Events in 2013-14

Resources of Resistance: Production, Consumption, Transformation

Thursday 24 July 2014

The Biennial Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Postgraduate and Early Career Conference

Tastes in Practice

Tuesday 15 July 2014

The Research Centre ECCE and the Sociology Department at the University of York are pleased to announce a one-day seminar on tastes at York. The seminar is jointly organised by the Stratification and Culture Research Network

Greek Texts and the Early Modern Stage

Monday 14 July 2014

One-day Colloquium

HRC Doctoral Fellowships Finals and Summer Party

Monday 7 July 2014

The eight finalists in the HRC Doctoral Fellowships competition present their research, followed by award giving and the HRC postgraduate Summer Party

Cathedral Libraries and Archives in the British Isles

Wednesday 2 July 2014

The 13th York Manuscripts Conference is hosted by the Centre for Medieval Studies and the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the University of York, in association with the Cathedral Libraries and Archives Network.

The Sea is Rising: Visualizing Climate Change in the Pacific

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Postgraduate workshop and public lecture by Associate Professor Elizabeth DeLoughrey (UCLA)

Godly Governance c.1500-1750

Friday 27 June 2014

2-day Conference, CREMS

The Body in Modern Philosophy

Wednesday 25 June 2014

A Centre for the History of Philosophy (CHiPhi) 2-day workshop

Death and Domesticity:From Victorian Masculinity to Literary Afterlives

Tuesday 24 June 2014

CModS postgraduate forum seminar

Dying for Time: T. S. Eliot's 'Four Quartets'

Monday 23 June 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Martin Hägglund (Yale).

Writing the Living, Writing the Dead: Patrick French in Conversation

Thursday 19 June 2014

Eminent biographer and historian, Patrick French, discusses the art of literary biography, and shows how V. S. Naipaul, born in rural poverty in colonial Trinidad, turned himself into a key figure in contemporary world literature. A Writers at York event in association with York Festival of Ideas.

James Joyce: 'Ulysses', Order and Chaos. A Bloomsday lecture

Monday 16 June 2014

James Joyce’s 'Ulysses' - which follows the modern-day Odysseus, Leopold Bloom, round Dublin for a day - is set on 16 June 1904. This date is celebrated across the world as ‘Bloomsday’. On its 110th anniversary, Dr Dan Mulhall, Irish Ambassador to Britain, will lecture on Joyce and 'Ulysses', Joyce’s great book about ordering the chaos of a modern day as myth and history. A Festival of Ideas event.

The Invention of Science, 1492-1610

Thursday 12 June 2014

Department of History 50th Anniversary lecture by Professor David Wootton, University of York

'It's a Dishonest Con!': Realist Film and Television after Alan Clarke

Wednesday 11 June 2014

Centre for Modern Studies one-day symposium

Piet Mondrian in the Round

Tuesday 10 June 2014

This event is presented by the Architectural History and Theory Research School.

Writing South Africa Now

Saturday 7 June 2014

A one-day conference hosted by the University of York in association with the University of Cambridge.

Nature at War

Thursday 5 June 2014

The annual symposium of the Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum

German Shakespeare: from Nietzsche to Carl Schmitt

Wednesday 4 June 2014

This year's Patrides lecture will be given by Professor Andreas Höfele, writer and Professor of Philology at the University of Munich.

Playing with Words: Music in Beckett and Joyce

Tuesday 3 June 2014

A Writers at York event.

Reading and Interpretation: Poetry, Memory and Psychoanalysis in Three Works of Adam Phillips

Monday 2 June 2014

Reading and Interpretation reading group seminar with Hugh Haughton

Representing and Remembering Slavery in the Americas

Friday 30 May 2014

2 day conference supported by the York Centre for the Americas

Anatomising the Genome: Chromosomes and the Search for Disease

Thursday 29 May 2014

A public lecture on the role of genetic testing during the 1980s

Place, performance, memory: towards an ecology of remembering

Wednesday 28 May 2014

TFTV research seminar with speaker Gay McAuley, Department of Performance Studies, University of Sydney

Classical Philosophers in Seventeenth Century English Thought

Wednesday 28 May 2014

Thomas Browne seminar 2014

Understanding Audiences

Wednesday 28 May 2014

A day symposium organised on behalf of the European Centre for Cultural Exploration

Publishing and Prizing Muslims Workshop

Friday 23 May 2014

This workshop considers the negotiations around the production, design, publication and dissemination of works by authors of Muslim heritage.

