Language and Literature


Jill Aston, English Lecturer


ABD, University of Texas at Dallas, Literature

M.Ed., University of Texas at Brownsville, Education Technology, 2006

B.A., University of Texas at Dallas, Literary Studies, 2003

Teaching Interests

Women Writers in Transatlantic Literature

Literary Naturalism

Literary Modernism

19th- and 20th-century American Literature

Conference Presentations

 The Winnifred Eaton Conference, Panel Presentation: “Naturalism in Winnifred Eaton's Cattle” - Calgary, Alberta, July 2023

College English Association Panel Presentation: “Naturalism in Winnifred Eaton's Cattle and Dorothy Scarborough’s The Wind” - San Antonio, Texas, March 2023

Conference of College Teachers of English Panel Presentation: “Feminist Community in Darwin's The Descent of Man: Appropriation of Evolutionary Theory in Transatlantic Literature, 1880 TO 1939” - Wichita Falls, Texas, March 2023

Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference Panel Presentation: “Naturalism's Female Authors and the Canon” - Baltimore, Maryland, November 2021

Contact Information

Language and Literature
Fore Hall 103A
MSC 162 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-2513

Jill Aston, English Lecturer