2019 seminars and events

Mon
25
Feb

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

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Wed
27
Feb

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

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.

Mon
4
Mar

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

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Fri
8
Mar

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

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

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

Previous events

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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