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The department of English offers comprehensive coverage of English literature and language, and the historical cultures which have nurtured them, from their beginnings in the Anglo-Saxon period through to the most recent creative and critical work.

Academic staff have expertise in a broad range of areas, including medieval history and archaeology, religion and myth, music, art and sculpture, languages and literatures. Discipline areas include: Arabic, Art History, Byzantine Studies, English, French, German, History, Islamic Studies, Italian, Jewish Studies, Medieval Latin, Music, and Religious Studies. Academic staff have been remarkably successful in obtaining research grants. Over 16 Members of the Centre have held research grants of one kind or another, some more than once, in the period 1997-2007. They have also published prolifically, producing over 50 books in the same period. The Centre also has its own publications series, Making the Middle Ages, which to date has published eight volumes. It currently has two postgraduate students and two postdoctoral research fellows who are conducting significant projects on Medieval Cosmology and on Medieval Latin Literature.

* If you are interested in this research opportunity, please see the profiles of the Department of English staff and contact your preferred supervisor directly to discuss your proposed project.


Associate Professor Rebecca Johinke, Professor Daniel Anlezark, Dr Mark Byron, Dr Belinda Castles, Professor John Frow, Dr Bruce Gardiner, Professor Paul Giles, Associate Professor Sarah Gleeson-White, Dr Huw Griffiths, Dr Melissa Hardie, Dr Isabelle Hesse, Associate Professor Kate Lilley, Professor Peter Marks, Dr Peter Minter, Dr Nicola Parsons, Dr Nicholas Riemer, Dr Brigid Rooney, Professor Liam Semler, Dr Jan Shaw, Professor Vanessa Smith, Dr Matthew Sussman, Dr Beth Yahp.

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Department of English, School of Literature, Art and Media (SLAM)

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Additional information

1. If you are interested in this research opportunity, you are encouraged to email the academic directly.  To find the academic’s email address, follow the link provided to their profile page.  Introduce yourself and provide some academic background. You may be asked for an academic transcript. Explain why you are interested in your area of research and, if appropriate, why you are interested in working with the recipient.

2. Write your research proposal (it is a requirement to attach one with your application for a higher degree by research) This should be no more than 2,000 words. Refer to How to write a research proposal for guidance.  Attach your research proposal to your email when you approach a prospective supervisor.

3. If you would like general advice in your subject area before submitting an application, contact an academic advisor listed here:

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Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is 444

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