History of Art


Dr Emily Floyd



Dr Emily Floyd
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.

Contact Details

Office: 307, 21 Gordon Square
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10am - 12pm. 
+44 (0)20 3108 4026 (internal 54026)
Email: e.floyd@ucl.ac.uk


Lecturer of Visual Culture and Art History before 1700

Dept of History of Art

Faculty of S&HS


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