Events in 2010-11

Translating Freedom reading group

Monday 3 October 2011

Reading group organised by the Translating Freedom interdisciplinary research project team

Translating Freedom reading group

Tuesday 6 September 2011

Reading group organised by the Translating Freedom interdisciplinary research project team

Making Histories

Monday 18 July 2011

The Sixth International Insular Art Conference

Constructing Memory in Medieval Spain

Friday 15 July 2011

A two-day international conference

Restoration or Invention? Archbishop Cisneros and the Mozarabic Rite in Toledo

Thursday 14 July 2011

Public lecture by Professor Susan Boynton, Columbia University, organised by the Department of History of Art

3rd international conference on Conversation Analysis and Clinical Encounters

Tuesday 12 July 2011

followed by an Early Career Workshop on Medical Interactions 15-16 July 2011

Conquest and Expansionism

Friday 8 July 2011

5th annual postgraduate conference of the York History Research Society

The Bible in the Seventeenth Century: the Authorised Version Quartercentenary (1611-2011)

Thursday 7 July 2011

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies/Society for Renaissance Studies Conference, 7-9 July 2011

Histories of Conversion in York: Footsteps of Faith

Saturday 2 July 2011

An unusual walking tour of York: following in the footsteps of past religious converts.

Development and Empire, 1929-1962

Friday 1 July 2011

A two-day conference will bring together scholars based in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America to share knowledge and ideas about British aid-assisted colonial development in the mid-twentieth-century. The conference is supported by the department and organised by its British Empire research cluster.

Theatre and Ghosts: Renaissance to Present Day

Friday 1 July 2011

Department of Theatre, Film and Television day conference

Thirty Pieces of Silver

Thursday 30 June 2011

Artist, Cornelia Parker, will discuss her Thirty Pieces installation at the Yorkshire Museum, and put it in the broader context of her artistic work: in conversation with the writer and critic Claire MacDonald.

Communicating the past on radio: The impact of A History of the World in 100 Objects

Wednesday 29 June 2011

IPUP Media Speaker talk by Andrew Caspari, BBC Head of Speech Radio & Interactive

Kester Aspden: Writing the Criminal Act

Tuesday 28 June 2011

Kester Aspden, author of The Hounding of David Oluwale, will talk about his past and current work, and the social contexts of hate and crime.

Rememoration and Reconstruction

Tuesday 28 June 2011

CModS postgraduate forum event

Judith's vampish virtue in film, art and literature

Monday 27 June 2011

A talk about the sensational Bible character, Judith who has been used in different media to reflect on woman as seductress, warrior, politician and priest.

University of York Sunday at the Yorkshire Museum

Sunday 26 June 2011

Ever wondered how the Vikings got about when York flooded and iced over? From the humorous to the horrific, student interns at the University of York’s Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past will tempt the public to explore the past in innovative ways.

Exhibiting Etty

Saturday 25 June 2011

Mark Hallett, one of the curators of exhibition William Etty: Art and Controversy, will be giving a short talk to introduce its key themes.

Reading by JM Coetzee

Friday 24 June 2011

Double Booker-Prize winner, JM Coetzee will be reading from his work in progress.

Reading by John Banville

Thursday 23 June 2011

This reading brings Booker-Prize winning novelist, John Banville, to York.

Samuel Beckett: Out of the Archive

Thursday 23 June 2011

A major international conference

Faith and Culture

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Philosophy and Theology lecture delivered by the Bishop of Selby, Bishop Martin Wallace

The Singing Sepoy: India, Empire and First World War Writing

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Modern School research seminar with Dr Santanu Das, Queen Mary's, University of London

Rethinking Holy Space Research Symposium

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Professor Helen Hills will chair a symposium on 'Rethinking Holy Space' as part of a series of events to be held during Alexei Lidov's visit to the UK from May until June. With papers by Professor Alexei Lidov, Moscow State University and Dr Jas' Elsner, University of Oxford.

Reading South Africa roundtable

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Department of English Modern School event with Professor Dorothy Driver, Professor Carrol Clarkson, Dr Lucy Graham and Zoe Wicomb

Re-routing Cosmopolitanism: The birth, near-death and re-birth of the modernist South African short story in English

Tuesday 21 June 2011

University of York Public Lecture delivered by Professor Dorothy Driver, University of Adelaide

Sensory Stories Café

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Have you ever tasted the Victorian gruel which Oliver Twist had to eat? Come and sample the ways in which the Sensory Stories project uses taste, sound, smell, sight and touch to present research stories to the public. The Sensory Stories Cafe is one of the community events in the York Festival of Ideas.

