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Durham University

Department of English Studies

March 2015 Prospective Postgraduate Newsletter

World-renowned speakers in Durham

This term a host of leading academics, writers and thinkers have visited Durham to deliver talks and lectures. These include:

Each year, the Department of English Studies organises or contributes to various conferences and lecture series that enable students to meet leading scholars such as these.

To keep track of forthcoming literature-related events before your course starts, you can subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

MA scholarships

Durham University is now advertising a number of new MA scholarships as part of its Postgraduate Support Scheme. 

If you meet the eligibility criteria, then you are warmly encouraged to apply. You can apply for a scholarship even if you have already submitted your application to study with us.

The deadline for application for an MA scholarship is 30th April 2015. Details of other scholarships and bursaries can be found here.

People News

Why does Marcel Proust eat madeleines, and not macaroons? What on earth are the mysterious pickled limes which Amy eats in Little Women?

These are some of the culinary questions explored by two of our recent PhD graduates,Amy Smith and Nicoletta Asciuto, on their new website, The Literary Kitchen.

In an interview for our blog, they explain why they founded The Literary Kitchen as a way to share their research interests with a wider audience.

Check your MA modules for 2015-2016

Details of our MA Modules have recently been updated to reflect staff availability over the next academic year, and to add some exciting new modules.

Please check our module descriptions for the latest selection.

Funding Opportunities

click here to find out what postgraduate funding is available within the Arts & Humanites Faculty and how you can apply for it.