano)

GOODMAN, RHONDA, "The Visual Culture of Slave Auction in Nineteenth-Century North America" (Stanford, B. Wolf)

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

HALDMAN DAVIS, ELAINE, "Paradise Built: Thatched Hut Resorts in the Contemporary Tourist Landscape" (UIC, S. Robinson)

HANNAH, CAROLINE, "Between Art, Craft, and Design: Henry Varnum Poor and the Making of a Modern American Artist" (Bard Graduate Center. P. Kirkham)

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

HARTZELL, FREYJA. "Delight in Sachlichkeit: Richard Richard Riemerschmid and the Thingliness of Things" (Yale, E. Cooke Jr.)

HAUGHEY, PATRICK, "The Presidential Library: Architecture as History, Archive as Judgment" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

HEFFLEY, DIVYA, "Imaging the American City, 1950-1970: Sequence-Experience Notation and the Ecological Perception of Space" (Brown, D. Neumann)

HENDERSON, AMY, "Furnishing the Republican Court: Building and Decorating Philadelphia Homes, 1790-1800" (Delaware, B. Herman)

HENNEBURY, DEIRDRE L. CHRISTIAN-SON "Inside and Outside the Museum Walls: The Tate Museums in London, Liverpool, and St. Ives" (Michigan, R. Fishman)

HOLST, NANCEY, "'A Wise Women Buildeth Her Home'" (Delaware, B. Herman)

INMAN, GARY, "The Country Place Movement in Central Virginia, 1890-HMO" (Virginia Commonwealth, C. Brownell)

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

KAKAKAS, DENIZ, "Clay Pipes, Marble Surfaces; The Topographies of Water Supply and Waste Disposal in the Outskirts of the Ottoman Capital" (SUNY Binghamton, N. Um)

KEEN. ANN, "Redefining Modernism: Monumentality and Expressionism in Architecture of the Olympic Summer Games, 1960-1976" (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

KELLOGG-KRIEG, ANNAH, "God, the State, and the Sanctuary: The Confrontation of the Major Religions with the German Naiton-State via the Architectural Language of the Neo-Romanesque (1860-1900)" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

KILING, KIVANC, "Constructing Women for the Republic: The Spatial Politics of Gender in 1930s Ankara" (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

KIM, ROBIN, "Centrally Planned Churches in Navarra, Spain: Nationalism, Pilgrimage, and Spain's Role in the...

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