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Student nameStudent programmeSupervisor(s)Research
Harry ActonEnglish and Humanities ResearchCarolyn BurdettAn account of D.H.Lawrence as a reader, focusing particularly on his two major critical works, Study of Thomas Hardy (1988) and Studies in Classic American Literature (2003)
Peter Fifield
Tatum AndersonEnglish and Humanities ResearchWhat responsibility does fiction have to tell the truth in a post-truth climate?
Jacob Bard-RosenbergEnglish and Humanities ResearchEsther LeslieDamaged Subjects of Modernity: Forgetting and Memory in the work of Adorno and Benjamin'
Stephen Clucas
Saskia BarnardEnglish and Humanities ResearchAna Parejo VadilloModernism’s Fashion Writers
Joanne Winning
Jane BassettEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan WisemanMemory, Elegy and the Politics of Grief
Joanne Winning
Gordon BatesEnglish and Humanities ResearchRoger LuckhurstCharles Lloyd Tuckey and the Birth of the New Hypnotism
Joanne Winning
Christina BaumEnglish and Humanities ResearchA Brazilian Tale: Exploring the oral tradition of storytelling and collective memory.
Emily BestEnglish and Humanities ResearchJoseph BrookerReading Radio: Audio drama as literature
Peter Fifield
Kayleigh BettertonEnglish and Humanities ResearchAna Parejo-VadilloBuilding Collections, Building Communities: Institutional Libraries and Intellectualism in the Long Nineteenth Century
Victoria Mills
Radha BhatEnglish and Humanities ResearchJoanne WinningUnderstanding Medical Education through A Comparative study of Ancient Indian and Contemporary Educational methods
Mpalive Msiska
Niall BoyceEnglish and Humanities ResearchGillian WoodsEngland's dreaming: dreams, inwardness, and the self in Renaissance England
Rogelio BragaEnglish and Humanities ResearchMigration Stories: The Narratives of Filipino Migrants in London
Marianne BrookerEnglish and Humanities ResearchLuisa CaleThe ‘materials of Method’:
Fugitive Knowledge, Literary Compilation and the Romantic Vade Mecum
Emily Senior
Fiona BuckEnglish and Humanities ResearchPeter FifieldPoetics of silence: the voices and performance of the modernist salon, and their relevance to contemporary outlets for the poetic voice
Joanne Winning
George CamillerEnglish and Humanities ResearchThe Element of Performance in the Bayeux Tapestry
Valentine CarterEnglish and Humanities ResearchJulia BellMemory and Myth: the many narratives of an emerging self
Jodie Kim
Kayombo ChingonyiEnglish and Humanities ResearchMusical Sampling, Literary Allusion, and Performance Praxis in Black Atlantic Poetry
Lee ChristienEnglish and Humanities ResearchRichard HamblynCaptives of classification: unlocking the representations of animals from the Daily Occurences, library and cages of London Zoo
Matthew ClancyEnglish and Humanities ResearchAnthony Bale
Jessi ClaytonEnglish and Humanities ResearchKatherine AngelRural queer female narratives in both performance practice and queer theory
Louise Owen
Betsie CleworthEnglish and Humanities ResearchAlison FinlayThe Narrative Structure of Landnámabók
Anthony Bale
Rebecca ClossickEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan WisemanStaging the Concept of the Poor Scholar in Elizabethan England
Gillian Woods
Claire Cock-StarkeyEnglish and Humanities ResearchThe Folklore of Death, Dying and Funerals in the Nineteenth Century
Janice Cormie
English and Humanities ResearchAnna Hartnell
Contrasts and common ground in US and British crime fiction, 1930s to 1950s: texts, readers, and socio-cultural contexts
Mpalive Msiska
Orla Cubitt
English and Humanities Research
Decreation as a Feminist Prerogative
Rhodri DaviesEnglish and Humanities ResearchRoger LuckhurstA Secular Religion: Pulp Science Fiction and Alien Theologies
Caroline Edwards
Thomas DillonEnglish and Humanities ResearchRoger LuckhurstWhat is the Exact Nature of the Catastrophe?’: A Cultural History of the Science Fiction New Wave in the UK, 1955-1970
Caroline Edwards
Lily DunnEnglish and Humanities ResearchNarcissism and the Media of Me: An exploration of modern ideas of the self in contemporary literature
Dickon EdwardsEnglish and Humanities ResearchHeike Bauer

Ronald Firbank and the Legacy of Camp Modernism

Joseph Brooker
Helena EsserEnglish and Humanities ResearchJoseph BrookerRe-Calibrating the urban Matrix: Imaginaries of Victorian London in Steampunk Fiction
David Mcallister
Bronac FerranEnglish and Humanities ResearchMartin EveMediating the Concrete: Hansjörg Mayer as a Poet of Transition
Roger Luckhurst
Stephen Willey
Debbie Field
English and Humanities ResearchEsther LeslieThe Rhythm of the Breath
Carol FitzpatrickEnglish and Humanities ResearchFintan WalshAdapting for performance accounts of British post-colonial migration to Australia

Daragh Carville
Mischa Foster-PooleEnglish and Humanities ResearchNonsense Versus: Avant-garde poetry's sense-resistance as revolutionary praxis.
Soudabeh GholamiEnglish and Humanities ResearchAnna Hartnell
Mpalive Msiska
Jen GoldingEnglish and Humanities ResearchGillian WoodsHumour in Earnest in Renaissance Comedy
James GoodwinEnglish and Humanities ResearchMpalive Msiska'‘Marooned in search of marronage': Blacksociopoetics in Aime Cesaire and Will Alexander
Stephen Willey
Catrin GriffithsEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan Wiseman
Stephen Clucas
Lise GroenvoldEnglish and Humanities ResearchPeter FifieldIllness and Authenticity: A Study of Truth and
Form in Contemporary Illness Writing
Joanne Winning
Tobias HarrisEnglish and Humanities ResearchJoseph BrookerDublin’s Dadaist: Historicizing and internationalizing Brian O’Nolan
Esther Leslie
Annabel HennessyEnglish and Humanities ResearchHilary FraserReading the Unshapeable Shock Night: Gerard Manley Hopkins - Passionate Pilgrimage
Ana Parejo Vadillo
Gloria HoareEnglish and Humanities ResearchCarolyn BurdettAre you Sitting Pretty? Women and the Chaise-longue: the Making and Breaking of the Victorian Home.
Victoria Mills
William HornEnglish and Humanities ResearchIsabel Davis
Louise HortonEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan Wiseman`A Dooer of Thy Holie Word': Reforming Women's Writing in Sixteenth Century England
Gillian Woods
Paul IngramEnglish and Humanities ResearchEsther Leslie
Syed IrshadEnglish and Humanities ResearchMartin EveOrganisations in a maze of conjectural variation: producers, workers and consumers in the fiction of David Foster Wallace
Joseph Brooker
Robyn JakemanEnglish and Humanities ResearchAna Parejo-Vadillo
Joanne Winning
Keith JarrettEnglish and Humanities ResearchJulia Bell
Elizabeth JonesEnglish and Humanities ResearchEsther Leslie‘What is ‘Anti-Spectacular’ Literature? Reading Alienation in the Contemporary Novel’
Melanie JonesEnglish and Humanities ResearchKatherine AngelWriting Away From the Problem: How is anxiety utilised in works of memoir and creative non fiction? A practice based approach
Julia Bell
Susan JonesEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan Wiseman'The choice in themselves': Pirates and the sea as a space of self-determination in early modern English literature
Gillian Woods
Alexander Raphael KaboEnglish and Humanities ResearchCaroline EdwardsPrecarious Utopias: Visions of Precarity in Contemporary Speculative Culture
Martin Eve
Laura KayeEnglish and Humanities ResearchToby LittWomen and Animals in Literature of the Anthropocene: A Creative and Critical Investigation
Erik KetzanEnglish and Humanities ResearchMartin Eve
Mark Levene
Gerald KillingworthEnglish and Humanities ResearchStephen ClucasRhetorical Performances in the Prose Works of Robert Greene
Isabel Davis
Simon KingEnglish and Humanities ResearchEsther LeslieTowards a dialogical aesthetics of urban walking: Walking as method in contemporary art practice
Natalie Landaw mottEnglish and Humanities ResearchCarol WattsGleaning, Leaning and Lean Culture: On Gleanologics
Heike Bauer
Janette LeafEnglish and Humanities ResearchRoger LuckhurstLocating the Sympathetic Insect: Cultural Entomology and The Beetle
Carolyn Burdett
Alexander LeggettEnglish and Humanities ResearchFintan WalshQuirky Theatrical Practices: Autism, Advocacy and Contemporary Theatre in the UK
Torben LundEnglish and Humanities ResearchRobert ManiuraWhat do portraits reveal about the identity of Early Modern persons?
Susan Wiseman
Natalie MarlowEnglish and Humanities ResearchRichard HamblynPutting up with the Canals: A Creative-Critical Exploration of the Waterscapes of Middle England
Soo Jin Kim
Melissa MarshEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan WisemanHow is the relationship with God constructed and represented in and through psalms during the long Reformation (1530 – 1690)?
