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

Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

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Aguilar, Margarita, “Traditions and Transformations in the Work of Adal: Surrealism, El Sainete, and Spanglish” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Crockett, Vivian, “‘The skin of all’: The Racial Politics of an Anthropophagic Return in Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Pape” (Columbia, K. Jones)

De Laforcade, Sonia, “Convictions: The Slide Lecture in Brazilian Art and Education, 1968–78” (Princeton, I. Small)

Fuentes, Elvis, “Bowling for Moscow: Cuban Art and Soviet Visual Culture, 1959–1991” (Rutgers, T. Flores, J. Sharp)

Ortega, Emmanuel, “Violence and Virtue in the Provinces of New Spain: Images of Novohispanic Franciscan Martyrs in 18th Century New Mexico” (University of New Mexico, R. Hernandez-Dúran)

Rivera Fellah, Nadiah, “Stills of Passage: Photography and Migration in the US-Mexico Borderlands, 1978–1992” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Romero, Rosalia, “Transborder Anarchism: Visual Culture in Greater Mexico, 1892–1934” (Duke, E. Gabara)

San Martín, Florencia, “The Art of Alfredo Jaar within the Latin American Framework” (Rutgers, T. Flores)

Thomas, Tashima, “An Imperial Diet: From Cacao to Coconuts–Representing Edible Bodies in the Americas from the Eighteenth-Century to the Present” (Rutgers, T. Flores)

Wolff, Lesley, “¡Guerra al metate!: The Visuality of Foodways in Postrevolutionary Mexico City (1920–1960)” (Florida State, M. Carrasco)