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Sebastian Williams is a PhD candidate at Purdue University. He studies English literature, with a focus in modernism and bioethics.


PhD – Purdue University (in progress)

MA – Wright State University, 2016

Certificate of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies – Wright State University, 2016

BA – Heidelberg University, 2013


“Rogue Bodies: Disabled Antiheroes and the Pop-Culture Saga in Vikings.” (co-authored with Alexander Long). Journal of Popular Culture, forthcoming 2020.

“The Gothic Grotesque: Disability and Monstrosity in Faulkner’s Sanctuary. ” Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, vol. 13, no. 4, forthcoming 2019.

“Silence and Mediation: Narrative Form in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India.” South Asian Review, DOI:

“Contaminated Salts and Volatile Ethers: Jekyll and Hyde and the Pharmacy Act.” Journal of Stevenson Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, Fall 2016, pp. 149-66.



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