Professor of Art History and Part-time Professor, Department of Visual Arts

2015: Ph.D., Histoire de l’art, Université du Québec à Montréal
2010: M.A., Études des arts, Université du Québec à Montréal
2005: B.F.A., Historia del arte, Universidad de La Habana (Cuba)

Room: LRR106

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Dr. Analays Alvarez Hernandez is an art historian and independent curator. She has received a bachelor’s degree in Art History from the Universidad de La Habana (Cuba, 2005), and a master’s degree in Études des arts (2010) and a doctorate in Art History (2015) from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Cross-cultural and multilingual education and professional experience have contributed to Dr. Alvarez Hernandez’s expertise in public art, immigrant heritages, and curatorial studies. From 2016 to 2018, she held a position as Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto, where she taught contemporary public art and developed the project Ethno-Cultural Monuments in Canada. Currently, she is a Part-time Professor at the University of Ottawa and member of Culture Montréal’s Commission permanente de l’art public










Fields of Interest

  • Contemporary Public Art
  • Monuments and Memorials
  • Immigrant Heritages
  • Postcolonial Societies
  • Curatorial Studies
  • Latin American Art
  • Cuban Art
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