Portrait of Hannah McCann

Hannah McCann

Dr Hannah McCann is a lecturer in gender studies at the University of Melbourne. Her research explores feminine gender presentation as represented in feminist discourse and in queer femme LGBTQ communities, and she is currently working on a research monograph for Routledge, titled Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation.

She has published in the Australian Humanities Review, Australian Feminist Studies, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and on the Conversation, writing on topics including postfeminism, affect theory and queer femininity.

In 2015 her comic explainers Judith Butler Explained with Cats and Foucault Explained with Hipsters were exhibited in the German Historical Museum show Homosexuality_ies in Berlin.