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Dr. Anna-Maria Moubayed

Part-time Faculty, Art History

Dr.  Anna-Maria Moubayed
Availability: Office: EV 3.773
Office hours: Mondays 4PM to 6PM, or by appointment.


FRQSC Postdoctoral Fellowship (2020-present)  "Of Garden and Time: The Power of Eve's Body in Romanesque Sculpture, and Narratives of Identity." Institute for Culture and Society, Religion and Civil Society Research Group, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

Ph.D. (2018) "All About Eve and Other Stories: Representations of Eve in French Romanesque Sculpture." Art History, Queen's University, Kingston.

M.A. (2010) "Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue Co-Cathedral: Christianity, Victorian Gothic Revival and Quebec's Colonial Hybrid Culture." Art History, Concordia University, Montreal.

B.F.A. (2007) Art History and Classical Archaeology, Concordia University, Montreal.

Research Interests

  • Representations of Eve in Romanesque Sculpture
  • Digital Humanities
  • Issues of Spolia in Christian and Islamic Medieval Architecture
  • Romanesque and Gothic Art and Architecture
  • Vernacular and Religious Literature
  • Sacred Plays
  • Theology
  • Women Issues
  • The Body and Beauty in Medieval Art and Thought
  • 19th-century Architecture / Neo-Medievalism

Distinctions & Awards


  • Fonds de Recherche Société et Culture Postdoctoral Award
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Award
  • Alfred and Isabel Bader Graduate Fellowship in Art (Field Research in France)
  • Senator Frank Carrel Fellowship

All About Eve and Other Stories: Representations of Eve in French Romanesque Sculpture (and more), Interactive Map. ArcGIS, 2018.

Teaching activities

ARTH 363 Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture


Recent Publications

“All About Eve and Other Stories: Representations of Eve in French Romanesque Sculptures (and More).” Interactive Map. ArcGIS, 2018.

“Mapping French Romanesque Eve.” Dataverse, Scholars Portal Research Data Platform. Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences (IQSS), Harvard University and Ontario Council of University Libraries, 2018.

“Mapping Romanesque Eve: Art History and the Digital Humanities.” Data Day 2017: Building a Community. Queen's University Library, Kingston, 2017.

Research and Digital Contributions for Recent Publications

Creation of 7 digital maps of historical French colonial sites. Bailey, Gauvin Alexander. Architecture and Urbanism in the French Atlantic Empire: State, Church, and Society 1604-1830. Montréal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 

Archival research at Bibliothèque nationale de France, ParisMorehead,Allison. Nature’s Experiments and the Search for Symbolist Form. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017.

Participation activities

Conferences, Lectures, and Seminars

6th European Congress on World and Global History : Minorities, Culture of Integration, and Patterns of Exclusion (Turku, Finland)
"Meaning in Translation: Issues of Spolia and Temporality in Medieval Christian and Islamic Architecture"

One Week Seminar - Department of History, Art History, and Geography (Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain)
"Not So Dark After All: Medieval Art and Thought" (visiting scholar)

Religion and Civil Society - Institute for Culture and Society (Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain)
"Saint-Martin-de-Besse, Aquitaine: Its Meaning, Chiastic Narrative and Eve" (invited talk)

Congress of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Toronto) "Église Saint-Martin-de-Besse, Aquitaine: A Case Study of Eve's Romanesque Body and Decorative Patterns"

Data Day (Kingston) "Art History and the Digital Humanities: Mapping Romanesque Eve" (invited talk)

Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (St. Catharines) "French Romanesque Sculptures of Eve in the Digital Humanities Age"

Religion and Civil Society (Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain) "Decoding Eve's Romanesque Body" (invited talk)

The Afterlives of Eve Conference (Newcastle and Durham, U.K.) "Shaping the Female Body: French Romanesque Sculptures of Eve"

Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (Quebec City) "Chapelle Saint-Gabriel-de-Tarascon, Provence: A Case Study of Eve's Romanesque Body"

Context and Meaning Conference: Contact (Kingston) "Gothic Revival Architecture and the British Raj: Contact, Culture, and Colonialism"

Renaissance and Baroque Art Seminar (Kunsthistorisches Museum & University of Vienna, Austria) "Parmigianino's Conversion of Saul"

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