Current Graduate Students

Select any of the programs below to explore what students are currently researching in the AHVA Department.

** To access a complete archive of past graduate student please navigate to the specific program under the Graduate menu

MFA

Primary Advisor: Marina Roy

Secondary Advisors:Christine D’Onofrio, Gareth James

MFA

Primary Advisor: Marina Roy

Secondary Advisors:Christine D’Onofrio, Erin Silver

MFA

Primary Advisor: Marina Roy

Secondary Advisors:Erin Espelie

PhD
Indigenous art, Coast Salish blanket weaving, textile art, institutional critique
PhD
Creative economies, art and object-oriented ontology, and early 20th century German art.
PhD
Thesis Title: The Eloquence of Things: An Analysis of Indigenous Art at the 1925 Pontifical Missionary Exposition
PhD
Thesis Title: Enraged and Confused: Art After Student Revolt, circa 1970
PhD
Early Modern artistic encounter between Europe and Asia, with a specific focus on 18th-century Korean art
PhD
Thesis Title: Expanding the Limits of Sound (Art): Aesthetics On the Edge of Humanity
PhD
Thesis Title: Punching through Documentary
PhD
Thesis Title: Total Economy: The Artist Placement Group in 1970s Britain
PhD
Thesis Title: Modernism Laid Bare: Mediation, Measurement, and Mathematics 1870-1970
PhD
Thesis Title: Narrative Forms and Visual Sequences: The New Photography in American Practice and French Discourse, 1970-1990
PhD
Thesis Title: Microscope/Macrocosm: Early Modern Technology, Visualization and Representations of Nature
PhD
Contemporary art, curatorial practice and museum studies, post-1960s artistic practices, institutional critique, performance, socially engaged art, intersections in art and pedagogy
PhD
Indigenous Northwest Coast Art, performance, critique of colonialism
PhD
Thesis Title: The Right to Be Seen: Archiving Absence Post-Nakba in Lebanon and Palestine
PhD
Thesis Title: History, Myth and the Worker Body: Vienna Actionism in the Longue-Duree of 1848
PhD
Thesis Title: The Beckett Effect: The Work of Stan Douglas, Paul Chan and Tania Bruguera
PhD
Historic reconstructions, Artisanal knowledge, Textile, Early Modern South Asia
PhD
Thesis Title: The ‘Mass Media’ Debates between the Caricaturists Honoré Daumier and Cham: 1866 – 1870
PhD
Modernist print culture
Thesis Title: Disappearing Threads: Art, Text, and Textile during Dictatorship in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile
MA
Thesis Title: The Conceptual, The Romantic and the Non-Human: the SÚM Group and the Emergence of Contemporary Art in Iceland 1965-1978

MA
Early modern European print culture, the relation between the human and the machine, and the replication, dissemination, and circulation of printed images.
MA
20th-century Japanese and American craft, East Asian art and transculturation