Jennifer Hamilton

Jennifer Mae Hamilton is Lecturer in Literary Studies at UNE and researches interdisciplinary feminist environmental humanities. Her work explores the possibilities for change in the human-weather relationship, and systems that moderate that relationship (like bodies, narratives and drains). Her first book, This Contentious Storm: An Ecocritical and Performance History of King Lear (2017), is available open access through Bloomsbury Collections (

With Astrida Neimanis she developed COMPOSTING Feminisms and Environmental Humanities ( reading and research group.

And with Tessa Zettel, Kate Wright, Astrida Neimanis and Rebecca Giggs, Jennifer is one fifth of The Weathering Collective (


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