SOAS University of London

South Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

J. Daniel Luther

BA(H) English (University of Delhi) MA Literary Studies (National University of Singapore)
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Working title - Queering Normativity: Recovering the Small Voices of Sex in Literature and Film in India.
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J. Daniel Luther is completing their fully funded doctoral research at SOAS, University of London (fourth year) and is one of the co-founders of the international platform called 'Queer' Asia. Their doctoral research examines the history of normativity in India through cultural texts including South Asian literature and film. They completed their MA at the National University of Singapore in Literary Studies following a BA in Literature at the University of Delhi. They have published an article titled 'Queer Theory' in an OUP journal, The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, and have a forthcoming chapter with CENGAGE Learning for the Global Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History.


Literary Studies, Queer Theory, Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Post-colonial theory and literature