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Genders in Transition: Masculinities, Affects, Bodies, and Technoscience

Begonya Enguix Grau

Begonya Enguix (benguix@uoc.edu) (Orcid No. 0000-0002-5020-9019) is an Associate Professor in the Arts and Humanities Department of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Open University of Catalonia, UOC). She holds a degree in American Anthropology (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), a degree in Advertising (UCM-UOC) and a PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology (Urban Anthropology)(Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona). She has participated in many research projects on migration, anthropology of the body, gender, love, and digital identities among others. Nowadays she is the principal researcher of the project ‘Genders and Postgenders: A Cartography of Gender meanings (for Social Transformation)’ (National Programme of R+D, 2017-2019). She is the PI of the project “Weaving the sovereignty and secessionism: politics, emotions and affections” (Institute of Studies of Self-Government, Generalitat of Catalonia) Sep.2019-Dec. 2020 and she is also the PI of the research group ‘Medusa: Genders in Transition. Masculinities, bodies, affects and technoscience’ (UOC), and is a member of ‘Mediaccions@Digital Culture Research Group’ (UOC) and of the ‘Research Group on Anthropology of the Body’ (Catalan Institute of Anthropology). She lectures and conducts research on genders, bodies, sexualities, identities, and their intersections with the urban, the media, activism and the digital. She has published over 50 works on these fields. From March to July 2019 she has occupied the Aigner Rollet Guest Professorship in Women’s and Gender Studies, in the Department of Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology of the Karl-Franzens Universität, Graz (Austria).

PUBLICATIONS SINCE 2017:

Books:

Enguix, Begonya, Nardini, Krizia, and Abril, Paco (eds.) (2018) Men in Movement: Representations, Politics and Care. Barcelona: Quaderns ICA Monographs

Enguix, Begonya (2019) Orgullo, Protesta y Negocio. Etnografías del Orgullo, el activismo y otras derivas LGTB. Madrid: Ediciones Doce Calles.

Enguix, Begonya y Cristina Pereira (eds.) (2020) Sexualities, Gender and Violence: A View from the Iberian Peninsula. New York: Nova Publishers.

Martí, Josep and Enguix Grau, Begonya (eds.) (2021) Pensar la antropología en clave posthumanista. Madrid: ed. CSIC-Biblioteca de Antropología (forthcoming March 2021)

 

Capítulos de libro:

Enguix, Begonya (2019) “El diseño del cuerpo-género de Bowie a Zara”. In Mara Martínez (ed.). Bodies_perceptions_design (pp. 15-31). Barcelona: Bau edicions.

Enguix, Begonya (2020). “Gender, Sexuality and Affects: Current Becomings”. In Begonya Enguix and Cristina Pereira (eds.). Sexualities, Gender and Violence: A View from the Iberian Peninsula. (pp. 3-23). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Enguix, Begonya and Pereira, Cristina (2020). “Gender, Sex and Violence in the 21st century: an Introduction”. In Begonya Enguix and Cristina Pereira (eds.). Sexualities, Gender and Violence: A View from the Iberian Peninsula (pp. vii-xxi). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Enguix, Begonya (2020) “Las (nuevas) masculinidades a debate: poder, privilegio, cuerpo y cuidado”. In Anastasia Téllez, Javier Martínez and Joan Sanfélix (eds.). Hombres, Género y Patriarcado: Reflexiones, Cuerpos y Representaciones (pp. 35-54). Madrid: Dykinson.

Enguix, Begonya (2021). “Reshaping and Hacking Gendered Bodies: Gay Bears and pro-Independence Catalan Militants”. In Chiara Pussetti and Alvare Jarrin (eds). Remaking the Human: Cosmetic Technologies of Body Repair, Reshape and Replacement. Abingdon: Berghan Books.

Sabuco, Assumpta and Enguix, Begonya (2021). “Etnografiando las periferias y los márgenes de cuerpos, género, sexualidades y afectos”. In Actas del XV Congreso de Antropología. Madrid: ASAEE.

Enguix, Begonya (2021). “Entre la espada y la pared: cuerpo, género y posthumanismo”. In Josep Martí and Begonya Enguix (eds.). Pensar la antropología en clave posthumanista. Madrid: CSIC-Biblioteca de Antropología.

Enguix, Begonya (2021, forthcoming). “Cossos posthumans”. In Francesc Núñez and Agnès Vayreda (eds.). Humanisme i posthumanisme. Barcelona. Ediuoc.

Pichel Vázquez, Alexandre and Begonya Enguix Grau (2021, en prensa) “De amar la patria a practicar el odio. Afectos y antifeminismo en el nacionalismo español de Barcelona”. En Marta Cabezas & Cristina Vega (eds.) La reacción patriarcal en Europa y las Américas: Neoliberalismo autoritario y nuevas derechas. Barcelona: Ediciones Bellaterra.

Enguix, Begonya (2021) ‘El hombre bisonte y el cuerpo nación’. En Juan A. Rodríguez-del-Pino, Erika Masanet Ripoll, María Eugenia González Sanjuan (eds) Moldear hombres. Juventud y representación de las masculinidades en la sociedad actual, Barcelona: Icaria, (en prensa).

Artículos en Revistas

Enguix, B. (2017) “’No desfilamos, nos manifestamos’: activismos y manifestaciones LGTB en España”. Onteaiken, 24, 40-55.

Enguix, B. (2017). “Protesta, Mercado e Identidad en las celebraciones del Orgullo LGTB en España”. Convergencia, 7,165-186.

Enguix, B. (2018). “Cuerpos desbordados como ensamblaje. Habitar lo “masculino” de forma “posthumana’”. QuAderns de l’ICA, 34, 135-156.

