Monday, March 21, 2011

PhD Scholarship (fees only) - Shakespeare and Adaptation

English and Creative Writing, STARTING OCTOBER 2011

A PhD research studentship covering tuition fee costs in the area of Shakespeare and Adaptation is available to suitably qualified UK or EU students. The studentship will complement research strengths in this area within the internationally-renowned Centre for Adaptations and the Department of English and Creative Writing.

Topics could include new research in the fields of Shakespeare and the new technologies, adaptations of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, teenpic adaptations of Shakespeare, Shakespeare, race and adaptation, Shakespeare, gender and adaptation, animated Shakespeare, Shakespeare and romantic comedy, contemporary cinematic allusions to Shakespeare, Shakespeare and Hollywood, biographical adaptations of Shakespeare, or silent Shakespeare.

For more detailed information about the studentship project please contact Dr Siobhan Keenan on +44 (0)116 207 8126 or email
Further information

This research opportunity is one of 28 scholarships funded by DMU in 2011/12 to build on our excellent achievements in the RAE2008 and looking forward to REF2014. It will develop the university’s research capacity into new and evolving areas of study, enhancing DMU’s national and international research partnerships.

Applications are invited from UK or EU students with a good first degree (First, 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Doctoral scholarships are available for up to three years full-time study starting October 2011 which will cover the cost of University tuition fees.

Applicants should contact Anne McLoughlin to receive an application pack. Please email or call +44 (0)116 250 6409/6179 for further details.

Please quote ref: DMU studentships 2011

CLOSING DATE: Monday 11 April 2011


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