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Jesse Gauthier


Jesse Gauthier is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English Language and Literature. Jesse's work focuses on queer Marxist writers from the 1920s to the present day. He is developing a synthesis of queer theory and Marxism. Key topics in his work include resistance, utopia, and hope.

Research Interests
  • The long 20th century
  • Literary Modernisms
  • Queer theory and the reparative turn
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Authoritarianism
  • Anti-fascism
  • The economics of sex
  • The Harlem Renaissance
Awards and Recognition
Ontario Graduate Scholarship
R. Samuel McLaughlin Fellowship
T. S. Eliot International Summer School Scholarship
Graduate Supervision

Department of English, Queen's University

Watson Hall
49 Bader Lane
Kingston ON K7L 3N6

Telephone (613) 533-2153



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