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Events in 2017-18

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"

Eleanor Catton in Conversation

Wednesday 6 June 2018

This is a Creative Dissonance and Writers at York event, part of the York Festival of Ideas.

Political Memory and its Archives: Symposium

Friday 25 May 2018

Part of the 'Political Forms' CModS research strand.

Fifty Years of Revolution: Gender, Race and Resistance 1968-2018

Monday 21 May 2018

A two-day interdisciplinary conference


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)

Art and Politics Today

Thursday 3 May 2018

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

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.

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).

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

Postcolonial migration meets European integration: Britain in comparative perspective

Thursday 1 February 2018

Public lecture by Professor Elizabeth Buettner, University of Amsterdam

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

Friday 12 January 2018

A three-day interdisciplinary conference

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

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate open afternoon

Wednesday 15 November 2017

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

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

Looking at Art-Language

Thursday 12 October 2017

A one-day symposium