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2018 events

Style Wars: Fashioning Hair in Early Modernity

Thursday 22 November 2018

Dr Sue Vincent (York)

Three Eighteenth-Century Lives: Challenges in Biography and Imperial History

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Dr. Kate Fullagar (Macquarie University, Australia)

Women, Accounting, and Intertextuality in Eighteenth-Century England

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Lizzie Spencer (York)

Agency, Resistance, and Popular Protest during the 1819 West Riding Miners' Strike

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Joe Stanley (Sheffield Hallam University)

Peterloo: A Conversation with Jacqueline Riding

Friday 2 November 2018

Dr. Riding will discuss her work in relation to Peterloo in conversation with Prof. Jon Mee

The Theo-aesthetics of the Early British Gothic: Rejoice or Tremble?

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Holly Hirst (Manchester Metropolitan University)

An End to War? Visions of Peace, Perpetual and Otherwise, During the Long Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Dr. Andrea Haslanger (University of Sussex)

Rethinking the Genius of Grinling Gibbons

Friday 19 October 2018

The sixth Fairfax House Symposium in Georgian Studies

“In the Blood of Our Brothers.” The Abolition of the Slave Trade in Spain’s Atlantic Empire

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Dr Jesús Sanjurjo (University of York)

Criticism and Truth, on the Epistemology of Literary Studies

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Professor Jonathan Kramnick (Yale University)

Empiricism, Epistolarity and Landscape in Elizabeth Montagu's Correspondence

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Millie Schurch (University of York)

‘Forgive Me Awful Poet:’ The Redemption and Rewriting of Paradise Lost

Thursday 4 October 2018

Professor David Harper (West Point)

Augustus Earle’s Pedestrian Tour in New Zealand: or, Get off the Beach

Tuesday 2 October 2018

Dr. Ingrid Horrocks (Massey University)

Unfortunate Princes: The Stuarts in Exile and the Jacobite Rebellions

Thursday 27 September 2018

Dr Jacqueline Riding (Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London)

Greek Matters

Thursday 19 July 2018

This one-day workshop will consider the intersection of Hellenism and material culture in the early modern world (1400-1800).

The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

Friday 29 June 2018

CECS is proud to host a conference commemorating Maria Edgeworth 250. Registration closes 15 June!

New Directions in the History of Political Thought, 1500-1800: Dialogues at Disciplinary Thresholds

Thursday 14 June 2018

York Early Career Workshop Department of Politics with sponsorship from CREMS

‘My Dearest Tussy’: Coping with Separation during the Napoleonic Wars

Tuesday 12 June 2018

Elaine Chalus (University of Liverpool)

Laurence Sterne: A sentimental picture

Friday 8 June 2018

Jon Mee, Patrick Wildgust, Nick Thurston and Caleb Klaces

Frankenstein at 200: The science of the novel

Thursday 7 June 2018

Mary Fairclough discusses the science of the novel

Frankenstein: A night at the movies

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Celebrating 200 years of Mary's Shelley's Modern Prometheus

Toleration, Interfaith Marriage, and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Alison Conway (University of British Columbia)

The Art of Conversation

Thursday 3 May 2018

Learn from experts Jon Mee and Chloe Wigston Smith about what made conversation tick in the eighteenth century.

Celebrating Women in Print

Tuesday 1 May 2018

CECS Postgraduate forum

Seeing Black Women in Georgian London

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Jennifer Germann (Ithaca College and Fulbright Scholar at University of York)

A Sentimental Journey to the past: Sites of Memory in Maria Graham’s Journal of a Voyage to Brazil

Tuesday 6 March 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum Lilian Tabois (University of York)

Looking backward at eighteenth-century English pornography

Tuesday 27 February 2018

CECS Research Seminar Kathleen Lubey (St. John's University)

Piranesi in the Valley of Uncanny

Monday 26 February 2018

Department of History of Art Research Seminar Caroline van Eck (University of Cambridge)

Dangerous Eruptions’: Helen Maria Williams, the Terror and Eighteenth-Century Representations of Natural Disaster

Tuesday 20 February 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum James Lesslie (University of Birkbeck)

Mapping piracy in Defoe

Tuesday 13 February 2018

CECS Research Seminar Manushag Powell (Purdue University)

Pictured Together? Constructions of Gender, Race, & Social Rank in The Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle & Lady Elizabeth Murray

Monday 12 February 2018

Department of History of Art Research Seminar Jennifer Germann (Ithaca College)

William Shield's Favourite Songs, 1775: A Snapshot of Songs, Shows and Subscribers from the Borders to the Humber

Tuesday 6 February 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum Amelie Addison (University of Leeds)

Authoring the Museum: Mary Hamilton and Bluestocking Antiquarianism

Tuesday 23 January 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum Maddy Pelling (University of York)

The end of Enlightenment

Tuesday 16 January 2018

CECS Research Seminar Richard Whatmore (University of St Andrews)

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