We offer PhD supervision in a wide range of disciplines within the area of Hispanic and Latin American Studies, with staff expertise which spans literary and cultural studies, visual culture and history related to Spain and Spanish America.
Our research areas include, but are not limited to:
- Literature and culture in Spain and Spanish America from the sixteenth-century to the present day
- History of Latin America (especially Cuba)
- Intellectual history of Spain and Latin America
- Visual culture of Spain and Spanish America (cinema and painting)
Major Department links
- Centre for Research on Cuba – we host this dedicated research group, that brings together post-doctoral and postgraduate researchers working on Cuba from across the University.
- Hennessy Collection – this unique archive of Cuban periodicals from the 1960s through to the 1990s is based in the Department.
- Centre for the Study of Post Conflict Societies - bringing together academic staff and research students to form an interdisciplinary nucleus for discussion and published work on cultures which have emerged in the aftermath of conflict.
Attending research seminars and special lectures will be an important part of your doctoral journey. You will also have the opportunity to deliver papers of your own. The culmination of your work will be a thesis that makes a significant contribution to research of the Hispanic world.
The University of Nottingham is one of eight universities making up the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C). The partnership provides funding and training to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers.