PhD scholarships – Call for Applicants

The Irish Research Council has published its call for PhD scholarship applications (deadline: 02 November 2016). See here for further information.

The CTTS is interested in hearing from well-qualified, interested applicants who wish to apply for an IRC scholarship in the topics listed below. If you have a Master’s degree (with distinction or equivalent), or an undergraduate degree (with at least 2:1 or equivalent), please directly contact potential supervisors, as indicated below, to discuss your application. Please do this as soon as possible as late enquiries cannot be supported.

Topics of Interest to CTTS

  • Irish translation history
  • Translation and ecology
  • Translation and travel writing
  • Representations of translation in popular culture (e.g. the interpreter in Game of Thrones)

For any of the topics listed above, please contact Prof. Michael Cronin directly: michael.cronin[at]dcu.ie

  • Translating literature for children or young adults
  • Literary (re)translation, particularly works from French and German into English

For any of the topics listed above, please contact Dr. Áine McGillicuddy directly: aine.mcgillicuddy[at]dcu.ie

  • Reception studies in the context of multimodality and media
  • Sensory language (including onomatopoeia) and non-verbal communication
  • Epistemic vigilance and community
  • Affective communication

For any of the topics listed above, please contact Dr. Ryoko Sasamoto directly: ryoko.sasamoto[at]dcu.ie