Research Opportunities - English Language, Literature and Comparative Studies

March 31, 2000

The following listing is for research degrees and jobs in English Language, Literature and Comparative Studies #221> . Where possible a central contact person or office contact point has been given. Where there are several contact people they have been listed with the courses for which they have responsibility. If an institution does not appear in this list you should not assume that they do not offer post-graduate research degrees.

Key #221> Name of institution #221> For the sake of brevity the short version of an institution's name has been used. Validation #221> If an institution's courses are validated by another college its name is given in brackets. Contact names #221> A contact is given for each opportunity listed. Where there is a central contact for all an institution's opportunities in a particular area, the contact will be given once only. Qualification level #221> MSc, PhD etc. The figure in brackets indicates the number of places available where known. Mode of study #221> FT = Full Time PT = Part Time Funding #221> A = Assistantships available to students to undertake paid work while studying for a higher degree £ = Scholarship/ studentships available ? = Funding is a possibility.

Students should contact the department listed. Do not address enquiries to The THES. We are unable to help

English Language, Literature and Comparative Studies

Aberdeen U. English Prof George Watson Tel: 01224 2625; URL: £

Wales: Aberystwyth English Miss Catrin James Tel: 01970 6220; URL: £ A?

Anglia P.U. Arts and Letters: English Division Prof Rick Rylance Tel: 012233631; URL: £

Wales: Bangor English and Linguistics Prof P J C Field Tel: 01248 382102;URL: £ A?

Bath Spa U.C. (Bristol: UWE) English Literature Academic OfficeAdministrator Tel: 01225 875444; URL:

Queen's U. of Belfast English Prof Brian Caraher Tel: 01232 335103/ 4; URL: £ A

Birmingham U. English Prof M Storey Tel: 0121 414 3749; URL: uk/arts/ Shakespeare Institute Dr M J Wiggins Tel: 01789293138; URL:

Bolton I.H.E. Arts, Science and Education: Humanities Prof S Stern-GilletTel: 01204 528851; URL: £? A?

Bretton Hall (Leeds U.) English Dr T Gifford Tel: 01924 830261

Bristol U. English Mrs A Payne Tel: 0117 928 8897; URL:

Bristol: UWE Literary Studies Dr Robin Jarvis Tel: 0117 965 6261 ext 4459Email: £?

Brunel U. English Dr M Moran Tel: 0181 891 0121

Canterbury Christ Church College (Kent U.) English Kendra Perrott Tel: 01801 Email:

Wales: Cardiff Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory Ms J Graham Tel:01222 874722; URL: English Studies: EnglishLiterature Section Mrs J Erskine Tel: 01222 874241; URL:

Central England U. in Birmingham English Prof P J Smallwood Tel: 0121 3315540 Fax: 0121 331 5719

Central Lancashire U. Cultural Studies Dr Ann Wichmann Tel: 01772 893036;URL: uk

Cheltenham and Gloucester C.H.E. (Bristol U.) Humanities Dr S Saguaro Tel:01242 532291; URL:

Chester U.C. (Liverpool U.) English Dr Chris Walsh Tel: 01244 375444 Fax:01244 373379

Chichester I.H.E. (Southampton U.) English Postgraduate Office Tel: 01243816031 Fax: 01243 816081 £? A?

De Montfort U. English, Media and Cultural Studies Imelda Whelehan Tel: 0116257 7394 Email:

De Montfort U. Bedford Humanities Dr Gary Day Tel: 01234 793167 English and Cultural Studies Dr Gary Day Tel: 01234 351671 Fax:01234 217738

Derby U. European and International Studies: Humanities (Literature) Ms SueWall Tel: 01332 622222 ext 2085 Email:

Dundee U. English A Bain Tel: 01382 344445 Email:

Durham U. English Studies Mrs A Delanoy Tel: 0191 374 30; URL: £?

East Anglia U. English and American Studies Mrs Aileen Davies Tel: 01603593262; URL: £?

Edge Hill U.C. (Lancaster U.) English Dr G Davies Tel: 01695 584443 Women's Studies Dr Fiona Montgomery Tel: 01695 5842Email:

Edinburgh U. English Language Prof C Jones Tel: 0131 650 3602

Essex U. Literature Postgraduate Secretary Tel: 01206 872624; URL: £

Exeter U. English and American Studies Postgraduate Admissions SecretaryTel: 01392 264263; URL: £ A

Glasgow U. Scottish Literature Mr R Macdonald Tel: 0141 330 6319; URL: £ A? English Language andEnglish Literature Mr R Macdonald Tel: 0141 330 6319; URL: £ A?

Greenwich U. Humanities Dr J Williams Tel: 0181 331 8800 £?

