Carnegie Mellon University

Catherine  Evans

Catherine Evans

Ph.D. Student

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Area of Study

PhD in Literary and Cultural Studies


My work focuses on queer, gendered, and diasporic ways of knowing within 20th and 21st-century American literature. Specifically, I examine feminist print histories, social movement coalition building, and the unruly materiality of the archive.


BA in English with a Writing Concentration, Corporate Communications, and World Literatures from Duquesne University

MA in Literary and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University


Gender and Sexuality, Print Histories, Coalition, Archival Studies, Migrant Literature


“Embodied Selves/Disembodied Subjects: Homing the Body in NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names.” Feminist Encounters: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics (2022): 1-10