Anna Marie Bautista

Lecturer, Gender Studies Programme, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts


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Anna Marie Bautista recently completed her PhD thesis in American Studies at the University of Hong Kong. She was Lecturer in Media, Communications and Cultural Studies at the School of Professional and Continuing Education at the University of Hong Kong (HKU SPACE). Her teaching and research interests include various aspects of film, television and popular culture studies, particularly in representations of gender.

Research Interests

  • gender and feminism
  • media and popular culture
  • television studies


BA, MPhil, PhD, the University of Hong Kong

Selected Publications

  • Conspicuous Feminism on Television: Gender, Power, and #MeToo. Maryland: Lexington Books, 2023.
  • ‘Quiet Desperation’: The ‘Retreat’ and Recuperation of the Housewife and Stay-At-Home Mother on Popular Television.’ In Stay At Home Mothers: An International Perspective. eds. Elizabeth Reid-Boyd and Gayle Letherby. Demeter Press 2014
  • ‘Desperation and Domesticity: Reconfiguring the ‘happy housewife’ in Desperate Housewives.’ In Reading Desperate Housewives: Beyond The White Picket Fence. eds. Janet McCabe and Kim Akass. I.B. Tauris 2006


GEND1001 Introduction to Gender Studies

GEND2004  Gender in visual and material culture