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