School of English

PhD funding: application deadline 9 Jan

The Midlands3Cities DTP is a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City. The M3C DTP will be awarding 82 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for study commencing 2014.

The DTP provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject-specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

The University of Nottingham School of English is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:

  • Creative Writing
  • Drama of all periods, including drama as performance, playwriting, digital performance, theatre history and historiography, Shakespeare and the Shakespeare Apocrypha, Futurism, modernism, theories of reception, study of audiences, theatrical place and space
  • Historical language study,
    • place-names
  • Health Humanities
  • Individual authors including: Richard Brome, Jonathan Swift, Robert Southey, Charles Dickens, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Oscar Wilde, D. H. Lawrence, Seán O’Casey, Virginia Woolf, J. M. Coetzee, Ian McEwan, James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, David Dabydeen, and Caryl Phillips
  • Medieval literature
    • Older Scots literature
    • Old Norse and Viking Studies
  • Modern English language
    • applied linguistics
    • literary linguistics
    • psycholinguistics
    • sociolinguistics
    • discourse analysis
    • corpus linguistics
  • Postcolonial literatures including the literature of British India
  • Regional literature and culture
  • Irish Writing
  • Scottish Writing
  • Text-editing and literary history from the Anglo-Saxons to the present day (including the Renaissance, the Long Eighteenth Century, Romanticism, the Nineteenth Century, Modernism, the Contemporary)

The application deadline is 12 noon, 9 January 2014.

For more information, including interdisciplinary research interests, please visit the Faculty of Arts Midlands3Cities DTP web page.

Posted on Friday 29th November 2013

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