English and Film Studies (PhD)
The PhD in English and Film Studies provides graduate course offerings and faculty expertise in Literary and Film Studies. The PhD in English and Film Studies allows students to pursue specialized research in the major periods, movements and theoretical approaches to British, American, or world literatures in english, to pursue specialized research in film studies, or to take advantage of the rich intellectual and theoretical confluences between literary and film studies. The major fields of specialization represented by current faculty research interests include gender and genre Studies, post-colonial and diaspora studies, textuality, media, and print studies.
|Duration of Program
||gender and genre; nation, diaspora, culture; textuality, media and print studies
|For more information on the program requirements
|| Minimum Standing
MA in English
MA in Film Studies
|September||January 15 for first consideration; applications will be accepted until the program is full.
Eligible students admitted to study on a full-time basis for each year of study are given a competitive funding package.
Guaranteed minimum financial support: $19,000
Such support may be made up of:
- teaching assistantships,
- internal and/or external scholarship awards,
- research assistantships,
Consult the academic program for further details.
Prospective applicants are strongly advised to familiarize themselves with faculty expertise and research interests as well as program requirements (available on the graduate program website of the Department of English and Film Studies), and to contact a prospective advisor prior to submitting an application.