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[ecrea] U of Southampton PhD Studentships

Tue Nov 27 21:29:58 GMT 2018

Film Studies at the University of Southampton invites applications for AHRC PhD studentships for 2019/20 entry. These are awarded via the SWW DTP (South West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership).

Film Studies at the University of Southampton has a vibrant and substantial community of research students who enjoy an annual student research conference as well as events tied to the Centre for International Film Research (CIFR). We are a well-established and growing department, with staff expertise across a wide range of areas. Southampton has been placed consistently in the top five of Guardian tables and in the last National Student Survey 97% of students praised that it gave opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth. The University of Southampton was ranked 8th in the UK for research intensity (in the last Research Excellence Framework assessment). Join a thriving and substantial community of research students in a prestigious Russell Group university. Our commitment to high quality education for all our students and value them as individuals has led to a number of our successful PhD students publishing their theses as books and securing jobs in universities.

We have strong expertise in areas including:

・      European and world cinema

・      National and regional cinemas, including Britain, China, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland,      Scandinavia and Latin America

・      Hollywood

・      Chinese and East Asian cinema

・      film theory

・      film sound and music

・      film production, distribution and exhibition

・      film policy

・      stardom and celebrity

・      genre studies (e.g. horror, science fiction, musicals, melodrama)

・      animation

・      television studies

・      reception studies

・      women and cinema

・      early and silent cinema

・      history, heritage and the past

・      intermediality

・      literary adaptations

・      Science and Medicine in film and TV

To see more detail about the research areas and supervisory expertise offered by members of the department go to:

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