Events in 2016-17

Refugium: Time, Stone, Voice and Sound

Saturday 26 August 2017

Exploring the history of Creswell Crags through sound

BARS 2017: Romantic Improvement

Thursday 27 July 2017

The 15th biannual conference of the British Association for Romantic Studies will be hosted by the University of York’s Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, with events in and around The King’s Manor in York’s historic city centre.

Placeless Memories

Friday 14 July 2017

A one-day conference on the nature of memory and identity construction online and in digital formats

Powerful Emotions / Emotions & Power c. 400-1850

Wednesday 28 June 2017

An international collaborative conference

HRC Doctoral Fellowships Finals

Tuesday 27 June 2017

The finalists in the HRC Doctoral Fellowships competition present their research, followed by award giving.

Imaginative geographies of the black/white Atlantic

Tuesday 20 June 2017

The annual Aylmer lecture with Catherine Hall, University College London

John Dryden's Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias

Sunday 18 June 2017

Seventeenth-Century Comic Masterpiece at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television

John Dryden's Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias

Saturday 17 June 2017

Seventeenth-Century Comic Masterpiece at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television

John Dryden's Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias

Friday 16 June 2017

Seventeenth-Century Comic Masterpiece at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television

John Dryden's Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias

Thursday 15 June 2017

Seventeenth-Century Comic Masterpiece at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television

The Look and the Like: Lancelot Andrewes's Real Words

Thursday 15 June 2017

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Kathryn Murphy (Oxford)

Narrative in Question Symposium and grants workshop

Thursday 15 June 2017

The Narrative in Question series culminates in a one-day symposium and workshop. Organised by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies.

Rethinking Albert Moore

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Two study days focusing on the life and work of the artist Albert Joseph Moore (1841-1893)

“Holding Your Image in My Bodily Arms”: Multi-Sensory Encounters with Donatello’s Wooden Crucifix

Monday 12 June 2017

History of Art research seminar with Geraldine Johnson

A Market of Nice Things

Monday 12 June 2017

20 stalls of beautiful and unusual things made by students and local craftspeople

Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon

Saturday 10 June 2017

An afternoon of energetic, crafty, puzzling, scientific and historical fun with University of York postgraduate students. A York Festival of Ideas event.

The Future of Freedom

Friday 9 June 2017

Public Lecture with speaker Professor Nikolas Rose (King's College, London). Part of the 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' research strand.

Freedom After Neoliberalism Conference 2017

Friday 9 June 2017

Keynote Speakers: Nikolas Rose (King’s College London), Paul Crosthwaite (University of Edinburgh), Jane Elliott (King’s College London).

In Praise of the Market: Christina Rosetti and the Salvific Signifier

Wednesday 7 June 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Victoria Coulson (University of York).

The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment

Tuesday 6 June 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Tita Chico (University of Maryland).

Europe - What Value as an Analytical Category?

Tuesday 6 June 2017

An interdisciplinary workshop

Michelangelo’s Drawings: Paper as Palimpsest

Monday 5 June 2017

History of Art research seminar with Mauro Mussolin

Joining Scholarly Conversations: Academic Publishing, in Theory and Praxis

Monday 5 June 2017

CECS PG Workshop with speaker Dr Tita Chico (University of Maryland).

The uses of history in early modern religious controversies

Friday 2 June 2017

International conference on the uses of history in early modern religious controversies

'Horrid Perhapses': The Poetics of Doubt in Dante

Thursday 1 June 2017

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Kenneth Clarke.

ACT UP: Thirty Years Fighting AIDS

Thursday 1 June 2017

A conference marking the 30th anniversary of ACT UP, the international advocacy group fighting to end the AIDS crisis

Does Islam Need the Shariah? A Reply to a Christian Interrogation

Wednesday 31 May 2017

A Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Shabbir Akhtar (Oxford).

Narrative in Question Seminar 7

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Alice Hall (English) and Mark Jenner (History).

(Re)connecting Dots: Conversations Beyond Art History

Wednesday 31 May 2017

An interdisciplinary workshop exploring the visual turn in imperial studies

Jane Austen, Wartime Novelist

Tuesday 30 May 2017

The Annual Stephen Copley lecture, with speaker Professor Kathryn Sutherland (Oxford).

