Events in 2014-15

South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive

Friday 4 September 2015

Six days of discussions, public lectures and live music

Reconciliations: The 2015 Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

Monday 20 July 2015

This year the annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures comes to the University of York and to venues across the city.

HRC Doctoral Fellowships Finals and Summer Party

Monday 6 July 2015

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

English Language @ York

Friday 3 July 2015

A free one-day CPD workshop for teachers of English Language A-level

Logics for Art’s Histories: Raphael after the Holocaust in the Virtual Feminist Museum

Thursday 11 June 2015

Griselda Pollock presents this public lecture

Matter: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

Tuesday 9 June 2015

Leading on from 'Forms of Excess' held at University of York in the Spring term, this workshop event gathers together five papers concerned with excessive, wasted, intransigent and sticky materialities in art and literature.

Abstraction to the Notional: David Summers' Principle of Art History

Monday 8 June 2015

Public lecture by Professor Whitney Davis

Fulbright Public Lecture: 'Boudica's Daughters: Queens and Nationalism in the Tudor/Stuart Age.'

Thursday 4 June 2015

Visiting Fulbright scholar Carole Levin explores how both Boudica and Elizabeth became focal points for nationalist feeling and rhetoric during the Tudor and Stuart periods.

World Hunger & the Healthy Animal: the veterinary solution to the post-war food crisis

Thursday 4 June 2015

Dr. Bresalier tells the story of how veterinary expertise and livestock animals became integral to the fight against world hunger after 1945.

The Invention of Norman Visual Culture

Monday 1 June 2015

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Professor Lisa Reilly presents this research seminar

Disseminating Dress: Britain and the Fashion World

Thursday 28 May 2015

A three day conference exploring how ideas and knowledge about dress have been shared, sought and communicated throughout history.

Why Is There No Successful Radical Left Party in the UK?

Wednesday 27 May 2015

History/Politics lecture

The Proposition: Fulbright scholarships

Wednesday 27 May 2015

This Proposition session will be dedicated to exploring the opportunities and benefits of Fulbright scholarships

Northern Nineteenth Century Network: Victorian Studies Professionalisation Day

Tuesday 26 May 2015

A professionalisation event for postgraduates with interests in the nineteenth century

The Languages of Literature: Attridge at 70

Friday 22 May 2015

A three-day conference to celebrate the contribution to literary criticism made by Professor Derek Attridge.

Rethinking 'Catholic Reformation' and 'Counter Reformation': the case of Italy

Thursday 21 May 2015

Distinguished Visitor Lecture by Massimo Firpo, (Professor in Reformation & Counter-Reformation History, Scuola normale superiore, Pisa & Professor of Modern History, University of Turin)

Translating Terrorism

Thursday 21 May 2015

Guest talk by Anas Sareen, University of Lausanne

Rethinking Disability on Screen

Thursday 14 May 2015

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Symposium

Connections through Comedy: The Evolution of a British Sense of Humour

Tuesday 12 May 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Laura Griffin (York).

The Many Births of the Test-Tube Baby

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Nick Hopwood presents the 2015 William Bynum Lecture

Patterning Pattern/Figuring the Decorative

Wednesday 6 May 2015

An event involving art historians, mathematicians, chemists, and digital theorists to think across disciplinary boundaries about Pattern and Decoration.

For Love nor Money: Motivations for Adultery in the Late Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 5 May 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Kate Gibson (Sheffield).

HRC graduate training: Questionnaires as field research in the arts and humanities

Friday 1 May 2015

A practical introduction to the use of qualitative and quantitative methods in arts and humanities research

Movements and Shakers: Complexity to simplicity and back again

Wednesday 22 April 2015

Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum

POSTPONED: Ingenuity and wonder: Books and worlds in early modern Europe

Tuesday 21 April 2015

A public lecture in the University's Research in Focus series, by Dr Helen Smith

Why Wittgenstein Matters

Tuesday 21 April 2015

Royal Institute of Philosophy public lecture by Dr Ian Ground, Newcastle

Calico made 'em mad: riot and consumption in 1719-20

Tuesday 21 April 2015

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Shotaro Hagita (York).

HRC PhD poster competition exhibition and prize giving

Monday 13 April 2015

A celebration of the variety of postgraduate research being undertaken across the arts and humanities at York.

Creativity and Reality in Philosophy of Yi and Dao: What difference does it make?

Wednesday 8 April 2015

Annual British Society for the History of Philosophy public lecture

Health, Mind and the Body: Three New Short Films

Thursday 26 March 2015

'Health, Mind and the Body: Three New Short Films', organized in conjunction with the Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders, explores the subjective experiences of living with chronic diseases or disorders using the medium of film.

