Posted in graduate students by Editor on July 6, 2012

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Dissertation Listings

PhD dissertation authors and titles in art history and visual studies from US and Canadian institutions are published each year in caa.reviews. Titles can be browsed by subject category or year.

Titles are submitted once a year by each institution granting the PhD in art history and/or visual studies. Submissions are not accepted from individuals, who should contact their department chair or secretary for more information. Department chairs: please consult our dissertation submission guidelines for instructions. The annual deadline is January 15 for titles from the preceding year.

In 2003, CAA revised the subject area categories of art history and visual studies used for all our listings, including dissertations. These categories are listed in the Dissertation Submission Guidelines

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The index for 2011 lists eight eighteenth-century dissertations completed, including:

• Frederique Baumgartner, “Transformation of the Cultural Experience: The Art of Hubert Robert during the French Revolution” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

• Christina Ferando, “Staging Canova: Sculpture, Connoisseurship, and Display, 1780–1822” (Columbia, J. Crary, A. Higonnet)

• Katie Hanson, “A Neoclassical Conundrum: Painting Greek Mythology in France, 1780–1825” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

• Amanda Lahikainen, “Unchecked Ideas: Humor and the French Revolution in Late Eighteen-Century British Political Graphic Satire” (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

and forty-one dissertations in progress, including:

• Katherine Arpen, “Pleasure and the Body: Representations of Bathing in Eighteenth-Century French Art” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

• Julie Boivin, “Horrid Beauty: Rococo Ornament and Contemporary Visual Culture” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

• Elizabeth Berler Brand, “Representing Natural History in Philadelphia, 1770–1820” (UT Austin, S. Rather, M. Cohen)

• Lauren Cannady, “Owing to Nature and Art: The Garden Landscape and Decorative Painting in Eighteenth-Century French Pavillons de Plaisance” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow)

• Zirwat Chowdhury, “‘Imperceptible Transitions’: The Anglo-Indianization of British Architecture, 1768–1820” (Northwestern, S. H. Clayson)

• Katelyn D. Crawford, “Itinerant Portraitists in the Late Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World” (Virginia, M. McInnis)

• Lindsay Dunn, “A Revolutionary Empress: Figuring Dynastic Power and National Identity in Representations of Marie-Louise, House of Habsburg-Lorraine (1791–1847)” (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, A. Kirin)

• Jessica Fripp, “Portraiture as Social Practice: The Creation, Collection, and Exchange of Portraits of Artists in Eighteenth-Century France” (Michigan, S. Siegfried)

• Daniel Fulco, “Palace Frescoes as an Expression of Princely Power in Early Modern Germany: Five Representative Examples” (Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, D. O’Brien)

• Meredith Gamer, “Criminal and Martyr: Art and Religion in Britain’s Early Modern Eighteenth Century” (Yale, T. Barringer)

• 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)

• Jennifer Jones, “A Discourse on Drawings: P. J. Mariette and the Graphic Arts in Early Eighteenth-Century Paris” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

• Jason LaFountain, “The Puritan Art World” (Harvard, J. Roberts)

• David Pullins, “Cut and Paste: The Mobile Image from Watteau to Pillement” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

• Brian Repetto, “Impressing the Patriot: Visual Culture and Revolution in the Eighteenth-Century Netherlands” (Brown, J. Muller)

• Ünver Rüstem, “Architecture for a New Age: Imperial Ottoman Mosques in Eighteenth-Century Istanbul” (Harvard, G. Necipoğlu)

• Susan Wager, “Boucher’s Bijoux: Luxury Reproductions in the Age of Enlightenment” (Columbia, A. Higonnet)

• Diane Woodin, “Embodied Constellations: Representations of Science, Gender, and Social Allegiance in the Eighteenth Century” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

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