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  PhD opportunities in English, Creative Writing and Journalism at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time. We welcome practice-based proposals for all kinds of writing that demonstrates originality, a commitment to generic advance or reinvention, and a high standard of artistic accomplishment.
  Cardiff University School of English, Communication and Philosophy - PhD Opportunities

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With its unique mix of disciplines, Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy offers an exciting range of specialised and innovative postgraduate programmes and a dynamic and highly successful research culture.
  ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership: Fully Funded General Studentships - Linguistics pathway

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The Centre for Language and Communication Research (CLCR) at Cardiff University, School of English, Communication and Philosophy, and the Applied Linguistics…
  Literary Representations of Suicide Terror: From Dynamite Violence to Media Spectacle - SACI0002
  Dr A Keeble, Prof L Dryden
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will examine the way literature has represented and responded to the phenomenon of suicide terrorism - from Conrad’s The Secret Agent (2007) to Yasmina Khadra’s The Attack {2007) and beyond.
  New Narratives of 9/11 and the Problem(s) of American Exceptionalism - SACI0003
  Dr A Keeble, Prof A Schwan
Applications accepted all year round

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This project examines the way recent narratives of 9/11 have dealt with the problem(s) of American exceptionalism. what strategies have authors, directors and artists adopted to meaningfully represent 9/11 without reinforcing exceptionalist rhetoric.
  The Science Fiction Legacy of H. G. Wells: how his works of science fiction and predictions of the future have influenced generations of sci fi writers and filmmakers - SACI0004
  Prof L Dryden, Dr S Artt
Applications accepted all year round

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H. G. Welts is perhaps best known popularly as ’the father of science fiction’ because his scientific fantasy novels of the late nineteenth century did more than any others to inaugurate a new genre that became known in the 1920s as ’science fiction’.
  Writing the First World War at Britain’s Margins - SACI0006
  Dr A Frayn, Dr S Lyall
Applications accepted all year round

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. The First World War was a truly global conflict, despite the enduring attention paid to Western Front narratives representing allied powers.
  Writing War, Writing Internment - Interrogating the Creative Outputs of People Experiencing Life in Closed Settings - SACI0001
  Prof A Schwan, Dr A Frayn
Applications accepted all year round

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The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw the systematisation of wartime internment in an unprecedented manner. In the case of the First World War, for example, civilian internment became long-term – a matter of years, rather than days or weeks.
  Test project
  Dr J Connolly
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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Do not apply!.
  Comparative Literature PhD

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About King's and Comparative Literature . Most recent REF rankings. The latest Research Excellence Framework confirmed the world-class standard of research undertaken in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in which the Department of Comparative Literature sits and its leading international reputation. .
  Creative Writing /PhD

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About Creative Writing PhD. The PhD in Creative Writing at King's is a practice-led course, incorporating taught elements and aspects of professional development.
  Digital Humanities PhD (option of a joint PhD with National University of Singapore)

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About Digital Humanities PhD.
  English PhD (option of joint PhD with Hong Kong/Singapore/Humboldt Berlin)

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About English Phd. King's is one of the oldest English departments in the country and is home to a lively and supportive group of academics and students engaged in the exploration of literary cultures from the 7th to the 21st centuries.
  Film Studies PhD (option of joint PhD with Hong Kong University)

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About Film Studies PhD. Most recent REF rankings. 87% of our research is rated 3* or 4* - indicating internationally excellent and world-leading quality – and 100% being awarded the same rating for its impact. .
  Narrative therapy, a potential intervention for student-athlete hazardous drinking (ref: SF20/SER/PARTINGTON)
  Dr E Partington
Applications accepted all year round

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Hazardous alcohol consumption is the most prevalent public health concern on university campuses in the UK and Ireland. Student-athletes have been identified as being particularly at risk for hazardous drinking and, importantly, also highly resistant to current alcohol interventions.
  PhDs in English

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The Humanities Research Centre supports research in English, History, and Film and Performance Studies. We invite applications for research study in any of our research strengths.
  Creative Writing - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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Creative Writing PhD (On-Campus or by Distance Learning). The. Creative Writing PhD. at Birmingham aims to support you in the development of a long-form piece of creative writing (for example, a novel or a script), or a sequence of related works (poems and short stories).
  English Language and Applied Linguistics - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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English Language and Applied Linguistics PhD/MA by Research. The University has been ranked as one of the world's top 50 institutions to study English Language and Literature in the 2019 QS World Rankings.
  English Literature - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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English Literature PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning).
  Shakespeare Studies - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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Our. Shakespeare Studies research programmes. are taught by the Shakespeare Institute, which offers promising candidates the opportunity to carry out their research in Stratford-Upon-Avon, as members of a closely-knit research community.
  PhD English Literature

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The English Literature Department particularly welcomes research proposals related to its specialisms, Charles Dickens, his novels and journalism, the 19th-century novel, 19th-century poetry, Shakespeare, Modernism and early 20th-century literature, 20th-century poetry, the short story, Contemporary writing, Women's writing.
  Faculty of Arts & Humanities PhD Studentships 2019-20

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UEA's Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for doctoral studentships for entry in October 2020. Areas of study include.
  Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at UEA

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The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia has a long-established international reputation in literary studies.
  Choose from 18 PhDs in literatures, languages and cultures at Edinburgh

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Why take a PhD in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh?.  . Doctorate-level study is an opportunity to expand upon your interests and expertise in a community that really values research and seeks to make an original contribution to learning.
  The Exeter Northcott Theatre: Regional Theatre Identity and Community Engagement in the UK (Department of English), PhD (Self-Funded)
  Prof V Plock, Prof P Aebischer
Application Deadline: 14 April 2020

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Research Context.
  Arts & Humanities at Glasgow

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The University of Glasgow is ranked in the World's Top 70 for Arts and Humanities (QS World Rankings). Inspiring people in Scotland and across the world since 1451, we remain committed to delivering world-leading research, teaching, knowledge and support.
  PhD scholarships in The School of English

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The. School of English. has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests.
  Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

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The Facuty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures brings together academic Schools and Institutes specialising in a wide range of research areas.
  University of Liverpool - School of the Arts

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The University of Liverpool's School of the Arts (SoTA) draws together a unique set of research and teaching expertise found across five departments in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  Writing the royal forest of Windsor: literature in a contested landscape, 1600-1820
  Dr P Bullard, Dr R Bullard
Applications accepted all year round

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This project examines ways in which the literary “space” of texts by, about, or produced in Windsor Forest during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries maps on to, challenges, and re-imagines the geographical, topographical and cultural spaces of the Forest.
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