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Art History

Herman Moll

Recent Dissertations

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YEAR

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Edgerton, Hannah 2017 The apotheosis of the quattrocento condottiere: art, power and identity in fifteenth-century Italy
Hurd, Jessica 2017 A material world: confluences between "contemporary" urban Dogon art and rural Dogon creative practices in Mali
Bentley, Christine 2017 Hans Thoma and the German nation: painting and national identity in modern Germany
Matuszak, Joanna 2017 From Red Square to Pushkin Monument: Russian performance art in public spaces in the 1990's
Rebecca Wright Bilbo 2016 Academic or industrial: educating the artist in nineteenth-century Cincinnati
Lindsey Hansen 2016 The bishop performed: sculpture, liturgy, episcopal identity in thirteenth-century France
Brittany Sheldon 2016 Visualizing culture: women's artistry in Northeastern Ghana and Southern Burkina Faso
Stephanie Beck Cohen 2016 The visual nation: exhibition, quilting, and cultural diplomacy in Liberia, 1847-2015
Yasemin Gencer 2016 Reform, secularism, and nationalism in the cartoons of the early republican period in Turkey (1923-1928)
Andrew Haslit 2015 Gamblers and grifters: morality, economy, and identity in nineteenth-century American art
Anna Goodman 2015 Moretto da Brescia: viewing female spirituality in sixteenth-cenutry Lombardy

Jennifer McComas

2014

The politics of display: exhibiting modern German art in America, 1937-1957

Teresa Wilkins 2014

Ruffling feathers: Hawaiian feather Art 1770-2012

Erin Pauwels

2014

Sarony's living pictures: photography, performance, and American art, 1865-1900

Chrystine Keener

2014

Jacopo Pontormo and the transformation of Christology in early modern Florence

Louise Arizzoli

2013

James Hazen Hyde and the allegory of the four continents: a research collection for an amateur art historian

Lauren Cordes-Tate

2013

Pioneering identity on the frontier: images of African Americans in the West, 1840-1900

Kitty Johnson

2013

Aesthetics in motion: Matatu design in Nairobi

Elizabeth McGoey

2013

Staging modern domesticity: art and constructed interior displays in America 1925-1940.

Heather Coffey

2012

Images of the Prophet Muhammad in the late Medieval West from Joachim of Fiore to Dante Alighieri

Edward Puchner

2012

Godly fruit in the modern era: the evangelical church the African American experience and a redefinition of American folk art

Genevieve Hill-Thomas

2012

Faso Dan Fani: Marka textiles in Burkino Faso

Paul Davis

2012

A social history of painting in Bamako, Mali, 1930s-1980s

Maria Maurer

2012

The Palazzo del Te and the spaces of masculinity in early modern Italy

Erin Devine

2011

From translation to transgression: the feminism(s) of Shirin Neshat

Kate Lemay

2011

Forgotten memorial: the American cemeteries in France from World War II

Sara Mandel-Picard

2011

Defying and delineating race in antebellum New Orleans: the life and art of Jules Lion

Holly Silvers

2010

Repulsive rhetoric: profanity in the visual vernacular of village churches in Romanesque Saintonge

Nancy Palm

2010

Thomas Cole's Indian subjects, racial politics, and the national landscape

Annie Loechle

2010

Ye intruders beware: fantastical pirates in the golden age of illustration

Patricia Scanlan

2009

"God-gifted girls": women illustrators, gender, class, and commerce in American visual culture

Henry Schilb

2009

Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Aëres and Epitaphios: patronage and orthodox Christian identity

Charles Stewart

2009

Doves of heaven: the domed basilicas of Cyprus

Michelle Kaiserlian

2009

Infinite transformation: the modern craze over the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Thor Mednick

2009

Skagen: art and national romanticism in nineteenth-century Denmark

Anthony Lichi

2008

Artful conversions: Renaissance rhetorics  in name of God and profit

Elizabeth Perrill

2008

Contemporary Zulu ceramics, 1960s-present

Laura Smith

2008

Obscuring the distinctions, revealing the divergent visions: modernity and Indians in the early works of Kiowa photographer Horace Poolaw, 1925-1945

