Nottingham Trent University welcome applications from prospective students wishing to work for a PhD on travel writing under the guidance of a supervision team led by Professor Tim Youngs. There is no restriction as to historical or geographical focus or type of critical approach, but proposals relating to post-medieval travel writing and any of the following areas may be especially welcome: North America; Italy; India; travel writing and modes of transport; the poetry of travel; modernism and travel; postcolonialism and travel; creative-critical work; radical travel writing; diasporic travel narratives; travel writing and the Midlands. We also welcome single-author studies, particularly of unjustly neglected figures. NTU is home to the world-renowned Centre for Travel Writing Studies, and the successful applicant will be expected to support the Centre’s activities.
Specific qualifications/subject areas required of the applicants for this project: 2:1 or 1st class Hons degree in English or a related subject (essential), MA in English or a related subject (desirable)
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