Events in 2010-11

Translating Freedom reading group

Monday 3 October 2011

Reading group organised by the Translating Freedom interdisciplinary research project team

Translating Freedom reading group

Tuesday 6 September 2011

Reading group organised by the Translating Freedom interdisciplinary research project team

Development and Empire, 1929-1962

Friday 1 July 2011

A two-day conference organised by the British Empire research cluster in the department of History

Theatre and Ghosts: Renaissance to Present Day

Friday 1 July 2011

Department of Theatre, Film and Television day conference

York Deviancy Conference

Wednesday 29 June 2011

Critical perspectives on crime, deviance, disorder and social harm

Rememoration and Reconstruction

Tuesday 28 June 2011

CModS postgraduate forum event

A talk by JM Coetzee

Friday 24 June 2011

A public reading by the Nobel Prize-winning author

A reading by John Banville

Thursday 23 June 2011

A public reading by the Booker Prize-winning novelist, followed by an interview and book signing

Samuel Beckett: Out of the Archive

Thursday 23 June 2011

A major international conference

The Singing Sepoy: India, Empire and First World War Writing

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Modern School research seminar with Dr Santanu Das, Queen Mary's, University of London

Reading South Africa roundtable

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Department of English Modern School event with Professor Dorothy Driver, Professor Carrol Clarkson, Dr Lucy Graham and Zoe Wicomb

Re-routing Cosmopolitanism: The birth, near-death and re-birth of the modernist South African short story in English

Tuesday 21 June 2011

University of York Public Lecture delivered by Professor Dorothy Driver, University of Adelaide

Women's Time: Martin and Truitt in the Moment of Minimalism

Monday 20 June 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor Anne Wagner

Watching and Being Watched

Saturday 18 June 2011

A postgraduate conference organised by the Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum

Cultures of the Global: an interdisciplinary conversation

Thursday 16 June 2011

This informal discussion event will bring together scholars from across the fields of History, History of Art, English and Related Literatures, Politics, Philosophy and Human Rights to explore the complex and fractured conception of the ‘global’ in the modern period.

Creativity and Physics

Thursday 16 June 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Dr Yvette Hancock

Postgraduate lunch with Whitney Davis

Thursday 16 June 2011

Professor Whitney Davis (Berkeley), will host a lunch and round-table discussion for postgraduate students

York Festival of Ideas

Thursday 16 June 2011

York's first Festival of Ideas on the theme of Beckett, the Body and the Bible, bringing together a range of world-class speakers, exhibitions, performances and artistic endeavour. Runs from 16 June to 10 July 2011.

First Impressions: The Young Freud

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Lecture by Professor Adam Phillips, Honorary Visiting Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature, writer and psychoanalyst

Victorian Glassworlds: Reflections on a Project, its Genesis and Aftermath

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Department of History of Art guest lecture - part of the one-day symposium 'What is to become of the Crystal Palace?'

Postgraduate seminar with Adam Phillips

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Professor Adam Phillips, Honorary Visiting Professor, writer and psychoanalyst

What is to become of the Crystal Palace?

Wednesday 15 June 2011

An interdisciplinary workshop organised by the British Art Research School of the History of Art Department and the Centre for Modern Studies.

Why Visual Studies Needs World Art History

Tuesday 14 June 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar. presented by Professor Whitney Davis, University of California, Berkeley.

Conflict and Memory

Tuesday 14 June 2011

Postgraduate symposium organised by the Cultural Memory Studies Discussion Group in association with the Centre for Modern Studies

Public reading by poet Andrew Motion

Wednesday 8 June 2011

Writers at York event in conjunction with The Zahir

Obstacles faced when developing primary school children's creativity

Thursday 2 June 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Dr Robina Shaheen

Utility and Waste

Tuesday 31 May 2011

CModS postgraduate forum event

Disability/Postcoloniality: Contexts, Categories and Critique

Tuesday 31 May 2011

Research seminar organised by the Postcolonial Perspectives reading group, led by Professor Stuart Murray, University of Leeds

Television Narratives Symposium

Saturday 28 May 2011

Department of Theatre, Film and Television in association with the Centre for Modern Studies

Some of the greatest acts of scientific creativity described by a somewhat uncreative scientist

Thursday 26 May 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Paul Walton, Department of Chemistry

Age Play: Supporting What?

