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

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2004

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Al Tal, Raed, “Structures of Authority: A Political Account of Architectural and Urban Programs in Jordan (1970–1999)” (SUNY Binghamton, N. Um)

Allison, Lara, “The Bauhaus in Chicago, 1937–1955” (Columbia, H. Ballon)

Anderson, Eric, “From the Caribbean Hut to the English House: Domestic Architecture in German Theory, 1851–1904” (Columbia, B. Bergdoll, M. McLeod, G. Wright)

Angell Brown, Marisa, “Social Icon: the Architecture and Image of Public Housing in Postwar America” (Yale, S. Isenstadt)

Arioli, Kristin, “Cardinal Raffaele Riario (1477–1521) and the Dynamics of Renaissance Patronage” (USC, E. Howe)

Ball, Jeffrey, “The Missouri State Capitol: Architecture, Mural Painting, and Sculptural Decoration” (Missouri, O. Overby)

Barrett, Jennifer, “The Power of the Ordinary: Contextualism, Regionalism, and ‘the everyday’ in the Architecture of Alison and Peter Smithson” (Delaware, A. Gibson)

Barteet, C. Cody, “Colonial Contradictions in the Casa de Montejo and Mèrida: Space, Society, and Self-Representation at the Edge of Viceregal Mexico” (SUNY Binghamton, C. Burroughs)

Batuman, Bulent, “Spaces of Counter-Hegemony: Turkish Architects and Planners as Political Agents in the 1970s” (SUNY Binghamton, T. McDonough)

Coffman, Peter, “Gothic Revival Architecture in Atlantic Canada” (Queen’s, Kingston, P. Du Prey)

Davis, Blair Hixson, “The Drawings of Charles Percier” (UC Santa Barbara, E. B. Robertson)

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)

Gollannek, Eric, “Colonial Exchange and Visions of Empire in Britain and Its Colonies” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Gutschow, Kai K., “The Culture of Criticism: Adolf Behne and the Development of a Modern German Architecture 1910–1918” (Columbia, R. Middleton, B. Bergdoll, M. McLeod)

Hamilton, Jeffrey, “Adapting the City to Meet Rural Desires: the English Urban Landscape as Surrogate Country House” (Delaware, D. Stillman)

Haughey, Patrick, “The Presidential Library: Archive, Afterlife, and the National Imagination” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Henderson, Amy, “Furnishing the Republican Court: Building and Decorating Philadelphia Homes, 1790–1800” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Holst, Nancy, “A Wise Woman Buildeth Her Home” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Hunting, Mary Anne, “Edward Durell Stone: Perception and Criticism” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Hurtt, Deborah D., “Rivalry and Representation: Regionalist Architecture and the Road to the 1937 Paris Exposition” (Virginia, R. Wilson)

James, Stephen B., “Louis Kahn in India: Negotiating an Iconography of Memory” (Virginia, R. Wilson)

Kaukas Havenhand, Lucinda, “Creating a Modern Gesamtkunstwerk: Interior Design 1930–1960” (Virginia Commonwealth, R. Hobbs)

Keller, William, “Urban Architecture For Community and Spectacle: the Roofed Arena in the United States, 1890-1969” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Kim, Grace E., “Adalberto Libera’s Unit Di Abitazione Orizzontali: Modernization in Housing Typology” (Washington, M. Clausen)

Kim, Il, “The Cult of Light in Fifteenth-Century Italian Renaissance Architecture” (Columbia, J. Connors)

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)

Kuli, Vladimir, “Land of the In-Between: Modern Architecture and Politics in Socialist Yugoslavia 1948–1980” (UT Austin, D. Udovicki-Selb, A. Alofsin).

