Curriculum Vitae

PROFILE

Brazilian, 1995, she/her
➜ Currently in Uberlândia, MG
Architect, English Teacher, Aca-fan

EDUCATION

➜ Architect and Urbanist — Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU), 2012-2018
    — A House of Prayer in Uberlandia (2018)

    ➜ DesArq/UFU Conference 2012 — Organising Committee, Head of Design Team
    ➜ DesArq/UFU Conference 2013 — Organising Committee, Head of Design Team
    ➜ DICULT/UFU (Culture Department) 2013-2015 — Graphic Design Intern
    ➜ EREA Tri (Regional Meeting of Architecture Students) 2015 — Organising Committee, Head of Design Team

➜ De Montfort University, Leicester, UK 2015-2016
    — Science Without Borders UK Nº 195/2014 Grantee

LANGUAGES

➜ ENGLISH — Proficient, IELTS 8.5 (28 Jan 2021)

➜ KOREAN — Intermediate, TOPIK 4급 (16 Oct 2021)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Private English Tutor, Apr. 2019-Present
  SKILLS ME Cursos de Inglês (est. Jan 2021) – website
  Adult students at different levels
  Conversation and Pronunciation Coach
      ➜ Educational Reels on Instagram
  Study Plan Consultant – helping students find the study routine that works for them
      Emphasis on autonomy and developing sustainable> study habits

Professor Edilson’s Campaigns and Term of Office
  2016, 2018, 2020, Feb-Dec 2020

  Internship – Architecture
  Technical Drawing, 3D Modelling, Digital Painting
  Design (Conception and Development)

Igor Andrade Arquitetura, May 2017-Dec. 2018
  Internship – Architecture
  Technical Drawing, 3D Modelling, Digital Painting
  Design (Conception and Development)

UFU Cultural Department, Nov. 2013-Aug. 2015
  Non-Compulsory Internship Grantee – Graphic Design
  Graphic design for events supported by UFU’s Cultural Department, DICULT
  Small, mid and large scale, academic and cultural events
  Local, regional, national and international events

RESEARCH

      ➜ Topics of Interest include but are not limited to: Digital Fandom, Twitter, Storytelling in Fandom, Digital Folklore, New Modes of Dwelling, Digital Policy, Technological Forms of Life, Place-making, Asian Internet Histories — Aug. 2019-present


ORAL PRESENTATIONS

BTS A Global Interdisciplinary Conference Project
    Kingston University, 4-5 Jan 2020
    RAMOS, Luisa A. do Amaral. ‘‘The Architectural Spatiality of Cyberspace – a study of BTS and ARMY on Twitter.’’ Presented 4 Jan 2020.

Rhizome Connect Conference, by The Rhizomatic Revolution Review Journal
    Online, 14-16 Aug 2020
    FOLLADOR, J. O. ; RAMOS, L. A. A. ; SOUZA, T. T. . ‘‘Brazilian ARMY and Research – a case study of BAA.’’ Presented 15 Aug 2020. Link to the Presentation

RESEARCH GROUPS AND COLLECTIVES

BAA Brazilian Academic ARMY, Jun-Nov 2020
    Co-founded. In charge of receiving works submitted by other scholars, selecting and organising, writing guidelines for calls for submissions.

HWAITING! K-pop Music Research Accelerator, Nov 2021-present
    Managed by KPK: Kpop Kollective
    Monthly 150-200-word musical analysis for KPK website ‘’WWLT’’.
    Ongoing Individual Research Project. ‘‘Corporate changes in South Korea’s Entertainment Industry between 2019-2021.’’ Mar-Jun 2022 (expected)

BOOK CHAPTERS

A Companion to BTS Studies, Routledge (delayed)
    RAMOS, Luisa A. do Amaral. ‘‘A place to call their own: BTS and ARMY on Twitter.’’ Submitted 14 Feb 2020.


STATEMENTS in MEDIA

Statement about BTS’s Fans’ Identity.
    ASAHI SHIMBUN GLOBE+. Japan. Online 8 Mar 2021 Print 7 Mar 2021
    MORI, Mayumi. ‘‘BTS approaches the realm of religion, and even Pastors are amazed at its power to move society with its passionate ‘ARMY’.’’ (in Japanese)   LINK

Statement about K-pop Fans’ Activism.
    NOTICIAS.R7.COM . Brazil. Online 27 Jun 2020
    ORLANDO, Giovanna. ‘‘How K-pop fans supported protesters and stood up to extremists.’’   LINK


OTHER WRITINGS

Introduction to my work
    DO AMARAL, Luisa. ‘‘THE ‘SPACE’ IN ‘CYBERSPACE’ & THE SOCIABILITY OF THE BRIDGE: INTRODUCTORY NOTES’’. Corvo Correio. 01 May 2022.   LINK

MEDIA FEATURES

  ➜ Monthly Contributor – KPK: Kpop Kollective WWLT (What We’re Listening To)

  ➜ Asahi Shimbun GLOBE+ – BTS approaching the realm of religion (in Japanese)

  ➜ Notícias R7 – How K-pop fans supported protesters and stood up to extremists (in Portuguese)

  ➜ Pensamento Teológico – Me and the Bible, with Luisa do Amaral (in Portuguese)

  ➜ [PODCAST] FLORECAST – EP 003 K-CRENTES

  ➜ [PODCAST] 2Cool 4Academy – ACAFAN: Academic & Wild

  ➜ [PODCAST] TANGENTE 007 – K-pop, a Invasão Coreana

OTHER PROJECTS & EXTERNAL LINKS

    ➜ Curated by ME, Nov. 2020

    ➜ Korean Studygram, est. Mar 2020: luisa_inkorean

    ➜ 전서작가 — 포크 앨범 리뷰 (미공개)

    ➜ SKILLS ME Inglês Website

    ➜ Linkedin: luisadoamaral

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