Wednesday 25 May 2011

Department of Sociology seminar with Dr Carla Reeves, University of Huddersfield

On Sentimentality

Wednesday 25 May 2011

Seminar on the sentimental, as viewpoint, spectacle, attribution and accusation, across a number of periods, places and disciplines

How Do You Draw?

Tuesday 24 May 2011

Lecture to coincide with the opening of an exhibition at the Norman Rea Gallery

Field analysis, boundary drawing and socio-cultural inequality

Tuesday 24 May 2011

Department of Sociology workshop

Cultural boundaries and inequality in comparative perspective

Monday 23 May 2011

Department of Sociology seminar with Michèle Lamont, Harvard University

The Monster Picasso

Monday 23 May 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor TJ Clark

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

Friday 20 May 2011

Hosted by the Department of History. Speakers will look at the sugar industry and the politics of identity in the recent past.

Sartre: Creating Oneself

Thursday 19 May 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Professor Tom Baldwin

Personalisation in practice? Two approaches to conducting benefits interviews in Jobcentre Plus

Wednesday 18 May 2011

Department of Sociology seminar with Dr Merran Toerien

(Dis)taste

Tuesday 17 May 2011

CModS postgraduate forum event

Paper, Scissors, Stone

Friday 13 May 2011

Poetry reading and book launch with Dr Kit Fan

Evolving a creative interdisciplinary culture

Thursday 12 May 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Leo Caves, Department of Biology

Jens Peter Jacobsen and The Contradictions of Atheism

Wednesday 11 May 2011

The Modern School's annual Jacques Berthoud lecture delivered by Professor James Wood, Harvard University.

White Rose Southern Africa Network event

Friday 6 May 2011

James Currey, The African Writers Series: Publishing Texts from South Africa

Wittgenstein

Thursday 5 May 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Rachael Wiseman

Poetics in the Era of Digital Reproduction

Thursday 5 May 2011

CModS Postgraduate Forum event with Dr Drew Milne, University of Cambridge

Theory Alongside Theory? Critical Theories Across the Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday 4 May 2011

Book Launch and Interdisciplinary Reception

Victorian Women Artists Revisited

Wednesday 27 April 2011

British Art Research School conference

The Here and Now: Thinking the Contemporary Across Disciplines

Tuesday 26 April 2011

An open, interdisciplinary afternoon to think about the nature and status of the contemporary across the humanities and social sciences

Working with Walter Benjamin: Everyday life, Media and the City

Wednesday 30 March 2011

A symposium, part of the Working with Key Thinkers series hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Modern Studies

Myths and Fairy Tales in Film and Literature post-1900

Friday 25 March 2011

A two-day international conference hosted by Film and Literature in association with CModS

Critical Perspectives on Art Gallery and Museum Audiences

Wednesday 23 March 2011

A seminar co-hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Humanities Research Centre

Gendering the Recession

Wednesday 16 March 2011

Modern School Research seminar with Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin

Charting Narration in Women's Graphic Memoir

Wednesday 16 March 2011

Centre for Modern Studies graduate workshop with Robyn Warhol, Ohio State University

The Office and the Really Real: Structures of Address in Mockumentary and Reality TV

Tuesday 15 March 2011

Professor Robyn Warhol, Ohio State University, Director of Project Narrative

The Extraordinary Everyday

Tuesday 15 March 2011

Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum event

David Smith: Heavy Metal

Monday 14 March 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor Anne Wagner

Cross Dressing, "Hunnish Scenes", and a "Virgin Birth": A 1920s Cause Celebre

Monday 14 March 2011

Lecture by Lucy Bland, London Metropolitan University, to mark Women's History month

Hegel

Thursday 10 March 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with James Clarke

20th century 'tramping' sites in the Czech Republic

Thursday 10 March 2011

Department of History research seminar with James Symonds, University of York

Human Tendencies

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Centre for Modern Studies guest lecture by Professor Ed Cohen, Rutgers University

Knowledge and Stakes

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Department of Philosophy colloquium with Igal Kvart, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Postgraduate workshop

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Professor Ed Cohen, Rutgers University, will lead a workshop based on the introduction to his book A Body Worth Defending: Immunity, Biopolitics and the Apotheosis of the Modern Body

A Carnival of Feminist Cultural Activism

Thursday 3 March 2011

A 3-day festival and conference organised by the Centre for Women's Studies

Digging for Metaphors: Archaeology and Contemporary Fiction

Wednesday 2 March 2011

Modern School research seminar with Dr Adam Gutteridge, Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past

Some Controversies in the Philosophy of RG Collingwood

Wednesday 2 March 2011

Department of Philosophy colloquium with James Connelley, University of Hull

(Anti-) Communism

Tuesday 1 March 2011

CModS postgraduate forum event

How to Do Queer with Things

Thursday 24 February 2011

Workshop to mark Queer History month with Dr Robert Mills, King's College, London

Kant: A Uncreative Genius?

