[Humanist] 29.56 PhD studentship at De Montfort

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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 56.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Sat, 23 May 2015 16:53:20 +0100
        From: Gabriel Egan <mail at gabrielegan.com>
        Subject: And another PhD studentship in Leicester (different university)
        In-Reply-To: <20150523062810.B5B98943 at digitalhumanities.org>

De Montfort University PhD Scholarship on "Literary
and Dramatic Adaptation: New Approaches and New Kinds
of Evidence"

The Centre for Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies,
School of Humanities, Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities,
De Montfort University, Leicester


A PhD research scholarship including stipend and tuition
fee costs is offered within the Centres for Adaptations
and Textual Studies in the School of Humanities. It is
available to UK or EU students who are suitably qualified
and have outstanding potential as a researcher.

Project outline:

Applications are invited in the area of adaptations and
the new technologies, ranging from the adaptations of
Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Austen, Dickens and	
Gothic adaptations. The proposed PhD project will bring
together the study of adaptation with computational methods
and training will be offered in the computational methods
to be employed.

For a more detailed description of the scholarship and the
subject area at DMU please visit


or contact Deborah Cartmell or Gabriel Egan on
+44 (0)116 2551551 or email djc at dmu.ac.uk or
gegan at dmu.ac.uk.

In offering this scholarship the University aims to further
develop its proven research strengths in adaptations and
textual studies.  It is an excellent opportunity for a
candidate of exceptional promise to contribute to a
stimulating, world-class research environment.

Applications are invited from UK or EU students with a
Master’s degree or 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 2015 and provide a bursary of ca.
£14,057 pa in addition to University tuition fees.

To receive an application pack, please contact Morgan
Erdlenbruch via email at Morgan.Erdlenbruch at dmu.ac.uk.
Completed applications should be returned together with
two supporting references.

Please quote ref:  DMU Research Scholarships 2015: ADH FB1.

CLOSING DATE: 30th June 2015. Interviews will follow on
a date to be confirmed.

Gabriel Egan
De Montfort University

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