|Application deadline:||Applications are considered throughout the year|
|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||36 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
|Project type:||Open, Predefined|
PhD supervision draws upon our established areas of research expertise which are:
American literature and culture: fiction and poetry from the nineteenth century to the present; early and contemporary film; modernism and postmodernism; globalisation
Childrens literature: from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries
Colonial and postcolonial studies: South Asian, African and Caribbean, and diasporic writing during and after empire; postcolonial theory
Digital media: sensor-based interactivity with media; mobile media; user experience and ethnographic study of technology; new media installation and exhibition; public screens; physical computing; exhibition design
Eighteenth-century and Romantic studies: Trans-Atlantic and early American literature; womens writing; eighteenth-century and Romantic fiction, especially Austen, Blake and Scott; political writing of the 1790s; childrens literature; second-generation Romanticism, especially Shelley
Film and television: national and transnational cinemas (Hollywood, British, French, Spanish, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Chinese); stardom; gender; popular genres; the origins of cinema, audiences and documentary film
Modernism: European, American and African-American modernisms; haptic modernism; modernism and the archive; Virginia Woolf; First World War
Modern and contemporary British writing: postwar British fiction; black and British Asian literature; postwar British film; detective fiction; psychoanalysis, memory and trauma theory; Holocaust literature; war and culture
Nineteenth-century and Victorian studies: the nineteenth-century novel; British decadence; childhood and children's literature; transatlantic literature and politics; periodical publishing; women's writing; early nineteenth-century poetry; republicanism, radicalism and literature
Performance and film
Renaissance and early modern: Tudor literature; rhetoric; the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries; Civil War writing; forms of life-writing; manuscript studies and the history of the book; womens writing; literature and colonialism
Our Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School provides training in professional/key skills and research techniques, and hosts postgraduate events.
The School also encourages you to attend and to present papers you have written at its regular postgraduate seminars. International literary and linguistic scholars contribute to our visiting speakers programmes.
Normally a first-class (1st) or upper-second-class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent. A Masters is preferred. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 100 (Internet-based) or 600 (paper-based), or equivalent.
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||100|
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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