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

Architectural History/Urbanism/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2016

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Bentel, Carol Rusche, “Addressing the People: Architecture as a Medium of the Fascist Narrative of National Identity, Case del Fascio, 1922–1943” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Grayburn, Jennifer, “‘Prepared with great craftiness’: St. Magnus Cathedral, Ro̧gnvaldr Kali Kolsson, and Orkney’s Autonomy in the Medieval North Sea World” (Virginia, L. Reilly)

Hannah, Caroline, “Henry Varnum Poor: Crow House, Craft, and Design” (The Bard Graduate Center, P. Kirkham)

Harvey, Melanee, “Upon this Rock: Architectural, Material, and Visual Histories of Two Black Protestant Churches, 1881–1969” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Hohensee, Naraelle, “Building in Public: Critical Reconstruction and the Rebuilding of Berlin after 1990” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Kassler-Taub, Elizabeth, “At the Threshold of the Mediterranean: Architecture, Urbanism, and Identity in Early Modern Sicily” (Harvard, A. Payne)

Klee, Jeffrey, “Building Order on Beacon Hill, 1790–1850” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Lauritano, Steven, “Embedded Remnants in Modern Architecture: Karl Friedrich Schinkel and the Historiography of Remains” (Yale, S. Zeidler)

Masteller, Kimberly, “Temple Construction, Iconography, and Royal Identity in the Eastern Kalacuri Dynasty” (Ohio State, S. Huntington)

Rovang, Sarah, “Modernization and Architecture under the Rural Electrification Administration, 1935–1945” (Brown, D. Neumann)

Sadow, Samuel, “Provisional Capital: National and Urban Identity in the Architecture and Planning of Bonn, 1949–1979” (CUNY, J. Maciuika)

Sauzade, Alena, “Witnesses to Terror: Nationhood and Trauma in Memorials to Victims of Terrorism” (Stony Brook University, M. Bogart)

Sezer, Yavuz, “Architecture of Bibliophilia: Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Libraries” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Stankovic, Nebojsa, “At the Threshold of the Heavens: The Narthex and Adjacent Spaces in Middle Byzantine Churches of Mount Athos (10th–11thCenturies) - Architecture, Function, and Meaning” (Princeton, S. Ćurčić; C. Barber)

Teriba, Adedoyin, “Afro-Brazilian Architecture in Southwest Colonial Nigeria (1890s–1940s)” (Princeton, E. da Costa Meyer)

Tuerk, Stephanie, “Utilité publique: Architecture, Urbanism, and Aesthetic Reform in Turn-of-the-Century France” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Vivanco, Eduardo, “School of Frankenstein: James Whale and the Experience of Art as Education in Progressive Era America” (Stanford, A. Nemerov)

Yan, Wencheng, “Writing Modernity: Constructing a History of Chinese Architecture, 1920–1949” (UC Santa Barbara, S. Chattopadhyay)

Yildiz, Ozge, “Between Istanbul and Edirne: Ottoman Architecture in the Seventeenth Century” (Harvard, G. Necipoglu)