Transculturation: Encounters in the Modern Period, 1830 - Present

Tuesday 30 May 2017

CModS postgraduate forum annual symposium

Past and Present: The Shifting Hong Kong Identity

Friday 26 May 2017

An interdisciplinary symposium

On the Confluence of Virtualities in Computer-based Environments

Thursday 25 May 2017

Public lecture as part of this year's York Summer Theory Institute

Austen at 200

Wednesday 24 May 2017

A series of events to commemorate Jane Austen’s writing and her legacy marking the 200th anniversary of her death. Presented by the University of York in partnership with City Screen, the South Bank Community Cinema the York Festival of Ideas, and Fairfax House.

Bare Death: The Failing Sacrifice of the Great War

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Vincent Sherry (Washington University).

Narrative in Question Guest Lecture

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Sandy Louchart (Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art), title to be confirmed.

In the Library with George Eliot and Mary Anne Evans: 'Romola', Arbury Hall, and the Circulation of Knowledge

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Ruth Livesey (Royal Holloway)

The Origin of Perspective

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Whitney Davis will give a lecture as part of this year's York Summer Theory Institute

Dangerous Spectacles: the 'Convulsionnaires' and the Anti-Philosophical Movement in 1760s Paris

Tuesday 23 May 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Anne Vila (University of Wisconsin)

Third Annual York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Monday 22 May 2017

History of Art study day and public lectures

Fraud and Veracity in Early Modern Observations of Generation

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Centre for Global Health Histories public lecture with Dr Signe Nipper Nielsen

Narrative in Question Seminar 6

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Emily Heavey (SPRU) and Aidan Horner (Psychology).

Witness for the Witnesses: Geoffrey Hill and Lyric Memorialization

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Kenneth Haynes (Brown University).

Writers at York: Poetry Reading

Thursday 11 May 2017

All are very welcome for this special Writers at York event, in conjunction with York Explore Library's Finding the Words series, featuring three exciting UK and US poets: Ruby Robinson, Nuar Alsadir, and Jodie Hollander.

Bringing Conflict Home

Thursday 11 May 2017

A one-day interdisciplinary conference

On Inattention

Wednesday 10 May 2017

This is the third of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Narrative in Question Seminar 5

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Roger Marsh (Music) and Peter Lamarque (Philosophy).

On Death Work

Wednesday 10 May 2017

The third in a series of three seminars this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

The Magdalens and the Performance of Virtue: Kelly, Sterne and Crebillon

Tuesday 9 May 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Mary Peace (Sheffield Hallam University).

The Edge of Sculpture

Tuesday 9 May 2017

A symposium organised by The Research School for Sculpture Studies of the Department of History of Art

HRC Postgraduate Open Forum

Tuesday 9 May 2017

For all York arts and humanities postgraduates

"Bright earth, Fired earth": Travels with Porcelain.

Monday 8 May 2017

History of Art public lecture by Edmund de Waal

Casting the Real: Reproduction, Translation and Interpretation in Petrarch’s Time

Thursday 4 May 2017

An international workshop held at the Centre for Medieval Studies

Spanish Royal Geographies in Early Modern Europe and America: Re-thinking the Royal Sites / Geographies of Habsburg Politics and Religion

Thursday 4 May 2017

An interdisciplinary symposium investigating Spanish royal sites in the early modern World as international geographies.

The Pink Suit

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Stella Bruzzi (Film and Television, Warwick).

Sex and the swinging sixties: A history of British cinema

Thursday 27 April 2017

University of York Open lecture by Professor Duncan Petrie, Department of Theatre, Film and Television

Lines of sight:visions of Senegalese public health

Thursday 27 April 2017

Centre for Global Health Histories public lecture with Dr Branwyn Poleykett

Literatures of betrayal: Risk, collaboration and narrative non-fiction in contemporary South Africa

Thursday 27 April 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Hedley Twidle (University of Cape Town).

