Jennifer Hamilton

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney

Jennifer Mae Hamilton is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney funded by The Seed Box: A MISTRA-FORMAS Environmental Humanities Collaboratory at Linköping University, Sweden. She also teaches Ecocriticism at New York University (Sydney) and is an Associate Investigator with the ARC Centre of Excellence in the History of Emotions. Jennifer completed a PhD in English at the University of NSW (UNSW) and her first book This Contentious Storm: An Ecocritical and Performance History of King Lear, is forthcoming in August 2017 (http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/this-contentious-storm-an-ecocritical-and-performance-history-of-king-lear-9781474289061/) with Bloomsbury Academic. Current work includes co-convening the reading group Composting: Feminisms and the Environmental Humanities (https://compostingfeminisms.wordpress.com/) with Astrida Neimanis, collaborating on Weathering with Astrida, Rebecca Giggs, Kate Wright and Tessa Zettel. She also keeps notes on her project on her Weathering the City blog - http://weatheringthecity.wordpress.com

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Postdoctoral research associate, University of Sydney
  • 2013–present
    Adjunct lecturer (ecocriticism), New York University, Sydney
  • 2013–2015
    Visiting Fellow (Environmental Humanities), University of New South Wales

Education

  • 2013 
    UNSW, PhD

Publications

  • 2017
    This Contentious Storm: An Ecocritical and Performance History of King Lear, London: Bloomsbury Academic (Forthcoming)