Seeing Madness: Insanity, Media, and Visual Culture

Thursday 22 May 2014

Annual Jacques Berthoud lecture with speaker W. J. T. Mitchell (Chicago)

There's no such thing as British Art

Thursday 22 May 2014

Organised by the British Art Research School at York, this experimental symposium is designed to open up and explore the historical category of British art, to reconsider the uses and usefulness of the term for art historians today.

The Unforbidden 3

Wednesday 21 May 2014

The last in a series of three public lectures by pyschoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips.

Shakespeare and the V&A

Monday 19 May 2014

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past public lecture by Professor Bill Sherman

Subterranean in the Medieval World

Saturday 17 May 2014

Over the course of two days almost 20 papers will be presented by as many scholars, with a keynote address from Professor Howard Williams of the University of Chester.

Sound Words, Strange Tattoos, and Unbounded Attachments: Celebrating the work of Harriet Guest

Saturday 17 May 2014

From 'A Form of Sound Words' to South Pacific tattoos, and from 'Small Change' to 'Unbounded Attachment', Professor Harriet Guest's work covers an extraordinary range of writers, themes, and places, and has been acclaimed all over the world. Please join us for a day of lively discussion in honour of this remarkable scholar.

Adil Ray, 'In Conversation', followed by a screening of 'Citizen Khan'

Thursday 15 May 2014

Adil Ray is a British actor, radio and television presenter. This event centres around the controversial but popular BBC One situation comedy 'Citizen Khan', co-written by and starring Adil Ray, and set in Birmingham's Sparkhill district. A Writers at York event.

Bettakultcha

Wednesday 14 May 2014

The ideas cabaret comes to the Berrick Saul Building

Unconstitutional Writing: Arvind Mehrotra and the Interplay of Languages

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Peter McDonald (Oxford)

A Deadly Obsession: The rivalry between the Tudors and the Stuarts

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past public lecture by Linda Porter

Climate Change: life and death

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Royal Institute of Philosophy public lecture by Professor John Broome, Oxford University

‘Forced Pregnancy’, Access to Reproductive Rights and its Bio-Political Modalities

Tuesday 13 May 2014

A public lecture with Dr Nayanika Mookherjee

The Cracks of Post-liberalized India: How Indian Graphic Novels Story the 'New' Society

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Emma Dawson Varughese (Staffordshire University).

Remembering Stuart Hall

Monday 12 May 2014

A commemorative symposium in honour of the contribution made by the late Jamaican cultural theorist and socialist intellectual Stuart Hall

Photography and Identity in the Victorian Period

Monday 12 May 2014

History of Art research seminar with Fulbright Scholar, Professor Jennifer Tucker, and PhD candidate Sean Willcock

Time and Early Modern Thought

Saturday 10 May 2014

Northern Renaissance Roses Seminar 2014, hosted by CREMS

South African Communists: Their History and Impact

Thursday 8 May 2014

Department of History 50th Anniversary lecture by Professor Tom Lodge, University of Limerick

CANCELLED: Melanie Challenger Poetry Seminar

Thursday 8 May 2014

Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum event

Modernist Poetry and the Feedback Loop

Wednesday 7 May 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Peter Howarth (Queen Mary, University of London).

Reading by James Meek - John Tilney Writer in Residence

Tuesday 6 May 2014

This summer term's John Tilney Writer in Residence is the novelist and journalist James Meek.

New books roundtable

Tuesday 6 May 2014

Roundtable on new studies of CLR James and Darcus Howe

Said's 'Secular Criticism'

Monday 5 May 2014

Dr Ziad Elmarsafy will chair the second meeting of the ‘Reading and Interpretation’ reading group, looking at Edward Said’s essay ‘Secular Criticism’ from 'The World, the Text, and the Critic'.