Activity areas and social relations in the Upper Palaeolithic Volp caves

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Archaeology research seminar with Professor David Lewis-Williams

Medieval Psalters as Witnesses to Liturgical Song: The Iberian Case

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Centre for Medieval Studies guest lecture by Dr Emma Hornby (University of Bristol)

Are you talking to me? Questions of audience in Voltaire's 'Letters Concerning the English Nation or Philosophical Letters?'

Tuesday 25 April 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Dr Nick Treuherz (University of York).

Art and the Limits of Perception

Monday 24 April 2017

Conference bringing together aestheticians and philosophers of perception with arts practitioners

Transgender Studies and Art History: The Case of Abstraction

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Interdisciplinary postgraduate seminar with Professor David Getsy (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)

HRC PhD poster competition exhibition and prize giving

Tuesday 18 April 2017

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

Divine Presence in a Material World

Thursday 30 March 2017

The Department of Philosophy at the University of York is pleased to announce the fourth in a series of seminars on the Beatific Vision

Consuming Animals

Friday 17 March 2017

A two-day interdisciplinary conference

Poetry Reading: Denise Riley

Thursday 16 March 2017

One of the most compelling contemporary English poets reads from her work.

Archiving the City/ City as Archive

Thursday 16 March 2017

A one-day symposium organised by the Archiving the City research strand

Beyond the PhD: Routes forward in Academia

Wednesday 15 March 2017

HRC Graduate Training session for 3rd and 4th year PhDs and postdoctoral researchers

Promoting Potatoes in Peru and Other Tales of the Hispanic Enlightenment

Tuesday 14 March 2017

York Centre for the Americas visiting lecture by Professor Rebecca Earle (Warwick)

Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance with Popular Music

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Department of English and Related Literature guest lecture by Professor David E James

Rauschenberg, Dante and the Day's Residues

Monday 13 March 2017

History of Art research seminar with Ed Krcma

Lessons from the Tin Woodman: Disability and the Posthuman

Thursday 9 March 2017

Centre for Global Health Histories public lecture with Professor Stuart Murray

The Significance of Stories in the Post-Truth Era: Or, Why Literature Matters

Thursday 9 March 2017

A Writers at York talk by eminent writer and scholar Tabish Khair.

Reflections on Reflections: The Pictorial Lessons of Mirrors in Vasari’s Lives

Thursday 9 March 2017

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Douglas Biow (Austin,Texas)

The Medieval Brain

Thursday 9 March 2017

A three-day interdisciplinary conference supported by the Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders

The Reformed Spaniards: Complicating Conversion in 1620s London

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Dept of History research seminar with Jim Amelang

New discoveries at Stonehenge

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Prof. Parker Pearson will be discussing aspects of his research that relate to Stonehenge such as why Stonehenge was built, who built it, and why some of its stones were brought from nearly 200 miles away

A Narratological Analysis of the Political Interview

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Mari Hatavara (Visiting Professor, Tampere). A Narrative in Question guest lecture

Literary Networks of the Vicars Choral and the Clerical Proletariat in Late Medieval York

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Part of the York Medieval Lecture Series, with speaker Kathryn Kerby-Fulton (Notre Dame).

Dependent Agency in the Global Health Regime: Local African Responses to Donor AIDS Efforts

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Centre for Global Health Histories public lecture with Dr Emma Louise Anderson

At Close Quarters: Experiencing the Domestic c.1400-1600

Friday 3 March 2017

An interdisciplinary conference

Symbolism and Memory in Imperial Mughal Tombs

Thursday 2 March 2017

Islamic Art Circle Lecture

Pokémon No: Digital Heritage Ethics as a New Professional Literacy

Thursday 2 March 2017

Jenny Kidd (Cardiff University)

Ex-centric Cinema: Giorgio Agamben's film archaeology

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Janet Harbord (Film Studies, Queen Mary University of London).

General Strike and Political Imaginary in Interwar Britain

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Dept of History research seminar with Geraint Thomas

Narrative in Question Seminar 4

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Debbie Maxwell (TFTV) and Catherine Laws (Music).

Masters taster day

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Interested in postgraduate study in the arts and humanities? Find out more at this Masters taster day.

A Workshop on the Sainte Chapelle (Paris)

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Centre for Medieval Studies workshop

Confronting Loss in Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Britain

Tuesday 28 February 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Kate Smith (University of Birmingham).

