About

Hannah C. Griggs is currently a first year PhD student at Emory University in Atlanta. She holds an MA in English literature from Boston College and a BA in English literature and Spanish from Loyola University New Orleans. Her research focuses on nineteenth and twentieth century American literature, the U.S. South, and foodways. She explores representations of consumption, leisure, and excess in the literature of the American South, broadly defined.

Recent Work

Forthcoming 2019, “Jim Crow, Mardi Gras, and the Ojen Cocktail,” inĀ Southern Comforts: Drinking and the U.S. South, LSU Press

August 2017, “Mapping Prohibition: The Challenges of Digitally (Re)creating Historical Spaces,” Poster Session at DH2017 Montreal

February 2017, “How New Orleans’s Favorite Mardi Gras Cocktail Was Saved From Extinction,” The Atlantic

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