Hertfordshire University. English Literature Dr Andrew Murphy Tel: 01707285684 Email: Literature Department Dr Andrew Murphy Tel:01707 285654 Email:

Huddersfield U. English Prof B Maidment Tel: 01484 422288 ext 8429

Hull U. English Language and Literatures Dr James Booth Tel: 01482 465315Email:

Keele U. English Language and Literature Ms A Trodd Tel: 01782 583148

Kent U. American Studies Dr D Turley Tel: 012 764000; URL: £ Comparative Literary Studies Prof RogerCardinal Tel: 012 764000; URL: £ English Prof ThomasDocherty Tel: 012 8490; URL: £ Women's StudiesProf Mary Evans Tel: 012 764000; URL: £

King Alfred's Winchester (Southampton U.) Cultural Studies Dr Andrew BlakeTel: 01962 8369 Email:

Kingston U. Humanities Research Administrator Tel: 0181 547 7884 £? A?

Wales: Lampeter English PG Admissions Tutor: Dept of English Tel: 01570424764; URL:

Lancaster U. English Ms Anne Stewart Tel: 01524 593089; URL: A?

Leeds U. English Ms R Lund Tel: 0113 233 4738; URL: £

Leicester U. English Prof Vincent Newey Tel: 0116 252 2634 £?

Lincolnshire & Humberside: Humberside Learning Contract Dr PennyMcCracken Tel: 01482 440550 ext 4015; URL:

Liverpool U. Applied English Language Studies Unit Mr G Thompson Tel: 0151794 70; URL: £? EnglishLanguage and Literature Dr P Davis Tel: 0151 794 05 Fax: 0151 794 30 EnglishDr Val Gough Tel: 0151 794 24 Email:

Liverpool Hope U.C. (Liverpool U.) English Dr Derek Bell Tel: 0151 2913445/7 Email: £?

Liverpool John Moores U. Media, Critical and Creative Arts Dr T G AshplantTel: 0151 231 5052; URL: £? A?

London: Birkbeck College English Prof S Connor Tel: 0171 631 6076; URL:

London: Goldsmiths College English Ms Maria Macdonald Tel: 0171 919 7436Email:

London: Queen Mary and Westfield College English and Drama Dr Markman EllisTel: 0171 775 3338; URL: £

London: Royal Holloway College English Dr Martin Dzelzainis Tel: 01784443214/443215 Fax: 01784 439196

London: University College Comparative Literature Admission Enquiries Tel:0171 380 7365; URL: http://www.ucl. £ English Language and LiteratureDr Rene Weis Tel: 0171 419 3147; URL: http://www.ucl. £

Loughborough U. English and Drama Dr John Schad Tel: 01509 222952 Email:s.j. £ A? English and Drama Dr John Schad Tel: 01509222952 Email: £ A?

Luton U. Humanities Martin Gray Tel: 01582 409009 £

Manchester U. English and American Studies Prof D Scragg Tel: 0161 5 3144;URL: £?

Manchester Metropolitan U. English Prof A Easthope Tel: 0161 247 1735 Humanities and Applied Social Studies (Crewe and AlsagerFaculty) Dr D Bates Tel: 0161 247 5402 Email:

Middlesex U. Humanities and Cultural Studies Prof Gabrielle Parker Tel: 0181362 5992 Fax: 0181 362 5351

Newcastle U. English Literary and Linguistic Studies Dr T G S Cain Tel: 0191222 7769; URL: http://www.ncl.

North East Wales Institute of HE (U. of Wales) Education and Humanities DrPatrick Costello Tel: 01978 293316; URL: £A?

North London U. Literary and Media Studies L Thomas Tel: 0171 753 5108; URL: £? A?

Northumbria U. Historical and Critical Studies Prof C Bailey Tel: 0191 23119; URL: uk £? A?

Nottingham U. English Studies S Bate Tel: 0115 951 5899; V Durow Tel: 0115951 5899; URL:

Nottingham Trent U. English and Media Studies Dr Dick Ellis Tel: 0115 9418418 ext 3260/3357 Fax: 0115 948 6632

Open U. Literature Course Reservations Centre Tel: 01908 653231; URL: html £?

Oxford Brookes U. Humanities Dr A Burnett Tel: 01865 483570; URL:

Plymouth U. Humanities and Cultural Interpretation Dr Tony Lopez Tel: 01395255342 Email:

Reading U. Centre for Applied Language Studies Don Porter Tel: 0118 9318511; URL: English Prof J PParrinder Tel: 0118 931 8361; URL:

U. College of Ripon and York St John (Leeds U.) Literature Studies/Women'sStudies Mary Eagleton Tel: 01904 716769 Email: £?

Roehampton Institute (An Institute of the University of Surrey) EnglishKaren De Netto Tel: 0181 392 3256; URL: £? A?

Salford U. European Studies Research Institute Miss Wendy Pickles Tel: 0161295 5614; URL: £ A?

U. College Scarborough (York U.) Critical and Cultural Studies Prof DavidCrouch Tel: 01723 362392 Email:

Sheffield U. English Language and Linguistics Prof J D Burnley Tel: 0114 2220212; URL: uk/uni/academic/D-H/ell/ English Literature Dr J CR Haffenden Tel: 0114 222 8480; URL: uk/uni/academic/D-H/el

Sheffield Hallam U. Centre for Humanities Research: English Dr Robert MilesTel: 0114 225 2250; URL: £?A?

Southampton U. English Dr P Middleton Tel: 01703 593410 £

St Andrews U. English Postgraduate Coordinator Tel: 01334 462666 £

St Mark and St John U.C. (Exeter U.) Humanities: English (Literary Studies)Group Dr Nigel Hand Tel: 01752 636700 ext 3174; URL: English Language Studies Hazel Sales Tel: 01752 636700 ext 4220;URL:

St Martin's University College (Lancaster U.) English Prof Pamela King Tel:01524 384410 Email:; Dr Carole Coates (MA Creative Writing)Tel: 01524 384414 Email: £? A?

Staffordshire U. Humanities and Social Science: Literature Dr Shaun RichardsTel: 01782 294521 Email: £? A?

Stirling U. English Studies Prof N H Keeble Tel: 01786 467506; URL: uk/english/ £ A

Strathclyde U. English Studies Prof Deborah Cameron Tel: 0141 553 4150; URL: £? A?

Sunderland U. Arts, Design and Communications Prof S Sim Tel: 0191 515 2190Fax: 0191 515 2132

Sussex U. English Literature Research Programme Postgraduate Admissions Tel:013 678412; URL: uk/usis/prospectus/english.html Women'sStudies Research Programme Postgraduate Admissions Tel: 013 678412;

Wales: Swansea Centre for Applied Language Studies Dr J L Milton Tel: 01792295391 Fax: 01792 295641 £? A? English Language and Literature Mr M WThomas Tel: 01792 295305 Fax: 01792 295761 £? A?

Teesside U. Law, Humanities and International Studies Prof B Knights Tel:01642 342338 Email: £? A?

Trinity and All Saints College (Leeds U.) Humanities: English Dr F PriceTel: 0113 283 7100; URL: £

Trinity College, Carmarthen (U. of Wales) Centre for Bilingualism and WelshStudies Dr Medwin Hughes Tel: 01267 676767 Fax: 01267 676766 £? A?

Ulster U. Language and Literature Prof R Welch Tel: 01265 324537; URL: £? A?

Warwick U. Centre for British and Comparative Cultural Studies Mrs JanetBailey Tel: 01203 523655; URL: £English and Comparative Literary Studies Mrs Cheryl Cave Tel: 01203 523665; URL: £ A?

Westminster U. Languages: English Dr Dani Cavallaro Tel: 0171 911 5000 ext4324; URL: £?

Worcester U. College (Coventry U.) Humanities: English Mr Roger EbbotsonTel: 01905 855298 Email: £? A?

York U. Centre for Women's Studies Jean Wall Tel: 01904 433671 English Language and Literature Ms W Williamson £

About this service #221>

The THES Research Opportunities Service aims to list the current availability of opportunities for postgraduate research training.

The listings include details of new research posts. Although courses from more than 140 institutions are represented here it is not an exhaustive listing.

Some institutions have not wished to list their courses in this way; so you should not assume that institutions not featuring in these lists have no courses to offer. This listing should give a good flavour of the wide variety of research training on offer at higher education institutions in the United kingdom.

Potential students should not make decisions on the basis of this listing alone. Potential candidates should contact the institutions of their choice directly if they wish to discuss their future plans. They should not contact The THES or the compilers of this listing.

Quality of degrees #221>

All UK universities in membership of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals have power to award British degrees after either courses of study or programmes of research, and some colleges of higher education have one or both of these powers.

Other colleges provide courses or programmes which are validated by an institution which has those powers. Courses of this kind are listed under the name of the college which runs them; the name of the validating institution, which finally awards the degree, is in brackets.

The compilers #221>

This list has been compiled by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (CSU) on the basis of returns from institutions. CSU is an agency of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals, the Standing Conference of Principals of Colleges and Institutes of higher education and the Committee of Scottish Centrally Funded Colleges.

This information has been provided for information purposes only. It is not definitive and does not take precedence over the official publications of universities and colleges.

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate and that those institutions which wanted to take part have been included, CSU an accept no responsibility for errors or omissions.

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