Forthcoming events

Wed
24
Apr

Equality of sacrifice: V.S. Pritchett, Graham Greene, The Third Man (and Shakespeare)

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Erica Sheen (University of York).

Thu
25
Apr

The Architecture of Conversion and the Early Modern Stage

CREMS Research Seminar with Abigail Shinn (Department of English, Goldsmiths London)

Thu
25
Apr

'What I’m Looking For': Maureen McLane Poetry Reading

Loose-limbed, freewheeling and conversational yet musically taut, Maureen N. McLane's poetry has been described as having 'a tonal register somewhere between teenage fangirl and Wordsworth professor' (London Review of Books). Join us for this reading, which coincides with the publication date of Maureen's UK-published selected poems.

Wed
1
May

Black, White, and Read All Over: Mines, Mountains, and the 'Paysage Moralise' of the British Press in the Early Twentieth Century

A Centre for Modern Studies seminar with speaker Dr Abbie Garrington (Durham University). Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Modernist Peripheries' research strand.

Thu
2
May

In the next leyf: the edge of the material text

This year the Annual Riddy Lecture will be delivered by Professor Daniel Wakelin (University of Oxford).

Tue
7
May

Wordsworth’s Anglo-French Pamphlet: Public and Private Codes in A Letter to the Bishop of Llandaff

Professor David Duff (Queen Mary, University of London) will be giving the CECS Annual Stephen Copley lecture

Wed
8
May

Dickens and the Epitaphic Imagination

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Claire Wood (University of Leicester).

Thu
9
May

Sam Reese: Reading and Interview

Join us at the York Medical Society for a special reading by Aotearoa/New Zealand-born writer Sam Reese. Part of the Creative Dissonance: Writing Now Centre for Modern Studies Research Strand and the Writers at York programme.

Mon
13
May

Film Screening of 'Caesar Must Die'

Dr Erica Sheen and Dr Nicoletta Asciuto will be introducing 'Caesar Must Die' (directors Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, 2012) at City Screen Picturehouse. Part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Wed
15
May

Contemporary Concepts of Adolescent Development

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

Wed
15
May

The Truth of Psychoanalysis

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

Wed
15
May

Pre-Show Talk on 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Professor Judith Buchanan will be giving a short pre-show talk ahead of the Northern Broadsides evening performance. Part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Thu
16
May

Historicising Fictionality Seminar

Speaker Professor Elizabeth Tyler (University of York). Part of the Historicising Fictionality

Fri
17
May

Erica Whyman in conversation

Erica Whyman OBE (Deputy Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company) in conversation about her community-inclusive RSC Shakespeare productions of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and 'Romeo and Juliet' (currently on a national tour). Part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Sat
18
May

Shakespeare and Co.: On the Page and on the Stage

Call for papers now open. Coinciding with the York International Shakespeare Festival (11-18 May 2019), Shakespeare and Co. is a one-day conference exploring the multitudinous approaches, both academic and practical, to the dramatic works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, focusing on the multiple functions of these plays as texts and performance pieces, and examining the ways in which combining these functions may provide a broader scope for the rethinking and reimagining of these works both onstage and off.

Tue
21
May

Which came first: the romance or the ballad?

York Medieval Lecture with speaker Professor Laura Ashe (University of Oxford).

Thu
23
May

Scribal Cultures in Late Medieval England: A Conference in honour of Linne R. Mooney

With papers from leading scholars, this one-day conference honours Linne Mooney’s contribution to the study of medieval English manuscripts.

Thu
30
May

Thomas Browne and the mystery of numbers

The Annual Distinguished Patrides Lecture with speaker Jessica Wolfe (University of North Carolina)

Fri
31
May

Thinking with Mysticism (from medieval to early modern)

This day-symposium will explore how the mystical, the prophetic, enthusiastic or the apophatic were deployed, to political, scientific or artistic purposes.

Wed
5
Jun

Chaucer's Pardoner and the Rhetoric of Metafiction and Metalepsis

Part of the ICNS 'Historicising Fictionality' seminar series.

Tue
11
Jun

Afterlives of the Roman de la rose, between England and France

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Dr Philip Knox (University of Cambridge).

Tue
18
Jun

CMS Seminar

Centre for Medieval Studies seminar with speaker Dr Divna Manolova.

Thu
11
Jul

A Contemporary Robinsonade

Peter Robinson (University of Reading) reads from 'The Constitutionals: A Fiction' (2019) and discusses the praxis of adaptation.

Fri
18
Oct

HRC Celebration

A celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of the Humanities Research Centre.

Previous events

Peterloo at 200

Friday 15 March 2019

Two days of public events to commemorate and understand the Peterloo massacre.

Aesthetics of Against: A Dialectic of the Contemporary Novel

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese.

Claude Prance's ephemera: a bookman's Charles Lamb and associative literary culture

Tuesday 12 March 2019

CECS Research Seminar with Gillian Russell (York)

International Women's Day

Friday 8 March 2019

Join us for our celebration of women's writing.

Affording Innerscapes: Dreams, Introspective Imagery and the Narrative Exploration of Personal Geographies

Thursday 7 March 2019

A 'Narrative and the Senses' seminar with Marco Bernini (University of Durham). Part of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies seminar series: 'Limit Narratology: Cognition and Culture'.

Dorothy Parker's 'The Custard Heart'

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Modernist Peripheries: Fringes and Frontiers' research strand.

A Quiet Passion

Tuesday 5 March 2019

A screening of Terence Davies's 2016 film about Emily Dickinson.

New Artistic Practices: Instagram as (Plat)Form (Panel Discussion)

Thursday 28 February 2019

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Creative Dissonance: Writing Now' research strand.

The Watch-Bitch Now: Reassessing the Natural Woman in Han Kang's 'The Vegetarian'

Thursday 28 February 2019

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Creative Dissonance: Writing Now' research strand.

Story-Telling and Staging Romance in Shakespeare’s 'Pericles'

Wednesday 27 February 2019

A 'Historicizing Fictionality' Seminar with speaker Jane Raisch (Department of English and Related Literature, University of York).

Poetics of the Pillory: English Literature and Seditious Libel 1660-1820

Tuesday 26 February 2019

CECS Research Seminar with Thomas Keymer (University of Toronto)

CREMS Cabinet of Curiosities' Spring Colloquium

Monday 25 February 2019

Keynote: Professor Helen Smith (York)

Ten Reasons to Read Radclyffe Hall

Wednesday 20 February 2019

An event for LGBT History Month with speaker Dr Hannah Roche (University of York).

Memory, Emotion and Truth: The Posthumous Trial of Joan of Arc

Tuesday 19 February 2019

In our Spring York Medieval Lecture, Dr Craig Taylor will re-evaluate the reliability of these witness statements in reconstructing the story of Joan of Arc, and also investigate their value as windows into wider issues like gender, religion, politics, warfare and emotions in mid-fifteenth century France.

'A work of time' The material decay and notional permanence of the Cotton Library

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Will Burgess (Queen Mary University of London)

'Not undesirable’: South Africa’s Nobel laureates and the censors

Thursday 14 February 2019

A 'Historicizing Fictionality' Seminar with speaker David Attwell (Department of English and Related Literature, University of York).

"The Whole World’s at Sexes and Sevens": Gender Trouble in 1930s British Cinema

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Chris O'Rourke (University of Lincoln).

The Shadow of Faux Semblant: Fiction, Deception, and Truth in Late Medieval Allegorical Poetry (France, England, and Italy)

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Medieval School Research Seminar with speaker Marco Nievergelt (University of Warwick).

On Attention-Seeking

Wednesday 6 February 2019

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

The Mirror-Role of Mother and Family in Child Development

Wednesday 6 February 2019

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

Female Human Animals - Public Film Screening with Panel Discussion

Thursday 31 January 2019

Shot in the real-life contemporary art world, FEMALE HUMAN ANIMAL is a darkly romantic psychothriller about a creative woman disenchanted with what modern life has to offer her.

A 'Narrative and the Senses' seminar

Thursday 31 January 2019

A 'Narrative and the Senses' seminar with Dr Claire Chambers and Dr Richard Walsh (University of York). Part of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies seminar series: 'Limit Narratology: Cognition and Culture'.

Oscar Wilde, Modernism and the Queering of Realism

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Sos Eltis (University of Oxford).

Sam Thompson: Reading and Interview

Friday 25 January 2019

Join us for a special reading by Belfast-based writer Sam Thompson, followed by an interview and wine reception. Part of the Creative Dissonance CModS Research Strand and the Writers at York programme.

Radio's Vernacular Modernism

Wednesday 23 January 2019

CModS research seminar with Professor Kate Lacey (University of Sussex).

Locating Nancy Holt

Wednesday 16 January 2019

A Modernist Peripheries event with speaker Dr James Boaden (History of Art, University of York).

Mary Guyatt on Careers in the Heritage Industry

Monday 14 January 2019

Join us for a talk about careers in the Heritage industry, led by Dr Mary Guyatt, the Director of the Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton.

Videoseminar: Writing en route in the Middle Ages

Thursday 22 November 2018

Centre for Medieval Studies Videoseminar with speaker Professor Anthony Bale (Birkbeck, University of London).

Amit Chaudhuri on his book: 'The Origins of Dislike'

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Amit Chaudhuri will be speaking about his new book of essays, 'The Origins of Dislike'.

Projecting Modernism: The Future of Britain in 1930s Documentary Film

Tuesday 20 November 2018

A Centre for Modern Studies 'Modernist Peripheries: Fringes and Frontiers' research seminar with speaker Dr Michael McCluskey (University of York).

Imperialising Old English: 'The Battle of Brunanburh'

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Speaker Professor Elizabeth Tyler (University of York). Part of the York Medieval Lecture Series .

Leontia Flynn Poetry Reading

Thursday 15 November 2018

Leontia Flynn will be reading from her most recent prize-winning collection, 'The Radio'.

Serial Revolutions: Why 1848 Matters

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Clare Pettitt (King's College London).

Ethics and the Modern Novel: Toni Morrison, Henry James and the Problem of Other People

Thursday 8 November 2018

The Modern School's annual Jacques Berthoud Lecture will this year be delivered by Professor Dorothy Hale (University of California, Berkeley).

Unsure Shores: Uncertain Orientalism in Lord Byron's 'The Giaour' (1813) and 'The Bride of Abydos' (1814)

Tuesday 6 November 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Nicholas Dunn-McAfee (University of Oxford).

Peterloo: A Conversation with Jacqueline Riding

Friday 2 November 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies/Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past event, with speaker Jacqueline Riding, historical advisor on the film 'Peterloo', and author of the related book 'Peterloo: the Story of the Manchester Massacre'.

