Postdoctoral researcher (IN3-UOC and Philipps-Universität Marburg)

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Ainamar Clariana-Rodagut

Ainamar Clariana-Rodagut is a postdoctoral researcher and she is also writing her second thesis, supervised by Diana Roig-Sanz and Malte Hagener, which is focused on cultural mediators and Ibero-American film clubs between 1923 and 1963 with a specific focus on women mediators. Between January and March 2021, she was a visiting researcher at the European Cinema Audiences project in Oxford Brookes University.

Ainamar holds a PhD in Humanities from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2012-2017), with the thesis “Iconography of the eye: From the cinema of authors related to surrealist aesthetics (1926-1932)”, supervised by Victoria Cirlot.

During her first research stay, at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas (IIE) at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) (2015-2016) under Rita Eder Rozencwaig, she coordinated the Seminario de Análisis Cinematográfico (SUAC), which was awarded a research grant (PAPIIT 2016) at the time.

Prior, she completed a master thesis in comparative studies, literature, art, and thought at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2010-2012) and undergraduate studies in audiovisual communications at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2006-2010).

As a member of the Global Literary Studies Research Lab, she works as a PhD candidate for the ERC StG “Social Networks of the Past. Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity, 1898-1959” (Grant Agreement: 803860), led by Diana Roig-Sanz at the UOC.

Her research interests include cultural history, new cinema history and global cinema, social network analysis, digital humanities, and gender studies.

Selected Bibliography

Clariana-Rodagut Ainamar (forth. 2022). “Lola Álvarez Bravo and Victoria Ocampo, Mediators in Latin American Networks of Film Culture”. In Rielle Navitski, Global South Cinephilias. Modernism/modernity.

Clariana-Rodagut, Ainamar (forth. 2022). “Lola Álvarez Bravo et les ciné-clubs mexicains dans les années 1930 : entre invention d’un public et médiation d’une culture”. In Christophe Gauthier (ed.), Histoire culturelle du cinéma. Paris, Ecole Nationale des Chartes.

Clariana-Rodagut, Ainamar (forth. 2023). “María Luz Morales Godoy as a cultural mediator in the emergence of Spanish film culture”. In Harkerma, Leslie and Evelyn Scaramella (eds.), Translation and Cultural Mediation: New Critical Approaches to Women Intellectuals in Early 20th Century Iberia. University of Toronto Press, Toronto.

Clariana-Rodagut, Ainamar and Malte Hagener (2022). “Transnational networks of avant-garde film in the interwar period”. In Roig-Sanz, Diana and Neus Rotger (eds.), Global Literary Studies: Key Concepts. De Gruyter, Berlin.

Clariana-Rodagut, Ainamar and Diana Roig-Sanz (forth. 2022) “Towards a Global and Decentralized History of Film Cultures. Networks of Exchange among Ibero-American Film Clubs”. In Daniela Treveri Gennari, Lies van der Vijver and Pierluigi Ercole (eds.), Comparing New Cinema Histories. London/New York, Palgrave MacMillan.

Clariana-Rodagut, Ainamar, Diana Roig-Sanz and Alessio Cardillo (forth. 2023). In Donato, Clorinda and Claire Martin (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Transnational Women’s Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century. London/New York, Palgrave MacMillan.

Clariana-Rodagut, Ainamar. “Una Iconografía del Ojo en ‘Un Chien Andalou’”. Arbor, vol. 190, no. 769, 2014, pp. a 176.

Clariana-Rodagut, Ainamar. “Una Iconografía del Ojo en ‘Emak Bakia’”. Aisthesis. Revista Chilena de Investigaciones Estéticas, no. 52, 2012, pp. 51-68.