Candace Keller

2008

Visual Griots: social, political, and cultural histories in Mali through the photographer's lens

Sigrid Danielson

2007

The gold altar at the church of Sant'Ambrogio in Milan

Teodora Tarandjieva

2006

The Church of St. John Aleitourgetos in Nesebar and its architectural origins

Heather Sharpe

2006

From Hieron and Oikos: the religious and secular use of Hellenistic and Greek Imperial bronze statuettes

Guy Tal

2006

Witches on top: magic, power, and imagination in the art of early modern Italy

Efrat El-Hanany

2006

Beating the devil: images of the Madonna del Soccorso in Italian Renaissance art

Elizabeth Carroll

2006

Bartolomeo Montagna (1459-1523) civic and artistic identity in early sixteenth-century Vicenza

Amy Morris

2006

Lucas Moser's "St. Magdalene Altarpiece" solving the riddle of the Sphinx

Nilza Haertel

2006

Landscape and nature in American prints transformations in form and meaning in the work of contemporary women artists

Nanette Thrush

2006

Tilting at history: Medieval Revival tournaments in nineteenth-century Great Britain and America

Karen York

2005

American portrait cameo cutting: an alternative apprenticeship in relief sculpture, 1830-1870

Kirsten Ellsworth

2005

Icons on the American landscape in the 1960s: mapping the culture of car and road

Meredith Palumbo

2005

Alienation, consciousness, and reclaiming the trajectory of the visual arts in Namibian nation building

Elizabeth Kuebeler-Wolf

2005

The perfect shadow of his master: proslavery ideology in American visual culture, 1700-1920

Michelle Erhardt

2004

Two faces of Mary: Franciscan thought and post-plague patronage in the Trecento Fresco decorating of the Guidalotti-Rinuccini Chapel of Santa Croce, Florence

Karen Britt

2003

Mosaics in the Byzantine churches of Palestine: innovation or replication?

Amanda Carlson

2003

Nsibiri, gender, and literacy: the art of the Bakor-Ejagham (Cross River State, Nigeria)

Stephanie Miller

2003

Andrea della Robbia and his La Verna altarpieces: context and interpretation

Cynthia Empen

2003

Public and exposed: the female body imaged in American visual culture, 1848-1875

Julie McGuire

2002

The language of Laurie Anderson

Teresa Switzer

2002

Nationalism in Hungarian art, C. 1860-1920

Suzanne Gott

2002

Precious beads and sacred gold: trade, transformation, and the unifying principle of generative nurturance in the arts of Southern Ghana

Jennifer Yamashiro

2002

Sex in the field: photography at the Kinsey Institute

Arne Flaten

2001

Niccoló Fiorentino and the image of humanism: portrait medals in Late Quattrocento Florence

Tiffany Johnston

2001

Mary Berenson and the conception of connoisseurship

Aleksandr Naymark

2001

Sogdiana, its Christians and Byzantium: a study of artistic and cultural connections in Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages

Heather Sale

2001

Defining the Florentine Mannerist portrait: its origins, development, and cultural environment

Joanne Grabski

2001

The historical invention and contemporary practice of modern Senegalese art: three generations of artists in Dakar

Terri Sabatos

2001

Images of death and domesticity in Victorian Britain

Sheri Shaneyfelt

2001

The Perugian painter Giannicola di Paolo: documented and secure works

Mary Caroline Simpson

2001

The modern momentum: the art of cultural progress in postwar Chicago

Tavy Aherne

2000

Gudhe Ngara: exploring the dynamics of the creation, use and trade in Guinea's indigo cloths

Alice Burmeister

2000

Demonstrating Iyawa: Hausa hunter's arts and women's wealth display

Michael Freeman

2000

"The eye burns gold, burns crimson, and fades to ash": Mark Tobey as a critical anomaly

 

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