U.S. Dissertations, 2001.


The following lists of Dissertations in Progress and Dissertations Completed cover the period from December 1, 2000, to November 30, 2001. The lists are based on information submitted to The Art Bulletin via email by schools. Note that some dissertations listed as in progress may have been completed by the publication date of this issue. If your dissertation was not listed or was listed incorrectly, please send the correct listing to caabook@collegeart.org. While we cannot publish the correction in print, we will update the online version of the dissertation lists available on the CAA website at www.collegeart.org (Publications). The next deadline for submission of dissertation lists, covering the period from December 1, 2001, to November 30, 2002, is December 1, 2002. Administrators: Instructions for submitting dissertations are available on the website, and a reminder with more information will be sent to you in August 2002.

Dissertations in Progress

Egyptian, Ancient Near Eastern, and Classical Art

AKER, JULIDE, "Rhetoric of Transgression: Assurbanipal's Babylonian Policy and Transformations in the Visual Domain" (Harvard, I. Winter)

ATAC, MEHMET-ALI, "Scribal-Sacerdotal Agency in the Production of the Neo-Assyrian Palace Reliefs: Towards a Hermeneutics of Mesopotamian Iconography" (Harvard, I. Winter)

BAKER, JILL, "The Middle and Late Bronze Age Chamber Tomb Complex at Ashkelon, Israel: The Architecture and the Funeral Kit" (Brown, M. S. Joukowsky)

BELCHER, ELLEN, "Late Neolithic Figurines from Northern Mesopotamia: A Comparative Analysis" (Columbia, N. Kampen)

BUBOLTZ, LISA, Dance Scenes in Late Eighth- and Early Seventh-Century B.C. Greek Vase Painting" (Harvard, D. C. Mitten)

GAIFMAN, MILETTE, "The Opposite of Mimesis in Greek Art: Aniconic and Semi-Iconic Monuments of the Archaic and Classical Periods" (Princeton, W. Childs)

HARMANSAH, 0MUR, 'New Urban Foundations in the Iron Age Near East: Ideology and Transformations of Landscape, Production of Urban Space, and the Tectonic Culture" (Pennsylvania, H. Pittman)

LEATHERMAN, ANGELA, "The Geometric Style in Italy: Influence and Imitation in Early Contacts with the Greeks in the West" (Brown, R. R. Holloway)

LOVETTE, CELESTE, Travels and Traversals in Hellenistic Architecture" (Columbia, R Brilliant)

MARLOWE, ELIZABETH, "Symbolic Capital: Constantine's Rome" (Columbia, R. Brilliant, N. Kampen)

MCCARTHY, HEATHER, "Queenship, Cosmography, and Regeneration: The Decorative Programs and Architecture of Ramesside Royal Women's Tombs" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

SCHERTZ, PETER, "Marsyas Contended: The Figure of Marsyas in Roman Art, Politics, and Religion" (USC,J. Pollini)

TABACK, NATALIE, "Untangling the Muses: A Comprehensive Study of Sculptures of Muses in the Greek and Roman World" (Harvard, D. C. Mitten)

VALLADARES, HERICA, "Imago Asnoris: The Poetics of Desire in Roman Painting" (Columbia, R. Brilliant, N. Kampen)

WU, XIN, "When King Is at a Distance: The Diffusion of Achaemenid Imperial Art" (Pennsylvania, I-I. Pittman)

ZITRIDES, CIIRISTINE, "Post-Roman Domestic Architecture in Carthage" (UIUC, E. Hosletter)

Early Christian, Byzantine, and Medieval Art

ABEND-DAVID, ILANA, "The Heribert Shrine" (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-EI-Haj)

ANGELOVA, DILIANA, "Imaging the Christian Empress: The Iconography of Female Imperial Authority; Its Religious and Political Origins from the First to the Sixth Century" (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

