Dženana Vucic holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow. Her PhD focussed on autotheory in the work of Gloria Anzaldúa, Paul B. Preciado and Maggie Nelson. Her research interests include include gender and queer studies, poststructuralism, posthumanism, feminism, affect and critical theory.


PhD in English Literature (2023)
– University of Glasgow  

Masters in Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing (2017)
– University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Law/Arts (Major in French and English) (2014); Dean’s Commendation 2012 and 2013
– La Trobe University

Scholarships / Awards

2020-21 William Lauchlan Mann Scholarship

2019 Rae and Edith Bennett Travelling Scholarship

2014 Golden Key International Honour Society

2013 La Trobe University Dean’s Commendation

2012 La Trobe University Dean’s Commendation


Chair of Panels “Body Thoughts” and “Locating Autotheory,” Autotheory: Thinking Through Self, Body and Practice, University of Glasgow and online, Oct 2022.

“Do Theorists Dream of Electric Sheep: Autothoery and the Thinking, Dreaming Subject,” Narrating Lives: International Conference on Storytelling, (Auto)Biography and (Auto)Ethnography, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (LCIR), 28-29 August 2020.

“Philosophising Gender from the Self: Memoir and Affect in Paul B. Preciado’s Testo Junkie,” Gender Narratives: International Conference on Gender Studies, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (LCIR), 20 February 2020.

“Autotheory and the New Subject of Philosophy,” Peer Symposium, University of Glasgow, Oct 2019.

Chair of Panel “Navel-Gazing and I: Writing Through the Self,” Afterlives, University of Glasgow Postgraduate Arts Conference, University of Glasgow (zoom), June 2020.


Graduate Teaching Assistant –
Comparative Literature, 2A Crossing Borders, 2020-2021
English Literature 2B, Writing and Text, 2019-2020


Planning Committee Member – Glasgow University Arts Postgraduate Conference



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