Women's Time: Martin and Truitt in the Moment of Minimalism

Monday 20 June 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor Anne Wagner

Watching and Being Watched

Saturday 18 June 2011

A postgraduate conference organised by the Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum

JM Coetzee reading group

Thursday 16 June 2011

Last in a series of three meetings anticipating JM Coetzee's visit to York in June

Creativity and Physics

Thursday 16 June 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Dr Yvette Hancock

First Impressions: The Young Freud

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Lecture by Professor Adam Phillips, Honorary Visiting Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature, writer and psychoanalyst

Postgraduate seminar with Adam Phillips

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Professor Adam Phillips, Honorary Visiting Professor, writer and psychoanalyst

What is to become of the Crystal Palace?

Wednesday 15 June 2011

An interdisciplinary workshop organised by the British Art Research School of the History of Art Department and the Centre for Modern Studies.

Why Visual Studies Needs World Art History

Tuesday 14 June 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar. presented by Professor Whitney Davis, University of California, Berkeley.

Conflict and Memory

Tuesday 14 June 2011

Postgraduate symposium organised by the Cultural Memory Studies Discussion Group in association with the Centre for Modern Studies

Postgraduate Conference on Arabic Phonetics and Phonology

Friday 10 June 2011

One-day postgraduate conference

Problems surrounding the Virgins on the Rocks

Thursday 9 June 2011

Graduate seminar with Luke Syson, National Gallery

Conversion Narratives in the Early Modern World

Thursday 9 June 2011

2 Day International Conference 9-11 June 2011

Public reading by poet Andrew Motion

Wednesday 8 June 2011

Writers at York event in conjunction with The Zahir

Leonardo in Milan

Wednesday 8 June 2011

Department of History of Art lecture by Luke Syson, National Gallery

Can Physics Answer Metaphysical Questions?

Tuesday 7 June 2011

Royal Institute of Philosophy/Institute of Physics Joint Lecture

History of Art Research Seminar

Monday 6 June 2011

Dr Tim Ayers

Contemporary Art or Heritage? Devices for public engagement with the past and the present

Monday 6 June 2011

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past seminar

Merleau-Ponty 50 years on

Friday 3 June 2011

Conference hosted by the Department of Philosophy and supported by the Mind Association

Shakespeare's Private Life

Thursday 2 June 2011

Professor Lena Cowen Orlin (Georgetown University) The 2011 Patrides Lecture

The Private Renaissance

Thursday 2 June 2011

Cabinet of Curiosities Postgraduate Seminar, led by Lena Cowen Orlin, Georgetown University

Obstacles faced when developing primary school children's creativity

Thursday 2 June 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Dr Robina Shaheen

Holy Space and the Senses

Wednesday 1 June 2011

A graduate seminar led by Professor Alexei Lidov

JM Coetzee reading group

Tuesday 31 May 2011

Second in a series of three meetings anticipating JM Coetzee's visit to York in June

Disability/Postcoloniality: Contexts, Categories and Critique

Tuesday 31 May 2011

Research seminar organised by the Postcolonial Perspectives reading group, led by Professor Stuart Murray, University of Leeds

Some of the greatest acts of scientific creativity described by a somewhat uncreative scientist

Thursday 26 May 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Paul Walton, Department of Chemistry

Experience, Externalism and Evidence

Wednesday 25 May 2011

Philosophy Colloquium

The Context of "Leviathan": A New Interpretation

Wednesday 25 May 2011

Dr Noel Malcolm (All Souls College, University of Oxford) CREMS Research Seminar

On Sentimentality

Wednesday 25 May 2011

Seminar on the sentimental, as viewpoint, spectacle, attribution and accusation, across a number of periods, places and disciplines

How Do You Draw?

Tuesday 24 May 2011

Lecture to coincide with the opening of an exhibition at the Norman Rea Gallery

The Monster Picasso

Monday 23 May 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor TJ Clark

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

Friday 20 May 2011

Hosted by the Department of History. Speakers will look at the sugar industry and the politics of identity in the recent past.

Sartre: Creating Oneself

Thursday 19 May 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Professor Tom Baldwin

Christian Bök: a reading and conversation

Thursday 19 May 2011

How do you write a poem that will outlive humanity?