Poetry Reading: Karl O'Hanlon and Phoebe Power

Monday 27 February 2017

Poetry reading and live performance

Breaking with Byzantium: Franciscan Artistic Patronage and Piety and Patronage in Central Italy at the dawn of the Trecento

Monday 27 February 2017

History of Art research seminar with Donal Cooper (Cambridge)

The Consecration of Ermentrude (866)

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Dept of History research seminar with Zubin Mistry

Immersion in Narrative Games

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Alice Bell (Sheffield Hallam - a Narrative in Question guest lecture

The Amerikan Steppe: Researching American history in a transnational context

Wednesday 22 February 2017

York Centre for the Americas workshop with Professor David Moon

Ethics and qualitative and quantitative research in the arts and humanities

Wednesday 22 February 2017

HRC graduate training session for all arts and humanities postgraduates and staff.

The Lakes, the Deep Future and the Sublime

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Sarah May (University College London)

Unseen City: Travelling Psychoanalysis and the Urban Poor

Thursday 16 February 2017

Centre for Global Health Histories public lecture with Ankhi Mukherjee

Gazing at the Planet: Olive Schreiner and Scale

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Coílín Parsons (Glasgow University).

Imagining the Eighth-Century Saxon Wars in Nazi Germany

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Dept of History research seminar with Peter Lambert

Narrative in Question Seminar 3

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Kate Gridley (SPRU) and Silvia Gennari (Psychology).

Getting Published

Wednesday 15 February 2017

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

Critical Heritages of Europe?

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Chris Whitehead (University of Newcastle)

Reparative Reading at 21

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Memorial Symposium

The Patron’s Window and a Travelling Artist: Hans Schäufelein in Schwaz

Monday 13 February 2017

History of Art research seminar with Uwe Gast (German Corpus Vitrearum)

Invisible Strategies: Lubaina Himid and exhibition making

Friday 10 February 2017

Dept of History of Art seminar with Stephanie Straine (Curator, Modern Art Oxford)

Perceptions of Indian statehood in Early-modern Germany

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Dept of History research seminar with Antje Flüchter

Microscopy analysis for Ancient artifacts by OM, micro-CT and SEM: some cases from China

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Prof Yimin Yang

On Time: Narrative, Apology and Forgiveness

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Molly Andrews (CNR, East London). A Narrative in Question guest lecture.

Professional protocols in academia

Wednesday 8 February 2017

HRC Graduate Training session for arts and humanities postgraduates.

Posters: the Genre and Value of the Poster and announcement of the HRC PhD poster competition

Wednesday 8 February 2017

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

Between Freud and Charcot

Wednesday 8 February 2017

The second in a series of three seminars this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

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

Wednesday 8 February 2017

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

Applying for an HRC collaborative interdisciplinary postgraduate project grant

Wednesday 8 February 2017

HRC Graduate Training session - for all arts and humanities postgraduates who will be at York in 2017-18.

In Their Mother Tongue: The use of vernacular languages in medieval liturgy

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Medieval Literatures & Languages Research School seminar with speaker Helen Gittos (University of Kent).

Reparative Reading at 21: informal reading group 2

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Second of two preparatory reading groups in advance of the Reparative Reading at 21 symposium on 14 February.

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Interested in postgraduate study in the arts and humanities? Find out more at our Virtual Open Day.

Nick Cave and the King James Bible

Thursday 2 February 2017

The Spring Term meeting of the Literature and Sacred Reading Group.

In the wars: Irish writing, 1914-1945

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Gerald Dawe (Trinity College Dublin).

Conversion and Confessional Identity in Nazi Germany

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Dept of History research seminar with Benjamin Ziemann

Tracing Textile Production and Consumption in Mediterranean Europe 1000-500 BCE

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Department of Archaeology York seminar with Dr Margarita Gleba.

Narrative in Question Seminar 2

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Greg Currie (Philosophy) and Romana Turina (TFTV).

The Novel at the End of History: Donald Trump and 'Infinite Jest'

Wednesday 1 February 2017

A talk organised by the York Centre for the Americas with speaker Adam Kelly (English, York).

