PhD students

80 records
Lastname Firstname Social University E-Mail Theme of thesis Director of thesis Defence year
Akin Banu UNIBE E-Mail Art as a space of trespass and legitimacy for female characters as creators of an alternative gender in littératures issues de la migration and Arab American literature of 21st century Professor Thomas Claviez
Allen Stephanie UNIFR E-Mail Early Modern Academic Drama Elisabeth Dutton
James McBain
Auld Aleida UNIGE E-Mail The Canonization of Early Modern Poets: Shakespeare, Spenser, Donne, and Herbert Professor Lukas Erne
BALINO Sofia UNIGE E-Mail American Chaos: Joan Didion as the "Voice of a Generation" in a Disordered Nation Simon Swift
Baublyte Kaufmann Ruta UNINE E-Mail The Architecture of space-time in the novels of Jane Austen Prof. M. Tudeau-Clayton
Behluli Sofie UNIBE E-Mail Ekphrastic Practices in the Contemporary US-American Novel Prof. Gabriele Rippl
Bergam Pellicani Marija UNIGE E-Mail Under West Indian Eyes: Representations of Europe in Derek Walcott's Poetry Dr Martin Leer
Berger Matthias UNIBE E-Mail United under the Banner of Medievalism? Medievalism and Negotiations of Swiss and British National Identities Prof. Dr Annette Kern-Stähler (University of Bern)
Prof. Dr Stephanie Trigg (University of Melbourne)
Bilkic Maida UNIBE E-Mail Mediating hate, managing change: Discourses of prejudice and conflict resolution in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina Professor Crispin Thurlow
Biolzi Roberto UNIL E-Mail War and Society in the Duchy of Savoy at the end of Middle Age (XIV-XV c.) Prof. Bernard Andenmatten
Bischof Roman UNIBE E-Mail Between Neurons and the Self: Concepts of Consciousness, Identity and Reality in Representations of Mental Illness in Anglophone Novels Since 1950 Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
Blair Hazel UNIL E-Mail Region and Nation in Late Medieval Devotion to Northern English Saints (FNS project). Prof. Denis Renevey
Bollinger Claudine UNIBE E-Mail Between Fact and Fiction: Altered Cognition in Contemporary Speculative Literature Prof. Dr. Virginia Richter
Boulat Kira UNIFR E-Mail
Bourgeois Samuel UNINE E-Mail Discourse Marker Use in Written Genres Dr. Martin Hilpert
Comer Joseph UNIBE E-Mail Dr Crispin Thurlow
Darcy Mark UNIGE E-Mail Satanic Epistemologies from Marlowe to Milton
Denissen Diana UNIL E-Mail Late Medieval Religiosity in England: The Evidence of Late Fourteenth and Fifteenth Century Devotional Compilations Denis Renevey
Dessau Lily UNIGE E-Mail Do 'we have to think with Gaia'? Readdressing the Poet's relationship with nature in the 'Anthropocene' (provisional title) Professor Simon Swift
Escherle Nora Anna UNIBE E-Mail Narratives of Religious Alterity: Religion and Violence in contemporary South Asian Anglophone Novels Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
Prof. Dr. Thomas Claviez
Fabrin Elena UNIGE E-Mail Christopher Marlowe and the Rhetoric of Renaissance Authorship Prof. Lukas Erne
Gallo Anna UNIBE E-Mail Language variation among Anglo-Italians in Bristol [Provisional title] Prof. Dr. David Britain (University of Bern)
Prof. Cristina Pennarola (University of Naples "Federico II")
Gomes Correia Ana UNIL E-Mail Representations of gendered military identity Prof. Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
Gutmans Patricia UNIBE E-Mail The Roman Catholic Church in Frances Trollope's Novels Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl
