Emma Evans

MA Candidate


Areas of Interest

  • Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Irish Literature
  • Twentieth and Twenty-First Century English Literature
  • Critical Disability Studies 


My emerging research traces the language used to discuss disability in English and Irish literature from about 1945–Present to understand how historical and cultural contexts influence representations of disability and what that means for disabled subjects. 

List of Publications

“‘An Old Black Woman, Homeless and Indistinct’ and ‘Zora of Orange County’ as Patriarchal Subjects,” 16th I@Q Conference Proceedings, Volume 16, Section XIV, 2022.