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LINGUIST List 19.173

Tue Jan 15 2008

Support: Multidisciplinary: PhD Student, Freie Universität Berlin

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        1.    Christiane Bohn, Multidisciplinary: PhD Student, Freie Universität Berlin, Graduate School: Languages of Emotion, Germany

Message 1: Multidisciplinary: PhD Student, Freie Universität Berlin, Graduate School: Languages of Emotion, Germany
Date: 15-Jan-2008
From: Christiane Bohn <cbohnzedat.fu-berlin.de>
Subject: Multidisciplinary: PhD Student, Freie Universität Berlin, Graduate School: Languages of Emotion, Germany
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Institution/Organization: Freie Universität Berlin, Graduate School: Languages of Emotion
Department: Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Web Address: http://www.geisteswissenschaften.fu-berlin.de/languagesofemotion/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The Graduate School of the Cluster "Languages of Emotion" invites applications for
10 Doctoral Grants, beginning in October 2008.

The research cluster is dedicated to the complex interrelations between the use
of signs/symbols, the transfer of emotions, aesthetic practices, mental
dispositions and affective modes of constructing both personal and social
identities the cluster. The graduate school which is a part of the cluster
focuses on the following research areas:
- the relations between affective phenomena and various representational
media (language, sound, image)
- the artistic practices and poetics of (re)presenting/shaping emotion
- correlations between emotional and linguistic competencies (and their
- modes of emotion modeling at the level of cultural codes and patterns of
social behavior and identity

Applicants interested in pursuing a doctorate with an emphasis in one of the
cluster's research areas must have a completed degree (MA or the equivalent)
with above average marks by mid-April in one of the disciplines: Anthropology,
Biology, Dance Studies, Film Studies, Japanese Studies, History of Art,
Linguistics, Literary History and Criticism (Comparative Literature, Classical
Greek and Latin Studies, English and American Studies, German Studies, Romance
Languages and Literatures, Slavic Studies), Musicology, Near Eastern Studies,
Neuropsychiatry, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies,
Sociology, and Theater Studies. Grants are awarded for a period of one year with
the possibility of two annual extensions.

All application materials (completed application form, study proposal of 3
pages, outline of dissertation project of 8-10 pages, curriculum vitae, two
recent letters of reference, copies of earned degrees, proof of language skills,
and a writing sample) must be received by February 29, 2008 at the application
address listed below:

For further information on application requirements and the graduate
program please see: http://www.fu-berlin.de/loe/graduiertenschule

Applications Deadline: 29-Feb-2008

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Prof. Gisela Klann-Delius
        Freie Universität Berlin, Graduate School
        Habelschwerdter Allee 45
        Berlin Germany 14195

Contact Information:
        Prof. Gisela Klann-Delius

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