Benjamin Flournoy


Benjamin Flournoy

Gardner-Webb University

Graduate Student (Masters of English)

Speaker Bio

Benjamin Flournoy is a native of Wilmington, NC and now lives in the western part of the state. As a graduate student at Gardner-Webb University, he studies American, British, and World Literature with hopes to pursue his PhD in Literary Theory. He is married to Jasmine Flournoy, who consistently listens to him drone on about the ideas of Karl Marx, Mikhail Bakhtin, and Michel Foucault.


Paper: “Their Souls’ Concerns”: Rebecca Harding Davis’ Transcendental Critique of Industrialism and Passive Christianity