History of Art news and events

News

Emeritus Professor publishes work on Westminster Abbey

Posted on Tuesday 15 January 2019

Emeritus Professor Richard Marks has an article in the latest issue of Burlington Magazine.

Professor Helen Hills to serve on advisory board for new book series on early modern female artists

Posted on Wednesday 9 January 2019

Helen Hills has been invited to join the advisory board of an exciting new book series, Illuminating Women Artists: Renaissance and Baroque, to be published by Lund Humphries.

One day Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick event this spring

Posted on Wednesday 19 December 2018

To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's groundbreaking queer memoir A Dialogue on Love, the History of art Department at the University of York, in collaboration with the Manchester Sexuality Summer School, Leverhulme Trust, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Foundation, will host a one-day public event.

Intellectually exciting invitation for Professor Helen Hills

Posted on Thursday 6 December 2018

Professor Helen Hills has been invited to join the scientific editorial and advisory committee of 'L'Officina di Efesto'.

Alumna appointed as curator at Watts Gallery - Artists Village

Posted on Monday 3 December 2018

Huge congratulations to Dr Cicely Robinson who was appointed as the Brice Curator of Watts Gallery - Artists' Village this year!

York scholars at Dulwich Picture Gallery Study Day

Posted on Monday 3 December 2018

Professor Helen Hills and Dr Bogdan Cornea, one of Helen's former PhD students, have been invited to contribute to an International Study Day 'Ribera’s Art of Violence: New Intersections and Interventions'.

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership: ‘A palace within a Palace’: the Speaker’s House at Westminster, 1794-1834

Posted on Tuesday 13 November 2018

Applications are invited for a potential AHRC-funded collaborative doctoral award based at the University of York’s Department of History of Art in collaboration with The Houses of Parliament. The three-year award covers fees and an annual maintenance grant.

Student Publication News

Posted on Tuesday 13 November 2018

Congratulations to Jiyi Ryu, Adam Sammut and Valeria Viola on their recent publication success!

New Book by Former Student

Posted on Thursday 1 November 2018

Congratulations to alumna Laura Slater on the publication of her new book 'Art and Political Thought in Medieval England c.1150-1350'.

Times Good University Guide 2019

Posted on Thursday 1 November 2018

The Department of History of Art has placed 5th in the latest Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Professor Helen Hills to take part in US collaboration

Posted on Thursday 1 November 2018

Professor Helen Hills has been invited to take part in a prestigious collaboration exploring horror and enchantment.

York Professor has delivered a Keynote Lecture

Posted on Monday 29 October 2018

The Bartlett School of Architecture welcomed Professor Helen Hills to talk about her paper on Architectural History, Temporality and Affect.

Publication Success for PhD Student

Posted on Monday 8 October 2018

Congratulations to Jessica Schouela who has had two pieces recently accepted for publication.

Unistats NSS results 2018

Posted on Friday 14 September 2018

The Department of History of Art has come out with high scores in the latest Unistats rankings of the National Student Survey.

Congratulations Melissa!

Posted on Friday 7 September 2018

Dept alumna Melissa Gustin has been awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship with the Henry Moore Institute.

Events

Mon
21
Jan

Dealers, Collectors and Curators: The rise in fascination with Mina’i ware in the early twentieth century

A colloborative event between the History of Art department and the York Islamic Art Circle

Mon
4
Feb

A monster of beautiful loathsomeness: William Etty’s Sirens and Ulysses.

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Mon
18
Feb
Mon
25
Feb

The Poetics of Style Empire Eclecticism: Piranesi, Rome, and Alexandria.

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Mon
4
Mar

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf? And Why?

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Mon
11
Mar

Displaying the Bayeux Tapestry, now and then

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Wed
22
May

Dialogues on 'A Dialogue on Love'

A one-day public event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's groundbreaking queer memoir A Dialogue on Love.

Sat
1
Jun

Angels in the Medieval World

Now in its 10th year, the Northern/Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series is delighted to present its 20th event!

Mon
3
Jun

York Summer Theory Institute: Art History and Phenomenology

2019 York Summer Theory Institute in Art History