JM Coetzee reading group

Tuesday 17 May 2011

First in a series of three meetings anticipating JM Coetzee's visit to York in June

Ethics and Religion: Two Arguments from Kant

Monday 16 May 2011

Royal Institute of Philosophy lecture delivered by John Hare, Yale

Bodies of Evidence, Bodies of Memory: Memorialisation and the Genocide in Rwanda

Monday 16 May 2011

Navigating the Past: the IPUP Seminar with Zoe Norridge (English) & Lars Waldorf (Centre for Applied Human Rights)

Paper, Scissors, Stone

Friday 13 May 2011

Poetry reading and book launch with Dr Kit Fan

Emotions in the History of Philosophy conference

Friday 13 May 2011

CHiPhi Inaugural Conference, 13-14 May 2011

Evolving a creative interdisciplinary culture

Thursday 12 May 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Leo Caves, Department of Biology

Jens Peter Jacobsen and The Contradictions of Atheism

Wednesday 11 May 2011

The Modern School's annual Jacques Berthoud lecture delivered by Professor James Wood, Harvard University.

Hierotopy, Spatial Icons and Image-Paradigms

Tuesday 10 May 2011

Hierotopy, Spatial Icons and Image-Paradigms. This Open Lecture is part of a series of events to be held during Prof Alexei Lidov's visit to the UK May-June 2011.

White Rose Southern Africa Network event

Friday 6 May 2011

James Currey, The African Writers Series: Publishing Texts from South Africa

Wittgenstein

Thursday 5 May 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Rachael Wiseman

Theory Alongside Theory? Critical Theories Across the Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday 4 May 2011

Book Launch and Interdisciplinary Reception

Whose Shakespeare? Early African engagement with Shakespeare in South Africa

Tuesday 3 May 2011

CREMS and Modern School event with Dr Brian Willan

Victorian Women Artists Revisited

Wednesday 27 April 2011

British Art Research School conference

The Here and Now: Thinking the Contemporary Across Disciplines

Tuesday 26 April 2011

An open, interdisciplinary afternoon to think about the nature and status of the contemporary across the humanities and social sciences

Mo-Coordination in Japanese

Monday 11 April 2011

Department of Language and Linguistic Science guest lecture by Professor Hideki Kishimoto, Kobe University, Japan

Working with Walter Benjamin: Everyday life, Media and the City

Wednesday 30 March 2011

A symposium, part of the Working with Key Thinkers series hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Modern Studies

Myths and Fairy Tales in Film and Literature post-1900

Friday 25 March 2011

A two-day international conference hosted by Film and Literature in association with CModS

Critical Perspectives on Art Gallery and Museum Audiences

Wednesday 23 March 2011

A seminar co-hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Humanities Research Centre

The Aylmer Lecture: Revolutionary Napoleon

Thursday 17 March 2011

Professor William Doyle

Creativity in Management

Thursday 17 March 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Stephen Linstead

Gendering the Recession

Wednesday 16 March 2011

Modern School Research seminar with Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin

Charting Narration in Women's Graphic Memoir

Wednesday 16 March 2011

Centre for Modern Studies graduate workshop with Robyn Warhol, Ohio State University

The Office and the Really Real: Structures of Address in Mockumentary and Reality TV

Tuesday 15 March 2011

Professor Robyn Warhol, Ohio State University, Director of Project Narrative

David Smith: Heavy Metal

Monday 14 March 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor Anne Wagner

David Smith: Heavy Metal

Monday 14 March 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor Anne Wagner

Cross Dressing, "Hunnish Scenes", and a "Virgin Birth": A 1920s Cause Celebre

Monday 14 March 2011

Lecture by Lucy Bland, London Metropolitan University, to mark Women's History month

Hegel

Thursday 10 March 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with James Clarke

20th century 'tramping' sites in the Czech Republic

Thursday 10 March 2011

Department of History research seminar with James Symonds, University of York

Human Tendencies

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Centre for Modern Studies guest lecture by Professor Ed Cohen, Rutgers University

Shelley's Defences of Poetry

Tuesday 8 March 2011

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Michael O'Neill, University of Durham

Creativity and Constraint in English Language Teaching

Thursday 3 March 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Dr Paul Roberts

Teaching Civil War Writings in the Literature Classroom

Thursday 3 March 2011

A one-day symposium organised by the English Subject Centre

Digging for Metaphors: Archaeology and Contemporary Fiction

Wednesday 2 March 2011

Modern School research seminar with Dr Adam Gutteridge, Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past

