Jennifer Mae Hamilton

Jennifer Mae Hamilton

About Jennifer Mae Hamilton

Jennifer Mae Hamilton is a lecturer in English Literary Studies at the University of New England in Armidale.

Articles about Jennifer Mae Hamilton

Articles by Jennifer Mae Hamilton

Desk Work:
A Novel Idea by Fiona McGregor

The work of a novelist is hard, menial and often dull work. Despite this, the work of a novelist at least cuts against the dominant temporalities of work. Through a queer commitment to craft, and by showing us this process in A Novel Idea, McGregor gets us to think harder about what drudgery means, not only for her and her work, or even artists and cultural workers more generally, but for any life and any work.

Bodies of Water by Astrida Neimanis book cover

All The World’s A Drain

If it is the job of a phenomenologist to describe conscious experience, Bodies of Water: Posthuman Feminist Phenomenology does so in a way that collapses the distinction between one’s psychic life and one’s material situation. Its author, Astrida Neimanis, challenges us to reimagine how individual human bodies—constituted of approximately 70 per cent water—are thoroughly implicated in the planetary hydrocommons.