Early Modern Sermons: Performances and Afterlives

Friday 2 November 2018

Across the spectrum of religious thought, from the court orations of Lancelot Andrewes to the preaching of non-conformist ministers, sermons were a crucial part of devotional practice for early modern church goers. This one-day workshop will consist of round table discussions, plenary papers and masterclasses on performance.

Who's Afraid of Alice Meynell?: Alice Meynell in the Age of Modernism

Thursday 1 November 2018

A Centre for Modern Studies 'Modernist Peripheries: Fringes and Frontiers' research seminar with speaker Dr Sarah Parker (Loughborough University).

The Lane Less Travelled: Logic and Literature in the Early Modern Period

Thursday 25 October 2018

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Katrin Ettenhuber (Pembroke College, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge).

Art as the Justification of Life in Nietzsche's 'The Birth of Tragedy'

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Tom Stern (University College London).

Literature knows no frontiers

Thursday 18 October 2018

Join us to explore the processes that lead to a book being published in translation, and the factors that can help or hinder that process, from money to gender to geography. A Writers at York event.

Criticism and Truth, on the Epistemology of Literary Studies

Tuesday 16 October 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Research Seminar with speaker Professor Jonathan Kramnick (Yale University).

Poetry Book Society Autumn Launch

Thursday 11 October 2018

The Department of English and Related Literature is delighted to host the Poetry Book Society’s Autumn Launch as part of our Writers at York series, featuring poetry readings by Kate Potts, Kit Fan, and Zaffar Kunial.

The Cure for Psychoanalysis

Wednesday 10 October 2018

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

Creativity and Its Origins

Wednesday 10 October 2018

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

Empiricism, Epistolarity and Landscape in Elizabeth Montagu's Correspondence

Tuesday 9 October 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Millie Schurch (University of York).

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

Thursday 4 October 2018

Research Seminar organised by the Centres for Eighteenth Century Studies and Renaissance and Early Modern Studies with speaker Professor David Harper (West Point).

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

Wednesday 3 October 2018

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

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

Tuesday 2 October 2018

A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Ingrid Horrocks (Massey University, Wellington, NZ).

Reading and in Conversation: Bridging the Creative/Critical Divide

Monday 1 October 2018

A Writers at York event with speaker Ingrid Horrocks (Massey University, Wellington, NZ).

ICNS Seminar: Jan Alber, "Ways of Making Sense of the Unnatural"

Wednesday 19 September 2018

An event in the occasional ICNS seminar series on topics in narrative theory, featuring visiting speaker Jan Alber (RWTH Aachen), specialist in "unnatural narratology" and past president of the International Society for the Study of Narrative.

Ways of Making Sense of the Unnatural

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies event with speaker Jan Alber (RWTH Aachen)

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

Friday 20 July 2018

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.

The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

Friday 29 June 2018

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

'My Dearest Tussy': Coping with Separation during the Napoleonic Wars

Tuesday 12 June 2018

CECS public lecture with speaker Elaine Chalus (University of Liverpool).

Laurence Sterne: A sentimental picture

Friday 8 June 2018

A York Festival of Ideas event to mark the 250th anniversary of the death of novelist Laurence Sterne and of the publication of his last book, 'A Sentimental Journey'.

Fugitive Ideas: A Cerebration for Hugh Haughton

Friday 8 June 2018

In honour of our colleague Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature is hosting a poetic and scholarly "cerebration".

Frankenstein at 200: The science of the novel

Thursday 7 June 2018

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s 'Frankenstein', Dr Mary Fairclough (University of York) discusses the science of the novel.

Frankestein: A Night at the Movies

Wednesday 6 June 2018

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein', we present a special festival screening at York's City Screen of the 1931 film adaptation of the same name.

Eleanor Catton in Conversation

Wednesday 6 June 2018

A UK exclusive event as part of the Creative Dissonance CModS research strand and the Writers at York series.

Storytelling as a Way of Bridging Cultural Divides

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Workshop led by Professor Christa Knellwolf-King (Associate Professor of English literature at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, and an Honorary Visiting Fellow at the University of York).

The Question of Middle English Romance

Tuesday 5 June 2018

Dr Nicola McDonald (University of York) will deliver this year's Riddy Lecture.

Foul or Fair?: The English Provincial Fair in Popular Culture

Tuesday 5 June 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum.

Beyond Words: The Unknowable and the Unutterable in early modernity

Friday 1 June 2018

A one-day CREMS conference. Part of the Thomas Browne Seminar series.

Political Memory and its Archives: Symposium

Friday 25 May 2018

Part of the 'Political Forms' CModS research strand.

Shakespeare's Bibles

Thursday 24 May 2018

The Annual Patrides Lecture is this year given by Professor Debora Shuger (UCLA).

Rhythmical Subjects: D.H. Lawrence and ‘the American Rhythm’

Thursday 24 May 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Laura Marcus (University of Oxford).

Problematics of European literary history, 1559-1648

Thursday 24 May 2018

Medieval School Research Seminar with speaker Warren Boutcher (Queen Mary, University of London).

Memes, GIFs, and Remix Culture: Compact Appropriation in Everyday Digital Life

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Eckart Voigts (Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany).

Fifty Years of Revolution: Gender, Race and Resistance 1968-2018

Monday 21 May 2018

A two-day interdiscplinary conference organised by Clare Bielby (Centre for Women's Studies) and Claire Chambers (Department of English and Related Literature).

Stephanie Burt Poetry Reading

Thursday 17 May 2018

Poetry reading by Stephanie Burt. A Writers at York event.

When Is a Lyric Poem a Song, When Are Song Lyrics a Poem, and Why Do We Care?

Thursday 17 May 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Stephanie Burt (Harvard University).

Daisy Johnson reading

Tuesday 15 May 2018

Writers at York are proud to present a reading with our 2018 John Tilney Writer in Residence, Daisy Johnson.

New Modes of Reading

Friday 11 May 2018

A Creative Dissonance research seminar with Alexandra Kingston-Reese (York) and Doug Battersby (University of Tokyo).

Magical Realism: The Making of a Global Literature and International Anthology

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Dr Christopher Warnes talks about magical realism as a global literary phenomenon and about his upcoming landmark anthology. Supported by the Distinguished Visitors Fund.

Capital Personified: From Impersonality to the Dialectic of World Literature

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Daniel Hartley (University of Leeds).

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

Tuesday 8 May 2018

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Alison Conway (University of British Columbia).

Art and Politics Today

Thursday 3 May 2018

CModS research seminar with speakers David Barnett (TFTV, York) and Ruth Kelly (Centre for Applied Human Rights, York). Part of the 'Political Forms' CModS research strand.

Winnicott's Magic: 'Playing and Reality' and Reality

Wednesday 2 May 2018

This is the last of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Winnicott's Magic: 'Playing and Reality' and Reality

Wednesday 2 May 2018

This is the last of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

The Location of Cultural Experience

Wednesday 2 May 2018

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

Celebrating Women in Print

Tuesday 1 May 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum.

Speech, Sound and Dialogue in Early Modern Culture, 1500-1700

Tuesday 24 April 2018

A friendly, afternoon symposium celebrating new postgraduate and early career research from York and beyond. All welcome. A Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies event.

Poetry Reading: Vahni Capildeo and Alex Houen

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Writers at York is proud to present an exciting evening of poetry with Alex Houen and Vahni Capildeo.

Seeing Black Women in Georgian London

Tuesday 17 April 2018

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Jennifer Germann (Ithaca College and Fulbright Scholar at University of York).

Mock Conference Panel: Aspects of Narrative

Monday 26 March 2018

A conference-panel style presentation of three papers, from Hanna Roine (Helsinki), Yu-Hua Yen (York) and Francesca Arnavas (York).

Carcanet Poets: Phoebe Power and Oli Hazzard

Thursday 22 March 2018

The University of York and Carcanet Press are delighted to present Phoebe Power and Oli Hazzard for an unmissable evening of poetry. A Writers at York event.

Eborakon Issue four launch party

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Come to our launch party at the Walmgate Alehouse to celebrate the launch of Issue four of Eborakon!

Archbishop Wulfstan and the Peace of God

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Talk by Professor Katy Cubitt (University of East Anglia). Part of the York Medieval Lecture Series.

A book a day keeps the doctor away

Thursday 1 March 2018

Does a book a day keep the doctor away? Find out in a panel discussion with a team of experts, chaired by Professor Helen Smith (York, English). World Book Day Event.

La civiltà delle città nell'Italia medievale

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Talk in Italian by Dr Michele Campopiano (York).

Workshop on 'Macbeth'

Wednesday 28 February 2018

and talk from the co-adaptor of, and Shakespeare advisor to, the forthcoming release of a new 'Macbeth' feature film.

Danelaw Stories: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and the Conquest

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Talk by Dr George Younge (University of York). Part of the Normans in the North Lecture Series.

Looking backward at eighteenth-century English pornography

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Research Seminar with speaker Kathleen Lubey (York St John University).

The Secret Life of a Feminist Academic: Sexuality, Masculinity, Shoes and Power

Monday 26 February 2018

Centre for Women's Studies Research Seminar with speaker Professor Victoria Robinson (University of York).

Two Poets: Christopher DeWeese and Valzhyna Mort

Wednesday 21 February 2018

A Writers at York event.

Workshop and Seminar with Anat Pick

Wednesday 21 February 2018

This workshop and seminar has been postponed and will be rescheduled in the Summer Term.

Symposium: New Work on Edward Lear

Saturday 17 February 2018

Centre for Modern Studies Symposium with keynote speaker Jenny Uglow.

Viking Studies Research Group

Friday 16 February 2018

Speaker Dr Alexandra Sanmark (UHI)_

Brilliant Modernism: Lighting Technologies in Modernist Poetry

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Nicoletta Asciuto.

Lordship, Violence and Very Small Churches in Southern France, c. 1000-1200

Tuesday 13 February 2018

Talk by Professor John Arnold (University of Cambridge). Part of the Centre for Medieval Studies 50th Anniversary Lecture Series.

Mapping piracy in Defoe

Tuesday 13 February 2018

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Research Seminar with speaker Manushag Powell (Purdue University).

Clare Pollard: Poetry in Translation

Thursday 8 February 2018

Clare Pollard is a poet, playwright, translator, and editor. Please join us for a special evening celebrating poetry and translation.

Conversion To Begin With

Wednesday 7 February 2018

This is the second of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Finding, Receiving and Recognising the Absent

Wednesday 7 February 2018

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

Masculine Compromise: The Impact of Migration on Family and Gender Dynamics in China

Tuesday 6 February 2018

Centre for Women's Studies research seminar with speaker Professor Susanne Y P Choi (Chinese University of Hong Kong).

Women, Leadership and Risk in the Human Rights Movement

Monday 5 February 2018

Centre for Women's Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Alice Nah (University of York).

'My Lady Greensleeves': Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams and the Objectivist Nexus

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Victoria Bazin (Northumbria University).

