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News in 2018

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.

Professor Helen Hills to take part in US collaboration

Posted on Thursday 1 November 2018

Professor Helen Hills has been invited to take part in a prestigious collaboration exploring horror and enchantment.

York Professor has delivered a Keynote Lecture

Posted on Monday 29 October 2018

The Bartlett School of Architecture welcomed Professor Helen Hills to talk about her paper on Architectural History, Temporality and Affect.

Publication Success for PhD Student

Posted on Monday 8 October 2018

Congratulations to Jessica Schouela who has had two pieces recently accepted for publication.

Unistats NSS results 2018

Posted on Friday 14 September 2018

The Department of History of Art has come out with high scores in the latest Unistats rankings of the National Student Survey.

Congratulations Melissa!

Posted on Friday 7 September 2018

Dept alumna Melissa Gustin has been awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship with the Henry Moore Institute.

Internship Success

Posted on Thursday 23 August 2018

Well done to Savannah Holmes on securing a highly competitive internship with Christie's!

Congratulations to department alumna Hannah Smith!

Posted on Friday 6 July 2018

Hannah has accepted the position of Visitor Team Assistant at The Whitworth Gallery in Manchester.

Congratulations Simon Marginson!

Posted on Friday 29 June 2018

Simon's essay '"Francis Picabia est un Espagnole!'" is included in the catalogue Picasso-Picabia: la peinture au défi.

Madeline Boden Wins 2018 HRC Doctoral Fellowship Competition

Posted on Thursday 28 June 2018

Huge congratulations to PhD student Madeline Boden who came top in this year's HRC Doctoral Fellowship Competition!

More success for stained glass students!

Posted on Friday 15 June 2018

Congratulations to Sarah and her students, Matt and Olivia!

'For Sale' exhibition to open at Norman Rea Gallery

Posted on Tuesday 12 June 2018

Opening night: 15th June 2018, 7-9pm, then running until 21st June 2018

Inspirational Student Gives TED Talk

Posted on Tuesday 5 June 2018

Fighting Back, One Blink At a Time

Academic staff and student to speak at baroque conference

Posted on Monday 4 June 2018

Professor Helen Hills, Dr Cordula van Wyhe and Helen Hills' PhD student, Valeria Viola, will all be speaking at an international conference in Palermo this month.

Success for Fabrizio Ballabio

Posted on Friday 25 May 2018

Congratulations to Fabrizio!

Amanda Lillie to Chair British Academy Event at the National Gallery

Posted on Tuesday 22 May 2018

To mark the 200th anniversary of art historian Jacob Burckhardt’s birth, Professor Amanda Lillie (University of York) will chair a round table panel discussion ‘Interpreting the Renaissance in the 21st Century’ at the National Gallery, London, on Friday 25 May.

Congratulations Sarah Brown and the York Glaziers Trust!

Posted on Friday 18 May 2018

Great East Window restoration project complete.

New Book by York Alumna

Posted on Wednesday 16 May 2018

Former student in the department, Dr Jasmine Allen, has just published a new book on global stained glass studies

New publication co-authored by Jane Hawkes

Posted on Wednesday 16 May 2018

Hot off the Press: the thirteenth volume of the British Academy Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, co-authored by our own Jane Hawkes.

Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Award for Dr Hanna Vorholt

Posted on Friday 11 May 2018

Congratulations to Dr Hanna Vorholt, who has been awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Award.

4-volume 'Cambridge History of Ireland' launch

Posted on Friday 11 May 2018

Congratulations to Professor Jane Hawkes!

History of Art at York Festival of Ideas

Posted on Wednesday 9 May 2018

It's York Festival of Ideas time again, and in another exciting, packed and varied programme there are some History of Art gems!

'On Living Online' exhibition by Art History Undergraduate

Posted on Tuesday 1 May 2018

Our very own Silje Teigen will be exhibiting work at the Fossgate Social this month.

Honour for Sarah Brown

Posted on Monday 30 April 2018

Sarah Brown gave the inaugural lecture at the launch of the Centre for Stained Glass Studies in the History of Art department of the Jagiellonian University of Krakow last week.

Art History student success in HRC poster competition

Posted on Friday 20 April 2018

Congratulations to two of our PhD students, who have done very well in the HRC poster competition!

Funding Award Success

Posted on Thursday 12 April 2018

Huge congratulations to PhD student Madeline Boden who has won the Godfrey Goodwin Prize!

Call for Papers: Annual Stained Glass PhD Symposium

Posted on Tuesday 27 March 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 4th Annual PhD Symposium organised by the Stained Glass Research School will be held on 24th and 25th May 2018.

Postdoctoral Success for Former PhD Student

Posted on Friday 23 March 2018

Alumna Dr Charlotte Drew has secured a second Postdoctoral fellowship, this time at the Paul Mellon Centre.

PhD Student to Present Paper in Paris

Posted on Friday 23 March 2018

PhD Student Isabelle Gapp is to speak at the second edition of the Terra Foundation Research Workshops in Paris next month.

Liz Prettejohn at British Academy

Posted on Tuesday 27 February 2018

Liz Prettejohn will give the annual British School at Rome lecture on Tuesday 6 March.

Turner and the Whale now on the History of Art Portal

Posted on Wednesday 21 February 2018

Explore the 'Turner and the Whale' exhibition that recently closed at Hull Maritime Museum!

Alma-Tadema Exhibition - Global Fine Art Award Finalist

Posted on Wednesday 21 February 2018

Vote for Liz Prettejohn's exhibition before 28 January!

Essay Prize for Two PhD Students

Posted on Friday 16 February 2018

The 2017 John Pickard Essay Prize has been awarded to two York History of Art PhD students!

New exhibition by York alumna Katie Tyreman Herrington

Posted on Tuesday 13 February 2018

Annie Swynnerton: Painting Light and Hope at Manchester Art Gallery

New 3-Part Radio 4 Series presented by Cadence Kinsey

Posted on Tuesday 6 February 2018

Cadence Kinsey is to present a new three-part series on Street Art on BBC Radio 4

York Summer Theory Institute 21-25 May 2018

Posted on Tuesday 9 January 2018

We are pleased to announce that applications to the YSTI summer school are now open.

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