School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

PhD Application Workshops

PhD Application Workshops

Fully-Funded Workshops for PhD Applicants

Special collections in the Robinson Library

Overview

These workshops offer those interested in pursuing doctoral study at SELLLs the opportunity to receive support tailored to their individual needs.

In the course of the day, you will be able to discuss your plans with prospective supervisors, meet current and former PhD students, and explore the all the resources to you available at Newcastle University. Successful applicants will receive a bursary to cover the cost of travel and accommodation.

In 2017/18 we are offering workshops for prospective doctoral candidates in the following areas.

Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature

Postcolonial and American Literature

Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature

Fully-Funded Workshop for PhD Applicants in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature.

Wednesday October 25, 12 pm - 5 pm 

  • One-on-one discussion with specialists in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature at Newcastle University
  • A visit to relevant collections in the Robinson Library
  • Meeting with current and former doctoral students for advice about the PhD and beyond

Places at this workshop are limited.

To find out more about our research in this area, take a look at an overview of our work

How to apply

Send a 250-word statement of research interests, along with an up-to-date CV to sherelle.coulson@ncl.ac.uk

Application deadline: 5:00pm on Monday 16th October.

Informal inquiries to:

Matthew Grenby matthew.grenby@ncl.ac.uk

James Harriman-Smith james.harriman-smith@ncl.ac.uk

Meiko O'Halloran meiko.o'halloran@ncl.ac.uk

Postcolonial and American Literature

Fully-Funded Workshop for PhD Applicants in Postcolonial and American Literature

Wednesday October 25, 12 pm - 5 pm 

  • One-on-one discussion with specialists in Postcolonial and American Literature at Newcastle University
  • A visit to relevant collections in the Robinson Library
  • Meeting with current and former doctoral students for advice about the PhD and beyond

Places at this workshop are limited.

To find out more about our reseach in this area, take a look at an overview of out work in American Reseach and Postcolonial Literature

How to apply

Send a 250-word statement of research interests, along with an up-to-date CV to sherelle.coulson@ncl.ac.uk

Application deadline: 5:00pm on Monday 16th October.

Informal inquiries to:

Professor James Procter, james.procter@ncl.ac.uk

Dr Fionnghuala Sweeney, fionnghuala.sweeney@ncl.ac.uk