Events in 2009-10

What Postcolonial Theory Doesn't Say

Saturday 3 July 2010

A three-day conference at the University of York

On Satisfaction - lecture

Wednesday 23 June 2010

Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips

Morals and Education - postgraduate seminar

Wednesday 23 June 2010

Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips

Charles Sheeler and the Problematic Past

Monday 21 June 2010

David Peters-Corbett, University of York

Historicism, Value Pluralism, and the Problem of Judgement: Rereading Leo Strauss

Wednesday 16 June 2010

Professor Linda Zerilli, University of Chicago

Feminism, value pluralism and the problem of judgement

Tuesday 15 June 2010

Professor Linda Zerilli, University of Chicago

Lightning Rods Inaugural Seminar

Tuesday 8 June 2010

A forum for informal discussions on texts, events and ideas that are sparking wide debate.

Aby Warburg meets Chantal Akerman: Trauma and the Gesture of Pathos

Monday 7 June 2010

Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds

Department of Theatre, Film and Television 1st Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Friday 4 June 2010

For staff and students from the universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield

Narrative and Maps

Wednesday 26 May 2010

Marie-Laure Ryan, University of Colorado

10 x 10 x 10 seminar

Wednesday 26 May 2010

Department of Sociology Departmental Seminar

Creativity and evil

Wednesday 19 May 2010

Professor Berys Gaut, University of St Andrews

Department of Sociology seminar

Wednesday 19 May 2010

Professor Les Back

Adam Foulds reading

Monday 17 May 2010

Writer in Residence, Department of English and Related Literature

The concept of 'the organism' in Philosophy of Biology

Wednesday 12 May 2010

Professor Catherine Wilson, University of Aberdeen

Distance relationships and sexuality

Wednesday 12 May 2010

Dr Mary Holmes, Department of Sociology, Flinders University

Colour and liveness in the work of Henry Darger

Tuesday 11 May 2010

Michael Moon, Emory University

Think Pig! Beckett's Animal Philosophy

Tuesday 4 May 2010

Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté, University of Pennsylvania

Gesture: Signs of the Body in Visual Studies

Monday 3 May 2010

Esther Gabara, Duke University

Derek Jarman's 'The Last of England' and the Last Gasp of London

Thursday 29 April 2010

Postgraduate Forum inaugural talk

The Killer in You is the Killer in me: Homosexuality and Fascism

Wednesday 28 April 2010

A lecture and reception in the Berrick Saul building

Recent trends in queer studies

Tuesday 27 April 2010

A master class for postgraduate students

Dementia and second stories: an example approached through conversation analysis

Friday 23 April 2010

Sarah Collins (CASLC, Department of Health Sciences and Hull York Medical School)

Narrative Workshop II

Friday 23 April 2010

Half day narrative research seminar

Femininities Conference

Thursday 22 April 2010

This three-day international conference, organised by the Department of History, marks the ten year anniversary of the department's annual Cultural History Conference.

The Writer on Film: Screening Literary Authorship

Thursday 25 March 2010

A one-day conference hosted by the Film and Literature Programme of the Department of English in association with the Centre for Modern Studies.

Modernism's Translation (Modern school research seminar)

Monday 15 March 2010

Dr Rebecca Beasley (Oxford University)

Commemorating “Heroes of a Special Kind”: Deserter Monuments in Germany

Thursday 11 March 2010

Steven R. Welch (University of Melbourne)

My Happiness, Right or Wrong

Wednesday 10 March 2010

Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips on D. W. Winnicott.