Hedegard Hannah UNIBE E-Mail Variation in isolated varieties of English David Britain
Hegedüs Kader UNIL E-Mail Donne's narrative of space: geographical, astronomical and spatial dimensions of John Donne's poetry Dr. Kirsten Stirling
Heim Cécile UNIL E-Mail Denaturalizing the Law: Sexual Violence, Race and the Land in Native American Crime Fiction's Negotiation of Justice and the Law Agnieszka Soltysik-Monnet
Valérie Cossy
Heim Matthias UNINE E-Mail Shakespeare on Film: Looking through Space and Time Prof. Margaret Tudeau-Clayton
Hughes Roxane UNIL E-Mail Footbinding in America: Towards a Feminist Disability Study of the Literary and Artistic Representations of the Bound Foot in the United States Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
JACKSON Honor UNINE E-Mail Malleable Spheres and Diverse Subject: Utopia and dystopia in Early Modern England Emma Depledge
Jaroski Vanessa UNIBE E-Mail English Languages and Literatures Dr. Crispin Thurlow
Jobin Anne UNINE E-Mail Mapping out Space in the Fiction of Anishinaabe writers Dr. David Stirrup, University of Kent
Jones Patrick UNIGE E-Mail The philosophical significance of Henry James's late style, particularly in relation to Martin Heidegger. Simon Swift
Kopaitich Ryan UNIBE E-Mail Prof. Dr. Thomas Claviez
Kuske Eva UNIBE E-Mail Micronesian English Prof. Dr. David Britain
Laughery Vincent UNIL E-Mail Metaphor and Agency in Shakespeare's Tragedies Kevin Curran
Leonhardt Tobias UNIBE E-Mail Kiribati English: History, Structure and Linguistic Development Prof. David Britain
Lindholm Philip UNIL E-Mail Synaesthesia in Literature of the Romantic Period Prof. Rachel Falconer
Loesch Juliette UNIL E-Mail Dancing between Languages and Art Forms: The Transcreative Dynamics of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé from the Page to the Stage Prof. Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère
Loetscher Audrey UNIL E-Mail The US Politics of Unsustainability: National Identity and the Genealogy of Unsustainable Environmental Practices and Discourse Prof. Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
Prof. Christian Arnsperger
Lynch Sara UNIBE E-Mail Micronesian Englishes Prof. David Britain
Madhour Ola UNIFR E-Mail Prof. Dr. Thomas Austenfeld
Magnin Jeremie UNINE E-Mail Swiss Guestbook Project: Spatial Practices and the Performance of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Swiss Hotel Guestbooks Prof. Patrick Vincent
Prof. Kevin James, University of Guelph, Canada
Mapes Gwynne UNIBE E-Mail Food and material culture; Elite discourse; Critical Discourse Analysis; Social Semiotics; Multimodality Professor Crispin Thurlow
Marchi Viola UNIBE E-Mail Postmodern Literature and the Ethics of the Impersonal Prof. Dr. Thomas Claviez
Marenzi Elisa UNIBE E-Mail [Working title]: "Variation in Australian English - Exploring the emergence of ethnolects in the Italian community in Melbourne" David Britain
Marshall Camille UNIL E-Mail The Towneley Scriptural Plays: Playing, Doubting and Compiling Divine Acts in Late Medieval and Early Modern England Denis Renevey
Mathier Marion UNIBE E-Mail Working title: In their own words: Young Swiss people’s communication ideologies and media ecologies – implications for educators Professor Crispin Thurlow, Department of English at the University of Bern.
