AHRC Midlands3Cities funding for
UK/EU Arts and Humanities research students

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the Arts and Humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between Nottingham Trent, Nottingham, Birmingham, Birmingham City, Leicester and De Montfort universities, provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision, including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

English at Nottingham Trent University is inviting applications from students whose research interests in North American literature and culture include:

·         African American literature
·         Cold War culture
·         literature and globalisation
·         nuclear culture
·         postmodernism
·         regionalism
·         technology and literature
·         transatlanticism
·         travel writing
·         women’s writing
·         C19, C20, C21 literature

Staff who research and teach American literature include Dr Daniel Cordle, Professor Phil Leonard, Dr Stephanie Palmer, Professor Tim Youngs, and Professor Nahem Yousaf.

The deadline for AHRC M3C funding applications is 12th January 2016, by which time students must have applied for a place to study and have provided two references to a university within the DTP. For full details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas, please visitwww.midlands3cities.ac.uk or contact enquiries@midlands3cities.ac.uk.

A workshop for potential applicants will be held at NTU on Saturday 21st Nov, 1.30-4pm. Please click here to book a place at this workshop.