News in 2015

York Academics Feature in Exciting New Digital Journal

Posted on Wednesday 16 December 2015

The first edition of 'British Art Studies' reflects York's strong expertise in this field.


New Publication edited by Cordula van Wyhe

Posted on Monday 14 December 2015

Margaret van Noort: Spiritual Writings of Sister Margaret of the Mother of God (1635–1643) edited by Cordula van Wyhe has just been published.


Paul Mellon Grant Success!

Posted on Thursday 3 December 2015

Congratulations to Jo Applin and Rebecca Senior who have both been awarded grants by the Paul Mellon Centre.


£1,000 Independent Research Fellowship Writing Competition

Posted on Tuesday 27 October 2015

The Department of History of Art is delighted to announce The Independent Research Fellowship Writing Competition for 2016.


History of Art @ York - Celebration and Information Event

Posted on Thursday 22 October 2015

Join us as we celebrate a wonderfully successful year, and learn more about our degree programmes!


Jo Applin Wins Mellor Book Prize

Posted on Monday 12 October 2015

Many congratulations to Jo Applin who has been awarded the the Suzanne and James Mellor Book Prize from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C


Honorary Fellow Dr Janina Ramirez

Posted on Tuesday 29 September 2015

The History of Art Department is delighted to welcome Dr Janina Ramirez as an Honorary Fellow.


Our National Student Survey Success

Posted on Thursday 17 September 2015

The recently published 2015 National Student Survey results show that 97% of our undergraduates are satisfied with the quality of their History of Art BA degree at York.


Peking University Summer School Returns

Posted on Friday 4 September 2015

This summer we were delighted to welcome back Professor Ding Ning and students from Peking University.


York Students Win Competitive US Internships

Posted on Thursday 3 September 2015

Congratulations to two of our students who have secured prestigious internships in the United States.


Apply Now for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

Posted on Thursday 3 September 2015

History of Art Department welcomes inquiries and applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships


New Publication by Hanna Vorholt

Posted on Tuesday 28 July 2015

'Between Jerusalem and Europe: Essays in Honour of Bianca Kühnel', edited by Hanna Vorholt and Renana Bartal has just been published.


Tate British Art Network Bid Success

Posted on Thursday 23 July 2015

We are thrilled to report that two members of the department have been successful in bids to the Tate-run British Art Network for funding for their proposed Sub Groups.


Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide: The York Issue?

Posted on Friday 17 July 2015

York academics feature strongly in the latest edition of Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide


HRC Doctoral Fellowship Success for Nicola Sinclair

Posted on Friday 17 July 2015

In this year's HRC Doctoral Fellowship finals, Nicola Sinclair was one of three candidates singled out by the judges for particular commendation.


Jo Applin contributes to Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots catalogue

Posted on Tuesday 30 June 2015

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots opens today at Tate Liverpool, with a piece by Jo Applin in the catalogue.


Anthony Geraghty on Radio 4

Posted on Monday 29 June 2015

Anthony Geraghty was a guest on Radio 4's Today programme this week


Publication Success for PhD Student

Posted on Monday 29 June 2015

The latest edition of Sculpture Journal features an article by PhD candidate Kuang Vivien Sheng


Anthony Geraghty at City of London Festival

Posted on Friday 26 June 2015

Anthony Geraghty will give a lecture on Sir Christopher Wren as part of this year's City of London Festival.


New Volume Co-edited by Staff, Alumna and Student Collaboration

Posted on Wednesday 3 June 2015

The Art, Literature and Material Culture of the Medieval World is a new publication edited by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes & Melissa Herman.


Registration Now Open for House, Work, Artwork: Feminism and Art History's New Domesticities

Posted on Wednesday 3 June 2015

This two-day conference organised by Jo Applin and Francesca Berry takes place on July 3rd and 4th 2015 at the University of Birmingham.


New Resource in the History of Art Research Portal

Posted on Thursday 28 May 2015

The Three Graces Connections Tree illustrates numerous frequently reciprocal connections maintained by Aglaia Coronio, Maria Zambaco and Marie Stillman.


Liz Prettejohn at the British Museum

Posted on Thursday 28 May 2015

Professor Liz Prettejohn is taking part in a panel discussion, 'On Beauty', at the British Museum.


Chad Elias speaks at Northwestern University

Posted on Thursday 28 May 2015

Chad Elias is participating in a symposium at Northwestern University this week.


Liz Prettejohn to present paper in Cambridge

Posted on Tuesday 19 May 2015

Professor Liz Prettejohn will give a paper at CRASSH, University of Cambridge this week.