Reparative Reading at 21: informal reading group 1

Tuesday 31 January 2017

First of two preparatory reading groups in advance of the Reparative Reading at 21 symposium on 14 February.

Dreams, Dice and Divination: Islamic Art and the Supernatural

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Islamic Art circle lecture

Wolves, ravens and troll-women: 1066 in Old Norse History and Literature

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Part of the 'Normans in the North' Lecture Series, with speaker Erin Goeres (University College London).

Nothing - A User's Manual

Tuesday 31 January 2017

A follow-up to the CModS Nothing research strand

Publishing, Patronage, and the Library of Liberty: Andrew Millar and Thomas Hollis in 1765

Tuesday 31 January 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Adam Budd (University of Edinburgh).

Tracking Poetic Performance from Homer to Shakespeare

Monday 30 January 2017

David Attridge (English and Related Literature). Talk hosted by the Poetry and Poetics reading group.

Navigating the Church in Twelfth-Century England

Monday 30 January 2017

History of Art research seminar with Dr Karl Kinsella

The Problem of Suffering: A Thomistic Approach

Thursday 26 January 2017

A Department of Philosophy public lecture by Professor Eleonore Stump, Saint Louis University

What on earth does the past of Eastern Africa tell us about future sustainability?

Thursday 26 January 2017

Public lecture with Dr Daryl Stump, Archaeology Department and Dr Rob Marchant, Environment Department

After Magic: Charm in Literary Theory and Practice

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Herbert Tucker (University of Virginia).

Narrative, Time and Contingency

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Mark Currie (Queen Mary, London) - a Narrative in Question guest lecture

Building Scholars and Communities of Practice in Digital Heritage and Archaeology

Tuesday 24 January 2017

Ethan Watrall (Michigan State University)

Narrative in Question Seminar 1 - An introduction to narrative theory

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Richard Walsh (English) and Mari Hatavara (Visiting Professor, Tampere).

Europe

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Europe - past, present and future. Cross-faculty perspectives. All welcome to join the debate. An HRC Lightning Rods event

Heritage Interpretation in an Age of Migrations

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Nicole Deufel (ICOMOS/Interpret Europe)

Crafting the Past in Sarah Scott's 'Millennium Hall'

Tuesday 17 January 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Katharina Boehm (Universität Regensburg).

Implausible Narratives and Rewriting the History of Early Northern Italian Renaissance Art

Monday 16 January 2017

History of Art research seminar with Daniel Maze (Fulbright Scholar)

Seeing with our ears

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Dr Mariana Lopez, Department of Theatre, Film and Television - part of the free YorkTalks series

The Grammar of Selection

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Dr Chris Renwick (Department of History) on the reality of social mobilty, part of the free YorkTalks series

What does science really tell us about the world?

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Dr Mary Leng, Department of Philosophy. Part of the free YorkTalks series.

Uncovering the buried history of Star Carr and its Mesolithic artefacts

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Professor Nicky Milner (Department of Archaeology) - part of the free YorkTalks series

Deciphering Dickens

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Professor John Bowen (Department of English and Related Literature) - part of the free YorkTalks series

The Leighton Network

Monday 12 December 2016

An interdisciplinary research day organised through the History of Art Department and supported by the Centre for Modern Studies

Exploratory conversations across the Arts, Humanities and Environment

Thursday 8 December 2016

An HRC Proposition session in collaboration with the ‘Culture and Communication’ research theme

Being Citizens, 1770-1832

Saturday 3 December 2016

Interdisciplinary symposium hosted by the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies.

After Dickens

Friday 2 December 2016

A two-day conference

Being a PhD in the arts and humanities at York: the Research Environment and Funding Opportunities

Friday 2 December 2016

Considering doctoral study? Come and hear about what York can offer you as a doctoral researcher (PhD student), and receive information about funding.

