PhD student, Graduate Teaching Associate
Hannah Widdifield is a doctoral student with concentrations in Modernism, Critical Theory, and Disability Studies
- Transatlantic Modernism
- Critical Theory
- Disability Studies
- M.A. Literature, Criticism, and Text. Studies, University of Tennessee, 2015
- B.A. English, Coastal Carolina University, 2013
- Graduate Students in English, Chair, Fall 2018-Spring 2019
- Graduate Students in English, Vice-Chair, Fall 2017-Spring 2018
- Graduate Student Senate Liaison, University of Tennessee, Fall 2016-Spring 2017
- Fiction Reader, Grist Journal, Summer-Fall 2017
- Poetry Reader, Grist Journal, Fall 2015-Fall 2016
- COFHA Student Advisory Council, Coastal Carolina University, 2011-2012
Awards, Honors & Grants
- University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Fellowship, 2015-
- John C. Hodges Fellowship, 2013-2014
- Paul Rice Broadside Poetry Award, Spring 2012
- Palmetto Fellow’s Scholarship, 2009-2013
- Coastal Carolina President’s Scholarship, 2009-2013
“Disability Roundtable Discussion: Accessibility Beyond Academia,” NEXUS Conference, Knoxville Tennessee, March 1-3, 2018.
- “A Modern Death: Euthanasia and Disability in Edith Wharton’s The Fruit of the Tree,” NEMLA, Baltimore, March 2017.
- “Dismantling the Design: Queer Bodies without Temporality in Absalom, Absalom!,” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, February 2017.
- “Disability as Spectacle in Nathanael West’s A Cool Million,” NEXUS Conference, Knoxville Tennessee, March 3-5, 2016.
- “Faulty Machines: The Disabled Body and the Industrial Revolution,” Phi Alpha Theta Carolinas Regional Meeting, Greenville, South Carolina, March 22-23, 2013.