HRC Postgraduate Open Forum

Thursday 1 May 2014

For all York arts and humanities postgraduates

Poetry, Music, and the Sacred

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Alice Goodman and Michael Symmons Roberts in Conversation.

Sketching Home: Soldier Art and Souvenirs of the Crimean War

Thursday 24 April 2014

Department of English and Related Literature Modern School Research Seminar with Holly Furneaux (Leicester)

Economy and Society in the West and Beyond

Thursday 24 April 2014

Centre for Modern Studies workshop

A Double Sorrow

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Lavinia Greenlaw reads her new collection inspired by Chaucer's 'Troilus and Criseyde'. Preceded by a talk on Chaucer by Kenneth Clarke (York). A Writers at York event.

Literary Ethics: Poetic Humour and Narrative Affect

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum seminar

Blade Runner workshop

Friday 11 April 2014

The third and final workshop of the AHRC-funded project 'Cognitive and Aesthetic Values in Cultural Artefacts'

Cross-Currents in Art History: authors in conversation with readers

Wednesday 26 March 2014

One day History of Art symposium

Further Dimensions of the Poem: Sylvia Plath's visual imagination and Seamus Heaney's sense of space

Thursday 13 March 2014

A Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum seminar

Diverse Evil Persons: dialogues with the past through biographies and the textures of space

Wednesday 12 March 2014

IPUP public lecture with speaker Martin Bashforth, Family and Community Historian, and Pat Bashforth, Conceptual Artist

The music of Carlos Zamora

Wednesday 12 March 2014

A seminar with Chilean composer Carlos Zamora

Ken Loach and the Save the Children Film: Humanitarianism, Paternalism and Imperialism in 20th Century Britain

Tuesday 11 March 2014

Modern British History and Politics Research Seminar with Matthew Hilton, University of Birmingham

Richard III: Reputation and Reality

Tuesday 11 March 2014

Centre for Medieval Studies seminar with speaker Tony Pollard (Teesside)

Crafting authenticity, stabilizing decay: an ethnography of conservation practice

Tuesday 11 March 2014

Sian Jones (University of Manchester)

Islamisation and Fiction: A Narrative

Friday 7 March 2014

A Writers at York event with speaker Tabish Khair.

Maureen McLane poetry reading

Thursday 6 March 2014

A Writers at York event.

Sharing Collections in the 21st Century: What can museums do to offer access to their collections beyond the museum site?

Wednesday 5 March 2014

IPUP public lecture with speakers Belinda Morris, Interpretation Manager, and Ed Bartholomew, Senior Curator, National Railway Museum

Pasteurian Medicine as Imperial Heroism

Wednesday 5 March 2014

The third in CGHH's 2014 public lectures series

Ancient Egyptian Illusions

Wednesday 5 March 2014

History of Art public lecture by Visiting Professor Whitney Davis (University of California)

Border Trouble: Scottish Balladry, Mediality, and World Literature

Wednesday 5 March 2014

This year's Stephen Copley lecture will be given by Maureen McLane. A Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies event in association with Writers at York.

Jesuits and Music in Guam and the Marianas, 1668-1769

Wednesday 5 March 2014

David Irving (Australian National University), CREMS Seminar

'"ze lere den tumben?": An Investigation into German as a Self-consciously Educative and/or Literary Language in the 12th Century'

Wednesday 5 March 2014

Part of the Centre for Medieval Literature (CML) Seminar Series.

The Texture of Perception: The Dark Art of Poetry and the Medieval Sensorium

Tuesday 4 March 2014

Centre for Medieval Studies York Medieval Seminar with speaker Vincent Gillespie, J. R. R. Tolkein Professor of Medieval English Literature (University of Oxford).

Museums, Archaeology and the Social Web

Tuesday 4 March 2014

Dominic Walker (University of Cambridge)

Death & Commemoration: rites, wrongs and the public?

Tuesday 4 March 2014

Inaugural meeting of a new virtual interdisciplinary centre across the University concerned with all aspects of death, dying and the dead. Part of the HRC's Proposition series.

Wittgenstein, Veronese, and Ginger Rogers: what does 'red' mean?

