Research degrees

Modern and Applied Languages

The Department of Modern and Applied Languages offers research degree supervision in three main areas: Contemporary Chinese Studies (Harriet Evans), French and Francophone Studies (Debra Kelly) and Translation Studies (Caiwen Wang).
Specialist areas in Contemporary Chinese Studies include:

  • Gender and Sexuality Studies including Men and Masculinities
  • Migration and Diaspora
  • Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies
  • Visual Culture
  • Contemporary Political and Moral Discourse
  • Democracy and Human Rights
  • Christianity in Contemporary China
  • Social and Cultural Change in Urban China

Specialist areas in French and Francophone Studies include:

  • Modern and Contemporary French Literature, Culture and Visual Culture
  • Modern and Contemporary Francophone Literature, Culture and Visual Culture
  • Modern and Contemporary Franco-British Cultural Relations (with a special interest in French/Francophone migration to London and its effects)
  • War and Culture Studies (the impact of the experience of war on French and Francophone Cultural Production)

For queries or informal discussions about research degrees, and to find out about potential supervisors, please contact the following person:

Professor Harriet Evans

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