BARIRTZIS, NIKOLAS, "Prodromos Monastery on Mount Menoikion near Serres: A Topography of Monastic Life" (Princeton, S. Curick)

BAUER-SMITH, CHARLOTTE, "Visual Constructions of Corporate Identity and Exempla for the University of Paris, 1200-1500" (UIUC. A. Hedeman)

BERTHA, REV. JOSEPH, "The Illustration of the Akathist Hymn at Ferapontov Monastery" (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-EI-Haj)

BISHOP, NANCY, "The Barberini Gospels" (Iowa, K. Bork)

BOECK, ELENA, "The Art of Being Byzantine: History, Ritual, and Visual Narrative in the Madrid Skylitzes" (Yale, M. Georgopoulou)

CANEJO, CYNTHIA, "Transforming Early Gothic Form: The Cistercian Abbey of Pontigny and Northern Burgundian Architecture" (UC Santa Barbara, C. E. Armi)

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

COHEN, MEREDITIl, "The Sainte-Chapelle and the Ideology of Royal Sovereignty" (Columbia, S. Murray)

DECKER, PATRICIA, "The Herzogenburg Moralia A Thirteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscript of the Moralia in Job" (Columbia, J. Rosenthal)

DEWSNAP, TERENCE FRANCIS, JR., "The Romanesque Cathedral of St. Mary at Lincoln" (Columbia, S. Murray)

FERGUSON, CAROL, "The Visual Culture of the Court of King Edgar (959-975)" (Temple, E. Bolman)

FISHER, ANNIKA, "Representations of Presence and Absence: The Crucifixion and Resurrection of Christ in the Ottonian Empire" (Chicago, M. Camille)

FULGHUM HEINTZ, MARY, "The Transitive Form: Textiles as Transmitters of Power in the Middle Ages" (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

GEYMONAT, LUDOVICO, 'The Pictoral Program of the Parma Baptistery" (Princeton, S. Curcic)

GITTINGS, ELIZABETH, "The Ideology and Aesthetics of Architecture in the Early Christian Mosaics of the Rotunda in Thessaloniki" (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

GOODSON, CAROLINE, "Santa Prassede, Santa Cecilia, and Santa Maria in Domnica: The Basilicas of Fasehal I and the Iconography of Renovatio" (Columbia, S. Murray)

GROSSMAN, HEATHER, Building Identity: Architectural Evidence of Cultural Interaction between Byzantines and Franks in Medieval Greece" (Pennsylvania, C. Striker)

GROSSMAN, MAX, "Architecture and Ideology in the Sienese Contado from the Age of Frederick II to the Fall of the Nine" (Columbia, S. Murray)

HADLEY, MARGARET, "The Yale Missal, Beinecke Library Ms. 425" (Yale, W. Cahn)

HEARNE, MICHELLE, "Ann of Brittany (1499-1514): Studies in Medieval Queenship in Early Modern France" (SUNY Binghamton, J. Wilson)

HEATH, ANNE, 'Framing Medieval Devotion: The Display of Relics in the Abbey Church of Saint-Germain and the Cathedral of Saint-etienne, Auxerre, 1200-1400" (Brown, S. Bonde)

HUDSON, ELIZABETH s., "The Psalter of Blanche of Castile: Picturing Queenly Power in Thirteenth-Century France" (UNC Chapel Hill, J. Folda)

KANN, ANDREA, "Picturing the World: The Illustrated Manuscripts of the Book of John Mandeville" (Iowa, R. Bork)

KOVAL, LINDSAY, "The Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame at Mantes-la-Jolie, or, 'Comment doit-on rediger la monographie d'une eglise?'" (Columbia, S. Murray)

JUNG, JACQUELINE, "Screens, Sculpture, and the Formation of Social Space at Naumburg Cathedral" (Columbia, S. Murray, D. Freedberg)

LANGMEAD, ALISON, "Structuring the Romanesque: The Twelfth-Century Architecture of South Central France" (Columbia, S. Murray)

