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2022 seminars and events

Previous events

York Summer Theory Institute in Art History 2022–23 Art History & Psychoanalysis

Tuesday 22 November 2022

2022/23 York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Fundraising for the Nation: The Contemporary Art Society and London’s Interwar Art Market

Wednesday 2 November 2022

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

A Time of One’s Own: Histories of Feminism in Contemporary Art

Tuesday 1 November 2022

In this event hosted by the Modern and Contemporary Research Cluster within the Department of History of Art, Dr Catherine Grant (Courtauld Institute of Art) will be in conversation with James Boaden about her new book A Time of One’s Own (Duke University Press, 2022).

York C20 website launch!

Thursday 27 October 2022

You are welcome to join us for the public launch of a new website - http://yorkc20.york.ac.uk - made by students of the History of Art Department, University of York. It seeks to engage with wide-ranging audiences to creatively tell previously uncharted stories about York's distinctive - often remarkable - twentieth-century architectural heritage.

Les Entretiens de la Fondation Maison Borel

Friday 21 October 2022

Liz Prettejohn is presenting a talk at a Seminar hosted by Université de Neuchâtel

The Empress Eugénie in England: Art, Architecture, Collecting

Wednesday 19 October 2022

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Dwelling on the Everyday: architecture, ghosts, ellipses Part II

Friday 29 July 2022

The second of two workshops staged via Zoom over two afternoons bringing together artists, writers and scholars from across the humanities and social sciences to examine relationships between everyday architecture where people lived and what is left behind, salvaged, celebrated, or overlooked, but may sometimes be reactivated in powerful and unpredictable ways by those who come later.

Dwelling on the everyday: architecture, ghosts, ellipses

Friday 8 July 2022

Two workshops staged via Zoom over two afternoons -- Friday 8 July and Friday 29 July -- bring together artists, writers and scholars from across the humanities and social sciences to examine relationships between everyday architecture where people lived and what is left behind, salvaged, celebrated, or overlooked, but may sometimes be reactivated in powerful and unpredictable ways by those who come later.

The Worlds of British Sculpture: Sculpture and Empire at St Paul’s Cathedral, c.1796-1916

Tuesday 28 June 2022

The Pantheons project's final conference, concerned with the intersections of sculpture and world religions at the cathedral c. 1796 - 1916

Image/Text - What/Next?

Friday 24 June 2022

This conference aims to centre a range of difficult and neglected research questions within arts and humanities scholarship and methodologies.

Handling History: Exploring dress accessories

Saturday 18 June 2022

Dress accessories - those small items that people carried, wore and handled - have big stories to tell.

Desiring Silver: Saving Souls, Travelling Light, and the Other Side of the Coin

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Please join us to hear Helen Hills, Professor Emerita of History of Art at the University of York, speak on her current research project on silver.

York Summer Theory Institute: Psychoanalysis and Art History: POSTPONED

Monday 30 May 2022

2022 York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Meet the Editors of Art History

Friday 13 May 2022

Art History is an international, refereed journal that promotes world-class art-historical scholarship from across the globe.

In and Out of Time in the Medieval Parish Church

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Collage before Modernism? Composite Cultural Production 1680-1912

Wednesday 27 April 2022

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Under Your Nose: The Story of the Black Lesbian and Gay Centre

Tuesday 26 April 2022

The Architectural History and Theory Research Cluster of the Department of History of Art presents a screening of: Under Your Nose (2014), a documentary film by Veronica McKenzie, chronicling the extraordinary story of the Black Lesbian and Gay Centre in London (1981-1999).

Annual PGR Conference 2022

Friday 18 March 2022

The Annual PGR Conference for History of Art research students.

Imagining Microplaces: From Medieval into the Present

Wednesday 16 March 2022

Spring Term York Medieval Lecture

*POSTPONED* Collage before Modernism? Composite Cultural Production 1680-1912

Thursday 3 March 2022

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

'The Whistler of Cubism'? Reviewing Duchamp from the perspective of law

Wednesday 23 February 2022

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

From Here to Modernity: in conversation with 'the modernist' magazine

Tuesday 15 February 2022

Jack Hale and Eddy Rhead, editors, are coming to talk to the Department about 'the modernist' magazine.

"Purple Sea": Live, online Q&A and panel discussion

Wednesday 2 February 2022

Live, online Q&A and panel discussion with the filmmaker Amel Alzakout.

The Brutish Museums

Wednesday 2 February 2022

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Boundaries Revisited: High Crosses as Liminal Markers and Protective Monuments in Early Medieval Ireland

Wednesday 19 January 2022

Part of the History of Art research seminar series