U.S. and Canadian Dissertations, 2006.


Dissertations in Progress by Subject Matter

African Art (sub-Saharan)

BORTOLOT, ALEXANDER, "Appearance versus Reality: The Representational Turn in 20th Century Makonde Masks and Performance" (Columbia, N. Kampen)

BRIDGES, NICHOLE, "Contact, Commentary and Commodity: Nineteenth-Century Ivory Tusk Sculptures from the Loango Coast, Congo" (Wisconsi, Madison, H. Drewal)

CLEVELAND, KIMBERLY L., "New Center, Old Periphery: Race, Identity, and Influence in Afro-Brazilian Art" (Iowa, S. Adams)

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

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)

HOLLOWAY, ANITA, "Animal Symbolism in Ewe Textiles" (Virginia Commonwealth, B. Lawal)

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

KART, SUSAN, "Sculpting the Psyche: Sokari Douglas Camp, Moustapha Dime and Renee Stout on the Body, Identity and Politics in 'African' 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, Bloomington, P. McNaughton)

MEIER, SANDY (PRITA), "Local Cityscapes and Transcultural Imaginaries: Competing Architectures of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Mombasa and Zanzibar" (Harvard, S. P. Blier)

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. McNaughton)

PERRILL, ELIZABETH, "Potters in the Marketplace: South African Ceramic Urbanization, 1910s to the Present" (Indiana, Bloomington, P. McNaughton)

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

WERTS, JULIA KIM, "Visions of Empire: Visual Culture in Twentieth-Century Imperial Ethiopia" (Cornell, S. Hassan)

Architectural History/Historic Preservation

ALLAIS, LUCIA, "Will to War, Will to Art: The Architectural Ethics and Aesthetics of Cultural Internationalism 1932-60" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

ALLISON, LARA, "The Bauhaus in Chicago, 1937-55" (Columbia, H. Ballon)

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

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

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, "After Constructivism: History, Theory, and Modernity in Soviet Architecture, 1932-41" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

ARIOLI, KRISTIN, "Cardinal Raffaele Riario and the Politics of Cultural Patronage in Renaissance Rome (1477-1521)" (USC, E. Howe)

BAGHDADY, OMAR, "Mid-Twentieth Century Modernism and the Architecture Profession in Egypt" (Michigan, W. Glover)

BARRETT, CATHERINE, "Cordes and the First Bastides of France" (Washington, M. Clausen)

BARTEET, C. CODY, "Colonial Contradictions in the Casa de Montejo and Merida: Space, Society, and Self-representation at the Edge of Viceregal Mexico" (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

BAWEJA, VANDANA, "Otto Koenigsberger and Tropical Architecture: From Princely Mysore to Post-colonial London" (Michigan, R. Fishman)

BLACKBURN, MARCIA, "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)

CELIK, ZEYNEP, "Kinaesthetic Impulses: Space, Performance, and the Body in German Architecture, 1870-1914" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

CHUTE, MAHLON W. L., "Mississippi of the West: Urban Planning, Tourism and Violence in the Las Vegas Valley, 1930-70" (UC Santa Barbara, S. Chattopadhyay)

COSTANZO, DENISE, "The Lessons of Rome: Architects at the American Academy, 1947-66" (Penn State, C. Zabel)

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)

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

DILLON, JENNIFER, "Modernity, Sanitation, and the Public Bath: Berlin, 1896-1933, as Archetype" (Duke, A. Wharton)

EGGEBEEN, JANNA, "The American Air Passenger Terminal and Modernity" (CUNY, R. Bletter)

EGGLER-GEROZISSIS, MARIANNE, "'A Decorator in the Best Sense': Mies van der Rohe and the Articulation of the German Modernist Interior" (CUNY, R. Bletter)

EKICI, DIDEM, "The Impact of the Lifestyle Reform on Modern Architectural Discourse in Twentieth-Century Germany" (Michigan, A. Herscher and L. Soo)

ERDIM, BURAK, "Post War Encounters: The Foundation of the Middle East Technical University and the U.S.-Turkish Educational and Architectural Exchanges from 1950 to 1964" (Virginia, D. Upton)

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

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

FRIEDBERG, EVA J., "Lawrence Halprin's Urban Plazas (1960-1976): The Take Part Workshops, the Creative Process and Public Space" (UC Irvine, E. Dimendberg)

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

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

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

HAUGHEY, PATRICK, "Archival Obligation, Public Access, and the Coming of the Presidential Library" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

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

HENNEBURY, DEIRDER L. CHRISTIANSON, "Inside and Outside the Museum Walls: City, Architecture, Object" (Michigan, R. Fishman)

HOLST, NANCY, "'A Wise Woman Buildeth Her Home'" (Delaware, B. Herman)

HUNTING, MARY ANNE, "Edward Durrell Stone: Perception and Criticism" (CUNY, K. Murphy)

ISRAEL, JANNA, "The Picture of Poverty: Cris-toforo Moro at San Giobbe, Venice" (MIT, D. Friedman)

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

KARAKAS, DENIZ, "Clay Pipes, Marble Surfaces: The Topographies of Water Supply and Waste Disposal in the Outskirts of the Ottoman Capital, 1715-90" (SUNY Binghamton, N. Um)

KAUKAS HAVENHAND, LUCINDA, "Creating a Modern Gesamlkunstwerk: Interior Design 1930-1960" (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

KEEN, ANN, "Redefining Modernism: Monumentality and Expressionism in Architecture of the Olympic Summer Games, 1960-76" (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

KELLER, WILLIAM, "Urban Architecture for Community and Spectacle: The Roofed Arena in the United States, 1890-1969" (Delaware, D. Stillman)

KELLOGG-KRIEG, ANNAH, "In the Service of the Nation (s): Medieval and Neo-Medieval Architecture in the Contested Terrain of Wroclaw/Breslau, 1860-Present" (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey)

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

KIM, GRACE E., "Adalberto Libera's Unita di abilazione orizzontali: Modernization in Housing Typology" (University of Washington, M. Clausen)

KLEE, JEFFREY, "The Five Orders of Beacon Hill" (Delaware, B. Herman)

KOVAL, LINDSAY M., "Architectural Patronage and Liberal Religion at New York's Riverside Church" (Columbia, S. Murray)

LEE, MIN, "The Tyranny of the Straight Line: Mapping and Constructing Paris, 1791-1889" (Northwestern, D. Van Zanten)

LIEBER, JEFFREY, "Waging Total Peace: Architecture and Aesthetics circa 1958-63" (Michigan, A. Potts)

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

MALLAMPATI, HIMA, "Acquiring Antiquity: Plunder, Provenance, and Politics in American Museums" (Michigan, IPCAA, E. Gazda)

MANSON, ANDREW, "Architecture, Archaeology, and Urbanism in 'LaGrande Roma': The Via dell'Impero and the Palazzo del Littorio Competition" (Columbia, N. Kampen, M. McLeod)

MARSHALL, JESSICA, "Architecture and Popular Religion: French Pilgrimage Churches of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

MAULSBY, LUCY, "Architecture and Urbanism in Fascist Italy: Milan 1926-40" (Columbia, R. Middleton)

MCATEE, CAMMIE, "Form and Formalism in American Architecture in the 1950s and '60s" (Harvard, N. Levine)

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

MEADOWS, B. TED, "Monuments and Memory: Three American World War I Memorials in Context" (Kansas, C. Eldredge, D. Cateforis)

MEKINDA, JONATHAN, "Reconstruction and Revolution: The Re-Invention of Modernism in Milan, 1945-55" (Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee)

MICHAEL, VINCENT L., "Motives in Historic District Preservation: Community Control and Professional Practice" (UIC, R. Bruegmann)

MICHAILIDIS, MELANIE, "Landmarks of the Persian Renaissance: Monumental Funerary Architecture in Iran and Central Asia, 10th-11th Centuries" (MIT, N. Rabbat)

MILLA BERNAD, MARTINA, "Student Housing a la bresiliene?" (Emory, J. Rohrer)

MIMS, MARTINA, "August Endell's Exploration of the Relationship of the Modern Observer and Form" (Colurnbia, B. Bergdoll)

MONTGOMERY, LEANNE, "The Carolingian Cathedral at Cologne: Form and Context"...

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