Events in 2017-18

Romeo and Juliet

Monday 30 July 2018

In celebration of York’s summer of Shakespeare, the University of York and Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre are proud to present a free pre-show talk, with actor assistance, about Romeo and Juliet

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Wednesday 25 July 2018

In celebration of York’s Summer of Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre and the University of York proudly present a free pre-show talk, with actor assistance, about the Shakespearean comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Talk given by University of York Shakespearean Professor Judith Buchanan, ahead of the performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre that evening

Richard III: History’s Man and Shakespeare's

Tuesday 24 July 2018

In celebration of York’s Summer of Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre and the University of York proudly present a free public talk and discussion about the historical King Richard III and the Shakespearean character of Richard ahead of the performance of Richard III at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre that evening.

Playhouses in Shakespeare’s time: why ‘play’? why ‘house’?

Friday 20 July 2018

As York celebrates the coming of the Rose playhouse to the city, this free pre-show talk asks what ‘playhouse’ really means and how this affects our understanding of Shakespeare.

Macbeth Day

Tuesday 10 July 2018

A free Shakespeare class and a free pre-show public talk on Macbeth from eminent Shakespeareans ahead of the performance of Macbeth at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre that evening

The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

Friday 29 June 2018

CECS is proud to host a conference commemorating Maria Edgeworth 250.

HRC Doctoral Fellowships Finals

Tuesday 26 June 2018

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

Annual Aylmer Lecture

Thursday 14 June 2018

Professor Mark Ormrod on Immigrants: An English controversy, 1250-1500

Educational Impact: how can our research impact on schools, teachers and the school curriculum?

Wednesday 13 June 2018

A Humanities Research Centre 'The Proposition' session for anyone interested in working to have impact in this field.

‘My Dearest Tussy’: Coping with Separation during the Napoleonic Wars

Tuesday 12 June 2018

Elaine Chalus (University of Liverpool)

The Proposition: Research Data Management

Monday 11 June 2018

A Humanities Research Centre 'The Proposition' session

Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon

Saturday 9 June 2018

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

Fugitive Ideas: a cerebration for Hugh Haughton

Friday 8 June 2018

In honour of our colleague Hugh Haughton on his birthday, the Department of English and Related Literature is hosting a poetic and scholarly "cerebration"

Storytelling as a Way of Bridging Cultural Divides

Wednesday 6 June 2018

An interdisciplinary workshop led by Dr Christa Knellwolf-King, Associate Professor of English literature at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, and Honorary Visiting Fellow at the University of York.

Beyond Words: The Unknowable and the Unutterable in early modernity

Friday 1 June 2018

A one-day CREMS conference. Part of the Thomas Browne Seminar series.

Political Memory and its Archives: Symposium

Friday 25 May 2018

Part of the 'Political Forms' CModS research strand.

Shakespeare's Bibles

Thursday 24 May 2018

This year's Patrides lecture, given by Professor Debora K. Shuger (Distinguished Professor, University of California at Los Angeles)

Cartoons, Sources, and Models: Stained Glass Design Past and Present

Thursday 24 May 2018

The fourth annual PhD Symposium organised by the Stained Glass Research School

Sexual Selection and Queer Beauty

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Public lecture as part of the York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Art as the Justification of Life in Nietzsche's 'The Birth of Tragedy'

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Tom Stern (University College London).

Atmospheres

Friday 18 May 2018

A half day interdisciplinary symposium to discuss conceptualisations of 'atmosphere'

New Modes of Reading

Friday 11 May 2018

A Creative Dissonance research seminar with Alexandra Kingston-Reese (York) and Doug Battersby (University of Tokyo)

Magical Realism: The Making of a Global Literature and International Anthology

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Dr Christopher Warnes talks about magical realism as a global literary phenomenon and about his upcoming landmark anthology. Supported by the Distinguished Visitors Fund.

The Legacy of Margot Loyola

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Lecture and music performance

Toleration, Interfaith Marriage, and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Alison Conway (University of British Columbia)

HRC Postgraduate Open Forum

Tuesday 8 May 2018

For all York arts and humanities postgraduates

Art and Politics Today

Thursday 3 May 2018

CModS research seminar by Professor David Barnett (Theatre, Film and Television, York) and Ruth Kelly (Centre for Applied Human Rights, York). Part of the ‘Political Forms’ CModS research strand.