The Art of Advertising: Eighteenth-Century Trade Cards and Visual Culture

Tuesday 1 March 2011

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Philippa Hubbard, University of Warwick

(Anti-) Communism

Tuesday 1 March 2011

CModS postgraduate forum event

Walking on the Dead: Marketing and Interpreting Traumatic History, The Case of Clifford’s Tower

Monday 28 February 2011

Navigating the Past: the IPUP Seminar with David Thomas, English Heritage

How to Do Queer with Things

Thursday 24 February 2011

Workshop to mark Queer History month with Dr Robert Mills, King's College, London

Kant: A Uncreative Genius?

Thursday 24 February 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Andrew Ward

The manufacture of pedigree breeds in Victorian Britain

Thursday 24 February 2011

Department of History research seminar with Michael Worboys, University of Manchester

Laughter

Thursday 24 February 2011

Week 7 Proposition workshop

Poison and cure: Ted Hughes's prose

Wednesday 23 February 2011

Modern School research seminar with Professor Neil Corcoran, University of Liverpool

Cezanne and the Space of a Room

Monday 21 February 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor TJ Clark

The Places of Popular Medicine: Aristotle's Masterpiece in Context

Tuesday 15 February 2011

CREMS/CECS Public Lecture with Professor Mary Fissell, Johns Hopkins University

Queering the House: Jess and Robert Duncan

Monday 14 February 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Dr James Boaden

Spinoza: Creative Thought Within the Rigid Bounds of Reason

Thursday 10 February 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Professor Peter Lamarque

Living Beyond Theory: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Postcolonial

Thursday 10 February 2011

A two-day postgraduate symposium

Shakespeare's Flop: the literary and the popular in the 17th-century book trade

Wednesday 9 February 2011

CREMS research seminar with Professor Zachary Lesser (University of Pennsylvania)

CREMS Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Professor Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

About Dogs - Inaugural White Rose Animal Seminar

Friday 4 February 2011

Why attending to animal being in cultural texts reshapes how we think about them and their period.

Berkeley’s Revolution in Vision

Thursday 3 February 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Professor Tom Stoneham

IPUP Interpretation Workshop at the Yorkshire Museum

Wednesday 2 February 2011

Navigating the Past workshop with Andrew Morrison (Curator, Yorkshire Museum)

Aesthetic Autonomy and Heteronomy

Wednesday 2 February 2011

One-day conference exploring the relationship between artworks and extra-aesthetic developments

Explaining the Explanatory Gap

Tuesday 1 February 2011

Royal Institute of Philosophy public lecture by Professor David Papineau, King's College London

Modern School Irish Seminar

Monday 31 January 2011

Discussion of Flann O'Brien's novel, The Third Policeman

A Critique of Marginality

Monday 31 January 2011

History of Art research seminar lecture by Professor Paul Binski, University of Cambridge

Rituals of Expropriation: Maya Deren and the 'artist-native'

Friday 28 January 2011

CModS postgraduate forum event with John David Rhodes, University of Sussex

Andrew Benjamin seminar

Friday 28 January 2011

A conversation with Professor Derek Attridge

Art Matters: The Economy of Colour in Rosso Fiorentino

Thursday 27 January 2011

Department of History of Art public lecture by Professor Andrew Benjamin

Recreation and status in Georgian London

Thursday 27 January 2011

Department of History research seminar with Benjamin Heller, University of Oxford

Berkeley

Thursday 27 January 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Professor Tom Stoneham

Creativity and invention

Thursday 27 January 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Professor Derek Attridge

Distraction and its friends

Wednesday 26 January 2011

Modern School research seminar with Professor Michael Wood, University of Princeton

Listening to Architectural Space

Wednesday 26 January 2011

CREMS/National Centre for Early Music Annual Public lecture by Professor Deborah Howard

Byron's Freedom of Speech

Tuesday 25 January 2011

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Jane Moody

Love and exile: Petrarch, Sidney, and John Berryman

Monday 24 January 2011

Professor John Roe's inaugural lecture

POSTPONED - Walking on the Dead: Marketing and Interpreting Traumatic History, The Case of Clifford’s Tower

Monday 24 January 2011

Navigating the Past: the IPUP Seminar with David Thomas, English Heritage

The International Tolstoyan Movement 1880-1940

Thursday 20 January 2011

Department of History research seminar with Charlotte Alston, University of Northumbria

Writing Marginal Lives

Saturday 8 January 2011

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies interdisciplinary day conference

York Interdisciplinary Forensics Symposium (YIFS)

Wednesday 15 December 2010

Court is in Session! A half day event for those interested in the law, language and forensics.

