SURES - SWANSEA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH EXCELLENCE SCHEME
PhD in Welsh and/or Modern Languages and Translation
Contact: Tom Cheesman (email@example.com); Lloyd Davies (firstname.lastname@example.org); Salwa El-Awa (email@example.com); Brigid Haines (firstname.lastname@example.org); Tudur Hallam (email@example.com); Kathryn Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org); Stephen Morris (email@example.com); Gwynedd Parry (firstname.lastname@example.org); Julian Preece (email@example.com)
The successful candidate will help shape the future direction of two collaborating departments – Welsh and Modern Languages – which are sites of internationally-recognised, multi-disciplinary research, in a unique national context where not only bilingualism is promoted and celebrated, but the learning of languages other than English and Welsh is strongly valued and supported.
Welsh/ML regularly host eminent writers from all over the world and support a vibrant research culture offering opportunities for training, networking, work placements and volunteering with multilingual local communities.
World-leading research areas welcoming PhD students include: Creative Writing (Welsh); Literary/cultural/film/theatre studies in Welsh, European languages, Arabic; Welsh sociolinguistics; Bi/Multilingualism; Language planning; Travel writing; Translingual fiction; Eco-criticism; Literary translation/Translation; Applied linguistics; Stylistics;
Supported by these research centres and groups: Centre for Contemporary German Culture; Centre for the Comparative Study of Portugal, Spain and the Americas; Centre on Digital Arts and Humanities; Swansea Translation and Interpreting Group; Language Research Centre, Richard Burton Centre for the Study of Wales.
AHRC/ESRC-funded projects include: Bilingual British Writers project; CorCenCC Welsh Corpus Project; Celtic Consortium; European Travellers to Wales.
Supervision offered in English, Welsh, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish.