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Hannah Bowling

Ph.D. Program
  • LAAH 392
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Hannah Bowling received her B.A. in English and certification in TESOL from Abilene Christian University in 2019; she earned in M.A. in English from Texas A&M University in 2021. Her primary research focus is on Shakespearean comedies, Early Modern gender roles, and ecocriticism. Her work experience includes teaching ESL in China and at ACU, working as a technical writer at Blade Energy Partners, and serving as a literature grader while an M.A. student at Texas A&M.

Research Interests

  • 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture
  • Early Modern Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • Pedagogy
  • Ecocriticism


  • “Wetlands as Zones of Othering: Britain’s Emerging Identity during the Medieval and Early Modern Eras.” Midwest Conference for British Studies (MWCBS). Virtual, Fall 2021.
  • “‘But, to their great disappointment, found it a swamp’: Swamps as Zones of Resistance in Hawkesworth’s Account.” Society of Comparative Literature and Arts (SCLA). Fall 2021.
  • “‘Hippolyta, I wooed thee with my sword:’ The Marriage of Political and Social Equals in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” British Graduate Shakespeare Conference (BritGrad Festival). Virtual, Summer 2021.
  • “Shakespeare’s Marian Moments: Identifying the Presence of Medieval Mariology in Measure for Measure and The Winter’s Tale.” South-Central Renaissance Conference (SCRC), Spring 2020.


  • Graduate Merit Teaching Award, Spring 2021
  • English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) Social Chair, 2020-2021