Dissertations

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Agnieszka Ficek

From Allegory to Revolution: The Inca Empire in the Eighteenth-Century French Imagination

Adviser: Judy Sund
  • In progress
  • City University of New York

18th / 19th Centuries

#Ancient Americas

Elvis Fuentes

Bowling for Moscow: The Relationship between Soviet Visual Culture and Cuban Art, 1972-1994

Adviser: Jane Ashton Sharp
  • In progress
  • Rutgers University

Sonja Elena Gandert

La resolana: Chicano Artistic Imaginaries of Place, Race, and Activism in New Mexico and Texas, 1969–1985

Adviser: Anna Indych-Lopez
  • In progress
  • City University of New York

Risa Puleo

Reorienting Land and Sky: Mexica and Diné Maps from the 16th through the 21st Century (Working Title)

Advisers: Rebecca Zorach and Hannah Feldman
  • In progress
  • Northwestern University

Modern and Contemporary

#Ancient Americas#Colonial and Viceregal#Works on Paper

Alyson Cluck

Forms of Encounter: Zilia Sánchez’s ‘Erotic Topologies’ in 1960s New York

Adviser: Abigail McEwen
  • In progress
  • University of Maryland

Laura Freitas Almeida

Resisting Memory: Anti-Imperialist Tactics of Forgetting in Latin American Contemporary Art

Adviser: Sarah K. Rich
  • In progress
  • Penn State University

Ionit Behar

Intimate Space and the Public Sphere: Margarita Paksa in Argentina’s Military Dictatorship

Advisers: Hannah B. Higgins and Ömür Harmanşah
  • In progress
  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Tie Jojima

Porn Art Movement, 1980–84: Body, Technology, and Subjectivity in Brazilian Art

Adviser: Anna Indych-Lopez
  • In progress
  • City University of New York

Christian Larsen

Aquarela do Brasil: Transnational Flows of Brazilian Design and Material Culture

Adviser: Pat Kirkham
  • In progress
  • Bard Graduate Center

Modern and Contemporary

#Material Culture

Gonzalo Luis Pinlla

Public Aesthetics and Collective Studio Practices in South America 1960s–1980

Adviser: Oscar Vázquez
  • In progress
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Antonio Sanchez Gomez

Diógenes A. Reyes’s Silhouette Biography: Print Culture and the Politics of Technology, Distance, Mediation, and Things Left Unsaid in the Transregional and Transnational History of the Colombian Caribbean (1898-1920)

Adviser: Catherine Whalen
  • In progress
  • Bard Graduate Center

Modern and Contemporary

#Works on Paper

Luisa Valle

The Beehive, the Favela, the Mangrove, and the Castle: Race and Modern Architecture in Rio de Janeiro, 1885 to 1945

Adviser: Marta Gutman
  • In progress
  • City University of New York

Modern and Contemporary

#Race Studies#Architecture

Cristina Aldrich

The Sacred Place of the Virgin Mary in Medieval Castilian Sculpture

Adviser: Robert Maxwell
  • In progress
  • New York University, Institute of Fine Arts

Caitlin DiMartino

Sovereign Bodies: The Overdetermination of Blackness in the Madonnas of France and Spain, 1450–1700 (Working Title)

Advisers: Christina Nomore and Rebecca Zorach
  • In progress
  • Northwestern University

Deborah Feller

Traces of Trauma in the Drawings of Lo Spagnoletto / El Españoleto, Joan Josep Ribera Cucó, José / Giuseppe / Jusepe de Ribera

Adviser: Catherine Puglisi
  • In progress
  • Rutgers University

Early Modern

#Works on Paper

Andrea Vázquez de Arthur

Portraits, Pots, or Power Objects? On the Imagery and Ontology of Wari Faceneck Vessels

Adviser: Esther Pasztory
  • In progress
  • Columbia University

Ancient / Late Antique

#Ancient Americas

Gwen Unger

Other Selves: Critical Self-Portraiture in Cuba during the ‘Special Period in time of Peace,’ 1989-1999

Advisers: Alexander Alberro
  • In progress
  • Columbia University

Benjamin Murphy

Fieldwork: Problems of Observation in Latin American Video

Adviser: Irene Small
  • In progress
  • Princeton University

Maeve Coudrelle

The Imprint of Pan-Americanism: Chilean Graphic Biennials, 1963-1970

Adviser: Mariola Alvarez
  • In progress
  • Temple University

Savannah Esquivel

Encountering Ornament in Sixteenth-Century Mexican Monasteries

Adviser: Claudia Brittenham
  • In progress
  • University of Chicago

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal