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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Hickey, Amber, “Decolonial Visions: Contemporary Indigenous Movement Culture across Turtle Island” (UC Santa Cruz, D. Murray)

Hooper, Rachel, “American Art Histories: Framing Race after the Civil War” (Rice, L. Costello)

Johnson, Lauren A., “‘True Americanism’: Images of Race and Citizenship in Ansel Adams’s Photobooks, 1940–1960” (UIUC, T. Weissman)

Kaplan, Lauren, “Crossing the Atlantic: Italians in Argentina, 1880–1930” (CUNY, E. Braun)

Lapin Dardashti, Abigail, “Politics, Religion, and Modernity in Transregional Afro-Brazilian Art, 1962–1988” (CUNY, A. Indych-López)

Lathrop, Perrin, “A Sublime Art: Akinola Lasekan and Colonial Modernism in Nigeria” (Princeton, C. Okeke-Agulu)

Pushaw, Bart, “Art, Race, and the Battle for Visual Sovereignty in the Colonial Baltic World, 1880–1920” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)

Reznick, Jordan, “Picturing Good Lives: American Snapshot Photography, Fine Art, and White Identity since 1950” (UC Santa Cruz, M. Berger)

Thomas, Mary, “Enacted Sites: Art and the Visualization of Spatial Justice in Los Angeles, 1966–2014” (UC Santa Cruz, J. González)

Wolf, Olivia, “Migrating Constructions: Nationalist Debates and Mahjar Monuments in Modern Argentina, 1910–1955” (Rice, S. Hamadeh)

Yasumura, Grace, “Invisible Men, Invisible Women: Labor, Race, and the (re)Construction of American Citizenship in New Deal Post Office Murals” (Maryland, College Park, S. Mansbach)