The Turner Prize

Tuesday 14 December 2010

Lightning Rods discussion led by Sarah Turner and James Boaden from the Department of History of Art

Televisualizing the Past: Simon Schama’s A History of Britain Ten Years On

Wednesday 8 December 2010

A major one-day conference on the legacy and impact of Simon Schama’s A History of Britain

Against Meaning

Tuesday 7 December 2010

David Joselit, Yale University. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Plato

Thursday 2 December 2010

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar series

Performing Works of Music Authentically

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Department of Philosophy Colloquium - POSTPONED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER

IPUP Workshop at the Yorkshire Museum

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Andrew Morrison, Yorkshire Museums Trust Head Curator

Rage against the Machine? Cyberspace Narratives in Rushdie's 'Fury'

Monday 29 November 2010

Dr Yael Maurer, Tel-Aviv University

The Impact of Renaissance Rhetoric, 1380-1620

Monday 29 November 2010

CREMS Research Seminar

Warhol in Kazakhstan

Monday 29 November 2010

Department of History of Art research seminar with Richard Meyer, Associate Professor of Art History and Fine Arts, University of Southern California

Novelties

Saturday 27 November 2010

A one-day postgraduate symposium on nineteenth-century literature and culture

Storytelling: Imagination and the Past

Friday 26 November 2010

A one-day interdisciplinary conference

Storytelling: Imagination and the Past

Friday 26 November 2010

Postgraduate workshop

Kings and Cripples: Royal and Eccentric Bodies in Medieval Culture

Thursday 25 November 2010

2010 Riddy Lecture by Professor Christopher Baswell

The Cult of Seduction: The Revolution of Lust and Gender in England, 1600-1800

Thursday 25 November 2010

Department of History Research Seminar

Embrace the Margins: Adventures in Archaeology and Contemporary Homelessness

Monday 22 November 2010

IPUP Navigating the Past Seminar

Some Conceptions of Creativity and a Key Creative Moment

Thursday 18 November 2010

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar series

British Policy towards the Korean War, 1950-1

Thursday 18 November 2010

Department of History Research Seminar

Who Do We Think We Were? Reflections on Creating and Selling Historical Documentaries for TV in the Twenty-first Century

Wednesday 17 November 2010

IPUP Media Speaker Series Lecture given by Alex Graham

Coming to Terms with East Germany's Past: Reflections on the Commemorations of 1989

Thursday 11 November 2010

Department of History Research Seminar

Ai WeiWei and Contemporary Art from China

Wednesday 10 November 2010

A major symposium organised by the Department of History of Art

Pantomime before Berwick Kaler

Tuesday 9 November 2010

When and where did pantomime begin, and why is it important for understanding the history of our culture? Find out about the history of pantomime at this interactive presentation.

The Queer Aesthetics and Politics of the Sex Predator

Tuesday 9 November 2010

Gillian Harkins, University of Washington

Hearing from poets: letters to poems

Monday 8 November 2010

Inaugural lecture by Professor Hugh Haughton

We Live Beyond Any Tale That We Happen to Enact

Thursday 4 November 2010

Royal Institute of Philosophy lecture by Professor Galen Strawson

Troubling Memories: Nineteenth-Century Histories of the Slave Trade and Slavery

Friday 29 October 2010

Royal Historical Society lecture by Professor Catherine Hall, University College London

News from Africa: Reporting Conversion in Renaissance Italy

Tuesday 26 October 2010

'Conversion Narratives' project launch event

What is this ‘Black’ in ‘Black’ History and Culture?: Interdisciplinary Reflections upon Blackness and Racial Categories

Tuesday 26 October 2010

A workshop and discussion forum to mark Black History month, convened by Liz Buettner and Linda Ali

Contemporary British Drama and Intermediality

Wednesday 20 October 2010

Modern School Research Seminar

Not Modern Art: An Exchange

Monday 18 October 2010

Department of History of Art research seminar

Leavis at York

Saturday 16 October 2010

A one-day conference

The legacy of FR Leavis

Friday 15 October 2010

Lecture by Professor John Sutherland