Winnicott's Magic: 'Playing and Reality' and Reality

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Public lecture by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

ESRC Funding for Arts and Humanities Research

Wednesday 2 May 2018

A HRC 'The Proposition' session on ESRC funding for arts and humanities research

Development Needs the Humanities

Tuesday 1 May 2018

An HRC Lightning Rods event to explore how arts and humanities scholars at York can work with scientists and social scientists on Global Challenges Research Fund and other development research funding calls. All are welcome.

Celebrating Women in Print

Tuesday 1 May 2018

CECS Postgraduate forum

Ethics and questionnaires workshop

Wednesday 25 April 2018

A workshop for arts and humanities postgraduates developing ethics applications, semi-structured interviews and questionnaires, as part of their PhD or MA dissertation research

Speech, Sound and Dialogue in Early Modern Culture, 1500-1700

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Early Modern Postgraduate Symposium

Global Health Histories Seminar 104: Tobacco Control - Histories & Current Global Challenges

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Centre for Global Health Histories seminar

The Business of Faith: Inquisition and Crime in the Middle Ages

Friday 20 April 2018

Public lecture in the Marginalisation and the Law: Medieval and Modern series by Dr Lucy Sackville (University of York)

Criminalisation, Civil Order and Exclusion

Thursday 19 April 2018

Public lecture in the Marginalisation and the Law: Medieval and Modern series by Dr Lindsay Farmer (University of Glasgow)

Poetry Reading: Vahni Capildeo and Alex Houen

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Writers at York is proud to present an exciting evening of poetry with Alex Houen and Vahni Capildeo.

Seeing Black Women in Georgian London

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Jennifer Germann (Ithaca College and Fulbright Scholar at University of York)

HRC PhD poster competition exhibition and prize giving

Tuesday 17 April 2018

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

Carcanet Poets: Phoebe Power and Oli Hazzard

Thursday 22 March 2018

The University of York and Carcanet Press are delighted to present Phoebe Power and Oli Hazzard for an unmissable evening of poetry. A Writers at York event.

Eborakon Issue four launch party

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Launch of issue 4 of the annual poetry magazine

Beyond the PhD: Routes forward in Academia

Wednesday 14 March 2018

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

Tobie Matthew: A life in Books

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Cabinet of Curiosities event with Dr Rosamund Oates (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Music and Catholic memories of the Reformation

Wednesday 7 March 2018

Department of History Research Seminar

POSTPONED: Cosmic Roads: Relocating Modernism

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Part of the History of Art research seminar series (Presented in collaboration with York Islamic Art Circle)

Archbishop Wulfstan and the Peace of God

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Talk by Professor Katy Cubitt (University of East Anglia). Part of the York Medieval Lecture Series.

A Sentimental Journey to the past: Sites of Memory in Maria Graham’s Journal of a Voyage to Brazil

Tuesday 6 March 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum Lilian Tabois (University of York)

Educational Impact: how can our research impact on schools, teachers and the school curriculum?

Thursday 1 March 2018

A Humanities Research Centre 'The Proposition' session for anyone interested in working to have impact in this field.

POSTPONED: Eleanor Catton in Conversation

Wednesday 28 February 2018

This event has been postponed until the Summer Term. Details will be posted soon. If you booked a free ticket for this event, it will be transferred to the new date.

Publishing sites in the commercial sector

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Gill Hey, CEO of Oxford Archaeology, will be discussing publishing sites in the commercial sector.

CANCELLED: Trust, mistrust and identity construction at the time of Brexit

Tuesday 27 February 2018

This talk has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for the 2018-19 academic year

Danelaw Stories: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and the Conquest

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Talk by Dr George Younge (University of York). Part of the Normans in the North Lecture Series.

Looking backward at eighteenth-century English pornography

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Kathleen Lubey (St. John's University)

Piranesi in the Valley of the Uncanny

Monday 26 February 2018

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

POSTPONED: The Secret Life of a Feminist Academic: Sexuality, Masculinity, Shoes and Power

Monday 26 February 2018

Centre for Women's Studies Research Seminar with speaker Professor Victoria Robinson (University of York).