Contesting Images of Jerusalem

Saturday 21 March 2015

A public lecture by Dr Antony Eastmond (Courtauld Institute of Art)

Dead men walking in Jerusalem: street furniture and topographical imagination in the late medieval city

Friday 20 March 2015

A public lecture by Achim Timmermann (University of Michigan)

The Politics of Visual Translations of Jerusalem

Friday 20 March 2015

An international conference hosted by the Department of History of Art and the Humanities Research Centre.

Border Spectra in the Skies of Hokusai and Hiroshige: Japanese Traces of Newton or Goethe? A Colour Mystery

Thursday 19 February 2015

Professor Olaf Mueller from the Department of Philosophy, Humboldt University, Berlin presents an interdisciplinary research talk offered by the Department of Philosophy in association with History of Art and the Humanities Research Centre.

Red Desert screening

Wednesday 11 February 2015

Screening of Antonioni's 1964 film in preparation for the 'So-called waste' workshop

HRC graduate training: Getting published

Wednesday 11 February 2015

For all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

HRC graduate training: Professional protocols in academia

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Tips for postgraduates on how to navigate some of the unspoken protocols in professional academia to help you contribute best to, and potentially get the most from, the academic world.

HRC graduate training: Presenting a conference paper

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Presenting a conference paper: ideas and advice to help confidence and delivery

HRC Graduate Training: Applying for an HRC project grant

Wednesday 4 February 2015

HRC collaborative interdisciplinary postgraduate project grants: what you can apply for and how to put together a persuasive funding application. For all arts and humanities postgraduates who will be at York in 2015-16.

The Proposition: Cultural Heritage and the Creative Arts

Friday 30 January 2015

A Proposition session exploring how the creative arts engage with historic sites, how historic sites engage with the creative arts, and what can emerge from the dialogue between them.

PhD Study and Navigating Stress

Thursday 29 January 2015

An informal and supportive session for all interested arts and humanities doctoral researchers

Networks, Systems, Them, Me, Us

Wednesday 28 January 2015

An interdisciplinary Lightning Rods event

How to make anything signify anything; or, decoding an exhibition

Tuesday 20 January 2015

White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities masterclass by Professor Bill Sherman, Head of Research, V&A

The Proposition: Freedom after Neoliberalism

Monday 19 January 2015

Addressing recent debates on neoliberalism in the humanities and social sciences, this session asks what an engagement with freedom might add to those debates.

York Festival of Ideas Fringe Family Fun Afternoon - how to be involved

Friday 16 January 2015

The call for pitch for activities at the Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon on 13 June - for all York postgraduates in any discipline

PhD Study at York: Funding Opportunities and the York Postgraduate Research Environment

Friday 5 December 2014

Considering doctoral study? Come and hear about what York can offer you as a doctoral researcher (PhD student), and receive insider information on how the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) funding competition works.

The Proposition: The Cognitive Psychology of Music and Language

Tuesday 2 December 2014

Suppose music really is a language. What might that mean?

The Proposition: WRoCAH White Rose Studentships Networks 2015

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Opportunities for WRoCAH Studentship Networks, networking with other White Rose academics and launch of 2015 Networks call.

*POSTPONED* PhD Study and Navigating Stress

Monday 24 November 2014

HRC graduate training session for arts and humanities doctoral researchers - POSTPONED

'Dante's British Public: Readers and Texts, from the Fourteenth Century to the Present'

Thursday 20 November 2014

Nick Havely will give a short illustrated talk about his book, followed by a discussion (led by Dr K. P. Clarke) and a drinks reception sponsored by OUP.

Postgraduate open afternoon

Wednesday 19 November 2014

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

The Proposition: European Research Council funding for the Arts and Humanities

Thursday 13 November 2014

An informative and practically-minded session on the benefits of, and approaches to, applying for European Research Council funding.

Periodisation: What's the Point?

Tuesday 21 October 2014

An HRC Lightning Rods session co-proposed by the interdisciplinary period-based centres

The Proposition: Understanding Open Access

Wednesday 8 October 2014

A session clarifying requirements and support for open access publishing.

Humanities Research Centre welcome reception

Thursday 2 October 2014

All new arts and humanities postgraduates are warmly invited.

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to doctoral study

Thursday 2 October 2014

For new PHD students in all the arts and humanities departments

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to MA study

Tuesday 30 September 2014

For new Masters students in History, History of Art, Language and Linguistic Science, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, Film and Television, Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to MA study

Tuesday 30 September 2014

For new Masters students in Archaeology (and Stained Glass MA), English and Related Literature, Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, Centre for Modern Studies, Centre for Medieval Studies