Jennifer Hamilton

Jennifer Hamilton is a scholar and artist. She holds a PhD in English literature and is a Visiting Fellow with the Environmental Humanities research group at the University of New South Wales. Her research explores early modern literary and dramatic representations of the weather, food and death. She has lectured and tutored at the University of New South Wales, University of New York (Sydney) and University of Wollongong, in English, Environmental Studies and Gender Studies. She is currently working on a book based on her PhD project entitled Shakespeare’s Pitiless Storm. Jennifer’s art projects include Tilting at Windmills (with Tessa Zettel, 2013), Sea Shanties for Dead Sailors (with Craig Johnson, 2012) and Walking in the Rain (for Performance Space, 2011) She has also co-curated Time Machine: a festival of experimental time-based art (for Serial Space, 2012) and  Tiny Stadiums Festival (for Quarterbred, 2012). Her publications reflect these different aspects of her career and appear in  Southerly Journal, Australian Humanities Review, The Reader, Das Superpaper, New Matilda  and  Literature and Sensation (CSP, 2009). She lives on Earlwood Farm with her partner and blogs at earlwoodfarm.wordpress.com.