Asher Courtemanche


Asher Courtemanche is a first-generation college student from Wisconsin, where he received his associates degree at UW-Washington County and bachelors degree from UW-Madison. While in undergrad, Asher has received numerous awards for his work and was recently published in Yale’s undergraduate Classics journal, Helicon. He also has published creative writing pieces in undergraduate and literary journals across the United States. Asher’s primary interest takes an interdisciplinary approach between English and Classics with a focus on the Early Modern period. His current research is based in classical reception, gender and sexuality studies, and Otherness.


Research Focus

  • Early Modern Studies
  • Queer Theory
  • Disability Studies
  • Classics
  • 20th and 21st Century American Literature