News and events

News

Northern Lights at York Minster this weekend

Posted on Tuesday 12 June 2018

Northern Lights, a stunning sound and light installation by artists Ross Ashton and Karen Monid, will transform York Minster Nave this weekend, 16 - 17 June.


Beyond Words: The Unknowable and the Unutterable in early modernity

Posted on Tuesday 5 June 2018

In this keynote address, Professor William Franke closes a conference on the parameters of the unknowable and the unutterable in early modernity.


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York English Excellence

Posted on Thursday 10 May 2018

Twenty-three English department teaching staff have been nominated by students for the York University Student Union’s annual Excellence Awards.


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The English Department at the Festival of Ideas

Posted on Thursday 10 May 2018

Celebrate the Festival of Ideas with English academics.


Forthcoming events

Fri
29
Jun

The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

CECS is proud to host this two-day conference to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849).

Fri
20
Jul

Playhouses in Shakespeare’s time: why ‘play’? why ‘house’?

As York celebrates the coming of the Rose playhouse to the city, this free pre-show talk asks what ‘playhouse’ really means and how this affects our understanding of Shakespeare.

Wed
3
Oct

From Your John to Baby Precious: The Modernist Lesbian Love Letter

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Hannah Roche (University of York).

Wed
10
Oct

Creativity and Its Origins

The first in a series of three seminars this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Wed
10
Oct

The Cure for Psychoanalysis

The first in a series of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

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