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Lea Zentgraf

Lea

Freie Universität Berlin

ZI Lateinamerika-Institut

Doctoral Researcher

Feminist food movements, digital activism and intersectional discourse analysis - Case Study Germany/Brazil

Address
ZI Lateinamerika-Institut der Freien Universität Berlin
Geschäftsstelle: Boltzmannstr. 1
Room 106
14195 Berlin

Academic Experience

  • 2021-2024: Doctoral Researcher BMBF Junior Research Group Food for Justice | FU Berlin.
  • 2019-2021: Research Assistant BMBF Junior Research Group Food for Justice | FU Berlin.
  • 2019: Student Researcher Monitoring Human Rights and Democracy in Brazil | FU Berlin.

Education

  • 2018-2021: Master | Interdisciplinary Latin American Studies | Freie Universität Berlin. Institute for Latin American Studies (LAI), Profile Political and Social Sciences (B). Thesis: „Women disputing the Brazilian public sphere: #Elenão vs. #Elesim. A critical feminist discourse analysis of the polarization during the 2018 presidential campaign“.
  • 2015-2016: Academic Year Abroad | Letras & Ciências Humanas | Universidade de São Paulo.
  • 2014-2017: Bachelor | Translation Studies | Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg. Thesis: “‘Plastische Mammachirurgie‘. Eine Terminologiearbeit zum Sprachenpaar Deutsch-Portugiesisch unter Betrachtung der soziokulturellen Hintergründe der brasilianischen Schönheitschirurgie“

Other Work Experience                                                                                                      

  • 2018-2021: Assistant Dep. Literatures and Cultures of Latin America | FU Berlin.
  • 2018: Internship in Journalism | Schwäbisches Tagblatt Tübingen.
  • 2017-2018: Trainee in PR and Communication | German-Brazilian Chamber of Industry and Commerce São Paulo (AHK São Paulo).
  • 2017: Internship in Translation | Brazilian Editor Vermelho Marinho.
  • 2013: Internship as Assistant Director | Studio Theater Stuttgart.
  • 2012: Internship as Assistant Stage Designer | Staatsoper Stuttgart.

Editorial Experience                                                                                                            

Languages                                                                                                                                 

  • German (native speaker)
  • Portuguese (advanced - C1/C2)
  • English (advanced - C1)
  • French (intermediate - B2)
  • Spanish (intermediate - B2)

Research Interests

Gender Studies, feminist theories, intersectionality, ecofeminism, social movement studies, environmental studies, food studies, digital food activism, digital media studies, postcolonialism, critical whiteness, social media content analysis, digital ethnography, discourse analysis.

PhD-Project

... coming soon

Presentations given

Research Reports

Articles

  • Zentgraf, Lea (forthcoming, planned for 2021/22): "#EleNão #NotHim – a feminist strike". In: FKW Zeitschrift für Geschlechterforschung und visuelle Kultur, special issue: „how :// do we speak #feminism? // new global challenges“, Berlin.
  • Suarez, Marcela, Zentgraf, Lea (submitted, planned for 2021/2022): "The vicious circle of violence and resistance: hate speech and feminist protests in Brazil and Mexico". In: CLACSO, special issue.

Publications in Newspapers, Magazines and Websites