History of Art news and events

News

Being... Svetlana Leu, Account Manager at Sutton

Posted on Tuesday 19 March 2019

Svetlana got in touch recently to update us on her career since graduating in 2016...

Funding Success for Research Student

Posted on Wednesday 13 March 2019

PhD Student Elizabeth Romariz has had a very successful run of funding applications, winning four significant awards!

Call For Papers For New Department Student Journal

Posted on Wednesday 6 February 2019

The editorial team is seeking submissions for Aspectus to be published in September 2019

Applications for York Summer Theory Institute now open.

Posted on Friday 1 February 2019

YSTI takes place 3rd-7th June 2019.

Congratulations to Sophie!

Posted on Friday 1 February 2019

Art History student to appear on BBC's 'Best House in Town'

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.

Events

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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.

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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

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4
Jun

Jackson Pollock's Mural in the Light of Photography.

Keynote lecture for York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Fri
14
Jun

Art as Commodities / Commodities as Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference

This conference will demonstrate the centrality of markets to art’s modern cultural ascendancy, while also recasting art objects as bodies of knowledge and vehicles of cultural exchange through networks of global trade.