Search for a Supervisor
We warmly welcome any enquiries from appropriately qualified applicants who are keen to register for doctoral research (MPhil/PhD). We normally require you to have an MA or equivalent qualification. Direct applications are welcomed in any of the following areas.
Dr Charlotte Baker is happy to discuss PhD proposals relating to Francophone and Anglophone African literature, and/or 20th century French literature. She is also interested in the intersections between the arts and human rights. Charlotte particularly welcomes projects taking a comparative or interdisciplinary approach.
I welcome proposals in all areas of 20th and 21st century German literature and culture, and am also interested in supervising comparative projects that deal with issues of authorship, celebrity, world literature and the global literary industry, the relationship between the media and the culture industry, and questions surrounding the transmission and reception of culture in the contemporary world.
- Digital culture and the effects of digitization on literature, culture, and society; experimental writing on the internet (in French or comparative approaches) - Modern and contemporary fiction (French-focused or comparative projects involving texts in English, Spanish, Italian, German, or Hungarian) - Marcel Proust - Narrative theory, especially self-reflexivity in art and literature - Interactions between literature and philosophy - Cultural theory; postmodernism and its aftermath
Modern and Contemporary French literature, literature and globalisation, Modernism and Modernity, literature from the Franco-German borderlands, world literature, literature and the politics of cosmopolitanism, literature in translation, poetry, literary genres, theories of the text, multilingual literatures.