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PhD Student, Teaching Fellow
English and Comparative Literature

Krista Telford is a PhD student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill studying English Literature. She specializes in medieval literature and is particularly focused on religious texts. Her research examines prayer and depictions of the afterlife in medieval literature. She aims to take an interdisciplinary approach to her study of religious writings, considering the performative aspect of many poems and prayers and drawing on musicological research.