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Hunter Plummer

Plummer-Hunter
Ph.D. Program
Contact
  • plum1429@tamu.edu
  • LAAH 519
Professional Links

Education

M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2017
B.A., Asbury University, 2015

Bio

Hunter is a PhD student in the English Department. His research interests include the New Woman, female journalists, and 20th century drama. This year, he serves as a teaching mentor and the Diversity Committee Representative for the English Graduate Student Association (EGSA).

Research Interests

  • 20th and 21st Century Studies
  • American Literature and Culture
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Transnational Literatures

Accomplishments

  • “‘I don’t know but she’d run a business better than a house’: Cather’s Vision of Office Wives and Their Work.” 17th International Will Cather Seminar, Willa Cather Foundation, Winchester, VA, June 2019.
  • “‘Think of our life in nature’: The Self-Destructive Masculinity of Misreading Thoreau.” Pop Culture Association, Washington, D.C., April 2019.
  • “Foregrounding Frankenstein’s Language Acquisition Narrative.” “It’s Alive!”: Frankenstein’s Monster 200 years Later, College Station, TX, Nov. 2018.
  • “Small House of Princess Tuptim: Adapting Uncle Tom’s Cabin in The King and I.” 42ndAnnual Comparative Drama Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2018.
  • “Playing the Newspaperwoman: Willa Cather’s Letters as Female Journalist Narratives.” 16th International Willa Cather Seminar, Willa Cather Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2017.
  • Student Travel Grant. International Willa Cather Seminar. The National Willa Cather Center, June 2019.
  • Student Travel Grant. International Willa Cather Seminar. The National Willa Cather Center, June 2017.