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PGR Students in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures

MPhil/PhD students in our School pursue research in French, German, Italian, and Hispanic Studies (all broadly conceived), as well as in Translation and Transcultural Studies.

Name

Thesis Topic

MPhil/PhD Programme

Tim Brockmann

Perceptions of Israel in the Federal Republic of Germany (1949 to 2005): Changes in Attitudes and Shifts in Patterns of Prejudice

German Studies

Andrea Brondino

The Decline and Resilience of Irony in Post-1989 Italian Literature

Italian Studies

Rodrigo Cañete

Aids and Art in Argentina and Chile during the 1980s and early 1980s and early 1990s

Hispanic Studies

Maria Inês Castro e Silva

This is what remains. The Cinema of Peripheral Spaces in a Post-Imperial Portugal

Hispanic Studies

Esteban Catalán Muñoz

End of the World's Redux

Hispanic Studies

Meryem Choukri

Archives of Resistance - Knowledge, Memory and Experience of Feminist Activists of Colour in German

German Studies

Abigail Coppins

Women and Children from the Caribbean inside the prisoner-of war prisons of Portchester and Forton Castle, 1793-1815

French Studies

Simona Di Martino

From Flesh to Soul: The Dichotomy of the Body in Alfonso Varano, Salomone Fiorentino, and Giacomo Leopardi

Italian Studies

Kerry Gibbons

Anxiety and Existential Crisis in the Italian Fascist-era romanzo coloniale (1918-1948)

Italian Studies

Reece Goodall

Defining 21st-Century French Horror Cinema in a Global Film Economy

French Studies

Molly Harrabin

Representations of 'the other' in Weimar Cinema

German Studies

Julian Harruch Morales

The Decolonial Turn: Rationality, Modernity, and Interculturality

Hispanic Studies

Rachel Hayes

Queering Gender in Medieval French Narratives

French Studies

Sky Herington

L'ouragon du corps. Embodiment and performances of power in Sony Labou Transi's plays

French Studies

Pallavi Joshi

Raising them Alone: Single-Parent Families in French Cinema 2010-2020

French Studies

Neil Malloy

Peripheral Vision: the Aesthetics of Political Marginality in Contemporary French fiction

French Studies

Raghad Melfi

A Reception Study of Gender Representation in Saudi Feminist Films

Translation & Transcultural Studies

Franziska Müller

Fluid Borderscapes in Contemporary German-Speaking Literature

German Studies

Emanuele Podda

Émile Giraud: A Life Across Borders (1894-1965)

French Studies

Yara Staets

Coming to Terms with the Present: Non-Realist Representations of War in early post-1945 German Literature

German Studies

Anna Sophia Tabouratzidis

Narrating Future Scenarios - Exploring Present Concerns: Speculative Fictions as Laboratories of Cultural Self-Reflection

German Studies

Orane Touzet

L'indicible dans le roman contemporain antillais: Patrick Chamoiseau, Jamaica Kincaid, Earl Lovelace et Gisèle Pineau

French Studies

Silvia Vari

A Dance Between the Visible the Invisible: Fragments of (forced) Migration in Comics from Italy and the Mediterranean

Italian Studies

Alejandro Veiga-Exposito

Wound Literature: Poetics of Crisis in Spain and Venezuela

Hispanic Studies

Shaoyu Yang

Translating Traumatic Memory of Twentieth-Century China: Diasporic Literature of the 1937 Nanjing Massacre and Translation

Translation & Transcultural Studies

Zhen Yang

Refugee Narratives: World University Service's Ethiopian and Eritrean Scholarship Programmes in the Light of Current Practice

Translation & Transcultural Studies

Emiliano Zappalà

Post-Truth Narrative: Narrative Trends, Cultural Agency, and Political Commitment in Italian Literature in the Age of Post-Truth

Italian Studies

Xinyao Zhang

Feminist Translations of Virginia Woolf and Her Works in China

Translation & Transcultural Studies

Yuqing Zhang

The Reconstruction of Suspense in Early Twentieth-Century Chinese Translations of Sherlock Holmes Stories

Translation & Transcultural Studies

Di Zhao

From writing to translation, viewing the double plights of Chinese Dialect Literature through the lens of Postcolonialism

Translation & Transcultural Studies

For completed PhD theses in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, go to WRAP (Warwick Research Archive Portal), where you can find many theses on open access.

(For older theses, look on WRAP under the former departments of French Studies, German Studies, or Italian.)