The department has had repeated success in securing financial support for MRes students. Particular areas of research specialism include:
- the American Enlightenment
- antebellum slavery and politics
- antebellum writing
- the history of the South
- media cultures, cinema and literature of the American South
- post-1945 foreign policy, especially US relations with South East Asia and the Kennedy/Johnson administrations
- Neoconservatism and the political far right
- post-1945 intellectual history
- labour and the US penal system
- race, culture and the Civil Rights Movement
- Hispanic migrant communities.
- African-American painting and photography
- the culture, film and literature of the American South
- slave and captivity narratives
- 19th century print cultures
- new social movements and political culture (including fiction)
- the study of decades in American culture (especially the 1960s, 1980s and 1990s)
- Canadian literature
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The department offers you:
- advanced research training
- expert supervision (each student is allocated two supervisors)
- frequent reviews and feedback on progress
- departmental research seminars/work in progress sessions
- well-equipped work bases, with excellent library and IT facilities
- support for research trips and conference attendance, inter-library loan
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies View 485 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject.
International17550 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17550 GBP per year and a duration of .
EU/EEA4327 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4327 GBP per year and a duration of .
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