2018/19 Inaugural Lectures

York St John University is hosting a series of Inaugural Lectures given by our recently appointed Professors.

This series of lectures vary in content areas with speakers from a wide range of subjects across the University, showcasing research taking place here at York St John University. The series is a great opportunity for our Professors to extend the reach of their research to the wider community as these lectures will be open to staff, students and members of the public and are free of charge.

Please click on the below lecture titles to learn more about each event and to book your seat.


Thursday 24th January 2019 (18.00 - 19.15)

Professor Abi Curtis

Title: Creative Writing: Pollination and Transformation



Thursday 21st February 2019 (18.00 - 19.15)

Professor Helen Sauntson

Title: Language, Love and Social Justice



Thursday 21st March 2019  (18.00 - 19.15)

Professor Stephen Britland

Title: The perennial 'could do better' boy did, eventually. Some musings around my educational journey so far 



Thursday 11th April 2019 (18.00 - 19.15)

Professor Andrew Hill

Title: “Healthy Perfectionism” and other myths in sport and exercise psychology



Thursday 23rd May 2019 (18.00 - 19.15)

Professor Dean Garratt

Title: Dangerous and Hysterical: The Absurdity of Ofsted



If you have any further questions relating to these events please contact: events@yorksj.ac.uk



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