William Holman Hunt: Pre-Raphaelite and Orientalist

Thursday 1 December 2016

Islamic Art Circle talk with Dr Nicolas Tromans

The changing British cinema programme in the 1960s: A view from the producers, the distributors, the exhibitors and the audience

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with Dr Laura Mayne (University of York, TFTV)

The Uninvited: The Stealth Performances of Christopher D’Arcangelo, 1975-1978

Monday 28 November 2016

History of Art research seminar with Dominic Johnson, Queen Mary University of London

Medieval Mysticism and the Universe in a Hazelnut

Friday 25 November 2016

Public lecture by Dr Nina Ramirez

Witness for the Witnesses: Geoffrey Hill and Lyric Memorialization

Thursday 24 November 2016

Department of English and Related Literature Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Kenneth Haynes (Brown University).

Making Dwelling in Elizabethan England

Thursday 24 November 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Elizabeth Honig (Berkely)

Conversion Hysteria 4: Believe It Or Not

Wednesday 23 November 2016

This is the first of three lectures by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Digital transformation: continuity or disruption?

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with Professor Andrew Prescott (University of Glasgow; AHRC Digital Transformation Leadership Fellow)

Primary Process, Thinking and Art

Wednesday 23 November 2016

The first in a series of three seminars by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Past Time: Art, Anachronism, Anachronisticism

Friday 18 November 2016

A groundbreaking three-day conference intended to explore, if not expand and explode, the boundaries of Art, Anachronism and Anachronisticism

Exploration, Orientalism and Revival: The European discovery of Egypt’s Islamic Heritage

Thursday 17 November 2016

Islamic Art Circle talk with Professor Doris Behrens-Abouseif (SOAS, London)

Ecological Aesthetics

Wednesday 16 November 2016

History of Art research seminar with Alistair Hudson, M.I.M.A.

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate open afternoon

Wednesday 16 November 2016

An information event for anyone considering postgraduate study in the arts and humanities at York

Pieces of 'The Pale King': Understanding David Foster Wallace's Final Novel

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Department of English and Related Literature Modern School Research Seminar with speaker David Hering (Liverpool).

Buddhist Buildings in England: assessing significance for transcultural heritage

Tuesday 15 November 2016

York Heritage Research Seminar with Linda Monckton

Then there was War: John Hejduk’s Silent Witnesses as Nuclear Criticism

Monday 14 November 2016

History of Art research seminar with Professor Mark Dorrian

A Window on Latin America

Friday 11 November 2016

An afternoon of talks and workshops about Latin American culture

Time: Immaterial Postgraduate Research Student Symposium

Friday 11 November 2016

A postgraduate research conference

No Place like Home: Irish Writing in a Changing World

Wednesday 9 November 2016

The 2016 Jacques Berthoud Lecture will be given by Fintan O'Toole, columnist, literary editor and drama critic for The Irish Times.

The Archers-an everyday story of... the real world? Domestic abuse in Ambridge and beyond.

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Judith Buchanan in conversation with Polly Neate, Chief Executive of Women's Aid

Investigating the Politics of Intimacy: A Brechtian Production of Patrick Marber's Closer

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with Professor David Barnett (University of York, TFTV)

Blizzards of Steel: Viking Poetry and the Battles of Fulford and Stamford Bridge

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Part of the 'Normans in the North' Lecture Series hosted by the Centre for Medieval Studies, Yorkshire Philosophical Society and York Museums Trust.

Must Farm’s Online Outreach: Making Social Media Social

Tuesday 8 November 2016

York Heritage Research Seminar with Christopher Wakefield (Must Farm Project)

The Forming of Gesture: Notes on Luca Signorelli and Frans van Mieris

Monday 7 November 2016

History of Art Research Seminar with Professor Andrew Benjamin (Monash)

Truth claims, activism and cultural practice workshop

Friday 4 November 2016

A one-day workshop organised by the CModS Truth Claims, Activism and Cultural Practice research strand

Resilient York: Sustaining an historic city through flooding & beyond

Friday 4 November 2016

Following York’s experience of major flooding last December, this day conference brings together speakers from local and national organisations to look at how we can be better prepared for the future risks facing York’s historic centre.

Are there standards in art criticism?

Thursday 3 November 2016

A talk by Andrew Ward, Department of Philosophy. Part of the Philosophy and the Arts public lecture series

Restarting the Clock of History: Periodicity, Neoliberalism and Contemporary World Literature

Wednesday 2 November 2016

With Sharae Deckard (University College Dublin).

