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Current and Past PhD Projects

Current PhD projects                                

David Gaughran, The Enlightenment and Islam. Supervisor: Dr James Hanrahan.

Louise Kari-Mereau,Cynicism in the Contemporary French Novel: the Examples of Frédéric Beigbeder, Virginie Despentes and Michel Houellebecq. Supervisor: Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey.

Recently completed PhD projects

Dr Joanna Poetz, The Waldensian Treatises: A Critical Edition of the Dublin Manuscripts. Supervisor: Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey. 

Dr Amy Devlin, Spectres du Texte: Photography and Spectrality in French Texts, 1892-2004. Supervisors: Professor Johnnie Gratton and Dr Alexandra Lukes.

Dr Donna Canada-Smith, The French Garden and Urbanisation in 19th-century Paris. Supervisor: Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey.

Dr Robin Fuller, Ideas of Functionality in the Design of Sans-Serif Typefaces in the 20th and 21st centuries. Supervisor: Professor David Scott.

Dr Elizabeth Geary, Travel in the Writings of André Gide and Henri Michaux. Supervisor: Professor David Scott.

Dr Sarah Gubbins, Mid-Century Poetics: the Poetry in Prose and Verse of Nerval and Baudelaire. Supervisor: Professor David Scott.

Dr Robert Kilroy, Marcel Duchamp: Resolving the Word/Image Problematic, afterthought. Supervisor: Professor David Scott.

Dr Rose Maclachan, Status of the Speaking Subject within Lesbian Life-Writing in the Work of Nina Bouraoui. Supervisor: Professor Johnnie Gratton.

Dr Kate McIlvenny, Poetics of the Fetish in Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu. Supervisor: Professor Johnnie Gratton.

Dr Mark Raftery-Skehan, Deconstructing the Imagination of Language and the Sign: Derrida, Hegel, and Mallarmé. Supervisor: Professor David Scott.