2019 seminars and events

Tue
14
May
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

Tue
4
Jun

Jackson Pollock's Mural in the Light of Photography.

Keynote lecture for York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Thu
6
Jun

Flying/Drowning: Heidi Bucher’s Spatial Impressions

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.

Fri
27
Sep

Previous events

Naomi Fitzsimmons Artist Talk

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Artist Naomi Fitzsimmons will screen her film 'Ariane' and give a talk about her other recent work followed by a short Q&A

Displaying the Bayeux Tapestry, now and then

Monday 11 March 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

New Sculptors, Old Masters: The Victorian Renaissance of Italian Sculpture

Friday 8 March 2019

This conference will highlight the productive sculptural response in the Victorian period to Italian Renaissance works in British collections.

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

Monday 4 March 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Curating Waterhouse and Alma-Tadema: Peter Trippi and Liz Prettejohn in conversation

Wednesday 27 February 2019

This event will introduce our new Honorary Fellow in History of Art, Peter Trippi, and will take the form of an informal discussion between Peter and Liz Prettejohn which will reflect on the two exhibitions they curated together.

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

Monday 25 February 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Materials from the Margins: A Seljuq Horizon and Pre-Mongol 'Globalism'

Friday 22 February 2019

Hosted by the Islamic Art Circle

Reassessing Burne-Jones

Thursday 21 February 2019

A two-day conference seeking to achieve a fresh reassessment of Edward Burne-Jones as an artist both progressive and resisted by ‘modernist’ art history

Amor Mundi: Documentary, Contemporary Art, and the Descriptive Power of Lens-Based Capture

Monday 18 February 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

The Poetics of Retreat: meditation and space at the Shrine in Mahan

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Hosted by the Islamic Art Circle

Artist in Conversation: Naiza Khan & Emilia Terracciano

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Dr Emilia Terracciano in conversation with artist Naiza Khan.

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

Monday 4 February 2019

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

A Private Rebellion: Indian Painting in the Qajar Court of the nineteenth century

Thursday 31 January 2019

Hosted by the York Islamic Art Circle

Una chiesa al centro della città: San Polo tra devozione, arte e feste popolari

Thursday 24 January 2019

A conference examining the Church of San Polo, Venice

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

Monday 21 January 2019

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

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