Dissertation Listings at caa.reviews

Posted in graduate students, resources by Editor on November 8, 2010

From CAA News:

Dissertation Listings
Due by 15 January 2011

Dissertation titles in art history and visual studies from US and Canadian institutions, both completed and in progress, are published annually on the caa.reviews website, making them available through web searches. Dissertations formerly appeared in the June issue of The Art Bulletin and on the CAA website.

PhD-granting institutions may send a list of doctoral students’ dissertation titles to dissertations@collegeart.org. Full instructions regarding the format of listings can be found here. CAA does not accept listings from individuals. Improperly formatted lists will be returned to sender. For more information, please write to the above email address. Deadline: January 15, 2010.

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The index for 2009 lists four eighteenth-century dissertations completed, including:

  • Mark Magleby, “Reviewing the Mount of Diana: Henry Hoare’s Turkish Tent at Stourhead” (Ohio State, M. M. Mudrak)
  • Tania Solweig Shamy, “Frederick the Great’s Porcelain Diversion: The Chinese Tea House at Sanssouci” (McGill, R. Taws, B. Wilson)

and twenty-five dissertations in progress, including:

  • Hillary Brown, “Shaping the Child: Sculpted Portraits of Children in Eighteenth-Century Britain” (USC, M. Baker)
  • Lauren Cannady, “Owing to Nature and Art: The Garden Landscape and Decorative Painting in Eighteenth-Century French Pavillons de Plaisance” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)
  • Nicole Cuenot “The Force of Flowers: Bringing the Outdoors in at Versailles” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)
  • Christopher Currie, “Art, Illusion, and Social Mobility in Eighteenth-Century France: Rigaud, Largillierre, and the Making of the Marquis de Gueidan” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)
  • Emily Everhart, “The Power of Friendship: Madame de Pompadour, Catherine the Great, and Representations of Friendship in Eighteenth-Century Art” (Georgia, A. Luxenberg)
  • Victoria Sears Goldman, “‘The Most Beautiful Punchinelli in the World’: A Comprehensive Study of the Punchinello Drawings of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)
  • Katie Hanson, “A Neoclassical Conundrum: Painting Greek Mythology in France, 1780–1825” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)
  • Heidi Kraus, “David, Architecture, and the Dichotomy of Art” (Iowa, D. Johnson)
  • Andrei Pop, “Neopaganism: Henry Fuseli, Theatre, and the Cultural Politics of Antiquity, 1760–1825” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

For the full lists, see the caa.reviews site.

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