Issues/Abstracts

A chronological listing of Open Inquiry Archive issues and links to abstracts and full-text articles.

Vol. 1, No. 1 (2012) 

“Merchants, Missionaries, and the Allure of India: Speculations on Cross-Cultural Contact and Artistic Exchange in the Middle Ages” by Robin O’Bryan

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Vol. 1, No. 2 (2012)   

“One Flesh… Two (Wise) Fools: Evidence for Artistic Collaboration Between Judith Leyster and Jan Miense Molenaer in Four Festive Paintings” by K.A. Cloutier-Blazzard

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Vol. 1, No. 3 (2012)  

“Leonardo’s Legacy: A Defense of the Educational Value of Perceptual Drawing in an Increasingly Postmodern World” by Brian Curtis

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Vol. 1, No. 4  (2012)  

“Mallius’s Wife: A Brief History of a Joke” by Norman E. Land

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Vol. 1, No. 5  (2012) 

“Disinterested Pleasure and Aesthetic Autonomy in Georg Forster’s Voyage ‘round the World”  by Sally Hatch Gray

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Vol. 1, No. 6  (2012) 

“What Makes These Things Kiowa?” by Bradley A. Finson

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Vol. 1, No. 7 (2012) 

“Revisiting Bonnard’s Japonisme” by David E. Gliem

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Vol. 1, No. 8 (2012)

“The Anna Tuels Quilt in the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut:  Stylistic, Technical, and Historical Considerations” by Lilian H. Zirpolo

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Vol. 1, No. 9 (2012) 

“Reconceiving Leda: Violence, Eroticism and the Unconscious in H.D. and Dalí” by Srishti Krishnamoorthy

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Vol. 2, No. 1 (2013)

“You Don’t Know ‘Jack’: Comparing the Heroes Jack Shephard of  ’Lost’ and Jack Bauer of ’24′  in the Tradition of Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth and the Historic ‘Jack Tales,’” by Marla Cartwright

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Vol. 2, No. 2 (2013)

“Culture and Design Education: Pedagogical Discourse for a Globalized World” by Brooke N. Scherer

Read the abstract and full-text article here.

Vol. 2, No. 3 (2013)

“Entertaining Social Experiments” by Paul Myron Hillier

Read the abstract and full-text article here.

Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013) — From our Views from the Ivory Tower Section

“On Not Heeding the Warnings of Plato: Why the Internet Doesn’t Have to Mean the Death of Higher Education” by David Boffa

Read the abstract and full-text article here.

Vol. 3, No. 1 (2014) — Inaugural OIA-Special Issues Section 

Cosmopolitan Florence: The Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Travelers, Elise M. Ciregna and Sirpa Salenius, Guest Editors. (Access the issue here.)

Featuring:

  • “Cultivating Cosmopolitanism: Nineteenth-Century Americans in Florence” by Sirpa Salenius
  • “An Intellectual Life: Horatio Greenough and his Florentine Circle” by Elise Madeleine Ciregna 
  • “‘Isolated from any village’: Vernon Lee’s Florence and Villa il Palmerino” by Crystal Hall and Stefano Vincieri

REVIEWS (May 2014)

As the first contribution to “REVIEWS,” we present Jeffrey Thompson’s review “The Devil is in the Details: Framing Ideologies in Ben Urwand’s The Collaboration.” (Access the issue here.)

REVIEWS  (June 2014)

Presenting review number two:  K. Porter Aichele’s “Modernism Domesticated,” review of Patrick Lee Lucas, “Modernism At Home: Edward Loewenstein’s Mid-Century Architectural Innovation In The Civil Rights Era.” (Access the issue here.)