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Grant HAMILTON

Associate Professor
B.A., M.A. (Winchester), Ph.D. (UNSW)

Tel 3943 7445
Email hamilton@cuhk.edu.hk
Office Fung King Hey 313

Administrative Post:
Division Head

Teaching
ENGE2380 Twentieth-Century Fiction
ENGE2640 Introduction to World Literatures in English
ENGE3250 Other Literature in English
ENGE5210 Advanced Studies in Literature
ENGE5270 Major Contemporary Novels
ENGE5310 Science Fiction and Utopia
 
Research Interests
Twentieth-century world literature, postcolonial literatures, African literatures in English, literary theory, computational literary studies
 
Selected Publications
Books
2021
The London Object: Writing London at the End of Capitalism. London: Routledge.
2016
The World of Failing Machines: Speculative Realism and Literature. Winchester: Zero Books.
2011
On Representation: Deleuze and Coetzee on the Colonized Subject. Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi Press.
Edited books
(2023, forthcoming)
Mapping the Posthuman. London: Routledge (co-edited with Carolyn Lau).
2016
A Companion to Mia Couto. Suffolk: James Currey (co-edited with David Huddart).
2013
Reading Marechera. Suffolk: James Currey.
Recent Book Chapters & Journal Articles
2020
J.G. Ballard's Shanghai in L. Bernstein and C. Cheng (eds), Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: Cultural Representations from the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries, 143-158. New York: SUNY Press.
2019
Shklovsky and World Literature in Slav Gratchev and Howard Mancing (eds). Viktor Shklovsky's Heritage in Literature, Arts, and Philosophy, 139-150. Lanham, MA: Lexington Books.
2018
Aporia and Diaspora: The Unlivable Life in Dinaw Mengestu's How to Read the Air, Journal of the African Literature Association, vol. 12 no. 2: 153-165.
2018
Defamiliarization and the Act of Reading World Literature, in R. Braidotti, K.Y. Wong, and A.K.S. Chan (eds.) Deleuze and the Humanities: East and West, 11-26. London & New York: Rowman & Littlefield International.
2018
The Communion of Clouds: Becoming-woman in Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians, Australian Literary Studies: Special Issue on J.M. Coetzee, vol. 33 no. 1. http://dx.doi.org/10.20314/als.23561c8f3f
2017
Writing from the Outside? Post-1997 Expatriate Writing in Hong Kong, Wasafiri, vol. 32 no. 3: 18-24 (with David Huddart).
 
Research Grants and Awards
2018-2019
Direct Grant for Research
2015
Humanities Fellowship of the Faculty of Arts, 2015
2015-2016
Direct Grant for Research
2012-2013
Direct Grant for Research