POSTPONED: Urbanity and the implied sense of taste in early modern Iran

Thursday 22 February 2018

Part of the Islamic Art Circle lecture series

Writing (and drawing) citizenship in 16th century London: stories from the records of the livery companies

Thursday 22 February 2018

CREMS research seminar with Jennifer Bishop (King's College London)

Two Poets: Christopher DeWeese and Valzhyna Mort

Wednesday 21 February 2018

A Writers at York event.

The outbreak of the French Wars of Religion: an Anglo-Scottish dimension

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Department of History Research Seminar

The A1 Project - Roman Britain & working with contractors

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Neil Redfern, Historic England, will be sharing findings from the A1 project.

POSTPONED: Workshop and Seminar with Anat Pick

Wednesday 21 February 2018

A postgraduate student workshop and a Modern School Research Seminar with Anat Pick (Queen Mary University, London).

Ethics and qualitative and quantitative research in the arts and humanities

Wednesday 21 February 2018

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

The Emergence of Association Football in South America, 1863-1930: Between Empire and Nation

Tuesday 20 February 2018

A York Centre for the Americas lecture by Dr Matthew Brown

Selling Museums

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Dr Jamie Larkin examines commercial activity in the context of the museum; should it be resisted or embraced?

Dangerous Eruptions’: Helen Maria Williams, the Terror and Eighteenth-Century Representations of Natural Disaster

Tuesday 20 February 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum James Lesslie (University of Birkbeck)

Marginalised mothers: health communication and maternal health in East Africa, 1920-2017

Monday 19 February 2018

Centre for Global Health Histories public lecture with Dr Shane Doyle

Symposium: New Work on Edward Lear

Saturday 17 February 2018

One day seminar for emerging scholars to present and discuss new work on Edward Lear

Servicing Leisure Industries

Friday 16 February 2018

A workshop with Professor Griselda Pollock (Leeds) and video artist Georgios Drivas (Venice Biennale 2017)

Ethics in public health research and practice

Thursday 15 February 2018

The final of the Department of Philosophy's public lectures 2017-18 on the theme Philosophy and Health

Brilliant Modernism: Lighting Technologies in Modernist Poetry

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Nicoletta Asciuto.

Textile Conservation at the People's History Museum

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Jenny van Enckevort will be discussing conservation at the People's History Museum.

A Brief History of Language and Sexuality

Wednesday 14 February 2018

A talk by Helen Sauntson (York St. John University) as part of York LGBT History Month

Getting Published

Wednesday 14 February 2018

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

DIGIFACTS: Engaging with 3D Digital and Printed Replicas of Artefacts inside Museums

Tuesday 13 February 2018

York Heritage Research Seminar (YOHRS) with Paola di Franco

Lordship, Violence and Very Small Churches in Southern France, c. 1000-1200

Tuesday 13 February 2018

Talk by Professor John Arnold (University of Cambridge). Part of the Centre for Medieval Studies 50th Anniversary Lecture Series.

Mapping piracy in Defoe

Tuesday 13 February 2018

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Manushag Powell (Purdue University)

A Day at Home in Early Modern England: Material Culture and Domestic Life

Friday 9 February 2018

Cabinet of Curiosities event with Dr Tara Hamling (Birmingham University)

Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories

Friday 9 February 2018

A British Academy Public Engagement Event

Clare Pollard: Poetry in Translation

Thursday 8 February 2018

A Writers at York event with Clare Pollard - poet, playwright, translator, and editor.

Caiaphas at Trent

Thursday 8 February 2018

CREMS research seminar with Anthony Ossa-Richardson (Southampton)

Love in the time of neurology: entangled histories of erotic and scientific touch

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Department of History Research Seminar

Conversion To Begin With

Wednesday 7 February 2018

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

Telling Time: Oscar Montelius and Britain

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Emilie Sibbesson, Canterbury Christ Church University, will share findings from the Telling Time project, which explores the history of archaeology and the influential legacy of Oscar Montelius.

Professional protocols in academia

Wednesday 7 February 2018

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 7 February 2018

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

Finding, receiving and recognising the absent

Wednesday 7 February 2018

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 7 February 2018

HRC Graduate Training session for all interested arts and humanities postgraduates

Applying for an HRC collaborative interdisciplinary postgraduate project grant

Wednesday 7 February 2018

HRC Graduate Training session - for all arts and humanities postgraduates who will be at York in 2018-19.