The tea-table, women, and gossip: heterosociability and the public sphere in early eighteenth-century Britain

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Research Seminar with speaker Markman Ellis (Queen Mary University of London).

Grieving the Un-precarious Life: Mourning, Grief and Commemoration in Iraqi Literature

Monday 29 January 2018

Centre for Women's Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Nadia Atia (Queen Mary, University of London).

What did the dog say? Towns and municipal citizenship in 'English' Ireland, 1350-1500

Friday 26 January 2018

Viking Studies Research Group talk with speaker Dr Harriet Jean Evans (University of York).

Film screening of Patience Nitumwesiga's film 'Communion'

Monday 22 January 2018

Centre for Women's Studies film screening event.

The Heat Signatures of Refugee Transit: 'Incoming' by Richard Mosse (2017)

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Joint TFTV-English Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Emma Cox (Royal Holloway, University of London).

The End of Enlightenment

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Research Seminar with speaker Richard Whatmore (University of St Andrews).

The Poetics of Faith: Exploring Belief in Modern and Contemporary Poetry

Friday 12 January 2018

A three-day interdisciplinary conference.

Institutions as Actors

Friday 1 December 2017

The final workshop of the ‘Institutions of Literature, 1700-1900’ research network.

Writing Now Reading Group

Wednesday 29 November 2017

The first meeting of the 'Writing Now' Reading Group. Part of the 'Creative Dissonance' research strand.

Living in the (Eighteenth Century) Material World: Female Collectors, Enlightenment Education and the Country House

Tuesday 28 November 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Elizabeth Rogers (University of Hull).

Orosius’ description of the world: influence, adaptation and interpolation

Thursday 23 November 2017

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Alfred Hieatt (Queen Mary University London).

The Pre-Raphaelite 'Haiku'

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Jos Lavery (University of California, Berkeley).

CECS Postgraduate Forum Event

Tuesday 21 November 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Alice Rhodes (University of York)

The Politics of Happiness

Monday 20 November 2017

CModS Research Seminar with speakers Dr David Dwan (University of Oxford) and Dr Emilie Morin (University of York). Part of the 'Political Forms' CModS research strand.

Essay Film and Narrative Technique: First Symposium of the BAFTSS ‘Essay Film’ Research Group

Saturday 18 November 2017

Symposium on this non-fiction form exploiting fictional techniques. Extended CFP 30th Sept.

Jennifer Egan: A Reading and Interview

Thursday 16 November 2017

Jennifer Egan will read at York from her new novel 'Manhattan Beach' and engage in an interview about her work. A Writers at York event.

How Novels Begin: Some Nineteenth-Century Test-Cases

Wednesday 15 November 2017

The Modern School's Annual Jacques Berthoud Lecture with speaker Professor Isobel Armstrong (Birkbeck, University of London).

The Wisdom of Some Short Poems in the Exeter Book

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Professor E. G. Stanley (Emeritus, University of Oxford).

Authentic Dross: Irish Poetry and Song - Moore, Mangan and (Jack) Yeats

Tuesday 14 November 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Matthew Campbell (University of York).

Performing Care: Performance, Visibility and the Labour of Care

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Joint TFTV-English Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Amanda Stuart-Fisher (Central School of Speech and Drama).

Fibres and Fashion in the British Industrial Revolution, 1700-1800

Tuesday 7 November 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker John Styles (University of Hertfordshire).

Consolation's Discrepant Forms

Thursday 2 November 2017

Part of the Creative Dissonance CModS research strand.

Uses of Criticism in an Era of Postcritique

Thursday 2 November 2017

A workshop with English and CModS postgraduates. Part of the Creative Dissonance CModS research strand.

The Insider Conversation: Literary Agent & Poet Isobel Dixon

Wednesday 1 November 2017

If you’re interested in creative writing or publishing, you won’t want to miss this publishing masterclass and poetry reading with Isobel Dixon, Head of Books and Director of the Blake Friedmann Literary Agency. A Writers at York event.

Medieval Pilgrims' Books: Some Evidence, and Problems of Evidence

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Medieval Literatures and Languages Research School Seminar with speaker Anthony Bale (Birkbeck College, University of London).

The Death of the Artist: Memento Mori in Mary Hamilton's Munster Village (1778) & Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818)

Tuesday 31 October 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Hannah Moss (University of Sheffield).

Contested Inheritances, 1750-1830

Saturday 28 October 2017

A one-day conference hosted by the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Women's Work: Allusion and Education in Mid-Twentieth Century Fiction

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Claire Jarvis (Stanford University).

The Reform Debates of 1830-32: A 'Four Nations' Approach

Tuesday 24 October 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker James Smith (University of York).

Poetry Reading: Henri Cole

Monday 23 October 2017

Please join us for this special poetry event, with celebrated US poet Henri Cole. A Writers at York event.

Monastic Legacies: Memory and the Biography of Place

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Part of the York Medieval Lecture Series.

Gender and Things in Pope and Austen

Tuesday 17 October 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Barbara Benedict (Trinity College, Cambridge).

Michael Longley: A Poetry Reading

Thursday 12 October 2017

Michael Longley will be reading from his new book, 'Angel Hill', which has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize. A Writers at York event.

"Being there": Shakespeare and live broadcast theatre - a history

Thursday 12 October 2017

Talk by Professor Judith Buchanan (York) in collaboration with the Film and Literature MA.

Shame and Attention

Wednesday 11 October 2017

This is the first of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

On Psychic Pain

Wednesday 11 October 2017

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

Writers at York Special Event: Fiona Mozley

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Join us for a very special Writers at York event, celebrating the success of York PhD student Fiona Mozley’s debut novel, 'Elmet', which is shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize.

The Influence of the Epic Genre in Eighteenth-Century History Writing

Tuesday 10 October 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Alexandra Anderson (University of Leeds).

Silent Shakespeare

Friday 6 October 2017

An evening of nostalgia, wonderment and silliness.

Professors, Pigs and Pygmalion: Textual Traces of Lost Phonographic Practices and the Academic Study of Modern Languages

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Catherine Robson (New York University).

So You Want to Submit a Journal Article! Strategies for Navigating Peer Review

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Publishing Workshop with Eugenia Zuroski (McMaster University).

The Cat-Arion of Strawberry Hill: Bentley's Illustration for Gray's Poem about the Death of Walpole's Cat

Tuesday 3 October 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Eugenia Zuroski (McMaster University).

BARS 2017: Romantic Improvement

Thursday 27 July 2017

The 15th biannual conference of the British Association for Romantic Studies will be hosted by the University of York’s Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, with events in and around The King’s Manor in York’s historic city centre.

Pictures of perfection...make me sick and wicked?: Jane Austen and Reading for Lies

Friday 14 July 2017

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 event series.

Narrative in Question Symposium and grants workshop

Thursday 15 June 2017

External speakers: Liesbeth Korthals-Altes (Groningen): 'Narrative fiction and Negotiations of Value – Genre Framing and Ethos Attributions.' Greta Olsen (Giessen): 'The Ideological Work of Images of Refugeeism.' Merja Polvinen (Helsinki): 'Enactive Processing of Science Fiction Narrative.'

'Sense and Sensibility' film screening with discussion

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

Historians at work

Sunday 11 June 2017

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

The Future of Freedom

Friday 9 June 2017

Part of the Freedom After Neoliberalism CModS research strand.

Freedom After Neoliberalism Conference 2017

Friday 9 June 2017

Keynote Speakers: Nikolas Rose (King’s College London), Paul Crosthwaite (University of Edinburgh), Jane Elliott (King’s College London).

The Enduring Appeal of Jane Austen

Thursday 8 June 2017

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

What Matters in Jane Austen

Thursday 8 June 2017

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

In Praise of the Market: Christina Rosetti and the Salvific Signifier

Wednesday 7 June 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Victoria Coulson (University of York).

The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment

Tuesday 6 June 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Tita Chico (University of Maryland).

Europe: What Value as an Analytical Category?

Tuesday 6 June 2017

A workshop forming part of the University of York Culture and Communication research theme.

Joining Scholarly Conversations: Academic Publishing, in Theory and Praxis

Monday 5 June 2017

CECS PG Workshop with speaker Dr Tita Chico (University of Maryland).

Loving Big Brother

Thursday 1 June 2017

John Bowen on George Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' at York Explore Library.

Does Islam Need the Shariah? A Reply to a Christian Interrogation

Wednesday 31 May 2017

A Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Shabbir Akhtar (Oxford).

Narrative in Question Seminar 7

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Mark Jenner (History): 'What you drink is what you write? Diet, dullness and medical writing in Restoration and Augustan England' [Note that the talk from Alice Hall (English) on 'Disability and narrative: Kenzaburō Ōe's fiction' has been cancelled]

Austen as Wartime Novelist

Tuesday 30 May 2017

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Stephen Copley Lecture, with speaker Professor Kathryn Sutherland (Oxford). Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

'Clueless' film screening with introduction

Friday 26 May 2017

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

AUSTEN AT 200

Wednesday 24 May 2017

A series of events to commemorate Jane Austen’s writing and her legacy marking the 200th anniversary of her death. Presented by the University of York in partnership with City Screen, the South Bank Community Cinema the York Festival of Ideas, and Fairfax House.

'Love and Friendship' film screening with discussion

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

Narrative in Question Guest Lecture

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Sandy Louchart (Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art), 'Interactive Digital Narratives: Exploring Narrative Creativity in Games'

In the Library with George Eliot and Mary Anne Evans: 'Romola', Arbury Hall, and the Circulation of Knowledge

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Ruth Livesey (Royal Holloway)

Dangerous Spectacles: the 'Convulsionnaires' and the Anti-Philosophical Movement in 1760s Paris

Tuesday 23 May 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Anne Vila (University of Wisconsin)

Third Year Undergraduate Conference in the Renaissance and Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Afternoon conference held in the Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building.

Bloody, Bold and Resolute

Saturday 20 May 2017

Text, performance, politics, art history, film, poetry and with musical interludes. An afternoon devoted to Shakespeare’s Macbeth and creative responses to Macbeth.

Ezra Pound, Poetry, and Knowledge

Thursday 18 May 2017

Poetry and Poetics Reading Group event with speaker Kenneth Haynes (Brown University).

Narrative in Question Seminar 6

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Emily Heavey (SPRU): 'Telling ghost stories: The narrative construction of the phantom limb.' Richard Walsh (English): 'The Centre for Narrative Gravity: Narrative and the Philosophy of Selfhood after Dennett'

Witness for the Witnesses: Geoffrey Hill and Lyric Memorialization

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Kenneth Haynes (Brown University).

"Speak the speech...trippingly on the tongue": Performing Shakespearean Verse

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Professor Michael Cordner and Dr Tom Cantrell (University of York) explore, via analysis and practical experiment, how the changing nature of Shakespeare's verse writing across his career gradually transformed the challenges he set for his actors.