Simulacinema: Production as reception in contemporary spaces of film consumption

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Department of Theatre, Film and Television research seminar with Dr Sarah Atkinson (King's College London)

After Ireland? Ireland's Afterlives in Global Anglophone

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Department of English and Related Literature Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Omaar Hena (Wake Forest University).

Epistemic Injustice and Cultural Heritage

Tuesday 1 November 2016

York Heritage Research Seminar with Andreas Pantazatos (University of Durham)

Rosenberg's war: 'Iron, honey, gold'

Friday 28 October 2016

This year's FR Leavis lecture will be given by author Jean Liddiard.

Experiencing Art

Thursday 27 October 2016

A talk by Dr David Efird, Department of Philosophy. Part of the Philosophy and the Arts public lecture series

Shakespeare performance masterclass

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Masterclass by Oliver Ford Davies

The Visual Politics of the WHO in Historical Perspective (1949-1974)

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Free public lecture on the visual politics of the World Health Organization

A female perspective on human evolution

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Department of Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Maria Pala and Dr Francesca Gandini

Impact in the arts and humanities: sharing experiences at York

Tuesday 25 October 2016

A session for all Arts and Humanities staff and PhD students interested in learning more about impact in arts and humanities research projects.

Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, evolution and fraud

Thursday 20 October 2016

Centre for Global Health Histories event with Professor Nick Hopwood (Cambridge)

Pilgrim Routes book launch

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Dr Emma Wells' new book leads the modern traveller along medieval pilgrim routes

The Apocalypse? Or Just the Vikings? Byrhtferth and Ælfric plan for the End of the World?

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Medieval School Research Seminar with speaker Rebecca Stephenson.

Ian Watt and the Prison Camp English Department

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Centre for Modern Studies start of year event with guest speaker Dr Marina Mackay (University of Oxford)

Geographies of Heritage: Past, Present and Future

Tuesday 18 October 2016

York Heritage Research Seminar with David Harvey (University of Exeter)

“From Painted Harlot to Puritan Maid”: The Visual Identity of the Early-Modern House of Commons.

Monday 17 October 2016

History of Art research seminar with James Jago

The Beauty of Ruins

Thursday 13 October 2016

A talk by Professor Peter Lamarque, Department of Philosophy. Part of the Philosophy and the Arts public lecture series

Storytelling in the Great Mongol Shahnama

Thursday 13 October 2016

The first Islamic Art Circle event with Professor Robert Hillenbrand

CREMS Research Seminar

Thursday 13 October 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Anne Coldiron (Florida State University)

Public lecture: Convergence and conversion

Wednesday 12 October 2016

Professor Ronnie Hsia on the Goddess Mazu, the Virgin Mary, and global maritime history

Fluxus and the Idea of Nothing

Tuesday 11 October 2016

A follow-up to the Nothing research strand, this event will consist of a paper and a response.

Paintings and Photographs

Thursday 6 October 2016

A talk by Professor Greg Currie, Department of Philosophy. Part of the Philosophy and the Arts public lecture series

'Ready-made Rietveld: The Red-Blue Chair as Object.'

Monday 3 October 2016

History of Art departmental research seminar with Professor Michael White

Humanities Research Centre welcome reception for new postgraduates

Thursday 29 September 2016

All new arts and humanities postgraduates are warmly invited.

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to doctoral study

Thursday 29 September 2016

For new PhD students in all the arts and humanities departments

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to Masters study

Thursday 29 September 2016

For new Masters students in English and Related Literature, Language and Linguistic Science, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, Film and Television, Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, Centre for Modern Studies

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to Masters study

Thursday 29 September 2016

For new Masters students in Archaeology, History, History of Art, Centre for Medieval Studies, Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies.

Dickens's Early Sketches

Wednesday 28 September 2016

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Paul Schlicke (Aberdeen).

St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster: Visual and Political Culture 1292-1941

Monday 19 September 2016

Free conference showcasing the findings of a fascinating three-year project

You Are How You Eat: Global Health Histories Seminar

Thursday 25 August 2016

Free webinar discussing interplay between food, nutrition, culture, and society