Masculine Compromise: The Impact of Migration on Family and Gender Dynamics in China

Tuesday 6 February 2018

Centre for Women's Studies research seminar with speaker Professor Susanne Y P Choi (Chinese University of Hong Kong).

William Shield's Favourite Songs, 1775: A Snapshot of Songs, Shows and Subscribers from the Borders to the Humber

Tuesday 6 February 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum Amelie Addison (University of Leeds)

Women, Leadership and Risk in the Human Rights Movement

Monday 5 February 2018

Centre for Women's Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Alice Nah (University of York).

Doing No Harm Digitally: the ethics of using social media data in academic research

Saturday 3 February 2018

A one day event exploring how to integrate data collected via social media into academic research in ethical and responsible ways.

Ethics, humans and animals

Thursday 1 February 2018

The third of the Department of Philosophy's public lectures 2017-18 on the theme Philosophy and Health

Postcolonial migration meets European integration: Britain in comparative perspective

Thursday 1 February 2018

Public lecture by Professor Elizabeth Buettner, University of Amsterdam

PhD Study and Navigating Stress

Thursday 1 February 2018

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

“My Lady Greensleeves”: Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams and the Objectivist Nexus

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Victoria Bazin (Northumbria University).

The sinews of empire? Towns and municipal citizenship in 'English' Ireland, 1350–1500

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Department of History Research Seminar

The tea-table, women, and gossip: Heterosociability and the public sphere in early eighteenth-century Britain

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Markman Ellis (QMUL)

Grieving the Un-precarious Life: Mourning, Grief and Commemoration in Iraqi Literature

Monday 29 January 2018

Centre for Women's Studies Research Seminar with speaker Dr Nadia Atia (Queen Mary, University of London).

The Last Laugh? Humour and the Death of Fashion

Monday 29 January 2018

This lecture is hosted by SHADY (PG forum Studies in the History of Art Department at York)

The Hidden Manchester Project

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Mike Nevel, University of Salford will be discussing latest findings from The Hidden Manchester Project.

“It’s smaller than I thought”: Stonehenge in Virtual Reality

Tuesday 23 January 2018

Historic England's Head of Imaging, Paul Backhouse, examines how virtual reality can be used to present a prehistoric site to the public.

Authoring the Museum: Mary Hamilton and Bluestocking Antiquarianism

Tuesday 23 January 2018

CECS Postgraduate Forum Maddy Pelling (University of York)

From Face/Off to the Face Race: An Emotional History of the Face Transplant

Monday 22 January 2018

Centre for Global Health Histories public lecture with Dr Fay Bound Alberti

Script United. Safavid Iran, Ottoman Turkey, and Nasta‘liq Calligraphy in the Sixteenth Century

Friday 19 January 2018

Part of the Islamic Art Circle lecture series

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

Friday 19 January 2018

The call for pitch for activities at the Festival Fringe Family Fun Afternoon on Saturday 9th June - for all York postgraduates in any discipline

The Heat Signatures of Refugee Transit: 'Incoming' by Richard Mosse (2017)

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Joint TFTV-English Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Emma Cox (Royal Holloway, University of London).

Virtual Reality and Storytelling for Viking Archaeology

Wednesday 17 January 2018

York's Gareth Beale will be discussing the potential of virtual reality in presenting archaeological findings.

Creating spaces for inter-subjectivity: designing for dialogue and empathy in exhibitions about migration

Tuesday 16 January 2018

York Heritage Research Seminar (YOHRS) with Areti Galani

The end of Enlightenment

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies research seminar with Richard Whatmore (University of St Andrews)

Seeing Past and Present in the Glazed Cloister of Park Abbey (1635-1644)

Monday 15 January 2018

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

The Poetics of Faith: Exploring Belief in Modern and Contemporary Poetry

Friday 12 January 2018

A three-day interdisciplinary conference

Raising Horizons Exhibition Launch

Thursday 11 January 2018

An exhibition celebrating pioneering women in archaeology, geology and palaeontology, past and present.

York Talks

Wednesday 10 January 2018

A day of inspirational short talks about the world-leading research happening at York

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

Friday 1 December 2017

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

Institutions as Actors

Friday 1 December 2017

The final workshop of the ‘Institutions of Literature, 1700-1900’ research network.

New China and New Chinese Paintings

Wednesday 29 November 2017

History of Art research seminar with Chen Lusheng (Senior Research Fellow, National Museum of China)

Living in the (Eighteenth Century) Material World: Female Collectors, Enlightenment Education and the Country House

Tuesday 28 November 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Elizabeth Rogers (University of Hull).