Action, Right, and Morality in Hegel's Philosophy of Right

Wednesday 10 March 2010

Stephen Houlgate (Warwick)

The Capacity To Be Alone

Wednesday 10 March 2010

Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips

"On Dignity"

Wednesday 10 March 2010

Professor Michael Rosen (Harvard University)

Shooting Hemingway

Wednesday 3 March 2010

Professor Oliver Harris (Keele University)

Affective citizenship and the management of unease

Wednesday 3 March 2010

Anne-Marie Fortier, Lancaster University

Does the state value diversity in contemporary Iran? The case of minorities' education (Politics research seminar)

Wednesday 3 March 2010

Hossein Godazagar (Honorary Visiting Fellow, University of York)

British Sculpture, c1757-1947: Global Contexts

Wednesday 3 March 2010

Kirsty Breedon (University of York), Sarah Burnage (York City Art Gallery), Jason Edwards (University of York), David J Getsy (Art Institute of Chicago), Sarah Monks (University of East Anglia), Sarah Turner (University of York)

On not making boys: David Smith, Frank O‟Hara, and Gender Assignment

Monday 1 March 2010

David Getsy (Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Chair in Art History and Associate Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago)

On the Idea of Public Philosophy (Politics research seminar)

Wednesday 17 February 2010

Tim Stanton (University of York)

J. M. Coetzee and the Idea of Africa

Wednesday 10 February 2010

Professor David Attwell (University of York)

Work after Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship (joint politics-PEP seminar)

Wednesday 10 February 2010

Guy Standing (University of Bath)

William Beveridge, Social Biology, and British Social Science

Thursday 4 February 2010

Chris Renwick (University of York)

Philosophy Colloquium - ‘Direct Realism and the Properties of Experience’

Wednesday 3 February 2010

Gianfranco Soldati (Fribourg)

A Prophet without Honour? - Ervin Bossanyi and Stained Glass in the 20th Century

Monday 1 February 2010

Sarah Brown (Director of the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management, University of York)

Of Sweetness and Light and Other Utilities

Thursday 28 January 2010

Dr Helen Small (Oxford University)

Ai Weiwei: a transcultural iconoclast?

Monday 25 January 2010

Dario Gamboni (Professor of History of Art and Architecture, University of Geneva)

Philosophy Colloquium - Introspection, What?

Thursday 21 January 2010

A Philosophy Colloquium by Eric Schwitzgebel from the University of California).

Losing the North: curating Latin American art in a global context

Monday 14 December 2009

Cuauhtémoc Medina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

The sexuality of abstraction: finding lesbian meaning in Agnes Martin's grids

Monday 7 December 2009

Jonathan D Katz, University of Buffalo, Terra Visiting Professor at the Courtauld Institute and Guest Curator, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Beyond empiricism: Is there an ethical way of judging "Good" and "Bad" History?

Thursday 3 December 2009

Guy Halsall, University of York

"To Make You See": Modernism's Visual Turn

Tuesday 1 December 2009

Jacques Berthold Lecture with Laura Marcus, Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature, Edinburgh University

How the West Was Sung

Monday 30 November 2009

An illustrated musical history of the Western given by expert film pianist and film music historian Neil Brand

Michel Serres, The Hard and the Soft

Thursday 26 November 2009

Steven Connor, Professor of Modern Literature and Theory, Birkbeck College, University of London

The environmental movement in contemporary Britain

Thursday 26 November 2009

James McKay, University of Birmingham

Inaugral Lectures - History of Art at York: from the medieval to the modern

Monday 23 November 2009

Professor Christopher Norton, Professor Helen Hills, Professor Mark Hallett and Professor David Peters Corbett, Department of History of Art

A reading of his poems

Tuesday 17 November 2009

Peter Robinson

War and Peace: Harry Bates's Lord Roberts Memorial in London, Glasgow and Kolkata

Monday 16 November 2009

Jason Edwards, Unviersity of York, UK

'The Thing in the Coffin' and the Coffin as Thing: The Body and Burial in Dracula

Thursday 12 November 2009

David McAllister, University of York

Business, Development and Decolonization: The Case of Zambia

Thursday 12 November 2009

Larry Butler, University of East Anglia

H G Robley and the ethnological macabre

Monday 26 October 2009

Roger Blackley, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand