[csaa-forum] Scholarship for Phd/DCA in Writing in the New Media Arts

Maria Angel M.Angel at uws.edu.au
Thu Mar 10 16:12:09 CST 2011

Could you please post this advertisement for a Phd/DCA scholarship associated with an ARC project titled "Creative Nation: Writers and Writing in the New Media Arts'. Flyer attached.

PhD/DCA Scholarship ARC Discovery Postgraduate Research Award

Creative Nation: Writers and Writing in the New Media Arts

The Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney is seeking a doctoral student to undertake an Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project.

About the Project

The project explores the remediation of literary genres and practices in digital writing. The ARC project maps a crucial period of transition from print to electronic forms in writing and the creative arts, analysing principles and practices of writers, forms of authorship and agency, and developing critical and theoretical concepts to describe new forms of reading and writing as they are practiced in the new media arts.


The successful applicant should:  Hold an excellent Bachelor Honours degree in a relevant field, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience  Be committed to involvement in the development of an annotated directory of Australian Writing in New Media Art  Some experience in more than one of the following areas:

Genre Theory

Visual culture and visual analysis

Electronic Literature

Digital Art

What does the scholarship provide?

 Tax free stipend of $32,222 per annum and a funded place in the doctoral degree  Funding is also available for project costs and conference travel

Need more information?

 Contact Dr Maria Angel for enquries relating to the project: m.angel at uws.edu.au<mailto:m.angel at uws.edu.au>  Contact the Research Training, Policy and Programs Officer for enquiries relating to enrolment and scholarships:

Ms Sandra Lawrence: sg.lawrence at uws.edu.au<mailto:sg.lawrence at uws.edu.au>  Find out more about the research being undertaken in the Writing and Society Research Group at


How to apply

Submit an application form and CV by the closing date. The application form can be downloaded from the web: www.uws.edu.au/research/scholarships


Dr Maria Angel
Senior Lecturer
School of Communication Arts
University of Western Sydney
Locked Bag 1797

ph (02) 9852 5152
fax (02) 9852 5424

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