I write, teach, and edit texts.

Most of my work takes place at the crossroads of modern literature, material cultures, and media studies.

My first book, Signature, on the cultural history of autography, came out with Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons series in 2020.

I am currently University Lecturer in English Literature at Tampere University, Finland, in the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences.

Before, I held a Research Fellowship at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge.

I am a Contributing Editor at The Public Domain Review.

My essays & reviews are in History TodayLos Angeles Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, The Economist, The Brooklyn Rail, 3:AM, Hyperallergic, and Aesthetica Magazine. 

My academic work has appeared in Comparative Literature, Modernism/modernity, Journal of Modern LiteratureEssays in Criticism, Irish Studies Review, Humanities, Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd’hui, Deleuze Studies, and the Journal of Religion and Film. 

I was educated at Pomona College (BA), King’s College, Cambridge (MPhil), and Peterhouse, Cambridge (PhD).

If you want to work with me, please reach out! I am eager for new projects and collaborations. (hunterdukes @ gmail)