Geordie Kenyon Sinclair

Geordie Kenyon Sinclair

Ph.D. candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Kenyon SInclair


Geordie's research interests are in the theory and practice of translation; 20th-century Russian and Soviet poetry, prose, and culture; poetic persona and voice; and gender in language and literature. 

His current projects include work on the “gulag archive” of poet Anna Barkova housed at Ivanovo State University in Russia. He is preparing an English translation of selected works by Barkova, with the support of a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Geordie is a graduate of the University of Toronto in Russian language and literature, women and gender studies, and philosophy. He was an undergraduate fellow at the university’s Jackman Humanities Institute.

His previous teaching experience includes first- and second-year Russian language courses.