Comics-related PhD studentship offered at University of Leicester

The Department of Media and Communication at the University of Leicester has a PhD studentship available to potential students interested in working on projects about seriality and media texts.

This can cover texts from film and television but also other media such as music, radio and art/graphic novels.

The Department are particularly interested to hear from potential students interested in working on cross-media texts.

The deadline is quite short but this is a re-advertisement so if you or anyone you know might be interested in this studentship do encourage them to apply.

The deadline is 27th June 2014 but the Department says it is happy to receive enquiry emails from anyone with any interest in advance and provide advice.

• Follow this link to apply and find further information: http://www2.le.ac.uk/study/research/funding/media-seriality

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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