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Charlotte Willis

Charlotte Willis
Graduate Assistant
Ph.D. Candidate, English

Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458

Charlotte Willis

Texas Christian University - Master's 
West Texas A&M University - Undergraduate

Areas of Interest
I am theorizing the ways that disability impacts the pastoral ideal in American literature about the home.

Presentations at professional national or international conferences
• “’His little love was a tree, of course:’ Paul D and the Trees in Beloved.” CEA Annual Conference.  San Antonio, Texas.  April 2006.  •  “Myth and History in Michelle Cliff’s Free Enterprise." ACWWS Bi-Annual Conference.  St. George, Grenada.  May 2008.  • “’[T]o return a meaning that had been lost to the world’: Postmodern Language and the Search for Meaning in DeLillo’s Mao II .“ Fordham GEA Annual Conference.  October 2008.

Related Professional Experience
• Editorial Intern, Fordham Press.  January 2011-present. Preparing manuscripts for publication. Copyright. • Associate Editor, descant.  Texas Christian University, 2006-07.  Literary journal.

Other awards, honors, and/or activities
• Teaching Fellowship, Fordham University, 2011-2012. Declined in favor of editorial internship. • Graduate Fellowship, Fordham University, 2007-2011. • Tuition Scholarship and stipend, Texas Christian University, 2005-2007.

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