Fees-only PhD studentships within the Centre for Studies in Literature

Application deadline 5 July 2013

Start date October 2013

Project description Applications are invited to three fees-only PhD studentships within the Centre for Studies in Literature at the University of Portsmouth.

Each studentship is available for a three-year period of doctoral study commencing in October 2013. The Centre welcomes applications from students wishing to work on projects in one of the following fields of research: Early Modern Literature; Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture; Twentieth and Twenty-First Century British and American Literature, with interests in one of the following areas:

  • 17thC Women’s poetry
  • Early modern philosophical literature
  • Victorian/modernist celebrity and popular culture
  • Decadence and fin-de-siècle literature
  • Victorian/Neo-Victorian literature and science
  • Victorian or modernist literature and visual culture
  • 19th/20thC literature and food
  • 19th/20thC Anglo-American literary relations
  • 19th/20thC detective fiction
  • National Identity/Englishness
  • Memory cultures/Narratives of loss

Funding Please note that these awards are fees-only and will not cover maintenance costs. However, students will be entitled to financial support for conference attendance and paid part-time teaching hours may be available. For further details on the Centre, staff expertise and research specialisms please see: http://www.port.ac.uk/research/csl/

Informal enquiries contact details Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Patricia Pulham (patricia.pulham@port.ac.uk)

How to apply Further information on how to apply is available on: www.port.ac.uk/phdapplication

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