Events in 2018-19

Michael Donkor: Reading and Interview

Friday 21 June 2019

A special reading by British-Ghanain novelist Michael Donkor

Subjectivity and Sovereignty: Tracing the Modern through Time and Space, 1850 - Present.

Tuesday 28 May 2019

CModS postgraduate forum annual symposium

Sam Reese: Reading and Interview

Thursday 9 May 2019

A special reading by Aotearoa/New Zealand-born writer Sam Reese. Part of the Creative Dissonance: Writing Now CModS research strand and the Writers at York programme.

Emergent Environments: Victorian Medievalism, the East, and the Reform of Cities'

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Research Seminar by Corinna Wagner (Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Culture, University of Exeter)

Black, White, and Read All Over: Mines, Mountains, and the Paysage Moralise of the British Press in the Early Twentieth Century

Wednesday 1 May 2019

CModS Modernist Peripheries research strand seminar with Dr Abbie Garrington, Durham University

Historical Memory Culture and the significance of the 1453 Ottoman Conquest of Constantinople

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Medievalism and Imperial Modernity research strand seminar

A Critique of Medieval Contemporaneity: Temporality and the Medievalization of Nineteenth-Century South America

Thursday 7 March 2019

A Medievalism and Imperial Modernity research strand event with Nadia Altschul (Hispanic Studies, University of Glasgow).

An Archaeology of Power: The Use of Fortifications in Desert Spaces since Roman Times

Thursday 28 February 2019

A Medievalism and Imperial Modernity research strand event with Berny Sèbe (Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, University of Birmingham). Co-organized with the York Asia Research Network.

New Artistic Practices: Instagram as (Plat)Form (Panel Discussion)

Thursday 28 February 2019

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies ‘Creative Dissonance: Writing Now’ research strand.

The Watch-Bitch Now: Reassessing the Natural Woman in Han Kang’s The Vegetarian

Thursday 28 February 2019

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies ‘Creative Dissonance: Writing Now’ research strand.

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Join us for a live event where you can chat with academic staff and current students about postgraduate study and life at York.

Masters Taster Day

Friday 15 February 2019

Interested in the MA in Culture and Thought after 1945? Meet the convenor and current students at this taster event.

Sam Thompson: Reading and Interview

Friday 25 January 2019

A special reading by Belfast-based writer Sam Thompson, followed by an interview and wine reception. Part of the Creative Dissonance research strand.

Radio’s Vernacular Modernism

Wednesday 23 January 2019

CModS research seminar with Professor Kate Lacey (University of Sussex). Part of the 'Histories of Listening' event.

Histories of Listening

Wednesday 23 January 2019

This event includes a workshop for the ‘Electronic Soundscapes’ WRoCAH network and a research seminar by Professor Kate Lacey (University of Sussex)

Locating Nancy Holt

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Research seminar by Dr James Boaden (History of Art, University of York) as part of the Modernist Peripheries research strand

“We come with passports instead of swords” unpacking the 1926 Mediterranean Pilgrimage of the Order of St John

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Part of the Medievalism and Imperial Modernity research strand

Projecting Modernism: The Future of Britain in 1930s Documentary Film

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Research seminar with Dr Michael McCluskey as part of the CModS 'Modernist Peripheries: Fringes and Frontiers' research strand

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Open Afternoon

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Interested in the MA in Culture and Thought after 1945? Chat to staff and current students at the Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Open Afternoon.

Medievalism and Imperial Modernity: from the “Global Medievalist Moment” to Today

Thursday 8 November 2018

Part of the Medievalism and Imperial Modernity research strand, co-organized with the York Asia Research Network

Who's Afraid of Alice Meynell?: Alice Meynell in the Age of Modernism

Thursday 1 November 2018

Research seminar with Dr Sarah Parker (Loughborough) as part of the CModS 'Modernist Peripheries: Fringes and Frontiers' research strand

The Circumpolar World, 1850-1940: From Scandinavia to North America

Wednesday 17 October 2018

A History of Art and Centre for Modern Studies workshop