Events in Autumn Term 2013

Past events

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