BA of English Literature, Auburn University, 2017
Hannah (they/them) is a scholar of Black and African American literature and film of the 20th and 21st centuries with a scholarly focus on Black LGBTQ film, literature, and archives.
- PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS
- As Hannah Skjellum. “ ‘Can’t be no worse out here’: Radical queer Black ecologies in Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight,” Black Camera, vol. 14, no. 1, 2022, pp. 284–306, doi:10.2979/blackcamera.14.1.16.
- BOOK REVIEWS
- As Hannah Skjellum. “Alien Stories: A Review.” The Carolina Quarterly, vol. 71, no. 2, Wntr 2022, pp. 104-106.
- “ ‘A long time coming’: Inheritance director Annalise Lockhart talks new Afrofuturist film,” Outtake Magazine, http://outtakemag.co.uk/interviews/2021/07/19/annalise-lockhart-inheritance-afrofuturism/, July 2021
- “Inheritance review – surreal Afrofuturist interrogation of America’s living ghosts,” Outtake Magazine, http://outtakemag.co.uk/reviews/2021/07/09/inheritance-afrofuturist-short/, July 2021
- “Mandabi: a post-colonial critique and its present-day relevance,” Outtake Magazine, http://outtakemag.co.uk/features/2021/06/11/mandabi-colonialism-critique-senegal/, June 2021
- Early Stages Departmental Dissertation Fellowship, UNC-Chapel Hill Department of English and Comparative Literature, Summer 2021, $5,000