[csaa-forum] CCLCS Monash University, Melbourne: Graduate Studies in Comparative Literature, Literary and Cultural Theory, Continental Philosophy
Andrew.Milner at arts.monash.edu.au
Wed Oct 8 09:38:32 CST 2008
CENTRE FOR COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES
GRADUATE STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE, LITERARY & CULTURAL THEORY,
The Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies is an
interdisciplinary research centre, specialising in Comparative
Literature, Literary and Cultural Theory, and Continental Philosophy.
CCLCS offers the PhD degree by research only and by research and
coursework, an MA degree by research, an MA in Critical Theory by
coursework and research and a PG Diploma (Research) in Critical Theory.
The postgraduate subjects taught cover the work of critical and cultural
theorists such as Adorno, Benjamin, Bourdieu, Deleuze, Derrida,
Foucault, Irigaray, Jameson, Kristeva, Said, Spivak, Williams and Žižek.
Check the Centre’s website for further details:
CCLCS provides the following resources to candidates enrolled in its
• Regular research seminars
• Postgraduate workstations
• Financial support for conferences and fieldwork
• Colloquy a fully-refereed postgraduate journal
• An annual Postgraduate Colloquium.
For copies of the 2009 CCLCS Graduate Studies Prospectus contact: Ms
Gail Ward, Executive Officer, Tel. (03) 9905 2208, email:
Gail.Ward at arts.monash.edu.au
POSTGRADUATE SCOLARSHIPS FOR RESEARCH ON UTOPIA, DYSTOPIA AND SCIENCE
The Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies invites
applicants for ARC Discovery Postgraduate Research Awards (for either
PhD or MA candidates) to undertake research on utopia, dystopia and
science fiction. Possible research projects include: utopia, dystopia
and theology in Bloch, Benjamin and Adorno; post-structuralism and
utopianism from Deleuze to Negri; utopia and science fiction in Jameson
and Williams; culture and ecology in the Australian utopian imagination;
myth, religion and utopia. Scholarship: Tax-free stipend of $20,007 pa
(2008) plus project support funding. Applicants must have a First Class
Honours degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualifications,
and an interest in the research area.
TOP UP SCHOLARSHIPS
In 2009 the Centre will offer several top up scholarships of $10,000 pa
to students who commence work on a PhD in the Centre and who hold an
APA. These will be offered to students who want to work with the
Centre’s leading research scholars on nominated topics. Topics and
supervisor are listed below.
Professor Andrew Benjamin: 1) Walter Benjamin; 2) Philosophy and the
Visual Arts, epecially work on painting; 3) Philosophical aspects of
19th and 20th Century Jewish Thought, especially Rosenzweig and Levinas.
Professor Andrew Milner: 1) Pierre Bourdieu, Fredric Jameson, Raymond
Williams; 2) Utopia and Dystopia in Science Fiction; 3) Sociological
Approaches to Literature, especially Cultural Materialism.
Associate Professor Kate Rigby: 1) Ecophilosophy, Ecocriticism and
Ecotheology; 2) Romanticism in European Literature; 3) German Literature
and Critical Theory.
Dr Alison Ross: 1) Rancière’s Critique of Modernism; 2) Kant’s Moral and
Aesthetic Philosophy; 3) Michel Foucault.
For further details contact: Professor Andrew Milner, Graduate
Coordinator, Tel (03) 9905 2979, email: Andrew.Milner at arts.monash.edu.au
Applications close 31 October 2008.
Professor Andrew Milner
Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies
Phone: (61) (3) 9905 2979
Fax: (61) (3) 9905 5593
Email: Andrew.Milner at arts.monash.edu.au
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