Graduate Student-ships at HKU

From "Daniel F. Vukovich" <>
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 16:45:28 +0800
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Dear all,

Please circulate to interested undergraduates and MA students, or wherever

Many thanks,


SUBJECT:  Studentships in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong
offers studentships in conjunction with its Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes.  We are looking for exceptional
candidates with a strong research plan in any of the following areas:
Chinese Modernism; Cold War and Orientalism; colonialism and
postcolonialism; cultural identity and representation; East-West comparative
literary/cultural relations; global cinemas; feminist cultural studies;
feminist film; feminist and postcolonial theories; film studies; Frankfurt
School and critical theory; French philosophy and theory; gender and
sexuality; German philosophy and theory; globalization and culture; Hong
Kong cinema and literature; Hong Kong cultural policy and cultural studies;
digital culture and new media;  literary and cultural theory/philosophy;
narrative theory; Marxisms; Maoist and post-Mao China; performance studies;
popular culture; postmodernism; problems of aesthetics; theories of
representation; third world cinemas; violence and space; women's writing and
women's studies.  The current faculty includes:  Esther Cheung, Daniel
Vukovich, Mirana May Szeto, and Gina Marchetti.

Closing date for applications for 2007-8 is January 2007.

For more information on the application process, visit

For more information on graduate studies in the Department of Comparative
Literature, contact:  Gina Marchetti at

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