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.

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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.

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Contemporary German Cultural and Literary Studies, including film studies, single-author/playwright/film-maker studies, women's studies, and especially interested in Austrian Studies

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- 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

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performance poetry; literature, social movements and the public sphere; comparative literary studies; contemporary Latin American literature Proposals may take a comparative approach or may focus on the literature of particular countries.

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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.

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19th and 20th Century French Literature and Theatre, Modern Comparative Literature, French Critical Thought, Francophone Literature (Quebec), Translation Theory

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Medieval and Early Modern History of Spain (1000-1600), Medieval and Early Modern Literature of Spain (1000-1600), Textual Criticism, Digital Humanities, Codicology, Paleography, Analytical Bibliography, Medieval and Early Modern Cultural Identities, Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Poetry, Interfaith Relationships in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

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I am currently co-supervising a student working on the cultural impact of Buffy the Vampire Slayer in the English and German-speaking world.

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Spanish and Latin American Literature and Film (masculinities, violence, irony,postcolonial theory, revolution).

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