2018 Dissertation Listings from CAA

Posted in graduate students by Editor on May 2, 2021

Each year, CAA publishes titles of dissertations in-progress and completed during the previous academic year by students at American and Canadian institution.

The index for 2018 lists six ‘eighteenth-century art’ dissertations completed:

• Alissa Adams, “French Depictions of Napoleon I’s Resurrection, 1821–1848” (The University of Iowa, D. Johnson)

• Kelsey Brosnan, ““Seductive Surfaces: The Still Life Paintings of Anne Vallayer-Coster (1744–1818)” (Rutgers University, S. Sidlauskas)

• Monica Hahn, “Go-Between Portraits and the Imperial Imagination, circa 1800” (Temple University, E. Pauwels)

• Laurel O. Peterson, “Making Spaces: Art and Politics in the Whig Country House, 1688–1745” (Yale University, T. Barringer)

• Mei Rado, “The Empire’s New Cloth: Western Textiles and Imperial Identity at the Eighteenth-Century Qing Court” (Bard Graduate Center, F. Louis)

• Sarah Sylvester Williams, “After Watteau: Nicolas Lancret and the Creation of the Hunt Luncheon” (University of Missouri, M. Yonan)

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and forty-five ‘eighteenth-century art’ dissertations in progress, including:

• Wenjie Su, “Machines of Time, Towers of Knowledge: Miniature Architectural Spaces and the Design of Timepieces in Sino-European Encounters, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

• Emily K. Thames, “Enlightenment, Reform, and Identity in Late Eighteenth-Century Puerto Rico: The Art of José Campeche (1751–1809)” (Florida State University, P. Niell)

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