ANN: Seeking PhD Applicants in American Studies (Art History, Film, Literature)

The University of Hong Kong is currently accepting applications for Ph.D. students in American Studies with an emphasis in Art History, Film Studies, and/or Literature.

Application Deadline: 1 Dec 2020

The university offers competitive Ph.D. fellowships for up to HK$ 309,000 (approximately 40,000 USD; 30,500 GBP; 52,000 CAD) per year to successful applicants. Candidates with an outstanding academic record are encouraged to apply here:

For inquiries about applying to post-graduate studies at HKU please contact: Visit our website to learn about the specialities of the faculty:

The American Studies Program at The University of Hong Kong is specifically seeking Ph.D. applicants in the following areas: 

– Modern and Contemporary Art
– Visual Culture of the 20th and 21st centuries
– Latin American Literature
– Screen studies (film, television, streaming video, virtual reality film)
– Memory studies (with a focus on audio-visual narratives, e.g. film or museum)
– Cinematic virtual reality

Interested applicants may also contact Dr. Monica Steinberg (, Art History), Dr. Tim Gruenewald (, Film Studies), or Dr. Bárbara Fernández Melleda (, Literature) for questions regarding Ph.D. supervision.