The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C) is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham. M3C is awarding up to 80 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2018 entry.
M3C is also awarding 7 Collaborative Doctoral Awards with partner organisations: Flatpack Festival, Leicester City Council, Nottingham City Museums and Galleries, Nottingham Contemporary, Oxford Lieder, Royal Shakespeare Company, and Spalding Gentlemen's Society.
M3C provides research candidates with expert supervision (including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate), research training and access to a wide range of facilities, cohort events and placement opportunities with regional, national and international partners in the cultural, creative and heritage sectors.
English at Nottingham Trent University is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:
- American literature and cultural history
- Colonial, postcolonial, global, and world literatures and cultures
- Creative writing and critical-creative research
- Gender and sexuality
- Literary and cultural theory
- Literature and technology
- Literature, film and visual culture
- Magazine and periodical writing
- Modernist and postmodernist literature
- Poetry and poetics
- Popular fiction
- Race, Rights and Activist Writing
- Romantic literature
- Shakespeare and Early Modern writing
- Travel writing
- War and literature
- Women’s writing
The deadline for M3C funding applications is Monday 15 January 2018, by which time students must have applied for a place to study and have ensured that two academic references are submitted to the home university on the correct M3C form. For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and CDA projects, and for dates of our November application writing workshops, please visit www.midlands3cities.ac.uk or contact firstname.lastname@example.org