Monday 3 March 2014

History of Art research seminar with Professor Paul Smith (University of Warwick)

Shakespeare's Sonnets Workshop

Friday 28 February 2014

Second workshop of the AHRC-funded project Cognitive and Aesthetic Values in Cultural Artefacts

Remembering Charlemagne in 2014

Thursday 27 February 2014

Department of History 50th Anniversary Lecture by Professor Dame Jinty Nelson, King's College, London

Living in the Past: Re-enactment in Heritage Interpretation

Wednesday 26 February 2014

IPUP public lecture with speaker Chris Tuckley, Head of Interpretation, York Archaeological Trust

Coding the Frame: Surface, Display, Life

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with speaker Jenna Ng (TFTV)

'Let the balance be just and the weights equal': Quentin Matsys's Moneychanger and his Wife in 1514

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Joanna Woodall (Courtauld Institute), CREMS Seminar

Painting the Bourgeoisie: Chardin and the Domestic Woman

Tuesday 25 February 2014

CECS research seminar with speaker Dr Emma Barker, Open University

If opposition is an art, is Ed Miliband an artist?

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Modern British History and Politics Research Seminar with Tim Bale, Queen Mary, London

Frames of reference: Art, Race, Sexuality and Nationhood

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum seminar

'Two lubberly preposterous figures': medieval giants in modern London

Monday 24 February 2014

History of Art research seminar with Dr Alixe Bovey (Kent)

Eliot Among the Comedians

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Matthew Bevis (Oxford).

Lavish Dramas, Thoughtful Documentaries and Idiots Smeared In Poo: why making historical television is harder than you think

Wednesday 19 February 2014

IPUP public lecture with speaker Greg Jenner, Historical Consultant to CBBC's multi-award winning 'Horrible Histories'

Underserved and Overdosed? Muslims and the Pulse Polio Initiative in rural north India

Wednesday 19 February 2014

An evening lecture with Professor Patricia Jeffery

Richard III and the Middleham Jewel

Tuesday 18 February 2014

Centre for Medieval Studies seminar with speaker Kate Giles (York)

This is Not Archaeology: The Interpretive Design of the Past

Tuesday 18 February 2014

Kelvin Wilson (Archaeological Illustrator)

Digital heritage developments in the Dept of Theatre, Film and Television

Tuesday 18 February 2014

A Centre for Digital Heritage workshop with Nicholas Holliman, Gavin Kearney and Jenna Ng from the Department of Theatre, Film and Television.

Fat Art Thin Art: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick as a Poet

Friday 14 February 2014

To celebrate Queer History month, Valentine's day, and the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Fat Art Thin Art, the Centre for Modern Studies is delighted to host an afternoon soiree to discuss Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick as a poet

A Lovely Dialogue: Critics and Poets, Friends and Fans

Thursday 13 February 2014

A poetry reading to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's 'Fat Art Thin Art'

Telling Dreams: Oneiric Circulation in Early Modern New France

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Speaker Mary Baine Campbell (Brandeis University), CREMS Seminar - NB: Starting at 5.45pm

Costumes in Holocaust-related films: Concentration camp dress between historical research and costume as a design object

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with speaker Sofia Pantouvaki (Department of Film, TV and Scenography, Aalto University, Finland)

Conferences: Abstracts, Presenting, Organisation of Panels and Making the Most of the Event

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Humanities Research Centre graduate training event for Arts and Humanities postgraduates

The Eighth Century Northern Renaissance: Cultural Triumphs in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria

Tuesday 11 February 2014

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past public lecture with speaker Dr Janina Ramirez, Art Historian (University of Oxford) and TV Presenter

The Writing of History in Twelfth-century Worcester

Tuesday 11 February 2014

Centre for Medieval Studies seminar with speaker David Woodman (Cambridge)

The Embodied GIS - Using Mixed Reality in the Landscape

Tuesday 11 February 2014

Stuart Eve (University College London & L-P:Archaeology)

The (Un)natural World: Anthropomorphic Language and Lenses

Friday 7 February 2014

Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum event

Chauvet Cave workshop

Friday 7 February 2014

Inaugural workshop of the AHRC-funded project Cognitive and Aesthetic Values in Cultural Artefacts

Oral Histories of Voluntary Action: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

Friday 7 February 2014

An interdisciplinary workshop

Shakespeare, theatre and democracy: Towards a playful future

Thursday 6 February 2014

Public lecture by Professor Jonothan Neelands

Labour Politics and Africanisation at a Tanzanian Scientific Research Institute, 1949-1966

Thursday 6 February 2014

Department of History research seminar with Branwyn Poleykett (University of Cambridge)

W.B. Yeats and the BBC

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Department of English and Related Literature Modern School seminar with Emilie Morin (York)

The Digital Past: Accessing Old Knowledge or Creating New Understanding?

