MemberElizabeth Gardner

…Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL); South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA); Modern Language Association (MLA); Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW); Pop Culture Association (PCA)…

Elizabeth Gardner is a PhD Candidate at Louisiana State University. Her research area includes southern women writers of the 20th and 21st centuries. In particular, Elizabeth is interested in depictions of community in these texts. Elizabeth is currently president of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature’s Emerging Scholars Organization, and she begins work this fall as LSU’s University Writing Program Assistant Director.

MemberJosh-Wade Ferguson

Modern Language Association (MLA)
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
Canadian Association for American Studies (CAAS)
Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL)
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
Golden Key International Honors Society…

Currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Mississippi. My current project focuses on the influence of African American culture in transnational multi-ethnic blues literature. My research and teaching interests include Anglo-North American literatures of the 20th century, African American literature, US Southern literature, and film studies.