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Events in 2016-17

Rethinking Albert Moore

Tuesday 13 June 2017

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

The Future of Freedom

Friday 9 June 2017

Public lecture by Professor Nikolas Rose, part of the CModS Freedom After Neoliberalism research strand

Freedom after Neoliberalism

Friday 9 June 2017

A two-day conference

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

(Re)connecting Dots: Conversations Beyond Art History

Wednesday 31 May 2017

An interdisciplinary workshop exploring the visual turn in imperial studies

Transculturation: Encounters in the Modern Period, 1830 - Present

Tuesday 30 May 2017

CModS postgraduate forum annual symposium

Traversing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Social Research

Thursday 25 May 2017

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference - call for papers

Bringing Conflict Home

Thursday 11 May 2017

A one-day interdisciplinary conference

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)

Merz North 4

Wednesday 22 March 2017

The fourth gathering of MerzNorth to consider the theme of 'Merz. Memory and the Museum'

Consuming Animals

Friday 17 March 2017

A two-day interdisciplinary conference

Archiving the City/ City as Archive

Thursday 16 March 2017

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

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)

The Immorality of Inequality: Weighing Down on Freedom

Tuesday 7 March 2017

A Freedom after Neoliberalism research strand speaker event with Professor Kate Pickett

Masters Taster Day

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Interested in the MA in Culture and Thought after 1945? Find out more at this event.

Reparative Reading at 21

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Memorial Symposium

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.

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.

Nothing - A User's Manual

Tuesday 31 January 2017

A follow-up to the Nothing research strand

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.


Tuesday 17 January 2017

An HRC Lightning Rods event

CModS postgraduate forum wine reception

Monday 16 January 2017

Wine reception organised by the CModS postgraduate forum - postgraduates working in the modern period in all disciplines are cordially invited to attend.

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

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate open afternoon

Wednesday 16 November 2016

Interested in the MA in Culture and Thought after 1945? Come along and meet the convenor and current students!

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

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

Wednesday 2 November 2016

With Dr Sharae Deckard (University College Dublin). Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Freedom After Neoliberalism' research strand.

Is examination of history useful to 21st century campaigners?

Tuesday 25 October 2016

A talk by Mike Childs, Head of Science, Policy & Research, Friends of the Earth

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)

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.