News from 2013

Theatre, Film and Television graduate's music video showcased by BBC online

Posted on Wednesday 27 November 2013

A music video by a recent University of York graduate is being showcased as part of the 2013 BBC Music Video Festival - an online celebration of new and emerging music acts and film directors working in the field.

The 9th century copper Kollam Plates
Kollam Plates exhibition in the HRC

Posted on Thursday 21 November 2013

The Humanities Research Centre will host a banner exhibition on the 9th-century Kollam Plates, 2nd - 14th December 2013.

AHRC doctoral funding announced

Posted on Wednesday 23 October 2013

A successful collaboration between the Universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield has received a £19m award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities.

Russian Environmental History

Posted on Monday 7 October 2013

Major Russian Environmental History project website goes live

Alice Hall named BBC and AHRC New Generation Thinker

Posted on Friday 24 May 2013

Alice Hall, a Lecturer in the Department of English and Related Literature, has become one of ten academics from across the UK to be named ‘New Generation Thinkers’ for 2013.

PhD Studentship for Classical Heroism in WWI

Posted on Thursday 23 May 2013

Interdisciplinary PhD studentship in Arts and Humanities offered for the White Rose Network “Classical Heroism in War and Peace 1914-24”, in new partnership between York and Leeds.

Prison Fictions and Human Rights project wins Gold Award

Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2013

Michelle Kelly, Claire Westall and a group of students from the Department of English and Related Literature have been given a Vice-Chancellor's Outstanding Achievement Award for their groundbreaking Prison Fictions and Human Rights project.

16th-century flash mob surprises Hardwick Hall visitors

Posted on Tuesday 30 April 2013

To celebrate the launch of the Virtue and Vice exhibition at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, Dr Helen Smith (English and Related Literature) and the York-based quartet 'Les Canards Chantants' teamed up to surprise visitors as they explored the High Great Chamber.

PhD student wins grant to write second novel

Posted on Tuesday 2 April 2013

Sophie Colombeau, a PhD student in the Department of English and Related Literature, has won an Arts Council Grant for the Arts to write her second novel.

AHRC Cultural Engagement Fund Award for Katie Tyreman

Posted on Tuesday 26 February 2013

We congratulate Dr Katie Tyreman from the Department of History of Art on her recent AHRC Cultural Engagement Award.

Festival of Ideas Fringe Day - call for activities

Posted on Thursday 7 February 2013

The Humanities Research Centre is seeking to sponsor exciting, creative and lightly educative activities for this year's Festival of Ideas Fringe Day, taking place on Saturday 15th June.

Alcuin of York
Alcuin of York on Radio 3

Posted on Friday 25 January 2013

Dr Mary Garrison from the Department of History tells the story of one of York's most influential sons, Alcuin, on Radio 3's Anglo Saxon Portraits on Monday 28th January.

Bringing Dickens off the page

Posted on Friday 4 January 2013

Recordings of members of the public reading extracts from the work of Charles Dickens have been used to create a unique sound poem

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