Leibowitz, Rachel, “Gazing at Window Rock: the Landscape Legacy of the New Deal in the Capital of the Navajo Nation” (UIUC, D. Harris)

Manson, Andrew, “Architecture, Archaeology, and Urbanism in ‘la Grande 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)

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 Italy, 1945–1955” (Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee)

Menefee, Ellen, “Live the Dream: The Rhetoric of the Furnished Model Home in Late Twentieth and Early Twenty-First Century America” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Michailidis, Melanie, “Landmarks of the Persian Renaissance: Monumental Funerary Architecture in Iran and Central Asia, Tenth-Eleventh Centuries” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Mims, Martina, “August Endell’s Exploration of the Relationship of the Modern Observer and Form” (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Myers, Tracy, “Modern Architecture For Education in the Post-War Era: Public School Buildings By the Architects Collaborative (Tac) and the Development of American Modernism, 1946–1995” (Delaware, D. Stillman)

Nowicki, Susan, “Montclair, New Jersey: The Development of a Suburban Town and Its Architecture” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Olgren-Leblond, Kelly, “Reading Expressionist Architecture: The German Avant-Garde and ‘paper Architecture,’ 1914–1924” (USC, K. Lang)

Parker, Timothy, “The Modern Church in Rome: Architecture, Theology, and Community, 1945–80” (UT Austin, C. Long, D. Udovicki-Selb)

Parnell, Traci, “Gilding the Black Box: Showmanship and Revivalism in 1920s American Movie Palace Architecture” (Rutgers, C. Yanni)

Passanti, Francesco, “Le Corbusier at the Salon d’Automne of 1922” (Columbia, R. Middleton)

Penick, Monica, “The Forgotten Generation: House Beautiful’s Pace Setter House Program and the Popularization of Organic Modernism in Postwar America, 1945–1965” (UT Austin, A. Alofsin)

Phillips, Ruth Anne, “Pre-Columbian Appropriation: Ancient American Influence in U.S. Architecture, 1910–1940” (CUNY, J. Sund)

Pugh, Emily, “The Berlin Wall and the Urban Space and Experience of East and West Berlin, 1961–1989” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Remmel, Rachel, “The Influence of School Buildings: Boston Public School Architecture, 1800–1860” (Chicago, K. Taylor)

Reymond, Rhonda, “For Glory and For Beauty: Richard Morris Hunt, George W. Vanderbilt, and All Souls’ Church” (Georgia, J. Simon)

Rogers, Karen L., “Checkerboard: Complexities of the Grid and the Making of Place in the American Southwest” (SUNY Binghamton, C. Burroughs)

Sandler, Daniela, “Incarnate Politics: National Identity, History, and Architectural Heritage in Postwar Berlin” (Rochester, A. Nader)

Sandlin, Julianne Parse, “Religious Orders and Catholic Reform: Parisian Churches During the Reign of Louis XIII” (Florida State, R. Neuman)

Skelton, Kimberley, “Planning Anew: The English Country House and Social Identity in the 1650s” (Yale, S. Isenstadt)

Smith, Daniella, “Hotel Design in British Mandate Palestine: Alliance of Modernism, Tourism, and National Agenda” (The Bard Graduate Center, A. Ogata)

Stewart, Charles A., “Development of Medieval Dome Churches in France” (Indiana, Bloomington, W. Kleinbauer)

Surdu, Robert C. A., “Wholesome Architecture and the Rise of the Tourist State in Early-Twentieth-Century Canada” (Queen’s, Kingston, L. Jessup)

Swan, Christopher, “An Alternative Modernism: The Pacific Northwest Architecture of John Yeon” (Yale, E. Cooke Jr.)

Szczesny-Adams, Christy, “The Professional Architect On the Frontier: Edward Townsend Mix” (Virginia, R. Wilson)

Tarandjieva, Teodora, “The Church of St. John Aleitourgetos in Nesebar (Ancient Mesembria) and Its Role in Late Byzantine Architecture in Bulgaria” (Indiana, Bloomington, W. Kleinbauer)

Taylor, Geoffrey, “Euclid’s bacolo and Tholos’ compasso: Architectural Survey in the Scholz and Goldschmidt Scrapbooks” (Harvard, J. Silvetti)

Van Den Hurk, Jeroen, “Early Dutch Neo-Gothic Architecture, 1772–1840” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Willis, Carol, “Futuricity: American Visionary Urbanism in the 1920s” (Columbia, B. Bergdoll)

Wortham, B. D., “Mythologies of an Everyday Landscape: Henry Ford at the Wayside Inn Farm, 1923–1945” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Yurekli, Zeynep, “The Architecture of the Ottoman Halvetis in Anatolia and the Balkans: A Study On the Politics of Sufi Architecture in the Classical Age” (Harvard, G. Necipoglu)