Hamlet's Elsinore and Elsinore's Hamlet

Monday 15 May 2017

In this illustrated talk, Dr Anne Sophie Refskou (University of Surrey) and Lars Romann Engel (Artistic Director of Hamletscenen in Elsinore) discuss the lively history of Hamlet in Denmark, tracing how Shakespeare’s fictional setting for Hamlet has become a real one. Part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Hamlet at Elsinore

Monday 15 May 2017

An exhibition on display in the Berrick Saul Building (University of York). Free and open to the public 4.00pm-7.15pm, Monday 15th to Friday 19th May inclusive.

York International Shakespeare Festival 2017

Saturday 13 May 2017

The York International Shakespeare Festival is a major cultural venture for York and for the North of England. It emerges from a new partnership between the York Theatre Royal, the University of York and Parrabbola.

Writers at York: Poetry Reading

Thursday 11 May 2017

All are very welcome for this special Writers at York event, in conjunction with York Explore Library's Finding the Words series, featuring three exciting UK and US poets: Ruby Robinson, Nuar Alsadir, and Jodie Hollander.

On Inattention

Wednesday 10 May 2017

This is the third of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Narrative in Question Seminar 5

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Roger Marsh (Music): 'Poor Yorick - singing Laurence Sterne.' Peter Lamarque (Philosophy): 'Transparent and opaque modes of reading narrative.'

On Death-work

Wednesday 10 May 2017

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

The Magdalens and the Performance of Virtue: Kelly, Sterne and Crebillon

Tuesday 9 May 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Mary Peace (Sheffield Hallam University).

The Pink Suit

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Stella Bruzzi (Film and Television, Warwick).

Literatures of betrayal: Risk, collaboration and narrative non-fiction in contemporary South Africa

Thursday 27 April 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Hedley Twidle (University of Cape Town).

Medieval Psalters as Witnesses to Liturgical Song: The Iberian Case

Tuesday 25 April 2017

A Centre for Medieval Studies lecture with speaker Dr Emma Hornby (University of Bristol).

Are you talking to me? Questions of audience in Voltaire's 'Letters Concerning the English Nation or Philosophical Letters?'

Tuesday 25 April 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Nick Treuherz (University of York).

Poetry Reading: Denise Riley

Thursday 16 March 2017

One of the most compelling contemporary English poets reads from her work.

Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance with Popular Music

Tuesday 14 March 2017

The Department of English and Related Literature is delighted to welcome the distinguished film scholar Professor David E James, who will present the lecture he delivered in January to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science in Los Angeles.

The Significance of Stories in the Post-Truth Era: Or, Why Literature Matters

Thursday 9 March 2017

A Leverhulme-funded talk by eminent writer and scholar Tabish Khair.

Narrative in Question Guest Lecture

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Mari Hatavara (Visiting Professor, Tampere), 'A Narratological Analysis of the Political Interview'.

Literary Networks of the Vicars Choral and the Clerical Proletariat in Late Medieval York

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Part of the York Medieval Lecture Series, with speaker Kathryn Kerby-Fulton (Notre Dame).

Ex-centric Cinema: Giorgio Agamben's film archaeology

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Janet Harbord (Film Studies, Queen Mary University of London).

Narrative in Question Seminar 4

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Debbie Maxwell (TFTV): 'Co-creating shared futures through storytelling.' Catherine Laws (Music): 'Player Piano: performing narratives of sound and body.'

Confronting Loss in Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Britain

Tuesday 28 February 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Kate Smith (University of Birmingham).

Narrative in Question Guest Lecture

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Alice Bell (Sheffield Hallam), 'Immersion in a Playable Story: a Cognitive, Empirical Approach'.

Gazing at the Planet: Olive Schreiner and Scale

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Coílín Parsons (Georgetown University, USA).

Narrative in Question Seminar 3

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Kate Gridley (SPRU): 'Life Story Work in Dementia Care.' Silvia Gennari (Psychology): 'Narratives and cognitive processes during reading.'

Reparative Reading at 21

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Memorial Symposium.

Paying Attention: Conversion Hysteria 5

Wednesday 8 February 2017

This is the second of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Narrative in Question Guest Lecture

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Molly Andrews (CNR, East London), 'On Time: Narrative, Apology and Forgiveness'.

Between Freud and Charcot

Wednesday 8 February 2017

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

In Their Mother Tongue: The use of vernacular languages in medieval liturgy

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Medieval Literatures & Languages Research School seminar with speaker Helen Gittos (University of Kent).

Reparative Reading at 21: informal reading group 2

Tuesday 7 February 2017

This is the second of two preparatory reading groups in advance of 'Reparative Reading at 21', the fourth in the series of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Memorial Symposia, which will take place on 14 February 2017.

Nick Cave and the King James Bible

Thursday 2 February 2017

The Spring Term meeting of the Literature and Sacred Reading Group.

In the wars: Irish writing, 1914-1945

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Gerald Dawe (Trinity College Dublin).

Narrative in Question Seminar 2

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Greg Currie (Philosophy): 'Not as we know it: narrative and the recreation of experience.' Romana Turina (TFTV): 'Making meaning in reparative storytelling through digital narrative.'

The Novel at the End of History: Donald Trump and 'Infinite Jest'

Wednesday 1 February 2017

A talk organised by the York Centre for the Americas with speaker Adam Kelly (English, York).

Reparative Reading at 21: informal reading group 1

Tuesday 31 January 2017

This is the first of two preparatory reading groups in advance of 'Reparative Reading at 21', the fourth in the series of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Memorial Symposia, which will take place on 14 February 2017.

Wolves, ravens and troll-women: 1066 in Old Norse History and Literature

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Part of the 'Normans in the North' Lecture Series, with speaker Erin Goeres (University College London).

Publishing, Patronage, and the Library of Liberty: Andrew Millar and Thomas Hollis in 1765

Tuesday 31 January 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Adam Budd (University of Edinburgh).

Tracking Poetic Performance from Homer to Shakespeare

Monday 30 January 2017

A CModS Poetry and Poetics event with speaker Professor Derek Attridge (Emeritus Professor, English and Related Literature, York).

After Magic: Charm in Literary Theory and Practice

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Herbert Tucker (University of Virginia).

Narrative in Question Guest Lecture

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Mark Currie (Queen Mary, London), 'Narrative, Time and Contingency'.

Adam Crothers and 'Eborakon' poetry reading

Monday 23 January 2017

Poetry reading to coincide with the launch of issue three of 'Eborakon'.

Narrative in Question Seminar 1 - An introduction to narrative theory

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Richard Walsh (English) will offer a perspective on narrative as a mode of cognition and sensemaking, and Mari Hatavara (Visiting Professor, Tampere) will respond.

Europe

Tuesday 17 January 2017

A Lightning Rods session organised by the Humanities Research Centre.

Crafting the Past in Sarah Scott's 'Millennium Hall'

Tuesday 17 January 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Katharina Boehm (Universität Regensburg).

Being Citizens, 1770-1832

Saturday 3 December 2016

Interdisciplinary symposium hosted by the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies.

After Dickens

Friday 2 December 2016

A two-day conference with keynote speakers Professor Kamilla Elliott (Lancaster University) and Professor Juliet John (Royal Holloway).

Laughing at John Damer: The Reformative Ethics of George Coleman's 'The Suicide, A Comedy' (1778)

Tuesday 29 November 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Eric Parisot (Flinders University, Adelaide).

The Cult of the Book

Thursday 24 November 2016

Professor Brian Cummings gives the Inaugural Lecture of the Friends of the University of York Library and Archives.

Conversion Hysteria 4: Believe It Or Not

Wednesday 23 November 2016

This is the first of three lectures by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Primary Process, Thinking and Art

Wednesday 23 November 2016

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

Pieces of 'The Pale King': Understanding David Foster Wallace's Final Novel

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker David Hering (Liverpool).

No Place like Home: Irish Writing in a Changing World

Wednesday 9 November 2016

The 2016 Jacques Berthoud Lecture will be given by Fintan O'Toole, columnist, literary editor and drama critic for The Irish Times.

The Archers - an everyday story of...the real world? domestic abuse in Ambridge and beyond

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Polly Neate, Chief Executive of Women's Aid in conversation with Judith Buchanan, Director of the Humanities Research Centre.

Blizzards of Steel: Viking Poetry and the Battles of Fulford and Stamford Bridge

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Part of the 'Normans in the North' Lecture Series hosted by the Centre for Medieval Studies, Yorkshire Philosophical Society and York Museums Trust.

Restarting the Clock of History: Periodicity, Neoliberalism and Contemporary World Literature

Wednesday 2 November 2016

This talk is part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' research strand.

After Ireland? Ireland's Afterlives in Global Anglophone Poetry

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Omaar Hena (Wake Forest University).

Rosenberg's war: 'Iron, honey, gold'

Friday 28 October 2016

This year's FR Leavis lecture will be given by author Jean Liddiard.

'Capturing' live Shakespearean theatre

Tuesday 25 October 2016

John Wyver, Director of Screen Productions at the Royal Shakespeare Company and executive producer of all the 'Live from Statford-upon-Avon' theatre broadcasts, will be talking about the process of 'capturing' live Shakespearean theatre and transmitting it to the world.

The Apocalypse? Or Just the Vikings? Byrhtferth and Ælfric plan for the End of the World?

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Medieval Literatures Research Seminar with speaker Rebecca Stephenson (University College Dublin).

Ian Watt and the Prison Camp English Department

Tuesday 18 October 2016

The Centre for Modern Studies start of year event with speaker Dr Marina Mackay (Oxford).

Methods in Madness: or, how to work on the 'Lady's Magazine'

Monday 17 October 2016

On campus workshop with Jennie Batchelor (University of Kent).

Fluxus and the Idea of Nothing

Tuesday 11 October 2016

CModS Research Seminar with speakers Emilie Morin (English and Related Literature) and Catherine Laws (Music).

Appropriated Corners

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Workshop with Cynthia Wall (University of Virginia) for postgraduate students in CECS, CREMS and the Eighteenth Century and Romantics Research School).

Grammars of Approach: Landscape, Narrative, and the Linguistic Picturesque

Tuesday 4 October 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Cynthia Wall (University of Virginia).

Dickens's Early Sketches

Wednesday 28 September 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Paul Schlicke (Aberdeen).

Alice Oswald Reads Her Poetry

Friday 1 July 2016

Part of the Poetic Measures conference. A Writers at York event.

Reading by A. L. Kennedy, writer and performer

Wednesday 29 June 2016

A Writers at York event.

Sheridan, the Theatre, and Public Opinion

Friday 17 June 2016

CECS Workshop and one-day conference at the Theatre Royal, Richmond.

