PGRs

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Carly Bennett, MRes student, Department of English Literature

Research area: looking at the representation of sapphic characters in YA literature published from 1990-2020
Supervisors: Dr Amy Burge, Dr Rachel Sykes

Niall Gallen, PhD Student, Department of English Literature

PhD title: Mapping a New Mythos: Accelerationism, Affect and the Complexity of Capitalism
Supervisors: Dr Dorothy Butchard, Dr Rex Ferguson, Dr Richard Hornsey (University of Nottingham), Prof. Andrzej Gasiorek

Lucy Hargrave, PhD student, Department of English Literature

PhD title: Queering the romance: an exploration of queerness in romance novels of the twenty-first century
Supervisors: Dr Amy Burge, Prof. Deborah Longworth

Charlotte Ireland, PhD student, Department of English Literature

PhD title: The Evolution of Chick Lit and Feminism in the UK and US
Supervisors: Dr Dorothy Butchard, Prof. Deborah Longworth

Katrina Jan, PhD student, Department of English Literature

PhD title: The Sexualisation of Jack the Ripper in Literature and Culture from the 19th century to Present
Supervisors: Dr Eleanor Dobson and Prof. Deborah Longworth

Jayde Martin, PhD student, Department of English Literature

PhD title: Mutations, Manipulation, and Metamorphosis: Representations of Genetic Change and Species Identity in Feminist Long-form Contemporary Science-Fiction Literature, 1987-2018
Supervisors: Prof. John Holmes, Dr Matt Hayler, Dr Emil Toescu

Joanne McCuaig, PhD student, Department of English Language and Linguistics

PhD title: Tracking Moral Shifts in American Culture, from Dignity to Victimhood; A Corpus Linguistic Investigation
Supervisors: Dr Nick Groom, Dr Bodo Winter, Dr Joe Spencer-Bennett 

Morgan Robin Pope, MRes Student, Department of English Literature

Research area: 
Supervisors: Dr Dorothy Butchard, Dr Rachel Sykes

Emily Pratten, PhD student, Department of English Literature

Research area: Masculinities, digital culture, critical theory, misogyny and extremism 
Supervisors: Dr Matt Hayler, Dr Dorothy Butchard 

Kit Richards, PhD student, Department of English Literature

PhD title: Dwarfs and Disablism in Medievalist Fantasy
Supervisors: Dr Will Tattersdill, Prof. Christina Lee (University of Nottingham)

Georgie Rowe, PhD student, Department of English Literature

PhD title: No longer ‘unwritten’: British traditional folk music and the archive
Supervisors: Dr Philippa Semper, Dr Simon Smith (Shakespeare Institute)

Beth Seaman, PhD student, Department of English Literature

PhD title: The Art of Medicina: Popular Medicine and Popular Literature in Late Medieval and Shakespearean England
Supervisors: Dr Vicky FloodDr Chris Laoutaris

Hasan Shikoh, PhD student, Department of Film and Creative Writing

Research area: Islam in fiction
Supervisors: Dr Richard House

Qiuyi Sun, PhD student, Department of English Language and Linguistics

PhD title: A corpus-based study on the use of modals by Chinese learners of
English
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