AHRC-funded PhD bursary for Dance, Drama, and the Performing Arts

Date:19 April 2010

In 2010 we are delighted to be able to offer one AHRC-funded PhD bursary for a student who wishes to study in the field of Dance, Drama and the Performing Arts.

We can offer supervision in a range of fields including: Acting theory; Arts Management and Cultural Policy; Avant-garde Theatre and Contemporary Experimental Performance; Contemporary British Drama, Theatre and Performance; Contemporary Dance and Physical Theatre; Choreography and Choreology; Directing, Dramaturgy and Devising; European Theatre and Drama; Feminist Theatre and contemporary plays and performances by women; Live Art; Media in Performance; cultural, poststructuralist, postmodern, phenomenological, feminist and gender theory; performance writing and playwriting; performance documentation; Political Theatre; Postdramatic Theatre; Site-specific and Environmental Performance; Television Drama; Translation.

The first step is to complete a LICA PhD Proposal Form. Once you have applied and an offer of a place has been made and eligibility for AHRC funding having been confirmed, you will be invited to formally apply for AHRC grant funding. The deadline for AHRC grant funding application is Monday 19 April 2010. Please contact lica@lancaster.ac.uk for further information.

In 2010 LICA and the Department of Media, Film and Cultural Studies will be merging which opens up further opportunities for students who wish to explore interdisciplinary study beyond those disciplines already within LICA.

News website:http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/lica/postgraduate/PhD/

Further Information

Organising departments and research centres:Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
  • Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA)
  • The LICA Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW, UK