Thursday 24 February 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Andrew Ward

Poison and cure: Ted Hughes's prose

Wednesday 23 February 2011

Modern School research seminar with Professor Neil Corcoran, University of Liverpool

Department of Philosophy colloquium

Wednesday 23 February 2011

Maja Spener, University of Oxford

Cezanne and the Space of a Room

Monday 21 February 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Professor TJ Clark

All in the Same Boat? - Displacement, difference and urban homelessness

Wednesday 16 February 2011

Department of Sociology seminar with Dr Emma Jackson

Punishment and Repression

Tuesday 15 February 2011

Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum event

Queering the House: Jess and Robert Duncan

Monday 14 February 2011

Department of History of Art research seminar with Dr James Boaden

Spinoza: Creative Thought Within the Rigid Bounds of Reason

Thursday 10 February 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Professor Peter Lamarque

Living Beyond Theory: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Postcolonial

Thursday 10 February 2011

A two-day postgraduate symposium

Modern Acting Madness

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Lecture by Adam Phillips, Honorary Visiting Professor, Department of English and Related Literature

Why should we believe in ontological foundations?

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Department of Philosophy colloquium with Jan Westerhoff, University of Durham

Postgraduate seminar

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Department of English and Related Literature seminar with Adam Phillips, Honorary Visiting Professor, writer and psychoanalyst

Governing Manchester's unruly poor in an era of austerity

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Department of Sociology seminar with Dr James Rees

Contesting Authority: Voice, Legitimacy and Justice in Contemporary Black Women's Autobiography - CANCELLED

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Centre for Women's Studies research seminar with Dr Suzanne Scafe

About Dogs - Inaugural White Rose Animal Seminar

Friday 4 February 2011

Why attending to animal being in cultural texts reshapes how we think about them and their period.

Berkeley’s Revolution in Vision

Thursday 3 February 2011

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar with Professor Tom Stoneham

Aesthetic Autonomy and Heteronomy

Wednesday 2 February 2011

One-day conference exploring the relationship between artworks and extra-aesthetic developments

Does mobility have a future? The end of the road?

Wednesday 2 February 2011

Department of Sociology seminar with Professor John Urry

Explaining the Explanatory Gap

Tuesday 1 February 2011

Royal Institute of Philosophy public lecture by Professor David Papineau, King's College London

Modern School Irish Seminar

Monday 31 January 2011

Discussion of Flann O'Brien's novel, The Third Policeman

Women in Hybrid Roles in IT Employment: A Case of 'Nimble Fingers'?

Monday 31 January 2011

Centre for Women's Studies research seminar with Professor Judith Glover

Rituals of Expropriation: Maya Deren and the 'artist-native'

Friday 28 January 2011

CModS postgraduate forum event with John David Rhodes, University of Sussex

Creativity and invention

Thursday 27 January 2011

Creativity across the Disciplines seminar with Professor Derek Attridge

Distraction and its friends

Wednesday 26 January 2011

Modern School research seminar with Professor Michael Wood, University of Princeton

Minimal word meanings

Wednesday 26 January 2011

Department of Philosophy colloquium with Emma Borg, University of Reading

Reveal the Tension: The Grid, the Cut, the Body and the Absurd

Monday 24 January 2011

Opening of exhibition of Adeline de Monseignat's latest works

The International Tolstoyan Movement 1880-1940

Thursday 20 January 2011

Department of History research seminar with Charlotte Alston, University of Northumbria

Beyond the Box Office

Friday 7 January 2011

A presentation and debate organised by the Department of Theatre, Film and Television, on the cultural impact of film and its relevance to our lives

The Turner Prize

Tuesday 14 December 2010

Lightning Rods discussion led by Sarah Turner and James Boaden from the Department of History of Art