Shared Heritage: West and Islamic World

Thursday 16 June 2016

The media often present Islam and the West as two separate worlds. Many public commentators fail to see how Western society and the Islamic World share common cultural roots in our classical heritage. The Romans and Greeks left a shared patrimony of scientific imagination and arts, but also myths and legends. Join us to learn how the English in the Middle Ages shared a similar vision of the past with Muslims of the time.

Exhibiting Seamus Heaney

Tuesday 14 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas event with speaker Geraldine Higgins (Emory University).

Rebellion and Reconstruction III: 'Eamon de Valera and the Irish Revolution of 1916'

Tuesday 14 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas event with speaker Ronan Fanning (Emeritus Professor of History at University College Dublin).

Readings by Faber New Poets

Sunday 12 June 2016

Faber New Poets Sam Buchan-Watts, Rachel Curzon and Rachael Allen will read from their new books.

Rebellion and Reconstruction II: 'Theatre and the 1916 Rising'

Friday 10 June 2016

A York Festival of Ideas event with speaker Lionel Pilkington (Galway).

Mairi MacInnes Reading

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Poet Mairi MacInnes will read from her new book, 'Amazing Memories of Childhood' (2016). A Writers at York and York Festival of Ideas event.

Rebellion and Reconstruction I: The Easter Rebellion 1916

Tuesday 7 June 2016

An edited screening new documentary, introduced by Briona Nic Dhiarmade (University of Notre Dame). A York Festival of Ideas event.

Lessons Learned from 'Imagining the Passion': Imagining a Devotional Landscape for Nasrid and Morisco Granada

Monday 6 June 2016

Department of History of Art lecture by Professor Cynthia Robinson (Cornell) in collaboration with the Centre for Medieval Literature, Universities of York and Southern Denmark.

Humour, virtuality, and the lone togetherness of social media

Monday 6 June 2016

This Centre for Modern Studies lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and an opportunity to meet Professor Eric Weitz (Trinity College, Dublin).

Physical Comedy: The theory and practice of joking for bodies

Monday 6 June 2016

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

The Annual Patrides Public Lecture and Reception: 'Picknicking in Eden'

Thursday 2 June 2016

The Annual Patrides Lecture is this year delivered by Professor Dame Hermione Lee (Wolfson College, Oxford).

Conversion Hysteria III: Loose Change

Wednesday 1 June 2016

The Summer Term lecture by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Form in Art

Wednesday 1 June 2016

The Summer Term seminar by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst, will discuss 'Form in Art: A Psycho-analytic Interpretation' by Adrian Stokes.

Creative Labour

Wednesday 1 June 2016

The Centre for Modern Studies is hosting 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 theorisation of work, or labour.

Celebrity Parts: from Nell Gwyn's breasts to Colley Cibber's shirts

Tuesday 31 May 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Elaine McGirr (Royal Holloway).

A Certain Vision: Henry Corbin on Heidegger and Ibn al-Arabi

Thursday 26 May 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Ziad Elmarsafy (Professor of Comparative Literature, King's College London).

Literary Yorkshires

Saturday 21 May 2016

The sequel to the successful Literary Yorkshires workshop of January 2015 will take place at King's Manor in York.

Medieval Orientalism and the Modern Imagination: The Case of the Two Rushdies

Thursday 19 May 2016

Global Literature and Culture Forum with speaker Dr Shazia Jagot (York).

The European circulation of images and Anti-Jesuit Propaganda in the Seventeenth Century

Thursday 19 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Line Cottegnies (Nouvelle Sorbonne).

Were we right to fire the canon (if we ever did)?

Thursday 19 May 2016

This interdisciplinary symposium revisits issues of value and canonicity, from both a theoretical and a historical point of view.

Third Year Undergraduate Conference in the Renaissance and Eighteenth Century

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Afternoon conference held in the Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building.

'False Sails and Epitaphs': A discussion of Anne Carson's 'The Economy of the Unlost'

Tuesday 17 May 2016

A Modern School and Poetry and Poetics Reading Group event, introduced by Hugh Haughton.

Jacques Berthoud Lecture 2016: 'Fanon transformed? The New Writings'

Thursday 12 May 2016

Robert Young (Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University) will give this year's Jacques Berthoud Lecture.

Translating Machiavelli's Prince in early modern England: New manuscript evidence?

Wednesday 11 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Alessandra Petrina (Padua).

Graduate Conference 2016

Wednesday 11 May 2016

Sixteen graduate students in the Department will present on topics in four categories under the theme 'Crossroads of Literature'.

Uncommon: Hobbes and Theoliberalism

Tuesday 10 May 2016

This event is part of the Freedom After Neoliberalism research strand.

Readings by Chloe Stopa-Hunt and Edwina Attlee

Thursday 5 May 2016

The young British poets Chloe Stopa-Hunt and Edwina Attlee will be reading from their début poetry collections (published with Clinic Poets, 2016) along with J. T. Welsch. A Writers at York event.

Sidney and the anatomy of presence

Thursday 5 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Katharine Craik (Oxford Brookes).

"Almost Criminal": Nature and Law in Elizabeth Bishop's Poetry and Prose

Wednesday 4 May 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Katherine Ebury (University of Sheffield).

Fashion Victim: High Society, Sociability and Suicide

Tuesday 3 May 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Leigh Wetherall-Dickson (Northumbria University).

What is Literature?: Critical Hauntings After the Death of the Author

Wednesday 27 April 2016

A Talk by Tabish Khair, John Tilney Writer in Residence for the Summer Term 2016.

Sign Language in the Seventeenth Century: Science, Literature, and Samuel Pepys

Thursday 21 April 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Kate Loveman (Leicester).

CModS Complexity in the Humanities Workshop

Wednesday 20 April 2016

This year's second CMods Complexity in the Humanities workshop centres upon the topic of time and complex systems.

Inside empire looking out: the view from Dent's veranda

Tuesday 19 April 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Geoff Quilley (University of Sussex).

Reading and talk by Tabish Khair, Summer Term John Tilney Writer in Residence

Monday 18 April 2016

Reading and talk by poet, novelist and critic Tabish Khair, the Department's John Tilney Writer in Residence 2016.

Anthony Powell Society Conference 2016

Friday 8 April 2016

An international conference dedicated to the work, life and times of Anthony Dymoke Powell.

Epistolary cultures - letters and letter-writing in early modern Europe

Friday 18 March 2016

A two-day conference exploring the many aspects of early modern epistolary culture in the sixteenth and seventeenth century in its Latin and vernacular forms.

Europe: New Foundations for an Unknown Future

Wednesday 9 March 2016

York Medieval Lecture with speaker David Wallace (Judith Rodin Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania).

The invention of Latin monastic literature

Thursday 3 March 2016

CML video-seminar with speaker Roberto Alciati (Università di Torino).

Arthur Hugh Clough: Poetry in the Making

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Daniel Tyler (Oxford).

Against Biography

Wednesday 24 February 2016

The Spring Term lecture by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

A Game That Must Be Lost

Wednesday 24 February 2016

The Spring Term seminar by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst, will discuss text from 'A Game That Must Be Lost' by Adrian Stokes.

Conté's Machines: Drawing, Atmosphere, and Erasure in Post-Revolutionary France

Tuesday 23 February 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Richard Taws (UCL).

From Gdansk to Lynn - 'The Writyng of This Tretys': Margery Kempe's Son and the Authorship of Her Book

Wednesday 17 February 2016

CML Video-seminar with speaker Sebastian Sobecki (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen).

The Southwark Connection: Chaucer, Gower, and William of Wykeham

Tuesday 16 February 2016

Medieval Literatures and Languages Research Seminar with speaker Sebastian Sobecki (Groningen).

Thomas Holcroft's Diary

Tuesday 9 February 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Amy Garnai (Tel Aviv University).

Different Voices

Tuesday 9 February 2016

Francis Spufford begins the series 'Different Voices' for the Laurence Sterne Trust.

Jewish Learning and Castilian Vernacular Poetry

Thursday 28 January 2016

CML Video-seminar with speaker Florence Curtis (Oxford).

Is the Playwright Dead? (and, if not, should s/he be?)

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker David Edgar, playwright.

Adapting the Nineteenth-Century Novel: from 'Nicholas Nickleby' to 'Jekyll and Hyde'

Wednesday 27 January 2016

An 'In conversation' event with David Edgar, playwright.

The Freedom of Each and the Freedom of All? Freedom in a Capitalist Market Economy

Friday 22 January 2016

Lecture by Professor Maeve Cooke (University College Dublin), part of the 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' series.

CModS Complexity in the Humanities Workshop

Wednesday 20 January 2016

The first workshop this year for the CMods Research Strand on Complexity in the Humanities.

Sincerity, Discipline, and Good Posture: David Foster Wallace at Mid-Career

Monday 18 January 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Adam Kelly (York).

The speculation that dared not speak its name: James Brydges the first duke of Chandos during the South Sea Bubble

Tuesday 12 January 2016

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Yoji Yamamoto (CRAASH, Cambridge).

Grammars of Approach: Landscape, Print, and Narrative

Tuesday 8 December 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Cynthia Wall (Virginia).

Civility, Violence, Civilization, 1500-1800

Thursday 3 December 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Stuart Carroll (York).

Conversion Hysteria 2

Wednesday 2 December 2015

The Autumn Term lecture by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Violent Innocence - Adam Phillips Seminar

Wednesday 2 December 2015

The Autumn Term seminar by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst, will discuss 'Violent Innocence' from 'Being a Character: Psychoanalysis and Self Experience' by Christopher Bollas.

Difficult Women 1680-1830

Friday 27 November 2015

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies two-day postgraduate conference.

The Fiction of Corporate Personality

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Peter Knight (University of Manchester).

Poetry Reading Ft. Paul Mills and Carole Bromley

Monday 23 November 2015

This unique combination of readings will feature prominent local poets Paul Mills and Carole Bromley but will also include readings by both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

A Portrait of the Renaissance Venetian Artist as a Young Man: Jacopo Bellini and a Twenty-First-Century Approach to the Artist's Monograph

Thursday 19 November 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Daniel Wallace Maze (Independent Scholar).

John Burnside Poetry Reading

Wednesday 18 November 2015

A Writers at York event.

Imagining the Past: Interplay between Textual and Visual Imagery in Late Medieval France

Tuesday 17 November 2015

York Medieval Seminar with speaker Anne D. Hedeman (Kress Foundation Department of Art History).

Theatre and News Culture: Dramatizing the News in Royalist Pamphlet Plays of 1648-49

Thursday 12 November 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Lena Steveker (Saarland).

Kneeling, Calling and the Medieval Self

Wednesday 11 November 2015

Isabel Davis (Birkbeck) will give this year's Annual Riddy Lecture.

The Radicalism of Female Rule in Enlightenment Britain

Tuesday 10 November 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Arianne Chernock (Boston).

Catriona O'Reilly Poetry Reading

Tuesday 10 November 2015

A Writers at York event.