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past public lecture with speaker Alexandra Eveleigh, The National Archives, Kew

Politics and Protest: changing responses to economic crisis in Tudor and Stuart England

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck), CREMS Seminar

The York Festival of Ideas Fringe Family Fun Day: how to be involved

Wednesday 5 February 2014

HRC graduate training session for all York arts and humanities postgraduates

Collaborative research projects: how to get started with organisation and funding

Wednesday 5 February 2014

HRC graduate training session for York arts and humanities postgraduates, particularly doctoral researchers

De-industrialization but not decline? Britain since the 1950s

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Modern British History and Politics Research Seminar with Jim Tomlinson, University of Glasgow

The West Saxon Conquest of Viking England (c. AD 910-950) in the Light of Recent Hoards

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Centre for Medieval Studies seminar with speaker Gareth Williams (British Museum)

Building Bedlam and Beyond

Tuesday 4 February 2014

Rosie Sherrington (English Heritage)

How Nationalism Spreads

Thursday 30 January 2014

Department of History 50th Anniversary lecture by Professor John Breuilly, Department of Government, London School of Economics

Nabokov and his Publishers: Authority in the Paratext

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Department of English and Related Literature Modern School seminar with Duncan White (Wellesley College)

Commemorating the First World War in the Yorkshire Country House

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past public lecture with speaker Dr Christopher Ridgway, Curator, Castle Howard

Interactive Storytelling: a place where digital technologies for theatre, film and television naturally meet

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with speaker Marian Ursu (TFTV)

Creatures of the mind: witchcraft from melancholia to psychoanalysis

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Kate Hodgkin (University of East London), CREMS Seminar

Pursuing and Publishing Frances Burney D'Arblay's Journals and Letters, 1768-1840

Tuesday 28 January 2014

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Professor Peter Sabor (McGill).

The Politics of Writing History: Changing Representations of Edward III and Henry V's French Campaigns

Tuesday 28 January 2014

Centre for Medieval Studies seminar with speaker Joanna Bellis (Cambridge)

Accessible Digital Image Making and Archaeological Practice

Tuesday 28 January 2014

York Heritage Research Seminar with Gareth Beale (University of York)

A Monarchical Monarchy: Thoughts on the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Thursday 23 January 2014

John Bossy (York), History Anniversary Lecture

Hainault versus England: the York Riots of June 1327

Thursday 23 January 2014

Centre for Medieval Studies seminar with speaker Professor Richard Buckley

New Spirituality, Politics of Self-Empowerment, Democracy and Citizenship in India

Wednesday 22 January 2014

Centre for Global Health Histories evening lecture with Dr. Nandini Gooptu

Making Alternative Histories in York - from Outside and Below

Wednesday 22 January 2014

IPUP public lecture with York Alternative History Group

The Unforbidden 2

Wednesday 22 January 2014

The second in a series of three public lectures by psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips.

How to do books with things in early modern England

Wednesday 22 January 2014

Jason Scott-Warren (Cambridge), CREMS Seminar

Deconstructing Saint-Riquier: text, image and archaeology at an early medieval monastery

Tuesday 21 January 2014

Dr Eric Cambridge (Durham) presents the second seminar in the Centre for Medieval Studies' Visual Culture series.

