Currently browsing category

Small Grants, Page 2

sotonDH provides small grants for PhD students at the University of Southampton. Contact sotonDH for the application process. Some of our recently funded projects are described here.

sotonDH Small Grants: English accents and identity – Post 1

sotonDH Small Grants: English accents and identity – Post 1 by Fan Fang English is used worldwide as an international language for speakers of different languages and cultural backgrounds. My PhD project looks at the attitudes of Chinese university teachers’ and students’ towards their own and other English accents in the framework of English as a lingua franca (ELF), and explores how their attitudes towards different accents might affect their identity. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 1

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 1 by Darrell Gibson Introduction The phrase “sound design” first started being used in the film industry in the 1970s [1].  Since this time it has been used in many different contexts and now means different things, to different people so it is worth clarifying its context here. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt – Post 1

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo (1842) and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt (1843) – Post 1 by Marilyn Mallia I am a 3rd year PhD student in Modern Languages, and my thesis investigates the uses French writer George Sand makes of the English Gothic Novel in her novels.   'Intertextuality' of this comparative kind lends itself to electronic visualisation. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Medieval Palaeography and the Digital World – Post 1

sotonDH Small Grants: Medieval Palaeography and the Digital World – Post 1 by Jacopo Mazzeo I am a second year PhD student in Musicology. My main subject is Medieval Palaeography which is a discipline that studies ancient musical notations. I usually work with high quality digital images: these are basically pictures taken from medieval manuscripts where I find music that I have to decode and sometimes translate into modern notation. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Introducing ‘Mapping Libel Performance in Early Modern Devon’

Accounts of early modern libel survive in the Star Chamber records, from which I have transcribed the Devon cases; these libels, I argue, should be seen as public performances and analysed in light of this. Having received a SotonDH grant, work has begun on a digital mapping resource which aims to present instances of performance-based libel from the county of Devon alongside key features of the contemporary landscape in order to demonstrate their performance nature. Continue reading →