Matthew MartinEnglish and Humanities ResearchEmily SeniorNation Language Poetry as Political Resistance in the Caribbean and England
Stephen Willey
Paul MartinEnglish and Humanities ResearchJulia BellDeath of an A&R Man: An exploration into the nature and processes of A&R within the music industry through the creative non-fiction forms of memoir, biography and literary collage
Joseph Brooker
Colm Mc auliffeEnglish and Humanities ResearchJoseph BrookerRupture and Rapture:    
The Rise of “French Theory” in Britain, 1960-1975
Linda MillerEnglish and Humanities ResearchJoanne WinningMedical  Humanities Based, Creative Practice Inspired , Reflection for Health and Social Care Practitioners; Exploring  Novel approaches for  Carer Health and Well -Being
Kevin Teoh
Jennifer MoriartyEnglish and Humanities ResearchCarolyn BurdettSpirits of Modernity: Embodiment and Identity in the Victorian Afterlife
David Mcallister
Eleanor MyersonEnglish and Humanities ResearchAnthony BaleFrom Mamlūk Syria to Medieval England: Exports, Culture and the Holy Land, 1291-c.1500
Sasha MyersonEnglish and Humanities ResearchCaroline Edwards‘Subjectivity’ - analysing cyberpunk
Roger Luckhurst
Jan NawrockiEnglish and Humanities ResearchJoanne Winning
Mary NewboldEnglish and Humanities ResearchEsther LeslieAutonomy in Technologized Culture: Aesthetics of the Machine Gaze
Jeremy NewtonEnglish and Humanities ResearchCarolyn BurdettA Reappraisal of the Works of Henry Arthur Jones
Louise Owen
Ezechi OnyerionwuEnglish and Humanities ResearchMpalive MsiskaIrony and Reverse Colonialism: The Aesthetics of Humanity in the New African Migration Narrative.
Kierri PriceEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan WisemanThe Body and the Book, England 1350-1600: Manuscripts and Printed Books at Wellcome Collection
Isabel Davis
Elma Brenner
Albert Pellicer
English and Humanities ResearchWilliam RoweOscillations Between Text And Sound: A Poetics Of Timbre
Steve Willey
Masuda QureshiEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan WisemanCelestial Philosophy: Women, poetry, and natural philosophy 1600-1700
Richard Hamblyn
Andrew ReganEnglish and Humanities ResearchSue WisemanWorking in History
Jennifer ReidEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan WisemanInteractions between Oral and Literary Culture in the Early Modern Period.
Erin ReillyEnglish and Humanities ResearchAnna HartnellTowards an Ethical Culture: Social Responsibility and the Limits of Freedom in Contemporary U.S. Literature
Martin Eve
Eleonora RossiEnglish and Humanities ResearchCaroline EdwardsWomanhood, Reproduction, and Spatial Confinement in Contemporary Anglo-American Feminist Dystopias
Mark Blacklock
Aren RoukemaEnglish and Humanities ResearchRoger LuckhurstLegitimation and Enchantment: Science Fiction in the Occult Revival, 1860-1926

Peter Fifield
Nesreen SalemEnglish and Humanities ResearchMarina Warner
Frank SayiEnglish and Humanities ResearchRussell JonesLanguage, violence and Landscape in Yvonne Vera's The Stone Virgins
Jacqueline Rose
Melanie SocratesEnglish and Humanities ResearchIsabel DavisBodies, Books and Middle English Medicine
Robert StearnEnglish and Humanities ResearchSusan WisemanWriting Skill and Gender, 1650-1750
Emily Senior
Lily DunnEnglish and Humanities ResearchJulia BellNarcissism and the Media of Me: An exploration of modern ideas of the self in contemporary literature
Richard Hamblyn
Jemma StewartEnglish and Humanities ResearchAna Parejo VadilloSeeing in flowers: Eco-feminism and the Victorian Eco-Gothic
Katie StoneEnglish and Humanities ResearchCaroline EdwardsChildren are the Future: Utopianism and Childhood in Science Fiction and its Criticism
Rapeeporn SuwanbanEnglish and Humanities ResearchKatherine AngelPopular Romance and Orientalist Fantasy 1720-1921
Marina Warner
Ben ThomsonEnglish and Humanities ResearchStephen Clucas'The Virtue Politics of Cristoforo Landino's Disputationes Camaldulenses
Gillian Woods
Craig ThomsonEnglish and Humanities ResearchRoger Luckhurst“The Monstrous Lore of The People”:  The Folkloresque, Monstrosity and British & Irish Horror Literature (1846-1914)
Natalia TobinEnglish and Humanities ResearchRoger LuckhurstJack Womack's Fictions of Rupture: Body, Irony and Capital
Anna Hartnell
George TownsendEnglish and Humanities ResearchHeike BauerSame river twice: a cultural history of Parson’s Pleasure
Leslie Topp
Georgina Trevelyan-ClarkEnglish and Humanities ResearchAnthony BaleEngland’s Jews from Foxe to Prynne (1563 – 1655): physically absent yet mythologically present
Susan Wiseman
Malcolm WhiteEnglish and Humanities ResearchAnthony BaleVolunTourism: The Effects of Travel Journalism on Active Audiences
Siddharth YadavEnglish and Humanities ResearchGrace HaldenCyberPunk’s Not Dead: Mind and Identity in American Sci-Fi
Roger Luckhurst
Bozhena Zoritch
English and Humanities ResearchJoanne WinningContemporary cultural discourses and representations in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Subjectivity, Agency and Society
Felicity Callard