Wood, Flesh, Vermillion, Blood: Making Supernatural Sculpture

Monday 27 November 2017

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series

Modern Painters, Old Masters: The Art of Imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World War

Friday 24 November 2017

History of Art research seminar with Professor Liz Prettejohn

Orosius’ description of the world: influence, adaptation and interpolation

Thursday 23 November 2017

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Alfred Hieatt (Queen Mary University London).

Civil War and the Collapse of the Roman West in the Third to Fifth Centuries AD

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Part of the Department of History Autumn research seminar series

Deep Mapping in Cardigan Bay

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Erin Kavanagh

The Pre-Raphaelite 'Haiku'

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Jos Lavery (University of California, Berkeley).

Designing and Using Digital Games as Historical Learning Contexts

Tuesday 21 November 2017

York Heritage Research Seminar with Juan Hiriart, University of Salford

CECS Postgraduate Forum Event

Tuesday 21 November 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Alice Rhodes (University of York)

The Politics of Happiness

Monday 20 November 2017

CModS research seminar by Dr David Dwan (University of Oxford) and Dr Emilie Morin (York). Part of the ‘Political Forms’ CModS research strand

Essay Film and Narrative Technique: First Symposium of the BAFTSS ‘Essay Film’ Research Group

Saturday 18 November 2017

Symposium on this non-fiction form exploiting fictional techniques. Extended CFP 30th Sept.

Reconstructing the Medieval Islamic Rock Crystal ‘Industry’

Thursday 16 November 2017

Islamic Art Circle public lecture by Professor Jeremy Johns (University of Oxford)

Emotions, self-regulation and mental well-being

Thursday 16 November 2017

The second of the Department of Philosophy's public lectures 2017/18 on the theme Philosophy and Health

How Novels Begin: Some Nineteenth-Century Test-Cases

Wednesday 15 November 2017

The Modern School's Annual Jacques Berthoud Lecture with speaker Professor Isobel Armstrong (Birkbeck, University of London).

Great expectations: childhood, family, and middle class social mobility in nineteenth century England

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Part of our Autumn research seminar series

The Wisdom of Some Short Poems in the Exeter Book

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Medieval Literatures Seminar with speaker Professor E. G. Stanley (Emeritus, University of Oxford).

La Cotte de St Brelade and the Neanderthal archaeology of La Manche

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Matt Pope

William the Conqueror and The Harrying of the North 1069-70: Contexts and Perspectives

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Normans in the North Lecture Series

Why does heritage research need Historic England? Why does Historic England need heritage research?

Tuesday 14 November 2017

York Heritage Research Seminar with Steve Trow, Historic England

Authentic Dross: Irish Poetry and Song - Moore, Mangan and (Jack) Yeats

Tuesday 14 November 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Matthew Campbell (University of York).

Paper, Time and Oblivion in Premodern Europe

Monday 13 November 2017

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series

The Proposition: The Past, Present and Future of Health

Thursday 9 November 2017

A workshop within the HRC's ‘The Proposition’ series to explore the contributions of the Arts and Humanities to health and wellbeing and to engage the community of researchers at York with funding possibilities offered by the University and Wellcome Trust funded Centre for Future Health

Performing Care: Performance, Visibility and the Labour of Care

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Joint TFTV-English Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Amanda Stuart-Fisher (Central School of Speech and Drama).

Other Cargoes: British Slave Ships and the Transportation of African Flora, Fauna and Artefacts 1680-1807

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Jane Webster

Compost cities: urban decay, music, revolution and rebellion

Tuesday 7 November 2017

York Heritage Research Seminar with Greg Keeffe

Fibres and Fashion in the British Industrial Revolution, 1700-1800

Tuesday 7 November 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker John Styles (University of Hertfordshire).

Dreams without dreaming: A new therapeutic model

Thursday 2 November 2017

The first of the Department of Philosophy's public lectures 2017/18 on the theme Philosophy and Health

Consolation's Discrepant Forms

Thursday 2 November 2017

The inaugural talk for the Centre for Modern Studies Creative Dissonance: Writing Now research strand

Uses of Criticism in an Era of Postcritique

Thursday 2 November 2017

Postgraduate workshop - part of the CModS research strand Creative Dissonance: Writing Now

A BAJR guide to life, the universe and everything (within an archaeological context)

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with David Connolly

Medieval Pilgrims' Books: Some Evidence, and Problems of Evidence

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Medieval Literatures and Languages Research School Seminar with speaker Anthony Bale (Birkbeck College, University of London).

