The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong
Kongoffers studentships in conjunction with its Master
of Philosophy (MPhil) and  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes.  We are
looking for exceptional candidates with a strong research plan in any of the
following areas:  Chinese Modernism; Cold War and Orientalism; colonialism
and postcolonialism; cultural identity and representation; East-West
comparative literary/cultural relations; global cinemas; feminist cultural
studies; feminist film; feminist and postcolonial theories; film studies;
Frankfurt School and critical theory; French philosophy and theory; gender
and sexuality; German philosophy and theory; globalization and culture; Hong
Kong cinema and literature; Hong Kong cultural policy and cultural studies;
digital culture and new media;  literary and cultural theory/philosophy;
narrative theory; Marxisms; Maoist and post-Mao China; performance studies;
popular culture; postmodernism; problems of aesthetics; theories of
representation; third world cinemas; violence and space; women's writing and
women's studies.  The current faculty includes:  Esther Cheung, Daniel
Vukovich, Mirana May Szeto, and Gina Marchetti.

Closing date for applications for 2007-8 is January 2007.

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