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Liz Moran

Elizabeth Moran

Associate Professor

Ferguson Ctr A122
(757) 594-7883


  • Ph D in Art History, City University of New York
  • M Phil in Art History, City University of New York
  • BA in Art History, Hunter College


I teach classes in my areas of specialization, including: pre-Columbian, African and Caribbean art history. Additionally I teach the writing intensive 'Modern Art in Mexico' as well as the Senior Art History capstone course. I also teach two survey courses on World Arts.


My research areas include: pre-Columbian and colonial pictorial and textural manuscripts; the perception and representation of the indigenous populations of the Americas and Caribbean in European manuscripts; and the African presence in the arts of the Caribbean.

  • Book, Scholarly-New
    (2016 ). Sacred Consumption: Food and Ritual in Aztec Art and Culture. University of Texas Press. Pages, 142.
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    (2012 ). Visions of a Nineteenth-Century Cuba: Images of Blacks in the Work of Victor Patrico de Landaluze. University of Florida Press.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2011 ). Feasts for the Gods: Food and Consumption in Aztec Veintena Rituals. Latin American Indian Literatures Journal.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2008 ). Constructing Identity: The Role of Food in Mexica Migration and Creation Myths. The Latin Americanists, SECOLAS Annals, Wiley-Blackwell Press. Issue, March 2008. Pages, 15-27.

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