Emily C. Floyd is Lecturer in Visual Culture and Art before 1700. Her research focuses on material cultures of religion in the colonial and pre-Columbian Americas, particularly religious print culture in South America. She is interested in the movement, materiality, and agency of objects. She has published on Inca metalwork, silversmith-engravers in colonial Lima, and religion and the digital humanities. She teaches on pre-Columbian and Spanish colonial art and visual culture.
Floyd is Editor and Curator at the Center for the Study of Material and Visual Cultures of Religion (MAVCOR--mavcor.yale.edu). She is the recipient of the American Catholic Historical Association's John Tracy Ellis Dissertation award and the Denver Art Museum's Alianza-Mayer Fellowship. She has also received residential fellowships from the John Carter Brown, Beinecke, and Lilly Libraries.
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Lecturer of Visual Culture and Art History before 1700
Dept of History of Art
Faculty of S&HS
Contemporary art, digital media, histories of art and technology, live art and performance, questions of gender and subjectivity.
Teaching and Supervision