Find a research supervisor in nineteenth century studies

Staff in the Department of Modern Languages who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of nineteenth century studies.

Professor Helen Abbott

Professor Helen Abbott

Professor of Modern Languages
Head of School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

  • words/music relations (including aesthetics, translation, adaptation, and performance)
  • poetry and poetics (especially nineteenth-century French, and metre, accentuation, versification)
  • voice/performance in relation to literary texts
  • the role of digital media in researching texts and performances (music, theatre, readings)

Dr Paola Cori

Lecturer in Modern Languages

I am Lecturer in Modern Languages and I teach across the entire provision of Core modules for the Italian programme. I am also the Italian coordinator for the LfA programme. I specialize in nineteenth-century literature, philosophy and philosophy of language and I have devoted a large part of my research to Giacomo Leopardi. I am also interested in contemporary thought, as well as psychological ...

Dr Elystan Griffiths

Dr Elystan Griffiths

Reader in Modern Languages

  • German literature, history and culture of the 18th and 19th centuries
  • Pastoral and utopian writing
  • German-language cinema, all periods

Dr Berny Sèbe

Dr Berny Sèbe

Senior Lecturer in colonial and post-colonial studies

  • Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
  • British and French imperial history
  • Decolonisation and the End of Empire
  • Colonial memory
  • Nineteenth and Twentieth French History

Dr Andrew Watts

Dr Andrew Watts

Reader in French Studies
Head of Education, LCAHM

Adaptation theory and practice; French cinema; contemporary European cinema.

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