British Shakespeare Association
On behalf of Deborah Cartmell, former Trustee and editor of Shakespeare: the Journal of the British Shakespeare Association, I would like to make BSA members aware of the opportunity below:
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)116 250 6409/6179 for further details.
Please quote ref: DMU studentships 2011
CLOSING DATE: Monday 11 April 2011