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*Four MA studentships*

*French and Theatre studies*

The School of Arts and Humanities at Oxford Brookes University is
pleased to announce that 4 studentships are available for the Master by
Research in French. *The four successful MA candidates will have their
fees paid for one academic year* in return for a contractual obligation
to carry out data-transcription for six hours per week each. They will
participate in a funded research project on the Comédie-Française (Early
Modern period). To be considered for these studentships, applicants must
apply between 15th September and 10th October 2009.

*This award is open to UK and EU Students. *

The students will work closely with Dr Sabine Chaouche, Director of the
CESAR website (the dynamic database on Early Modern Theatre which
includes 400,000 data, 3,500 images and supplementary materials).

*The start date will be 1^st January 2010 or as soon as possible after
that.*

Applicants should have:

· a good first degree (normally a first or 2.1) in a relevant subject area;

· a high level of linguistic competence in French;

· two academic references;

· a sample of recent academic work written in English.

Further information about the MA by Research in French can be found at
the following electronic address:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/studying/courses/postgraduate/2010/french

Students should choose a topic related to the Early Modern period or
Theatre. Preference will be given to students with an interest in doing
a critical edition of a play; in exploring the concept of ‘the
theatrical’; in examining one aspect of the History of the
Comédie-Française; in scrutinising the links between British and French
theatres during the period.

*How to Apply:* Application is via a CV and Covering Letter to be sent
to: Graduate Office, Oxford Brookes University, Buckley Building, Gipsy
Lane Campus, OX3 0BP. This should be followed by a standard application
for postgraduate study. The application form can be found at:

http://www.brookes.ac.uk/studying/applications/direct/research

Informal enquiries can be made to Ms Charmian Hearne:
chearne@brookes.ac.uk <mailto:chearne@brookes.ac.uk>

*Closing date for applications*: 10 October 2009.

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Dr. Sabine Chaouche
Director of the CESAR Project

Senior Lecturer in French


Oxford Brookes University
School of Arts and Humanities
Gipsy Lane Campus
OXFORD OX3 0BP

Tel: (01865) 483726
http://www.cesar.org.uk
http://ah.brookes.ac.uk/staff/details/chaouche/
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