McKenzie Oran UNIGE E-Mail Contemporary poetry Dr. Martin Leer
Mettler Laura UNIBE - Emergent varieties in Micronesia: English in the Republic of Nauru Prof. Dr. David Britain
Michoux Anne-Claire UNINE E-Mail Romantic Fiction, Simplicity, and the Formation of the British Nation Prof. Patrick Vincent
Moling Martin UNIFR E-Mail "How Does It Feel?": Rock Music in American Fiction Writing, 1961-2011 Prof. Thomas Austenfeld
Neuenschwander Christoph UNIBE E-Mail Contact, Mobility and Authenticity: Language Ideologies in Creolisation David Britain
Nisbet Rachel UNIL E-Mail Rivers, Navigating Doubled Terrain: connecting literary and geological texts Rachel Falconer
Oudesluijs Tino UNIL E-Mail Language Variation and Change in Coventry between 1400-1700 Prof. Anita Auer
Ozols Davis UNIFR E-Mail Project title: "Biased communication: the cognitive pragmatics of fallacies" Director of thesis: Didier Maillat (University of Fribourg)
Co-Director of thesis: Louis de Saussure (University of Neuchâtel)
Pereira Domínguez Laura UNIGE E-Mail Gestures in medieval literature. Guillemette Bolens
Pernet Sonia UNIL E-Mail Divine Aqueducts: Fluid Imagery in the Sermons of John Donne Kirsten Stirling
Player Amy UNIL E-Mail Nan Shepherd, Kathleen Jamie and the Tradition of Scottish New Nature Writing Prof. Rachel Falconer
Preuss Stefanie UNIBE E-Mail A Scottish National Canon? Processes of Literary Canon Formation in Scotland Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl (Bern)
Prof. Dr. Frank Kelleter (Göttingen)
Rakhimov Azamat UNIGE E-Mail Shakespeare in Russia: Censorship and Editorial Practices Prof. Lukas Erne
Reilly Andy UNIL E-Mail Seventeenth-Century London Comedies and Digital Humanities (Provisional) Kevin Curran
Reynolds Sean UNIL E-Mail The Compulsion to Translate: Dead Languages and the Poet-Translator in Postwar America Agnieszka Soltysik
Kalliopi Nikolopoulou, University at Buffalo, New York
Schindler Kilian UNIFR E-Mail Religious Toleration in Early Modern English Drama Prof. Indira Ghose
Prof. Lukas Erne
Schnebelen Florence UNIGE E-Mail Paradigmes de l'expérience dans la littérature anglaise, allemande et française du romantisme émergent (1795-1819) Registered in France : Prof. Bernard Franco (Comparative Literature, Paris Sorbonne Université)
Sempere Anindita UNINE E-Mail Poetics and Place: Mediating Deep Engagement with New Places in Twentieth Century American Literature Professor Patrick Vincent
Skibo-Birney Bryn UNIGE E-Mail Writing Between "the Human" and "the Animal" in Contemporary North American Literature Prof. Deborah L. Madsen
SKUTHORPE Elizabeth UNIGE E-Mail The functions of the dead in Old Norse-Icelandic literature
STONCIKAITE IEVA UNIFR E-Mail No Fear of Flying after Sixty: Sexuality, Gender and Creativity in the Works of Erica Jong Dr Thomas Austenfeld
Thiel Anja UNIBE E-Mail Phonetic Irregularities in Upstate New York: Indexicality in the Northern Cities Shift and Low Back Merger in Ogdensburg, NY David Britain
Tresch Laura UNIBE E-Mail Contact, mobility and authenticity: language ideologies in koineisation David Britain
Tyagi Shruti Saxena UNIL E-Mail Dr. Boris Vejdovsky
Vuk Martina UNIFR E-Mail Friendship with people with disabilities as a form of mutual transformation (theological and ethical perspectives) Thierry Collaud
Walz Marie Emilie UNIL E-Mail When The Faerie Queene Enters The Bloody Chamber. Comparing Edmund Spenser's and Angela Carter's Fiction. Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère
Weeks Nicholas UNIGE E-Mail Artistic Syntheses: A Kinesic Approach to Beckett's Plays in the Context of Modernism Prof. Guillemette Bolens
Dr. Martin Leer
Wright Edward UNIBE E-Mail PHD begins Autumn 2017. No title as yet. Professor Gabriel Rippl
TBA
Wright Oliver UNIGE E-Mail Climbing the Dark Mountain: Geography & the Anthropocene in the Work of Thomas Pynchon Martin Leer
Zanella Patrizia UNIFR E-Mail The Border-Crossing Fiction of Louise Erdrich and other North American Indian writers Thomas Austenfeld
Zein Najat UNIL E-Mail English in the Expanding Circle: the case of Morocco Prof. Jürg Schwyter
Zurbrügg Aurélie UNIFR E-Mail Writing on Walls: Message, Mediality, and Modes of Address Prof. Thomas Austenfeld