Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Bronwyn Jaques                                               

Teaching Fellow

Research interests: Cultural diplomacy, soft power, place-branding, tourism, dark tourism

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Ph.D. Queen’s University, Cultural Studies Program (in progress)
M. A. Queen’s University, Cultural Studies Program
B. A. Queen’s University, Department of History


Bronwyn Jaques is a PhD Candidate in the Cultural Studies Program at Queen’s University. Her doctoral research examines the ways culture, as both ways of life and its expressions, is mobilized through sites of “dark tourism” to advance political, economic, and social agendas. She is also a Research Team Member with the North American Cultural Diplomacy Initiative (

Professor Jaques is a Teaching Fellow with the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures during the 2019 Fall Term.

She is the author of following publications:

  • "Introduction to The International Dimension of Canada’s Museums", report prepared for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (2019, forthcoming). Co-authored with Ben Schnitzer.
  • “A Prison Town’s Difficult Heritage,” Heritage Matters Magazine: Shifting the Narrative (Autumn 2018): 22-23.

Bronwyn Jaques is also a recipient of many awards, among them the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Trust Award for Excellence in Conservation (2018); Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council CGS Doctoral Scholarship (2017-2020) and Queen’s University Academic Excellence Award (2016-2017)


LLCU 295 Section 002: Cultural Diplomacy ( fall 2019)