Enguix, B. and Gómez, E. (2018). “Masculine Bodies, Selfies, and the (Re)configurations of Intimacy”. Men and Masculinities, 21(1): 112-130.

Enguix, B., González Ramos, A. M. (2018). “Cuerpos, mujeres y narrativas: Imaginando corporalidades y géneros”. Athenea Digital, 18(2), 1-31.

Enguix, B.; Nardini, K.; Abril, P. (2018). “Hombres en movimiento. Masculinidades en revisión”. Quaderns de l’ICA, 34, 5-29.

González Ramos, A.M; Enguix, B. and Revelles, B. (2018). “Who possesses possessed women? Women and Females Bodies as territories for Male Interference”. Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios sobre Cuerpos, Emociones y sociedad, 10(27), 85-94.

Enguix, B. (2019). “Sexualidades, Género, Disidencias y Centros”. Anales del Museo Nacional de Antropología, XX, 8-29.

Herrera, E. and Enguix, B. (2019). “Cuerpos que corren: materialidades y continuums urbanos desde un enfoque etnográfico feminista”. Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios sobre Cuerpos, Emociones y sociedad, 30, 22-34.

Enguix, B. (2020). “Construir justicia a partir de las redes sociales: una entrevista con la política nigeriana Obiageli Ezekwesili”. Debats. Revista de cultura, poder i societat, 134(2), 209-215.

Enguix, B. (2020). “’Overflown bodies’ as critical-political transformations”. Feminist Theory, 21(4), 465-481.

Enguix, Begonya (2021) ‘Barcelona: the Rhythm of Protest’ . In Rolshoven, Johanna and Laura Bäumel (eds)  « Rhythmanalyse des villes portuaires en Méditerranée » / « Rhythmanalysis of Mediterranean Port Cities » Eine multiperspektivische Studie / Analyses plurielles / multiperspectival approaches. The International Association for Cultural Studies in Architecture. https://rhythmanalysis.iacsa.eu/#articles

Enguix Grau, Begonya (2021) ‘Rebel Bodies: Feminism as Resistance in the Catalan pro-Independence Left’. European Journal of English Studies, 25 (2): 225-248, doi 10.1080/13825577.2021.1944489.

COMPETITIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS

  1. Experiences of information and communicative technologies from the perspective of autistic gender minority youth: A photo elicitation study-

PI Dr Jason Schaub (University of Birmingham) (participant: Begonya Enguix Grau)

Budget: CAD 44,550

Period: 2020-2021

The INQYR SSHRC Partnership Grant

  1. FPU 2019- Alexandre Pichel Vázquez (tutor: Begonya Enguix Grau)

Budget: €65,688

Funding Agency: Ministerio de Universidades

Period: November 2020 – October 2023

Reference: FPU19/04981

  1. “Men in Movement 5. Intersectional Masculinities and Feasible Futures”.

PI Begonya Enguix

Subvenciones para actividades de género e igualdad del Instituto de la Mujer

Budget: €11,511.63. 2020-2021

  1. Gender, Politics and Affects

Title: Teixint el Secessionisme I el sobiranisme. Política, emocions i afectes

PI: Begonya Enguix

Funding agency: Institut d’Estudis per a l’Autogovern, Generalitat de Catalunya

Budget: €30,000.

Reference: 2018 IEA5 00008

Period: September 2019-December 2020

  1. “Género y postgéneros: cartografiando significados (para la transformación social)”

PI: Begonya Enguix

Funding Agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad

Programa Estatal de fomento de la investigación científica y técnica de excelencia, subprograma estatal de generación del conocimiento.

Funding: €30.250 euros

Reference: MINECO FEM2016-77963-C2-2-P 

  1. LGBT wellbeing in global contexts PI Dr Shelley Craig (University of Toronto);

Name: Queerying resilence: Leveraging information and communication technologies to negotiate gender and sexual minority youth identify and wellbeing within diverse global contexts. 

Funding Agency:  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) (Canada)

Total budget CAN 2,500,000 Period: March 2018- December 2025

Participant: Begonya Enguix

  1. Masculinity, Sex and Popular Culture Network PI John Mercer, Univ. Birmingham;

Funding Agency: Arts and Humanities Research Council Research Grants (Great Britain).

Period: 2018-2021

Funding  £32.858

PI Spain: Begonya Enguix

 

Previous Projects 2017-2019:

Les xarxes socials com a eina de lluita contra les violències de gènere

Funding entity: Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals de la Generalitat de Catalunya

Start-end date: 08/09/2018 – 07/09/2019

Funding: €6,000

PI: Ana M. González Ramos

Participant: Begonya Enguix

Opportunities and risks of digitalization for young people in the area of gender equality (2017) (EIGE/2017/OPER/09).

Funding entity: European Institute for Gender Equality Gender expert: Study on ICT to support everyday life, PI: Francisco Lupiáñez

Participant: Begonya Enguix

 

Collaborative Narratives

Name: Reptes i oportunitats per al disseny i desenvolupament de ficcions col.laboratives inclusives en entorns educatius: Caçadors d’Històries

PI: Antoni Roig

Funding Agency: Ajuntament de Barcelona

Funding: € 6,000;

Start-end date: 2017 and 2018

Participant: Begonya Enguix

 

Selfies, Genders and the Digital

PI: Gemma San Cornelio (UOC)

Name: Selfie stories y personal data: metodologías hibridas para el análisis de las narrativas visuales en la cultura digital

Funding Agency: Fundación BBVA

Funding €54.000 euros

Start-end date: 2015-2017

Participant: Begonya Enguix

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