The 'Marriage Bed'

Thursday 5 November 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Jonathan Foyle (Visiting Professor, University of Lincoln).

Lord Byron's Preposterous Liberalism

Tuesday 3 November 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Clara Tuite (Melbourne).

Prosody in the Digital Age

Monday 2 November 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Meredith Martin (Princeton University).

Reading and In Conversation: Shadab Zeest Hashmi

Thursday 29 October 2015

A Writers at York event.

Wars and Lechery: Fletcher and the Archive

Thursday 29 October 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Lucy Munro (KCL).

Academic Freedom After Neoliberalism

Wednesday 28 October 2015

A lecture by Professor Thomas Docherty (Warwick) in the 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' series.

Weather for Modern Times

Wednesday 28 October 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Alexandria Harris (University of Liverpool).

The Yorkshire Election of 1807

Tuesday 20 October 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Ted Royle (York).

Ezra Pound and the Politics of the 'Cantos'

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker David Moody (Emeritus Professor, University of York).

Reading and In Conversation: Olive Senior

Monday 12 October 2015

Back in the UK for a rare visit, Olive’s York event will highlight her new collection of short stories 'The Pain Tree'. She will also discuss her award-winning work of non-fiction, 'Dying to Better Themselves'.

An 'Aristotelian Moment': Democracy in Early Modern England

Thursday 8 October 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Phil Withington (Sheffield).

Slavery in Small Things

Tuesday 6 October 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Jim Walvin (York).

Journal of Commonwealth Literature: Fiftieth Anniversary Issue Launch Party

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Dr Claire Chambers (York) and Susan Watkins (Leeds Beckett) invite you to join them in celebrating the launch of the fiftieth anniversary issue.

Reconciliations: The 2015 Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

Monday 20 July 2015

This year the annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures comes to the University of York and to venues across the city.

Waterloo: Representation and Memory

Friday 26 June 2015

A major international conference in co-operation with the National Army Museum.

The Book of Gaza: Life and literature on the Strip

Tuesday 9 June 2015

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED Gaza may feature constantly in the news, but what do we really know of life there, beyond the headlines and the politics? A Comma Press and Writers at York event.

Scaling the Novel, Scaling the Human: Annual Jacques Berthoud Lecture 2015

Wednesday 3 June 2015

This year's Annual Jacques Berthoud lecture will be given by Professor Mark McGurl (Stanford University).

Freedom After Neoliberalism: The Beauty of a Social Problem

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Professor McGurl will lead a discussion of Walter Benn Michaels' essay 'The Beauty of a Social Problem', which deals with the problem of artistic form in the age of neoliberalism.

Remembering Troy: Memory, Geneology and Empire in Libro de Alexandre

Tuesday 2 June 2015

The third in the Summer Term CML Seminar Series, with speaker Clara Pascual-Argente (Rhodes College).

The book in the Renaissance

Monday 1 June 2015

The European Renaissance was the great age of the book, witnessing profound changes in media technologies and distribution, and producing some of the finest books ever made in both manuscript and print. In this richly-illustrated lecture, Dr Helen Smith explores how the book became an object of aesthetic, literary, and philosophical attention, which fascinated illuminators and painters, poets and collectors, and early scientists alike. A University of York Public Lecture.

Furman and O'Connell on HIV/AIDS, Moral Responsibility, and South African Literature

Monday 1 June 2015

Katherine Furman, from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, will tackle the controversial question, 'Is Thabo Mbeki Morally Responsible for his AIDS Denialism?' Part of the 'Finding Africa' seminar series.

Place and Space in the Medieval World

Friday 29 May 2015

This conference crosses disciplinary and theoretical boundaries to examine the words, metaphors, images, signs, poetry, and structures with which medieval society used these ideas to conceptualise, recognise and understand its world.

Disseminating Dress: Britain and the Fashion World

Thursday 28 May 2015

A three-day conference which explores how ideas and knowledge about dress have been shared, sought and communicated throughout history.

Never Trust a Skald: Poetry and the Manipulation of Memory

Tuesday 26 May 2015

The second seminar in the Summer Term CML Seminar Series, with speaker Erin Goeres (UCL).

Northern Nineteenth Century Network: Victorian Studies Professionalisation Day

Tuesday 26 May 2015

This event will give postgraduates working on any aspect of the nineteenth century the opportunity to hear from academics in their field on academic publishing, scholarly editing, teaching, applying for postdocs and balancing the various aspects of an academic career.

Urbanity and Society in the Middles Ages: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Urban Society and Life Across the Medieval Period c.600-1500

Friday 22 May 2015

In addition to looking at the multi-faceted urban experience, this conference will examine the relationships between towns and other aspects of medieval society and culture.

The Languages of Literature: Attridge at 70

Friday 22 May 2015

A three-day conference to celebrate the contribution to literary criticism made by Professor Derek Attridge.

HRC Summer Research Celebration

Thursday 21 May 2015

An opportunity to learn more about, and celebrate, work going on in the field of arts and humanities at the University.

Adam Phillips Lecture: Conversion Hysteria

Wednesday 20 May 2015

The last in a series of three lectures by Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist.

Adam Phillips Seminar: The Fascist State of Mind

Wednesday 20 May 2015

The last in a series of three seminars led by Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist.

Clanchy's Vernacular Hypothesis Revisited: Writers and Readers of Administrative English, 1066-1166

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Medieval Literatures Research Seminar with speaker Julia Crick (King's College, London).

Third Year Undergraduate Conference in the Renaissance and Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 19 May 2015

A conference of literary criticism from third year students.

Graduate Student Conference 2015

Monday 18 May 2015

An opportunity for postgraduates across the Department to gain experience in presenting and communicating their interests or research, and to learn about the work of their peers in a friendly and informal setting. The keynote speaker is Professor Cathy Shrank (Sheffield).

The Voices of 'King Lear'

Saturday 16 May 2015

A pre-show talk, with illustrative help from actors, ahead of the Jonathan Miler production of 'King Lear', part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Reading and In Conversation: Neel Mukherjee

Thursday 14 May 2015

Neel Mukherjee comes to Writers at York to read from and discuss his Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel 'The Lives of Others'.

Ends, Exits and the 'Eschaton' in 'King Lear'

Thursday 14 May 2015

The Department's annual Patrides lecture, and a pre-show talk for the Jonathan Miller production of 'King Lear', part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Rethinking Disability on Screen

Thursday 14 May 2015

A one-day interdisciplinary symposium.

Connections through Comedy: The Evolution of a British Sense of Humour

Tuesday 12 May 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Laura Griffin (York).

"Sing like birds i'th'cage": Cultivating Shakespeare in Captivity, 1914-2014

Tuesday 12 May 2015

A public lecture from the 'Shakespeare in the Making of Europe' workshop, and a pre-show talk for the Jonathan MIller production of 'King Lear', part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Shakespeare in Ukraine: Voicing the Times

Monday 11 May 2015

A public lecture from the 'Shakespeare in the Making of Europe' workshop, given as part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Spencer Reece poetry reading

Friday 8 May 2015

Poetry reading by the American poet Spencer Reece, author of 'The Clerk's Tale' and 'The Road to Emmaus'.

For Love nor Money: Motivations for Adultery in the Late Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 5 May 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Kate Gibson (Sheffield).

Reading by Margie Orford, John Tilney Writer in Residence

Wednesday 29 April 2015

Margie Orford, internationally acclaimed writer, and this term's John Tilney Writer in Residence in the Department of English and Related Literature, will be reading from her novels.

Freedom After Neoliberalism 3: Hannah Arendt on Freedom

Monday 27 April 2015

Research Seminar with speaker Professor Richard H. King (University of Nottingham). The last in a series of three 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' events.

Under the Skin: A Neighbourhood Ethnography of Early Modern Drama

Thursday 23 April 2015

This talk will take as its premise geocriticism's central tenet that in order to really understand place the ethnographer works from the specific neighbourhood outwards. That is to say that as critics, not least of drama as a cultural and geographical form, we must start from place rather than just journey to it.

Larry Siems and The 'Guantanamo Diary'

Tuesday 21 April 2015

The final event in the York PEN 'Authors & Activists' series.

Calico made 'em mad: riot and consumption in 1719-20

Tuesday 21 April 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Shotaro Hagita (York).

'That it had been to late for to crie': Rape and Patriarchy in Middle English Texts

Tuesday 21 April 2015

Medieval Literatures Research Seminar with speaker Rachel Moss (Corpus Christi College, Oxford & CMS, York).

The Estoria de Espanna Project: An Overview

Wednesday 15 April 2015

The first seminar in the Summer Term CML Seminar Series, with speaker Aengus Ward (Birmingham).

Over His Dead Body

Friday 27 March 2015

Richard III will be re-interred in Leicester Cathedral on Thursday 26th March. On 27th March the Department of English and Related Literature at York and the School of Modern Languages at Leicester come together to celebrate the historical figure who inspired one of Shakespeare's most popular incarnations.

Health, Mind and the Body: Three New Short Films

Thursday 26 March 2015

'Health, Mind and the Body: Three New Short Films', organized in conjunction with the Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders, explores the subjective experiences of living with chronic diseases or disorders using the medium of film.

Networks of Improvement: British Literary Clubs and Societies 1760-1840

Friday 13 March 2015

A major two-day 18th-century conference.

Burton and Montaigne: resources for scepticism in the early eighteenth century

Thursday 12 March 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Christopher Tilmouth (University of Cambridge).

The sacred and the profane: European oriental scholars and the interpretations of religious rituals

Tuesday 10 March 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Jan Loop (University of Kent).

Fictionality Forum 4: 'Historical narratives between art and philosophy: a turning point in Croce's theory'

Friday 6 March 2015

The Fictionality Forum is an occasional opportunity for those with research interests relating to fictionality to get better acquainted with each other's work.

Dickens's Christmas Books

Thursday 5 March 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Michael Slater (Birkbeck, University of London).

Magic and Intellectual History

Thursday 5 March 2015

A one-day symposium charting the relationship between early modern natural philosophy, religion, and magic. Part of the Thomas Browne Seminar series.

The Birth of Naval History: Audience and objectivity in 18th-century historical writing

Tuesday 3 March 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker James Davey (National Maritime Museum).

Antiquity of Diction in Old English and Old Norse Poetry

Tuesday 3 March 2015

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Dr Matthew Townend (University of York).

Carlo Borromeo's Podophilia: The cult for the Feet of Christ in 16th- and 17th-century Milan

Thursday 26 February 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Emanuele Lugli (University of York).

Resources for International Solidarity: Palestine and South Africa on Camera

Wednesday 25 February 2015

The third event in the Resistant Resources Lecture series with speaker Dr Anna Bernard (King's College, London).

