Centre for Modern Studies

The Berrick Saul Building, home to the Centre for Modern Studies

Postgraduate study

We are now taking applications for our exciting interdisciplinary MA in Culture and Thought after 1945

Postgraduate funding

The facilities available within the Centre for Modern Studies are unrivalled and I feel privileged to be part of such a thriving academic community

Emelia, MA in Culture and Thought after 1945 

News

CModS research funding available for 2016-17

We invite applications from York staff and postgraduates working in the modern period (1830-present) for funding for research strands or small projects to run next year.  Deadline: 24 May 2016.

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Research strands

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Events

Wed
1
Jun

Creative Labour

Two linked events addressing Creative Labour. These events will appeal to those interested in neoliberalism, creativity, contemporary politics, cultural studies and issues including gender, equality, and the theorization of work, or labour.

Fri
3
Jun

The Modern Body 1830-present

Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum sixth annual symposium

Mon
6
Jun

Physical Comedy: The theory and practice of joking for bodies

This lunchtime workshop for postgraduate students is sponsored by the Centre for Modern Studies.

Mon
6
Jun

Humour, vitality, and the lone togetherness of social media

This Centre for Modern Studies lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and an opportunity to meet Professor Weitz.

Thu
21
Jul

David Jones: Dialogues with the Past

An international, interdisciplinary conference