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Andrew Erlandson

Andrew Erlandson has earned an honorable mention for the inaugural C19 Rising Scholar Prize. The Rising Scholars Prize is given by C19: the Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists to a young scholar who presents the most noteworthy paper at the Society’s biennial conference. Andrew’s paper _Intemperate Reform: Crip Associations in Walt Whitman’s Franklin Evans_ treats the unexpected, queer associations formed through alcoholism in Whitman’s temperance novel and offers, through disability studies, a counter narrative to scholarly perspectives on nineteenth-century reform movements. The paper will serve as part of Andrew's dissertation on the relationships between disability and democracy in nineteenth-century America. Congratulations, Andrew!
Andrew Erlandson
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