The Doctor of Letters allows further specialization in the field of letters which, essentially, that of literature, language and textual, visual and discursive practices (including theater, cinema, philosophy, history of art and media discourse).
PhD Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences in Rimouski in Canada. The Doctor of Letters allows further specialization in the field of letters which, essentially, that of literature, language and textual, visual and discursive practices (including theater, cinema, philosophy, history of art and media discourse).
It aims to train students who can contribute to increased knowledge of critical, historical, methodological and theoretical, and, thereby, contribute to the integration of disciplines, with literary studies, share the letters of the field.
Offered jointly with the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi and the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, this program brings together 23 research professors and researchers-creators whose specializations cover all the topics and approaches of literary studies.
The Doctor of Letters offers two options: literary analysis and writing and includes a thesis of 72 credits.
The teaching team conducts research and research-creation structured around the bearing axles letters of programs at three levels: creation, literary culture, approaches and methods. Research show a concern for complementarity both in terms of time that objects and methods.
Tale, story, novel, poetry, haiku, story, theater, pedagogy and philosophy of creation.
French literature of the Old Regime (XVI-XVIII centuries), the writings of the New France, Quebec and French literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, contemporary literature.
Approaches and Methods
Geocriticism, literary history, intertextuality, language, myth criticism and mythanalysis, narrative, onomastics, poetic collection of poetic genres, psychoanalysis, rhetoric, semantics, semiotics and discourse analysis.
The dynamism of research in letters at UQAR is reflected in the diversity and quality of ongoing and completed projects.
collective analysis of titles and works by Magritte
Archaeology of superstition (XVI-XVIII centuries)
Digital Library of rare books kept in Eastern Quebec
Novelists writing about the novel
Critical edition of the complete works of Louis Hennepin and La Salle
Euphoria and dysphoria in literary texts
Women, rhetoric and eloquence in the Old Regime
Henry III (1574-1589) and the ideal of the omnipotence of eloquence
HERCULES-XVI: treatises on rhetoric and poetics of the sixteenth century
Intertextuality and memory in contemporary literature
Joseph-Charles Taché polygraph
The explorean in the poetic opus of Claude Gauvreau
Jean de Préchac or the story of a gallant writer
The dramaturgical dimension of the new French seventeenth century
Posted a corpus of Témiscouata (correspondence Bernier missionary priest)
Landscapes and identities in contemporary North American literatures
Poetics of the short story collection
Practices, and ethical values in the francophone literary creation
Proust and melancholy
Training to superiors in letters cycles can be advantageous for a position of leadership in several areas, for a senior position in the public service or to access postsecondary teaching jobs:
college education (2nd cycle);
university education (3rd cycle);
direction in the research community and publishing;
Executive scholarly journal or literary collection;
management position in the public service (provincial and federal);
Research Officer at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BANK) or other major libraries;
professional research for university research projects in the humanities;
etc. And of course, there are creative writing! Dozens of our graduates have to their credit a book or books published by renowned publishers.
The overall objective of letters joint PhD program is as follows: open to master's holders the opportunity to pursue a doctoral specialization in the field of letters which, essentially, that of literature, language, and textual, visual and discursive practices that use it (including theater, cinema, philosophy, art history, media discourses).
These master holders will thus contribute to increased knowledge of critical, historical, methodological and theoretical studies in literary, textual and discourse, and thereby contribute to the integration of disciplines, with literary studies, share the field letters.
The program also includes more specific nature of objectives, which were grouped according to that we can associate them with scientific and educational settings.
contribute to advancing theoretical, methodological, critical and historical letters in the field;
help organize, systematize and integrate knowledge and new achievements in the field of letters, developing disciplines that allow to articulate the various objects around the letters of the field of literary texts;
promote increased expertise in the field of letters.
develop the capacity to assimilate diverse disciplinary backgrounds knowledge;
increase capacity to relate different perspectives in the study of an object belonging to the letters of the field;
increase the ability to form and effectively disseminate knowledge generated by research activities and research and creation;
develop the ability to link research and research-creation with other research and previous research and contemporary creation that continued and continues in the field of letters.
This program is jointly managed by UQAR, UQAC and UQTR.