The Carnival Band: Scandal, Sensation and Sweet Musick

Friday 20 February 2015

Join Professor Christopher Marsh (presenter), Vivien Ellis (singer), and Folkestra for an evening in the tabloid world of the seventeenth-century ballad.

Travel and family strategy in the late seventeenth century: the Percevals of Co. Cork

Tuesday 17 February 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Richard Ansell (University of York).

Land, Labour and African Literature

Monday 16 February 2015

Dr James Graham (Middlesex University) and Dr Madhu Krishnan (Bristol University) will offer complementary papers that will help us rethink land and labour in Southern African fiction.

'So-called waste': Forms of Excess in Post-1960 Art, Film, and Literature

Friday 13 February 2015

This event asks: what are the aesthetics of excess?, what are its material, temporal and figurative manifestations?, is artistic time-wasting a radical form of resistance to the capitalist imperative to be productive?, or do art’s glorious expenditures reinforce aesthetic hierarchies that privilege ‘difficulty’?

Ethics, Shakespeare, and the Intercultural Traffic

Thursday 12 February 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Professor Alex Huang (George Washington University).

Unforbidden Pleasures 5: Laying down the Law

Wednesday 11 February 2015

The second in a series of three lectures by Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist.

Adam Phillips Spring Term Seminar

Wednesday 11 February 2015

The second in a series of three postgraduate seminars led by Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist.

Thinking in Film...about Paris 4

Tuesday 10 February 2015

A series of films and an open discussion that will provide an opportunity to think about French politics in the 50s and 60s, and about the connections they might encourage us to make between events then and now.

Resistant Resources Lecture Series: Sugar, Coal and Oil

Monday 9 February 2015

This second event in the Resistant Resources Lecture Series will offer exciting papers covering sugar, coal and oil, as they pertain to the General Strike, the Caribbean, and Zombie movies.

African Intellectual Mobilities: Diasporic Travel and Texts, Past and Present

Saturday 7 February 2015

This one-day colloquium hosted by the Department of English & Related Literature, University of York, UK, with the Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Linnaeus University, Sweden, is dedicated to exploring historical and contemporary African and diasporic ‘travel writing’ and black travel and textual cultures.

Michael Longley Poetry Reading

Thursday 5 February 2015

A Writers at York event.

Brand Luther. Martin Luther and the creation of a media phenomenon

Thursday 5 February 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Professor Andrew Pettegree (University of St Andrews).

'The compact essential real truth': What is a war poem?

Thursday 5 February 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Edna Longley (Queen's University Belfast).

Freedom After Neoliberalism 2

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Research Seminar with speaker Dr Nick Stevenson (University of Nottingham). The second of three events in the 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' series.

Thinking in Film...about Paris 3

Tuesday 3 February 2015

A series of films and an open discussion that will provide an opportunity to think about French politics in the 50s and 60s, and about the connections they might encourage us to make between events then and now.

The Proposition: Cultural Heritage and the Creative Arts

Friday 30 January 2015

A Proposition session exploring how the creative arts engage with historic sites, how historic sites engage with the creative arts, and what can emerge from the dialogue between them.

'Truly a person progresses by travelling and interacting with different peoples': Early Muslim Writers' Depiction of Britain

Thursday 29 January 2015

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Claire Chambers (University of York).

Thinking in Film...about Paris 2

Thursday 29 January 2015

A series of films and an open discussion that will provide an opportunity to think about French politics in the 50s and 60s, and about the connections they might encourage us to make between events then and now.

Diagrams, Charts and Tables: Visualising Information in Early Modern Lines

Thursday 29 January 2015

Join the inaugural meeting of the Early Modern Lines Research Network, at York Minster Library.

Networks, Systems, Them, Me, Us

Wednesday 28 January 2015

How might I/we better inhabit the current, comparatively thin theoretical space between the individual and society? A Lightning Rods event.

Thinking in Film...about Paris 1

Tuesday 27 January 2015

A series of films and an open discussion that will provide an opportunity to think about French politics in the 50s and 60s, and about the connections they might encourage us to make between events then and now.

Michael Frayn in conversation

Friday 23 January 2015

A Modern School event.

Pregnancy, False Pregnancy, and Questionable Heirs: Mary I and her Echoes

Thursday 22 January 2015

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Professor Carole Levin (University of Nebraska-Lincoln).

Compassion Fatigue, the 'CNN Effect' and the Need for Better Media-Humanitarian Theory

Wednesday 21 January 2015

The next seminar in the 'Journalism and Media' Studies stream of 'Finding Africa' will be presented by Richard Stupart from Universität Erfurt, Germany.

Passion and Harmony: The Holy Land, the Passion and the Franciscans in Renaissance Venice, 15th-16th centuries

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Michele Campopiano (University of York).

The Proposition: Freedom After Neoliberalism

Monday 19 January 2015

The first of three 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' events. This session asks what an engagement with the concept of freedom can add to the recent debates on neoliberalism in the humanities and social sciences.

Enduring Oil: The Resources of Petrofiction

Wednesday 14 January 2015

Dr Graeme MacDonald (University of Warwick) will open the Spring 2015 Resistant Resources Lecture Series.

Literary Yorkshires

Saturday 10 January 2015

Workshop featuring contributions from John Bowen, Jonathan Brockbank, Claire Chambers, Harriet Guest, Emma Major, Helen Smith, Matt Townend, and James Williams, as well as visiting speaker Nicola Watson from the Open University.

CREMS Research Celebration

Thursday 8 January 2015

Music, Pain, Portraiture - celebrate the past, present and future of CREMS.

YorkTalks 2015

Wednesday 7 January 2015

Sixteen researchers from across the York academic community will offer fast-paced and enticing views of their research to a wide audience.

From Medingen to Michigan: a Cistercian Scriptorium Goes International (followed by a visit to the York Minster library)

Thursday 4 December 2014

The last seminar in the Centre for Medieval Literature Seminar Series.

Shakespeare and Samuel Beckett

Thursday 27 November 2014

CREMS/CModS Research Seminar with speaker Professor Claudia Olk (Freie Universität, Berlin).

The Proposition: WRoCAH White Rose Studentship Networks 2015

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Opportunities for WRoCAH Studentship Networks, networking with other White Rose academics and Launch of 2015 Networks call.

Pandemonium: the soundscapes of radicalism

Tuesday 25 November 2014

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Professor Ian Haywood (Roehampton University).

Thinking in Film 5

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Seminar led by Daryl Martin, Patrick Keiller's 'Robinson in Ruins'.

The Theatre of Brian Friel and Field Day

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Marilynn Josephine Richtarik (Georgia State University).

Jean Laplanche's 'The Unfinished Copernican Revolution'

Monday 24 November 2014

Dr Nicholas Ray (University of Leeds) will be chairing a discussion of Jean Laplanche's 'The Unfinished Copernican Revolution' as part of the 'Reading and Interpretation' seminar series for staff and postgraduates.

Fictionality Forum 3

Monday 24 November 2014

Informal discussion of fictionality-related readings, circulated in advance. Henry Bainton has offered his essay "Letters, history fiction", for the first of our medieval fictionality discussions.

'Dante's British Public: Readers and Texts, from the Fourteenth Century to the Present'

Thursday 20 November 2014

Nick Havely will give a short illustrated talk about his book, followed by a discussion (led by Dr K. P. Clarke) and a drinks reception sponsored by OUP.

Thinking in Film 4

Tuesday 18 November 2014

Pre-screening discussion with Daryl Martin, and screening, Patrick Keiller, 'Robinson in Ruins' (2010).

The Old English Sources of the Theological Windows at Canterbury, c. 1174-1200

Tuesday 18 November 2014

Centre for Medieval Literature research seminar with speaker Dr George Younge (University of York).

Translation Zones: Language and Conflict in Langtoft's Chronicle

Tuesday 18 November 2014

The fourth seminar in the Centre for Medieval Literature Seminar Series.

Moving Images: Between Photography and Film in Contemporary Art

Monday 17 November 2014

This paper will consider the role of moving images in contemporary art. A CModS event with speaker Dr Lee-Von Kim, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Autobiography in Comparative Perspective (TORCH, University of Oxford).

The Proposition: ERC funding for the Arts and Humanities

Thursday 13 November 2014

An informative and practically-minded session for the benefits of and approaches to applying for European Research Council funding.

Derrida Commemoration

Wednesday 12 November 2014

This commemoration event, marking ten years since the death of Jacques Derrida, will be hosted by the Reading and Interpretation series for staff and postgraduates at any university.

The Long Shadow of Dissent: Ownership, Readership, Censorship, and the Rylands Wycliffite Bibles

Thursday 6 November 2014

Dr David Matthews (University of Manchester) will deliver this year's Riddy Lecture.

Heroism and its unstitching: Shakespeare's Henry V in text and performance

Wednesday 5 November 2014

In this well-illustrated lecture, Professor Judith Buchanan examines the textual and performance histories of Shakespeare's iconic play about heroism, kingship and war, and considers the illuminatingly different ways in which the play has been interpreted across its history.

At home with Tennyson

Tuesday 4 November 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Robert Douglas-Fairhurst (University of Oxford).

The Bridge to the Otherworld in Zoroastrianism

Tuesday 4 November 2014

The third seminar in the Centre for Medieval Literature Seminar Series.

Magic Mountain: The Media of Messianism and the Mark of Marikana in South Africa

Monday 3 November 2014

In the aftermath of the bloody strikes at Marikana, South Africans heard mineworkers speak of "going to the mountain". A literal hill above the Lonmin complex made that phrase seem innocent, a merely referential gesture.

Complexity in the Humanities Workshop

Monday 3 November 2014

A two-day workshop inaugurating the Complexity in the Humanities research strand in the Centre for Modern Studies, featuring presentations from members of the NarCS network on complex systems and narrative.

Finding Africa: Brendon Nicholls on Ken Saro-Wiwa

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Brendon Nicholls (University of Leeds) will give the inaugural seminar in the Finding Africa: Postcolonial African Studies Seminar series, on the topic of Ken Saro-Wiwa’s 'Sozaboy: Environment, Psyche and Objects'.

Thinking in Film 3

Tuesday 28 October 2014

Screening, Margarethe von Trotta, 'Hannah Arendt' (2012), followed by a discussion led by Adam Kelly (York) and Alex Beaumont (York St John's).

Miss Lou, Jamaican Culture & Mervyn Morris

Thursday 23 October 2014

Mervyn Morris, Poet Laureate of Jamaica, speaks on Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture. Professor Morris will also treat us to some of his own highly regarded poetry.

Unforbidden Pleasures 4: On Obedience

Wednesday 22 October 2014

The first in a series of three lectures by Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist.

The Transformational Object

Wednesday 22 October 2014

The first in a series of three postgraduate seminars led by Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist.

Thinking in Film 2

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Seminar led by James Boaden, Chris Marker's 'Sans soleil'.

Periodisation: what's the point?

