The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the arts and humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between Birmingham City University, the University of Birmingham, the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, the University of Leicester and De Montfort University, provides research students with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.
The School of English at Birmingham City University is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:
* Linguistics, in particular corpus linguistics, language change, language and the media, sociolinguistics, language contact and bilingualism, pragmatics, stylistics
* Romantic and Nineteenth Century literary and intellectual history
* Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century drama and literature
* Contemporary drama and theatre studies
* Film narrative and theory
* History and theory of modernist literature, art, and music.
* Poetry and poetics
* Critical and aesthetic theory
* Creative Writing (poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction)
* Philosophy, especially aesthetics, (applied) epistemology, history of analytic philosophy, philosophy of education, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and mathematics
For full details of research specialisms in the School see http://www.bcu.ac.uk/english/staff
Please send initial expressions of interest and research proposals to andrew.kehoe at bcu.ac.uk<mailto:andrew.kehoe at bcu.ac.uk> before Friday 12th December 2014. The deadline for completed applications is Wednesday 14th January 2015 at 12 noon.
For full details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas, please visit http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk/ or contact enquiries at midlands3cities.ac.uk<mailto:enquiries at midlands3cities.ac.uk>.
Andrew Kehoe Deputy Head of School Director, Research & Development Unit for English Studies Course Director, MA in English Linguistics (Distance Learning) School of English Birmingham City University http://www.bcu.ac.uk/english/staff/andrew-kehoe http://www.bcu.ac.uk/courses/english-linguistics -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 12315 bytes Desc: not available URL: <https://mailman.uib.no/public/corpora/attachments/20141017/b74f2db9/attachment.txt>