Doing Public Archaeology in the Digital Age

Tuesday 21 January 2014

Lorna Richardson (University College London)

Generation Dada and Virgin Microbe Book Launch

Monday 20 January 2014

History of Art book launch

The First Sexual Revolution

Thursday 16 January 2014

Department of History 50th Anniversary Lecture by Dr Faramerz Dabhoiwala, Exeter College, Oxford

A Gateway to History? A new York City Archive for the 21st Century

Wednesday 15 January 2014

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past public lecture

Visual Politics in the German Renaissance

Wednesday 15 January 2014

Professor Ulinka Rublack (Cambridge), CREMS Seminar

Forgetting 1798: The struggle over 'living memory' in Ulster

Tuesday 14 January 2014

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Guy Beiner (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Oxford University).

Images, Pictures and Prehistories

Monday 13 January 2014

History of Art research seminar with Professor Whitney Davis

Public History, Private Past: Discovering the History of York during the First World War

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past public lecture

Sculpture Studies Research School Day

Wednesday 8 January 2014

One day History of Art symposium.

CREMS Seminar double bill

Wednesday 4 December 2013

With speakers Amanda Lillie and Jeanne Nuechterlein (History of Art, York)

Modelling language contact with diachronic crosslinguistic data

Wednesday 4 December 2013

Department of Language and Linguistic Science Colloquium - Achim Stein (Universität Stuttgart) and Carola Trips (Universität Mannheim)

Richard Rolle's Miraculous Multi-tasking: Manuscript Studies Meets Media Theory

Tuesday 3 December 2013

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Dr Katharine Zieman (Centre for Medieval Studies Visiting Professor).

London in the Independence-era Imaginary: Postwar, Cold War and Transnational Visitors

Monday 2 December 2013

Modern British History and Politics Research Seminar with Susan Pennybacker, North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Against Photographic Exceptionalism

Monday 2 December 2013

History of Art research seminar with Stephen Bann

Streghe italiane, eresie e magia nera

Saturday 30 November 2013

A mini-conference in Italian on the theme of Italian witchcraft and local folklore

In conversation with Mark Lawson

Friday 29 November 2013

York Union event with broadcaster, journalist and author Mark Lawson

Launch of Mikail Eldin's 'The Sky Wept Fire'

Wednesday 27 November 2013

York Student PEN and Granta Books host the launch of Mikail Eldin's book 'The Sky Wept Fire'.

Richard III Silent Film

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Script, voice-to-screen direction and introduction: Judith Buchanan (York), in partnership with York Theatre Royal

Diet, Health and our Microbial Selves

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Christina Warinner, University of Oklahoma

Heritage/film - 'national' cinema in a European context

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with Professor Andrew Higson

Visualising music for mobile devices: Björk's Biophilia

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Music research seminar with Professor Nicola Dibben (University of Sheffield)

Martin Martin: A late seventeenth-century Hebridean Outlier of the Republic of Letters

Tuesday 26 November 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Donald William Stewart (University of Edinburgh).

Writing Revolution: the manuscript revisions of J. M. Coetzee's 'Waiting for the Barbarians'

Tuesday 26 November 2013

Modern School Seminar with speaker David Attwell (University of York).

Crocodiles, Tigers and Bacilli: Exoticism and Bacteriology around 1900

Tuesday 26 November 2013

An evening lecture with Prof. Christoph Gradmann

Living in the Motor Age: The Politics of Traffic in 1960s Britain

Tuesday 26 November 2013

Modern British History and Politics Research Seminar with Simon Gunn, University of Leicester

Who “owns” mourning? A discussion of memory, space, and community

Monday 25 November 2013

Seminar hosted by the History Postgraduate Forum and the Centre for Modern Studies (CModS) Postgraduate Forum

Folclore y rituales del mundo hispano

Saturday 23 November 2013

A mini-conference in Spanish on the theme of Spanish witchcraft and local folklore

Shakespeare, Anecdotally

Wednesday 20 November 2013

TFTV and CREMS guest lecture with Professor Paul Menzer, Director, Shakespeare and Performance Graduate Program, Mary Baldwin College (NEH Fellow)

Representative corpora and language users

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Department of Language and Linguistic Science Colloquium - Neil Bermel (University of Sheffield)

Reconstructing Shakespeare’s Songbook

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Music research seminar with Professor Ross W. Duffin (Case Western Reserve University)

Postgraduate open afternoon for English, History and associated centres

Wednesday 20 November 2013

An information event for prospective postgraduates in the departments of English and Related Literature and History, the Centre for Medieval Studies, Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies and Centre for Modern Studies.