Tuesday 21 October 2014

An HRC Lightning Rods session co-proposed by the four interdisciplinary period-based centres, CMS, CREMS, CECS and CModS.

Derek Attridge's 'The Work of Literature'

Monday 20 October 2014

Professor Derek Attridge will be introducing a chapter from his forthcoming book, 'The Work of Literature', as part of the 'Reading and Interpretation' seminar series for staff and postgraduates.

Rough and Unvarnished Idioms: Analyzing Merlin's Prophetic Vernacular in the Twelfth Century

Monday 20 October 2014

The second seminar in the Centre for Medieval Literature Seminar Series.

How Renaissance Rhetoric Transformed the Classical Tradition

Thursday 16 October 2014

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Peter Mack (University of Warwick).

Poetry Reading by Michael O'Neill

Tuesday 14 October 2014

A Modern School Event.

Thinking in Film 1

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Film screening of Chris Marker's 'Sans soleil' ('Sunless'), 1983.

Yeats's Endings

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Michael O'Neill (Durham University).

The Proposition: Understanding Open Access

Wednesday 8 October 2014

A session clarifying requirements and support for open access publishing.

Why Study the Medieval Language Arts?

Friday 3 October 2014

The first seminar in the Centre for Medieval Literature Seminar Series.

Resources of Resistance: Production, Consumption, Transformation

Thursday 24 July 2014

The Biennial Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Postgraduate and Early Career Conference. This interdisciplinary two-day conference will explore urgent questions surrounding the roles and concept of resources within the postcolonial world and capitalist world-system.

Greek Texts and the Early Modern Stage

Monday 14 July 2014

A one-day colloquium exploring the impact of Greek texts on the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Cathedral Libraries and Archives of Britain and Ireland

Wednesday 2 July 2014

The Thirteenth York Manuscripts Conference, 2-4 July 2014.

The Sea Is Rising: Visualizing Climate Change in the Pacific

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Professor Elizabeth DeLoughrey will explore the rise in documentaries that are visualizing the challenges faced by island communities.

Godley Governance c1500-1750

Friday 27 June 2014

CREMS two-day conference with keynote speakers Peter Lake (Vanderbilt) and Lucy Wooding (King's College, London).

Dying for Time: T. S. Eliot's 'Four Quartets'

Monday 23 June 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Martin Hägglund (Yale).

Writing the Living, Writing the Dead: Patrick French in Conversation

Thursday 19 June 2014

Eminent biographer and historian, Patrick French, discusses the art of literary biography, and shows how V. S. Naipaul, born in rural poverty in colonial Trinidad, turned himself into a key figure in contemporary world literature. A Writers at York event in association with York Festival of Ideas.

Delirious Cosmology: A lecture on the poetry of the universe

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Kevin Killeen will take us on a literary journey to discover the history of cosmology before science. A York Festival of Ideas event.

James Joyce: 'Ulysses', Order and Chaos. A Bloomsday lecture

Monday 16 June 2014

James Joyce’s 'Ulysses' - which follows the modern-day Odysseus, Leopold Bloom, round Dublin for a day - is set on 16 June 1904. This date is celebrated across the world as ‘Bloomsday’. On its 110th anniversary, Dr Dan Mulhall, Irish Ambassador to Britain, will lecture on Joyce and 'Ulysses', Joyce’s great book about ordering the chaos of a modern day as myth and history. A Writers at York event in association with York Festival of Ideas.

'It's a Dishonest Con!': Realist Film and Television after Alan Clarke

Wednesday 11 June 2014

A one-day symposium organised by the Centre for Modern Studies.

Before and beyond 'The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century'

Tuesday 10 June 2014

CMS Research Seminar with speakers Elizabeth Tyler & Michele Vescovi (York).

Writing South Africa Now: Twenty Years On

Saturday 7 June 2014

A one-day conference hosted by the University of York in association with the University of Cambridge.

German Shakespeare: Hamlet in the Twenties

Wednesday 4 June 2014

This year's Patrides lecture will be given by Professor Andreas Höfele, writer and Professor of Philology at the University of Munich.

Playing with Words: Music in Beckett and Joyce

Tuesday 3 June 2014

In this workshop Roger Marsh and Catherine Laws, from the Department of Music, will explore the relationship between musicality and the writings of Beckett and Joyce, and the composers who have responded to their texts. A Writers at York event.

Reading and Interpretation: Getting Over Freud

Monday 2 June 2014

Professor Hugh Haughton will chair the third meeting of the ‘Reading and Interpretation’ discussion group, introducing three essays by Adam Phillips: ‘Poetry and Psychoanalysis’, ‘The Telling of Selves’, and ‘Psychoanalysis; or, Is It Worth It?’.

Classical Philosophers in Seventeenth Century English Thought

Wednesday 28 May 2014

This one day symposium will look at the reception of classical philosophers in seventeenth century English thought and culture, in philosophy, religion, natural philosophy, poetry and literature, the university, or other areas of early modern intellectual life.

Captain Morris in Full Glee, Or, The Poetics of Conviviality

Tuesday 27 May 2014

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Ian Newman (Notre Dame).

Aristotle, Giles of Rome, and the Emotions of the Ruler

Tuesday 27 May 2014

CMS Research Seminar with speaker Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania & CML Visiting Professor).

Arts and Humanities Summer Research Celebration

Tuesday 27 May 2014

Summer berries, sparkling wine and a celebration of recent arts and humanities research successes.

Publishing and Prizing Muslims Workshop

Friday 23 May 2014

This workshop considers the negotiations around the production, design, publication and dissemination of works by authors of Muslim heritage.

Madness and Montage

Thursday 22 May 2014

Annual Jacques Berthoud lecture with speaker W. J. T. Mitchell (Chicago).

Unforbidden Pleasures: Life Itself

Wednesday 21 May 2014

The last in a series of three public lectures by pyschoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips.

Adam Phillips Summer Seminar

Wednesday 21 May 2014

The third in a series of three postgraduate seminars by psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips.

Graduate Conference 2014

Tuesday 20 May 2014

All day conference, featuring papers which reflect the rich variety of research by current MA and PhD students in the Department, from Wollstencraft to waste paper and from Shatner to 'The Satanic Verses'.

Shakespeare and the V&A

Monday 19 May 2014

IPUP Public Lecture with speaker Bill Sherman (York, Head of Research at V&A).

Reconstructing neighbourhoods in early modern London: the evidence of church court depositions

Monday 19 May 2014

CREMS Graduate Masterclass with speaker Keith Wrightson (Yale).

World Music, World Literature

Saturday 17 May 2014

A Writers at York event.

Sound Words, Strange Tattoos, and Unbounded Attachments: Celebrating the work of Harriet Guest

Saturday 17 May 2014

From 'A Form of Sound Words' to South Pacific tattoos, and from 'Small Change' to 'Unbounded Attachment', Professor Harriet Guest's work covers an extraordinary range of writers, themes, and places, and has been acclaimed all over the world. Please join us for a day of lively discussion in honour of this remarkable scholar.

Colloquium celebrating the work of Harriet Guest

Saturday 17 May 2014

CECS Colloquium celebrating the work of Harriet Guest.

Adil Ray - In Conversation, followed by a screening of 'Citizen Khan'

Thursday 15 May 2014

Adil Ray is a British actor, radio and television presenter. This event centres around the controversial but popular BBC One situation comedy 'Citizen Khan', co-written by and starring Adil Ray, and set in Birmingham's Sparkhill district. A Writers at York event.

Unconstitutional Writing: Arvind Mehrotra and the Interplay of Languages

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Peter D McDonald (Oxford).

European Research Council briefing

Wednesday 14 May 2014

A session for early career researchers and senior scholars alike.

The Cracks of Post-liberalized India: How Indian Graphic Novels Story the 'New' Society

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Emma Dawson Varughese (Staffordshire University).

Time and Early Modern Thought - a two-day conference

Friday 9 May 2014

Northern Renaissance Roses Seminar two-day colloquium. Run jointly by the universities of Lancaster and York, this two-day conference (9th-10th May) will look at 'time' in the Renaissance.

Modernist Poetry and the Feedback Loop

Wednesday 7 May 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Peter Howarth (Queen Mary, University of London).

Reading by James Meek - John Tilney Writer in Residence

Tuesday 6 May 2014

This summer term's John Tilney Writer in Residence is the novelist and journalist James Meek.

Reading and Interpretation: Said's 'Secular Criticism' (Ziad Elmarsafy)

Monday 5 May 2014

Dr Ziad Elmarsafy will chair the second meeting of the ‘Reading and Interpretation’ group, looking at Edward Said’s essay ‘Secular Criticism’ from 'The World, the Text, and the Critic'.

On and off the page: Words, Music and Voice in Yeats and Stein

Saturday 3 May 2014

William Brooks from the Department of Music presents an interactive session on the ways in which W.B. Yeats and Gertrude Stein both invite ‘reading’ in unconventional ways'. A Writers at York event.

Poetry, Music, and the Sacred: Alice Goodman and Michael Symmons Roberts in Conversation

Wednesday 30 April 2014

In the awe-inspiring setting of York Minster, this evening of readings and conversation brings together two extraordinary poet-librettists, Alice Goodman and Michael Symmons Roberts, to discuss the collaboration between poetry and music, and the relationship of their work to faith and to the sacred. A Writers at York event.

Fictionality Forum: Ziad Elmarsafy and Jurate Levina

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Informal discussion of fictionality-related readings, circulated in advance. From Ziad, the introduction to his 2012 book, 'Sufism in the Contemporary Arabic Novel'; and from Jurate, her conference paper, 'Phenomenology of Fiction as Aesthetic Truth in James Joyce’s 'Epiphanies''.

Paul Mills, Mike Barlow and Jane Routh - A Poetry Reading

Tuesday 29 April 2014

Three prize-winning poets showcase their new collections, 'You Should've Seen Us' (Mills), 'Falling Into Place' (Routh), and 'Charmed Lives' (Barlow), as well as reading from previous work. A Writers at York event.

Sketching Home: Soldier Art and Souvenirs of the Crimean War

Thursday 24 April 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Holly Furneax (Leicester).

A Double Sorrow

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Lavinia Greenlaw’s 'A Double Sorrow', published by Faber and Faber in March 2014, is an unforgettable retelling of Chaucer’s 'Troilus and Criseyde' – said to be his finest poem and one of the most captivating love stories ever written. The reading will be preceded by a talk on Chaucer’s double sorrow by Kenneth Clarke (York). A Writers at York and Centre for Medieval Literature (CML) event.

Reza Aslan on his book 'Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth'

Wednesday 26 March 2014

Reza Aslan, internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions, will be discussing his New York Times Bestseller book 'Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth'. Part of the prestigious Writers at York series.

Jesuits and Music in Guam and the Marianas, 1668-1769

Wednesday 12 March 2014

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker David Irving (Australian National University).