New Publications Guest-edited by Hanna Vorholt

Posted on Thursday 14 May 2015

The last two issues of the Journal of the Alamire Foundation have been guest-edited by Thomas Schmidt and Hanna Vorholt.


History of Art @ York Summer Celebration

Posted on Tuesday 12 May 2015

From 4pm on Saturday 13th June we'll be holding a summer celebration and information event running alongside a fantastic arts weekend taking place on campus.


Our British Art Excellence wins Paul Mellon Centre Support

Posted on Friday 1 May 2015

Several recent alumni of York are to receive awards from the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art


History of Art at York Rises up League Tables

Posted on Thursday 30 April 2015

The Complete University Guide has now placed University of York 6th in its rankings by subject for History of Art


Michael White Returns to China

Posted on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Professor White was welcomed by the National Museum of China last week where he gave a lecture on Mondrian.


PhD Student Wins Art Criticism Award

Posted on Thursday 16 April 2015

Congratulations to Kuang Vivian Sheng who has been named one of the winners of the Harmonious Society Award for Art Criticism 2014


Special Edition of Art History Co-Edited by Emanuele Lugli

Posted on Monday 13 April 2015

This month's special edition of Art History, 'To Scale', has been co-edited by Emanuele Lugli and Joan Kee (Michigan)


NEW: York-Hull Collaborative Doctoral Award studentship for 2015-16

Posted on Wednesday 1 April 2015

Bone and Oil: The Visual and Material Cultures of Whaling in the Long Nineteenth Century


Undergraduate Secures Internship at Princeton University Art Museum

Posted on Tuesday 31 March 2015

Svetlana Leu has won a place on a highly competitive and prestigious internship programme.


New Publication Co-Edited by Hanna Vorholt

Posted on Tuesday 24 March 2015

Visual Constructs of Jerusalem co-edited by Bianca Kühnel, Galit Noga-Banai and Hanna Vorholt has just been published in print and online.


Anthony Geraghty at Oxford Literary Festival

Posted on Monday 23 March 2015

Anthony Geraghty presents a talk based on themes in his book 'The Sheldonian Theatre' at the Oxford Literary Festival this week.


Jo Applin to speak at the INHA, Paris

Posted on Wednesday 18 March 2015

Jo will be presenting her paper ‘Down Tools, or Lee Lozano’s Erasures’ at a conference on American art and negation.


NEW: York-Tate Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD studentship for 2015-16

Posted on Monday 16 March 2015

Re-displaying the Modern: A History of Art Exhibitions, Artistic Networks and Institutions in the Middle East and North Africa 1930–1989


History of Art Students Contribute to Celebratory Installation at York Art Gallery

Posted on Thursday 5 March 2015

Artist Clare Twomey came to campus this week to make pots for the installation commissioned by York Art Gallery to mark its opening this summer.


Emanuele Lugli to Speak at Ohio State University

Posted on Tuesday 24 February 2015

Emanuele will be speaking at the Center for Renaissance and Medieval Studies conference at Ohio State University next month.


Four more MA scholarships announced for 2015-16

Posted on Monday 23 February 2015

The department is delighted to announce a number of scholarships for 2015-16 entrants to the MA in History of Art and associated pathway degrees.


Professor Jennifer Tucker on BBC Radio 3

Posted on Wednesday 18 February 2015

Jennifer appears on 'The Essay: The Five Photographs That (you didn't know) Changed Everything' on BBC Radio 3 discussing her latest book.


More Awards for our Postgraduates!

Posted on Tuesday 17 February 2015

Congratulations to Sophie Littlewood and Oliver Fearon who have both won awards from the Worshipful Company of Art Scholars


Prestigious Award for Postgraduate Student

Posted on Friday 30 January 2015

Congratulations to Rebekah Lee who has won the Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal!


Jeanne Nuechterlein joins Melvyn Bragg on Radio 4

Posted on Wednesday 14 January 2015

Jeanne discusses Pieter Bruegel the Elder's painting of 1559, 'The Fight Between Carnival And Lent' on 'In Our Time' this week.


Alumnus Sam Shaw Curates New Exhibition

Posted on Friday 9 January 2015

'From Bradford to Benares', dedicated to Bradford-born artist Sir William Rothenstein, opens at the Cartwright Hall Gallery in Bradford this spring


New AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award for 2015-16

Posted on Thursday 8 January 2015

We are pleased to announce that the department has a new AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award on offer for 2015-16


Call for Papers: Feminism & Art History's New Domesticities

Posted on Wednesday 7 January 2015

'House, Work, Artwork: Feminism and Art History's New Domesticities' takes place at the University of Birmingham from 3-4th July 2015


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