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Fwd: PhD scholarship - History of the Book et al.



>From: Sydney Shep <sydney.shep@VUW.AC.NZ>
>Subject:      PhD scholarship - History of the Book et al.
>To: SHARP-L@LISTSERV.INDIANA.EDU
>
>Greetings!
>
>Victoria University of Wellington is offering a special 3-year PhD
>scholarship commencing in 2000 to honour the research interests of the late
>Professor Emeritus Don F. McKenzie. The successful candidate will use the
>rich primary holdings of the Alexander Turnbull Library as well as other
>specialist archives in Wellington, in any of the following areas of study:
>bibliography and the history of the book; literary history; Renaissance
>drama; or New Zealand theatre / theatre history. The Alexander Turnbull
>Library holds the nation's collection of books, photos, letters, drawings,
>maps, music and sound recordings which document New Zealand and Pacific
>history. Other significant holdings are the major research collection on
>John Milton and his times, a selection of illuminated manuscripts, and New
>Zealand's largest
>collection of early printed books and fine printing. The Wellington Theatre
>Archive at VUW and the recently established NZ Theatre Archive in
>Wellington also have essential resources.
>
>The scholarship is NZ$12,000 per annum. Scholars who are permanent
>residents of New Zealand and Australia will, in addition to the scholarship
>emulment, also be provided with the full cost of their tuition fees and an
>allowance towards the cost of producing the thesis. International
>candidates will be responsible for tuition fees of between
>NZ$10,250-NZ$13,000 per annum and must confirm their ability to cover this
>cost. First offers are made in late December.
>
>*** The deadline for expressions of interest is 1 October 1999 (NZ time),
>so PLEASE register your interest quickly with the VUW Scholarships Officer,
>Maureen Penning via e-mail on <maureen.penning@vuw.ac.nz> and an
>application packet will be sent out forthwith. ***
>
>Please circulate this message as widely as possible.
>
>
>Yours in print
>
>
>Dr. Sydney J. Shep, The Printer & Research Fellow
>Wai-te-ata Press
>1st floor, Central Services Building
>Victoria University of Wellington
>P.O. Box 600, Wellington
>NEW ZEALAND
>
>e-mail:  sydney.shep@vuw.ac.nz
>
>****NEW****phone:   +64-4-463-5784
>****NEW****fax:          +64-4-463-5446
>
>internet:  http://www.vuw.ac.nz/wtapress/

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