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[ecrea] Ph.D. Fellowship in Television Studies / University of Alberta

Wed Apr 08 11:44:01 GMT 2009

>Corus Entertainment Ph.D. Fellowship in Television Studies 
>University of Alberta
>The Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta is pleased to
>announce the establishment of the Corus Entertainment Ph.D. Fellowship
>in Television Studies commencing September 2009. The fellowship is
>worth $10,000 per year and is eligible for renewal subject to
>successful progress through the program of study. Applicants should be
>working within the broader area of critical-cultural television
>studies. However, the specific area of research interest is open (i.e.
>industry analysis, audience reception, fandom, textual criticism,
>convergence culture, etc.). 
>The successful applicant will also receive the Sociology department?s
>standard PhD funding package. This includes four years of GaP funding
>initially worth approximately $21,500 per academic year as well as
>nomination for the Provost?s Doctoral Entrance Award which covers
>tuition. The University of Alberta also offers numerous competitive
>doctoral grants and awards and the department?s graduate students have
>a notably high success rate in securing both on-campus and national
>research grants.  International students are eligible to apply for the
>The deadline for application is April 30, 2009. It is anticipated that
>the decision to award the scholarship will be made no later than May
>15, 2009. 
>Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with
>additional assets in pay television, advertising services, television
>broadcasting, children?s book publishing and children?s animation. The
>company?s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, W
>Network, CosmoTV, VIVA, Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can
>Press and radio stations including CKNW, CKOI and Q107.
>Questions about the fellowship or letters of interest should be
>addressed to: 
>Dr. Serra Tinic 
>Associate Professor, Media Studies 
>Department of Sociology, Tory 5-21 
>University of Alberta 
>Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4 Canada 
>Email: (serra.tinic /at/ 
>Tel. 780.492.0480 
>Questions about applying to the Ph.D. program should be addressed to: 
>Dr. William Johnston 
>Associate Chair, Graduate 
>Department of Sociology 
>University of Alberta 
>Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4 Canada 
>Email: (william.johnston /at/

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