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Caribbean Studies (MA by Research)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The University of Warwick offers the MA by Research in Caribbean Studies. Join the Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies in stimulating teaching and research on the Caribbean. Through an interdisciplinary approach you will produce a research project with a cross-cultural perspective, with supervision from field experts.

Course Overview

At the start of the academic year, you will be welcomed by our Centre. You will work with your supervisor to create a calendar plan for the year that is bespoke for you and your studies. Through independent research and regular meetings with your supervisor(s) you will develop your research project.

The final goal of the MA by Research is the production of your thesis. You will write 40,000 words (excluding footnotes, bibliography and appendices) on a topic of your choice.

Research Themes

Current areas of research expertise are: Slavery and empire in the 18th and 19th centuries; Caribbean maritime worlds and networks; white identities; Caribbean writing in French and Spanish; postcolonial Caribbean texts; pre-1900 English Caribbean literatures; women's writing and feminist theory; disaster law and culture; slavery and law; the Haitian Revolution; postcolonial studies, world literature, literary and cultural theory; gender and slavery; enslaved runaways and maroons. Students will be supervised by faculty members with expertise in these areas.

Teaching and Learning

You will develop your research project through a combination of independent research and regular meetings with your supervisor(s). The supervisory relationship is at the heart of your research. Your supervisor(s) are experts in their field who will guide you throughout your degree and will agree upon a programme of reading, research and writing with you.

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

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