AHRC-funded PhD studentship: Samuel Johnson, Literary Life Writing, and Lichfield Literary Culture, 1775-1835 Back

AHRC-funded PhD Studentship at Keele University in collaboration with the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, to start September 2020

Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded PhD in English Literature, supervised collaboratively by Keele University, the University of Liverpool, and the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum in Lichfield: ‘Samuel Johnson, Literary Life Writing, and Lichfield Literary Culture, 1775-1835’. This is offered under the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award programme. The student will be supervised by Dr Nicholas Seager (Keele), Professor Mark Towsey (Liverpool), and Joanne Wilson (Johnson Birthplace). It is especially suitable for students with a background in eighteenth- or nineteenth-century studies, whether or not they have worked directly on the topic of the project.

For fuller details, including how to apply, see here: https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/postgraduateresearch/studentships/samueljohnsonliterarylifewritingandlichfieldliteraryculture1775-1835/

Informal enquiries are welcome: n.p.seager@keele.ac.uk

The deadline for applications is Monday 31 January 2020.