The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Portsmouth is offering fully-funded PhD bursaries across the range of specialisms within three internationally-excellent research centres: http://www.port.ac.uk/fhssbursaries
One of these centres, the Centre for Studies in Literature (CSL), has expertise in nineteenth-century, twentieth- and twenty-first century American literature and culture. Details of the research interests of staff and ongoing research in CSL are available here:
Applications should be made via the University of Portsmouth online system.
The closing date for applications is Friday 15 January 2016.