George Clifford: Tales of bravery and piracy!

Tuesday 19 November 2013

Speaker: Gillian Walters, Centre for Lifelong Learning

Towards an Iconography of Colour in the Twelfth Century

Tuesday 19 November 2013

Seminar with Dr Harry Stirrup - part of the Centre for Medieval Studies' Visual Culture Series.

From Values to Narrative: A New Foundation for the Conservation of Historic Buildings

Tuesday 19 November 2013

Nigel Walter (Archangel Architects)

Nation, Narration and Exile

Tuesday 19 November 2013

CModS postgraduate forum seminar

Tennyson and the Ancients

Saturday 16 November 2013

A one-day seminar offering lectures and panel discussions on the subject of Tennyson and antiquity.

Keeping Time: Ian Bruce Huntley's South African jazz archive

Thursday 14 November 2013

Merchant Adventurers' Arts Discovery Event. Dr Jonathan Eato from the Department of Music will explore a newly discovered archive of South African jazz photography and recordings from the height of apartheid.

Developments in stained glass conservation: The Last Fifty Years

Thursday 14 November 2013

Stained Glass Research School Master Class lecture by Dr Isabelle Pallot-Frossard

The Unforbidden 1

Wednesday 13 November 2013

The first in a series of three public lectures by psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips.

Creativity in Clay: Bronze Age Ceramics in the Pannonian Plain

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Joanna Sofaer, University of Southampton

Effects of orthography on segment duration in speakers of English as a foreign language

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Department of Language and Linguistic Science Colloquium - Benedetta Bassetti (University of York)

Adam Phillips Autumn Seminar

Wednesday 13 November 2013

The first in a series of three postgraduate seminars by psychoanalyist, literary critic and essayist, Adam Phillips.

The Proposition: Publishing Visualisations

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Judith Winters, Kate Giles and Sarah Perry (Centre for Digital Heritage) will talk about some of the issues of digital dissemination of visualisations of cultural heritage, including 3D models.

Thomas Hardy, Politics, Religion, and 'public' discourse in the 1790s

Tuesday 12 November 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Jon Mee (University of York).

India and Global Tuberculosis Control 1910-1975

Tuesday 12 November 2013

An evening lecture with Dr Niels Brimnes

Neurasthenia, Ghosts and Alienation from Nature during and after the First World War: The Case of Frank “Toronto” Prewett, 1893−1962

Tuesday 12 November 2013

Guest lecture by Professor Joy Porter, Professor of Indigenous History, University of Hull

John Banville and His Precursors

Saturday 9 November 2013

With an already substantial and still growing oeuvre and a burgeoning field of scholarship, much of which explores such relations and interactions, this two-day international conference aims to prompt discussion of the author’s work through an exploration of his engagement with his precursors, literary and otherwise.

The Online Professional: Gender and Digital Culture

Friday 8 November 2013

Afternoon workshop on the intersections between professional life, digital media and gender.

Responding to "huh?" or "what?": Sound patterns in self-repetitions

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Public lecture by Traci Walker (University of York), organised by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Language and Communication

Global Health Communication

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Part of the Global Health Histories Seminar series. Presented in association with the World Health Organization and supported by the Wellcome Trust.

The Romantic Essay and the City

Tuesday 5 November 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Greg Dart (UCL).

Realignment and Televisual Intellect: From The Wire through Occupy to Hemlock Grove

Tuesday 5 November 2013

CMods/Modern School guest lecture with Professor Stephen Shapiro (University of Warwick)

Realignment and Televisual Intellect: From 'The Wire' through 'Occupy' to 'Hemlock Grove'

Tuesday 5 November 2013

What can the 'golden age' of American television tell us about the transformation of social relations in this age of austerity?.