Conservation in Construction: how old buildings are made to matter

Tuesday 31 October 2017

York Heritage Research Seminar with Thomas Yarrow

The Death of the Artist: Memento Mori in Mary Hamilton's Munster Village (1778) & Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818)

Tuesday 31 October 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Hannah Moss (University of Sheffield).

Contested Inheritances, 1750-1830

Saturday 28 October 2017

A one-day conference hosted by the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Turner and the Whale

Saturday 28 October 2017

Symposium at Hull Maritime Museum

The Heritage Jam 2017: a celebration of heritage outside the lines!

Friday 27 October 2017

A free creative event, open to all.

Women's Work: Allusion and Education in Mid-Twentieth Century Fiction

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Claire Jarvis (Stanford University).

Urban prehistory: a beginner's guide

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Dept of Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Kenny Brophy

The Arts of Pilgrimage

Tuesday 24 October 2017

Islamic Art Circle public lecture by Qaisra Khan (independent curator)

Curated Decay: Subtle Ambush or Slippery Slope?

Tuesday 24 October 2017

York Heritage Research Seminar with Caitlin DeSilvey

The Reform Debates of 1830-32: A 'Four Nations' Approach

Tuesday 24 October 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker James Smith (University of York).

Longing and disenchantment amongst some early fourteenth-century Franciscans

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Department of History research seminar

Having a whale of a time: Neolithic, and later, finds at Cata Sand, Sanday, Orkney

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Archaeology York Seminar with Dr Vicki Cummings

Creative Collaborations: Creativity Themed Research at the Humanities Research Centre

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Discover the variety in the Creativity Research Theme with presentations from award recipients

Monastic Legacies: Memory and the Biography of Place

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Part of the York Medieval Lecture Series.

(Re)making the City: Stony Stories from Melbourne

Tuesday 17 October 2017

York Heritage Research Seminar with Tim Edensor, Manchester Metropolitan University

Gender and Things in Pope and Austen

Tuesday 17 October 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Barbara Benedict (Trinity College, Cambridge).

How Turner Walked to Class

Monday 16 October 2017

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Michael Longley: A Poetry Reading

Thursday 12 October 2017

Michael Longley will be reading from his new book, 'Angel Hill', which has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize. A Writers at York event.

"Being there": Shakespeare and live broadcast theatre - a history

Thursday 12 October 2017

Talk by Professor Judith Buchanan (York) in collaboration with the Film and Literature MA.

Shame and Attention

Wednesday 11 October 2017

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

On Psychic Pain

Wednesday 11 October 2017

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

Writers at York Special Event: Fiona Mozley

Wednesday 11 October 2017

A special Writers at York event, celebrating the success of York PhD student Fiona Mozley’s debut novel, 'Elmet', which is shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize.

The Influence of the Epic Genre in Eighteenth-Century History Writing

Tuesday 10 October 2017

CECS Postgraduate Forum event with speaker Alexandra Anderson (University of Leeds).

Silent Shakespeare

Friday 6 October 2017

An evening of nostalgia, wonderment and silliness.

Professors, Pigs and Pygmalion: Textual Traces of Lost Phonographic Practices and the Academic Study of Modern Languages

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Catherine Robson (New York University).

Publics and Participation in Early Modern Britain

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Department of History research seminar

So You Want to Submit a Journal Article! Strategies for Navigating Peer Review

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Publishing Workshop with Eugenia Zuroski (McMaster University).

The Cat-Arion of Strawberry Hill: Bentley's Illustration for Gray's Poem about the Death of Walpole's Cat

Tuesday 3 October 2017

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Eugenia Zuroski (McMaster University).

Humanities Research Centre welcome reception for new postgraduates

Thursday 28 September 2017

All new arts and humanities postgraduates are warmly invited.

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to doctoral study

Thursday 28 September 2017

For new PhD students in all the arts and humanities departments

Introduction to the Humanities Research Centre and to Masters study

Thursday 28 September 2017

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 28 September 2017

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