[Msa-discuss] PhD studentships at Centre for Modern Poetry, Canterbury, Kent, UK

David Ayers D.S.Ayers at kent.ac.uk
Fri Dec 2 12:17:20 EST 2016

PhD scholarships available in the Centre for Modern Poetry (University of Kent)

The Centre for Modern Poetry is the hub of practice and research for students and staff working in modern and contemporary poetry and poetics of various traditions. It brings together world-leading scholars, acclaimed poets and postgraduate students, sharing research and hosting internationally renowned events throughout the year within a rich environment for the study, discussion, circulation and creation of poetry. Staff in the Centre specialise in the following areas: Modernist poetics, phenomenology and poetry, the New American Poetry, British innovative poetry, Anglophone avant-gardes and their afterlives, deconstruction and much else besides, including practice-based work and interdisciplinary projects. The Centre supervises and has supervised dozens of PhD students, and a number of the Centre's recent PhD graduates have obtained academic posts in leading universities: recent theses have worked on the New York School, ecopoetics, the New American Poetry, hypertext, female elegy, performance in British poetry, the American long poem and women's L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poetry.


Location: Canterbury, Kent

Funding for: UK, EU, International students (terms and conditions apply)

Funding amount: UK/EU fees (and stipend)

Funding description: The School of English invites applications for PhD scholarships to commence in September 2017. These include a share of 75 AHRC scholarships offered by CHASE, the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England, and 50 University of Kent Vice Chancellor's Research Scholarships.

AHRC: Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England PhD Studentship awards

The current 2016/17 rate for the scholarship is £14,296 and for the UK/EU tuition fee it is £4,121. (Please note: only Home/EU students are eligible for CHASE scholarships.)

Deadline: 11th January 2017

University of Kent Vice Chancellor's Research Scholarships
Administered under the Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Scheme. The current 2016/17 rate for the scholarship is £14,296 and for the UK/EU tuition fee it is £4,121.

Scholarship rates and fees for 2017/18 will be announced in March 2017.

Deadline: 30th January 2017

Successful applicants will normally have (1) Distinction or equivalent at Master's level in a relevant subject; (2) Score of 8.0 in IELT test (where applicable); (3) First or equivalent at undergraduate level if still completing a Master's programme.

Please visit the School of English website for full details: https://www.kent.ac.uk/english/postgraduate/index.html?


David Ayers

Professor of Modernism and Critical Theory

School of English, University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NX, England.

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