DRAPER GRADUATE DISSERTATION FELLOW
Gordon Fraser is a Ph.D. candidate in the English Department at the University of Connecticut. His scholarship has appeared in NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, The Henry James Review, and Victorian Literature and Culture, and is forthcoming from PMLA. In January 2014, he held a Jay and Deborah Last Fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. A short column about his research while on fellowship at the Society will appear in the summer 2014 issue of its online journal, Common-place. His dissertation, “American Cosmologies: Race and Revolution in the Nineteenth Century,” considers the literatures of radical freedom movements, from Black Nationalism to Cherokee nationalism to the Hawaiian independence movement. Mr. Fraser’s major advisor is Sharon M. Harris.