LINGUIST List 15.2262

Mon Aug 9 2004

Support: Eng Lang/Lit: Research Studentships, Middlesex

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  1. Billy Clark, Support: Eng Lang/Lit: 2 Research Studentships, Middlesex

Message 1: Support: Eng Lang/Lit: 2 Research Studentships, Middlesex

Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 14:12:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: Billy Clark <>
Subject: Support: Eng Lang/Lit: 2 Research Studentships, Middlesex


Full-time Research Studentships in English Literature and English Language
Funding opportunities for MPhil/PhD

The School of Arts is offering two MPhil/PhD Studentships in the area
of English Language and Literature. Applications are invited from
outstanding students wishing to enrol for the degree of MPhil/PhD by
full-time study. The successful candidates will hold either a first
class or upper second class honours degree, and (normally) a Master's
degree (or equivalent), in an appropriate field, and have demonstrable
potential in one or more of our existing areas of research strength:

- English Literature and Culture 1500-1700
- C20th English Literature and Culture
- Translation Studies
- English Language (including linguistics, especially sociolinguistics and pragmatics)

The studentships provide tuition fees at the EU rate plus an annual
living grant currently �11,000, for up to 3 years.


All applicants should submit a letter of application (citing two
academic referees), a full CV, and a research proposal of three to
four A4 sides, double-spaced. The proposal should:

- Outline the field of inquiry
- Identify the topic and purpose of the study
- Indicate the significance of the expected outcome
- Include a short bibliography (no more than one side of A4)

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 7th September 2004.
Interviews will be held in late September 2004 and successful
applicants will be expected to take up their awards in October 2004.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr. Sarah Hutton at

Applications should be sent to or posted to Dr
S.Hutton, School of Arts, Middlesex University, White Hart Lane,
London N17 8HR.
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