World Literature and Combined and Uneven Development

Wednesday 8 December 2010

Modern School Research Seminar

A (Mainly Epistemic) Argument for Multiple-Vote Majority Rule

Wednesday 8 December 2010

School of PEP/Department of Philosophy colloquium

Against Meaning

Tuesday 7 December 2010

David Joselit, Yale University. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Plato

Thursday 2 December 2010

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar series

Performing Works of Music Authentically

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Department of Philosophy Colloquium - POSTPONED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER

Rage against the Machine? Cyberspace Narratives in Rushdie's 'Fury'

Monday 29 November 2010

Dr Yael Maurer, Tel-Aviv University

Warhol in Kazakhstan

Monday 29 November 2010

Department of History of Art research seminar with Richard Meyer, Associate Professor of Art History and Fine Arts, University of Southern California

Novelties

Saturday 27 November 2010

A one-day postgraduate symposium on nineteenth-century literature and culture

Freud's Impossible Life

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Seminar by Adam Philips

Coercion and Integrity

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Department of Philosophy/School of PEP Colloquium

Scenes from Windows: Urban Rhythms, Improvisation and Memory

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Department of Sociology seminar

Some Conceptions of Creativity and a Key Creative Moment

Thursday 18 November 2010

Creativity in the History of Philosophy seminar series

British Policy towards the Korean War, 1950-1

Thursday 18 November 2010

Department of History Research Seminar

'The Picture of Dorian Gray' and The Rise of Mass Picture Identification

Wednesday 17 November 2010

Modern School Research Seminar

Making Things Secure: Data as Objects of Violence and Things of Beauty

Wednesday 17 November 2010

Department of Sociology seminar

Hard Eyes? Data Processing in Welfare Systems for High Cost High Risk Populations

Tuesday 16 November 2010

SATSU Brown Bag Seminar Series

Affiliations:Sites of Inscription exhibition opening night

Monday 15 November 2010

Opening night of exhibition of photographs by Jim Brogden and Paul Wilson

Defending Human Rights: Global and Local Perspectives

Friday 12 November 2010

Event hosted by the Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR), University of York, and International Service (IS), a York-based development agency.

Coming to Terms with East Germany's Past: Reflections on the Commemorations of 1989

Thursday 11 November 2010

Department of History Research Seminar

Free Will: Human and Divine

Wednesday 10 November 2010

Department of Philosophy Colloquium

Ai WeiWei and Contemporary Art from China

Wednesday 10 November 2010

A major symposium organised by the Department of History of Art

Cultural Landscapes

Wednesday 10 November 2010

An Architectural History and Theory Research School Symposium

The Queer Aesthetics and Politics of the Sex Predator

Tuesday 9 November 2010

Gillian Harkins, University of Washington

Hearing from poets: letters to poems

Monday 8 November 2010

Inaugural lecture by Professor Hugh Haughton

We Live Beyond Any Tale That We Happen to Enact

Thursday 4 November 2010

Royal Institute of Philosophy lecture by Professor Galen Strawson

The Scottish Miners' Strike of 1984

Thursday 4 November 2010

Department of History research seminar with Jim Phillips, University of Glasgow

Theory Choice and Social Choice: Kuhn meets Arrow

Wednesday 3 November 2010

Department of Philosophy colloquium with Samir Okasha, University of Bristol

A history of future's past: Recovering and using British sociology's lost biological roots

Wednesday 3 November 2010

Department of Sociology seminar with Dr Chris Renwick

Regenerative Medicine in Europe: A Synopsis of Some Key Results

Tuesday 2 November 2010

SATSU Brown Bag seminar

Troubling Memories: Nineteenth-Century Histories of the Slave Trade and Slavery

Friday 29 October 2010

Royal Historical Society lecture by Professor Catherine Hall, University College London

Nudging and Manipulation

Wednesday 27 October 2010

Department of Philosophy colloquium witih Martin Wilkinson, University of Auckland

What is this ‘Black’ in ‘Black’ History and Culture?: Interdisciplinary Reflections upon Blackness and Racial Categories

Tuesday 26 October 2010

A workshop and discussion forum to mark Black History month, convened by Liz Buettner and Linda Ali

Contemporary British Drama and Intermediality

Wednesday 20 October 2010

Modern School Research Seminar

Not Modern Art: An Exchange

Monday 18 October 2010

Department of History of Art research seminar

Leavis at York

Saturday 16 October 2010

A one-day conference

The legacy of FR Leavis

Friday 15 October 2010

Lecture by Professor John Sutherland