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

LUOWICK, ROSEMARY, "The Master of St. Augustine: Studies in Late Medieval Style and Early Modern France" (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

LUYSTER, AMANDA, "Courtly Images Far from Court: The Family St-Floret" (Harvard, J. Hamburger)

MADSEN, GAMBLE, "Psalm 109 and the Medieval Mind: Visions of the Godhead with Special Emphasis on the Commentary of Peter Lombard" (USC, C. Malone)

MARINIS, VASILEIOS, "The Monastery Tou Libos: Architecture, Liturgical Planning, and Urbanism in Middle and Late Byzantine Constantinople" (UIUC, R. Ousterhout)

MCDONALD, TERRY, "Trondheim Cathedral: Nationalist Praxis and Medievalism in Norway" (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj)

MONROE, ELIZABETH, "Synagoga as Christian Discourse, 1007-1215" (USC, C. Malone)

ORYSHKEVICH, IRINA, A History of the roman Catacombs from the Constantinian Era to the Renaissance" (Columbia, D. Rosand)

PAC, TERESA, "Christianization at the Edge: A Comparative Study of Acculturation at the Baltic Shore" (SUNY Binghamton, C. Burroughs)

PAPILLO, PAUL J., "Illuminating the Comedy: Artistic Strategy and the Medieval Art of Teaching in Pierpont Morgan Library's Divine Comedy, MS M676" (Columbia, S. Murray)

PARPULOV, GEORGI, "Images of Devotion: Frontispiece Miniatures in Middle Byzantine Psalters" (Chicago, R. Nelson)

PRADO-VILAR, FRANCISCO, "In the Shadow of the Gothic Idol: The Cantigas de Santa Maria and the Imagery of Love and Conversion" (Harvard, J. Shearman)

RAFII, REYVAN, "Public Images and Civic Pride: Town Halls in Germany, 1300-1600" (UIUC, R. Ousterhout)

RATLIFF, BRANDIE, "Image and Relic at Byzantine Pilgrimage Sites" (Columbia, S. Murray, H. Klein)

SCIBILIA, ANTHONY, "Perspective before Perspective: The Spaces of Medieval Architecture" (Columbia, S. Murray)

SLOAN, BEATA, "The Reception and Impact of Flemish Art in Poland in the Late Middle Ages" (Iowa, R. Bork, J. Hochstrasser)

SMITH, J. KIRSTEN, "Martyrs, Monks and the End of Time in the Church of Saint John in Mustair" (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

SPIRO, ANNA LEE, "The Facade of San Zeno in Verona: A Banner Worthy of Defense" (Columbia, J. Beck)

THOMPSON, SARAH ELIZABETH, "Inventing 'Gothic': Notre-Dame d'Etampes and the Impact of Design Process on Architectural Change in the Ile-de-France 1130-1160" (UC Santa Barbara, C. E. Armi)

TULEK, FUSUN, "Late Roman and Early Christian Floor Mosaics from Cilicia" (UIUC, H. Maguire)

VAN LIEFFERINGE, STEFAAN, "Gothic Church Architecture and the Quadrivium: Geometry and Arithmetic for Religious Building in Twelfth-Century Paris" (Columbia, S. Murray)

VOLAN, ANGELA, "Last Judgments and Last Emperors: Esehatology and Apocalypticism in Late and Post-Byzantine Art" (Chicago, R. Nelson)

WALKER, ALICIA, "Beyond the Classical: Islamic Elements in Middle Byzantine Secular Art" (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

WOODFIN, WARREN, "Late Byzantine Embroidered Vestments and the Iconography of Sacerdotal Power" (UIUC, H. Maguire)

Renaissance Art

AHRENDT, MARTHA, "Margherita Paleologa, Duchess of Mantua and Marchesa of Montferrat :1510-1566), and the Cultural Legacy of the Gonzaga" (Washington, St. Louis, W. Wallace)


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