The embodied choreography of gesture, gaze and posture in music masterclasses

Monday 4 November 2013

Public lecture organised by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Language and Communication

The Image, the Knife, and the Gluepot

Monday 4 November 2013

History of Art seminar with Kathryn Rudy, University of St Andrews

White Rose Philosophy Postgraduate Forum

Saturday 2 November 2013

The White Rose Philosophy Postgraduate Forum (WRPPF) aims to establish and foster research links between the Philosophy postgraduate communities of the Yorkshire universities of Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York

Clicking and tutting: Extraordinary sounds in everyday talk

Wednesday 30 October 2013

Public lecture organised by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Language and Communication

Infant Mortality and the transformation of the sanitary system: Chile in the 1930s and in 1964 – 73

Wednesday 30 October 2013

An evening lecture with Professor Claudio Llanos

Infant Mortality and the Transformation of the Sanitary System: Chile in the 1930s and in 1964–73

Wednesday 30 October 2013

An evening lecture with Professor Claudio Llanos

Interweaving Archival and Ethnographic Research: The Conservation of Fountains Abbey

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Sophie Norton (University of York)

Social Water

Friday 25 October 2013

Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Workshop

Amit Chaudhuri: Reading and In Conversation on Words and Music

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Part of the Writers at York series.

Lyrical Ballads and the Poetry of Place

Tuesday 22 October 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Fiona Stafford (University of Oxford).

Encounters in the Republic of Heaven (2011)

Tuesday 22 October 2013

Trevor Wishart performs his 8-channel sound-surround piece based on speaking voices recorded in the North East of England

A Conflict of Reports - PLEASE NOTE REVISED START TIME

Friday 18 October 2013

Talk by Christopher Ricks (Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University and Visiting Professor, New College of the Humanities, London). Part of the Leavis at York 2013 international conference.

Leavis at York 2013

Friday 18 October 2013

A conference about the life, thought and work of the English critic and educationalist F. R. Leavis and the continuing influence of these on contemporary debate.

Leverhulme Trust research funding

Friday 18 October 2013

A workshop with Professor Gordon Marshall, Director of the Leverhulme Trust, and contributions from recipients of project, network and fellowship grants.

Annual Riddy Lecture

Thursday 17 October 2013

The year Dame Janet Nelson (King's College, London) will talk about 'Gendering an Early Medieval Life: the Case of Charlemagne'.

The Proposition: C2D2 funding for the arts and humanities

Thursday 17 October 2013

A workshop in the HRC 'The Proposition' series to explore possible interdisciplinary collaborations in the field of health

Adam Smith goes to Hollywood: Cinema as a medium of sentiment

Wednesday 16 October 2013

This talk will trace the unexpected history and intricate strategies of the sentimental mode and demonstrate how it has been reimagined over the past three centuries.

Nested Polyphonies: Stratification and Organicism in 15th-Century Chansonniers

Wednesday 16 October 2013

CREMS Seminar, Speaker Jane Alden (Wesleyan University)

Afterthoughts on Sentiment, Forethoughts on Melodrama

Tuesday 15 October 2013

CECS Research Seminar with speaker James Chandler (University of Chicago).

Patrick Manson and Ronald Ross: malaria and the rise and fall of a scientific friendship

Tuesday 15 October 2013

An evening Lecture with Professor William Bynum & celebration of the William Bynum Prize (co-ordinated by Medical History)

National Heritage Protection Plan and its Relevance to Academia

Tuesday 15 October 2013

Barney Sloane (English Heritage)

Classicism and the Railway Station in the North-East

Monday 14 October 2013

History of Art seminar with Dr Steven Parissien, Director of Compton Verney

Lyric Structures

Friday 11 October 2013

Modern School Reserach Seminar with speaker Jonathan Culler (Cornell University).

Art and the Nature of Belief

Friday 11 October 2013

A two-day conference

Theory of the Lyric

Thursday 10 October 2013

Modern School event with speaker Jonathan Culler (Cornell University).

Global Spread of Investigative Epidemology: The US Center for Disease Control and the 1958 East Pakistan Smallpox Epidemic

Thursday 10 October 2013

History departmental research seminar with Paul Greenough (University of Iowa)

Ordinary / Everyday / Quotidian

Thursday 26 September 2013

An international two-day conference

HRC Postgraduate Open Forum

Tuesday 7 May 2013

For all arts and humanities postgraduates