Dissertations Completed, 2009

Roman / Late Antique Art

Anderson, Lisa, “The Roman Military Community as Expressed in Its Burial Customs during the First–Third Centuries CE” (Brown, S. Alcock, J. Bodel), 2009.

Cole, Kevin, “Reading the Walls of Pompeii: A Diachronic Analysis of Urban Development in the Vicinity of the Forum and the Negotiation of Public and Private Space” (Virginia, J. Dobbins), 2009.

Gannaway, Ethan, “Praesentia et Potentia in the Cubiculum Leonis in the Catacomb of Commodilla, Rome: Late Ancient Martyr Cult in a Late Roman’s Tomb” (Missouri, Columbia, M. Rautman), 2009.

Ledig, Jennifer, “Visual Epic: Roman Images of the Trojan Cycle” (Harvard, G. F. Pinney), 2009.

Poehler, Eric, “The Organization of Pompeii’s System of Traffic: An Analysis of the Evidence and Its Impact on the Infrastructure, Economy, and Urbanism of the Ancient City” (Virginia, J. Dobbins), 2009.

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art

Greenwood, Jill Vessely, “The Intersection of Sculpture, Scripture, and Salvation at the Romanesque Cathedral in Sovana, Italy” (Kansas, M. Stokstad), 2009.

Lakey, Christopher, “Relief in Perspective: Medieval Italian Sculpture and the Rise of Optical Aesthetics” (UC Berkeley, W. Davis, J. Jung), 2009.

Lugli, Emanuele, “Pietre di paragone: The Production of Spatial Order in the Twelfth-Century Lombard City” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2009.

Smith, Sharon C., “Planned Grandeur: A Comparative Study of Urban Expansion in Early Modern Italy and Mamluk Egypt” (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj), 2009.

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Atkinson, Niall, “Architecture, Anxiety, and the Fluid Topographies of Renaissance Florence” (Cornell, D. M. Lasansky), 2009.

Benay, Erin, “The Pursuit of Truth and the Doubting Thomas in the Art of Early Modern Italy” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi), 2009.

Carson, Rebekah, “Andrea Riccio’s Della Torre Tomb Monument and Antiquarianism in Padua and Verona” (Toronto, A. Nagel), 2009.

Clark, Leah Ruth, “Value and Symbolic Practices: Objects, Exchanges, and Associations in the Italian Courts (1450–1500)” (McGill, A. Vanhaelen, B. Wilson), 2009.

Compton, Rebekah, “A Cultural Icon: The Currency of Venus in Sixteenth-Century Florence” (UC Berkeley, L. Partridge), 2009.

Graham, Heather Sexton, “Affecting Bodies: Guido Mazzoni’s Lamentations in Context” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden), 2009.

Havenstein, Kenneth, “Choreography and the City: The Politics of Dance Imagery Included in Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s Good Government Fresco, Palazzo Publicco, Siena” (SUNY Binghamton, B. Abou-El-Haj), 2009.

Henry, Chriscinda, “Buffoons, Rustics, and Courtesans: Low Painting and Entertainment Culture in Renaissance Venice” (Chicago, C. Cohen), 2009.

Hillard, Caroline, “An Alternate Antiquity: The Etruscans in Renaissance Florence and Rome” (Washington University, W. Wallace), 2009.

McReynolds, Dan “Refiguring the Palladian Legacy: Architectural Reform in Eighteenth-Century Venice” (Princeton, J. Pinto), 2009.

Morford, Michael, “Carving for a Future: Baccio Bandinelli Securing Medici Patronage through His Mutually Fulfilling and Propagandistic Hercules and Cacus” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski), 2009.

Neilson, Christina, “Between and Across Media: Verrocchio’s Creation and Meaning in His Workshop” (Johns Hopkins, C. Dempsey), 2009.

Rawlings, Kandice, “Liminal Messages: The ‘Cartellino’ in Italian Renaissance Painting” (Rutgers, S. McHam), 2009.

Tice, Lisa Neal, “Recreation and Retreat: Garden Casini in Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Rome” (Rutgers, T. Marder), 2009.

Vusich, Jannette, “Divinus Amor Extasim Facit: Fra Bartolommeo and Mysticism in Renaissance Florence” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell), 2009.

White, Veronica, “Serio Ludere: Baroque Invenzione and the Development of the Capriccio” (Columbia, D. Freedberg, D. Rosand), 2009.

Yunn, Amee, “The Bargello: A New History of the First Communal Palace of Florence, 1255–1346” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2009.

Eighteenth- / Nineteenth-Century Art

Locatelli, Valentina. “Le opere dei maestri italiani nella Gemäldegalerie di Dresda: un itinerario frühromantisch nel pensiero di Giovanni Morelli”  Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy (A. Valtolina), 2009.

Modern / Contemporary Art

Costanzo, Denise, “The Lessons of Rome: Architects at the American Academy, 1947–1966” (Penn State, C. Zabel), 2009.

Pilat, Stephanie, “Reconstructing Italy: The INA-Casa Neighborhoods of the Postwar Era” (Michigan, L. Soo), 2009.

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