CV (Eng.)


Updated on 20 Mar. 2017.

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1. Identification and Contacts
2. Education
3. Positions
4. Research
5. Teaching
6. Supervision
7. Participation in Academic Committees
8. Other Academic Activities
9. Scholarships
10. Affiliations
11. Talks
12. Publications
13. Translations
14. Attendances
15. Other Activities
16. Languages
17. References


1. Identification and Contacts


b. Lisbon, Portugal, 1977

Website: http://www.sdiasbranco.net

Personal e-mail address: email@sdiasbranco.net

Professional e-mail address: sdiasbranco@fl.uc.pt

Professional address:

Department of History, Archeology, and Arts
Faculty of Humanities
University of Coimbra
Largo da Porta Férrea
3004-530 Coimbra
Portugal


2. Education


2006-10. PhD in Film Studies: accepted with no corrections. School of Arts - University of Kent. Degree conferred on 18 Nov. 2011.
Thesis: “Strung Pieces: On the Aesthetics of Television Fiction Series”.
Supervisors: Murray Smith and Steven Peacock (University of Hertfordshire).
Examiners: Jinhee Choi and Jason Jacobs (University of Queensland).

2004-5. MA (Taught) in Film Studies: distinction. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent.
Dissertation: “Melodies of the Visible: Diversity in Music Video”.
Supervisor: Sarah Cardwell.
Examiners: Cardwell and Steve Neale (University of Exeter).

1995-2002. Licentiate in Architecture. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

2.1. OTHER EDUCATION

2007-8. Associate Teacher Accreditation Programme. Unit for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching - University of Kent.

2001. Poetics of the Last, Poetics of the Trace and Poetics of the Passage. Sintra Museum of Modern Art.

1999. Form Z. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

1997-98. Themes for an Introduction to the Aesthetics of Film. National Society of Fine Arts.

1992-95. 10th-12th grade. Father Alberto Neto High School.

1989-92. 7th-9th grade. D. Filipa Private School.

1984-89. 1st-6th grade. Champagnat Day School.


3. Positions


2017-. Researcher at IFILNOVA - NOVA Institute of Philosophy.

2017-. Associate researcher at CEIS20 - Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Coimbra.

2016-. Assistant Professor of Film Studies. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2015-16. Invited Associate Professor of Film Studies, part-time. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2013-15. Researcher at CEIS20 - Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Coimbra.

2011-15. Invited Assistant Professor of Film Studies, full-time. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2011. Invited Adjunct Professor of Film Studies, part-time. Faculty of Human and Social Sciences - New University of Lisbon (NOVA).

2010-13. Researcher at the Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA).

2010-11. Academic Monitor of the research project “Film and Philosophy: Mapping an Encounter”. Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA).

2009-10. Collaborator at the Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA).

2008-9. Associate Lecturer in Film Studies, part-time. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent.

2007-8. Assistant Lecturer in Film Studies, part-time. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent.


4. Research


4.1. Interests

Aesthetics and philosophy of the moving image.

Christian theology.

Critical analysis of films, music videos, television series, and videos.

Film history.

Film theory.

Marxism.

Philosophy of art.

Stanley Cavell.

Television studies.

4.2. Groups and Projects

2017-. Coordinator of the line Cinema: Theory/Practice. CEIS20 - Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Coimbra.

2009-13. Researcher for the project “Film and Philosophy: Mapping an Encounter”, coord. João Mário Grilo. Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA).

2008-. Researcher for the group The Magnifying Class, coord. Andrew Klevan. University of Oxford.


5. Teaching


5.1. Undergraduate

2017. Cinema History and Aesthetics II. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2017. Art Studies Seminar: Cinema. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2016. Cinema History and Aesthetics I. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2016. Initiation to Arts. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Nov. to Dec.

2016. Introduction to Film Studies. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2016. Cinema History and Aesthetics II. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2015. Cinema History and Aesthetics I. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2015. Art and Multimedia. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2015. Initiation to Arts. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Nov. to Dec.

2015. Introduction to Film Studies. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2015. Film Criticism. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

2015. Cinema History and Aesthetics I. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

2015. Cinema History and Aesthetics III. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

2014. Cinema History and Aesthetics II. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2014. Construction of the Filmic Image. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2014. Cinema History and Aesthetics I. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2014. Cinema History and Aesthetics III. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2014. Film Criticism. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Art and Television. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Cinema History and Aesthetics II. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2013. Construction of the Filmic Image. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2013. Art and Television. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Film Criticism. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Film Analysis. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Cinema History and Aesthetics I. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Cinema History and Aesthetics III. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2012. Cinema History and Aesthetics II. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2012. Construction of the Filmic Image. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2012. Film Criticism. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

2012. Cinema History and Aesthetics I. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

2012. Cinema History and Aesthetics III. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

2012. Art Studies Seminar: Cinema. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

2011. Cinema History and Aesthetics II. Lectures. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2011. Art Studies Seminar: Cinema. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Mar. to Jun.

2011. Film Programming. Assistance to the classes. Communication Sciences Course. Faculty of Social and Human Sciences - New University of Lisbon (NOVA), Feb. to May.

2011. Filmology. Lectures. Communication Sciences Course. Faculty of Social and Human Sciences - New University of Lisbon (NOVA), Feb. to May.

2010. Filmology. Assistance to the classes and a few lectures. Communication Sciences Course. Faculty of Social and Human Sciences - New University of Lisbon (NOVA), Sept. to Dec.

2009. Introduction to Narrative Cinema I: American Cinema. Seminars. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2009. Long Essay in Film Studies. Module convening and supervision. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2008. Long Essay in Film Studies. Module convening and supervision. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Sept. to Dec.

2008. Long Essay in Film Studies. Supervision. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2008. Introduction to Narrative Cinema II: World Cinema. Seminars. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2007. Long Essay in Film Studies. Supervision. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Sept. to Dec.

2007. Introduction to Narrative Cinema I: American Cinema. Seminars. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Sept. to Dec.

2007. Introduction to Narrative Cinema II: World Cinema. Seminars. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2007. Introduction to Television Studies. Seminars. Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

5.2. Graduate (MA)

2017. Film Theory. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2016. Cinema and Other Arts. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2015-16. Film Theory. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. 2015 to Jan. 2016.

2015. Film Genres. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2014. Cinema and Other Arts. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2013. Cinema and Other Arts. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2013. Cinema and Other Arts. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2011. Cinema and Other Arts. Seminars. Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.


6. Supervision


6.1. Undergraduate

2007-9. Various students for Long Essay in Film Studies. University of Kent.

2016. Rafael Marques, at Easy Live on Web. Extra-curricular internship. University of Coimbra.

6.2. Graduate (MA)

2015. Denise Liege Fraga e Klock, “Estilo em Documentário: Análise dos Filmes 5 Broken Cameras (2011) e Iraq in Fragments (2006)”. Dissertation. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2013. Angélica Bértolo, “Argumento Cinematográfico ‘A Grande Falácia’”. Project report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2013. Pedro Niza, “Projecto Educativo no TAGV”. Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2013. Susana Serigado (as second supervisor), supervised by Pedro Costa, “The Fountainhead Revisitado: De Chicago Tribune Tower a Pruitt-Igoe”. Dissertation. MA in Architecture. University School Vasco da Gama.

Paulo Vasconcelos, co-supervised by Paulo Estudante, “A Música de Giuseppe Becce para o Cinema Mudo”. Dissertation. University of Coimbra.

6.3. Graduate (PhD)

Dária Salgado, “A Poética da Paisagem: Espiritualidade como Resultado de uma Fruição Estética Veiculada pela Relação do Indivíduo com o Espaço, o Tempo e as Memórias”. PhD in Contemporary Art. University of Coimbra.

Joanise Levy da Silva, “Os Clichês e a Fabulação de Imagens Fílmicas”. PhD in Art Studies, specialisation in Film and Image Studies. University of Coimbra.

Markus Carpenter, “Adapting Bradbury: A Cinema of Wonder and Warning”. PhD in Modern Languages and Literatures, specialisation in American Culture. University of Coimbra.

Nuno Lopes, “Sério Fernandes e a Escola que ‘Não Existe’: Contributo para uma Reflexão sobre a Escola do Porto”. PhD in Art Studies, specialisation in Film and Image Studies. University of Coimbra.

Salomé Lamas, “Problems of Translation and Critique on Documentary Cinema”. PhD in Contemporary Art. University of Coimbra.


7. Participation in Academic Committees


7.1. Graduate (MA)

2017. Ana Teresa Leal, supervised by João Maria André and Maria Dalila Rodrigues, “Os Museus de Arte na Era da Revolução Digital: Considerações sobre os Processos de Mediação, Educação e Espectáculo” (as chair). Dissertation. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 16 Feb.

2017. Gonçalo Oliveira de Mara, supervised by Maria Irene Aparício, “Tornar o Cinema Vísivel: A Prática da Programação Cinematográfica” (as examiner). Dissertation. MA in Communication Sciences, specialisation in Cinema and Television. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 13 Feb.

2017. Vanessa Ribeiro, supervised by Maria Irene Aparício, “Documentário, Espaço Selvagem da Experimentação” (as examiner). Internship report. MA in Communication Sciences, specialisation in Cinema and Television. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 13 Feb.

2017. Mariana Feteira Parracho, supervised by Susana Lobo and Luís Urbano (UP), “A Melancolia na Arquitetura a partir do Cinema Português” (as examiner). Dissertation. Integrated MA in Architecture. University of Coimbra, 2 Feb.

2016. Fernando Duarte de Oliveira, supervised by Paulo Estudante, “Consciência Histórica ou Tradição?: O ‘Estilo Antigo’ em Edições Históricas Publicadas entre 1750 e 1850” (as chair). Dissertation. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 27 Oct.

2016. Susana Figueira Henriques, supervised by Sérgio Dias Branco, “Queer Lisboa: Derek Jarman e a Estética Queer no Vídeo Musical”. Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 26 Oct.

2016. Jéssica Pestana, supervised by Sérgio Dias Branco, “Cinema e Pedagogia: Estágio no IndieLisboa”. Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 26 Oct.

2016. Marta Torres, supervised by Sérgio Dias Branco, “Queer Lisboa e o Novo Cinema Queer”. Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 26 Oct.

2016. Rúben Gaspar Gomes, supervised by Osvaldo Silvestre, “Agora Não: Argumento Cinematográfico Original” (as chair). Project report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 25 Oct.

2016. Raphael Diego de Mesquita, supervised by Paulo Estudante, “O Mercado da Música Urbana em Portugal: Estudo de Caso ‘Music in My Soul’” (as chair). Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 24 Oct.

2016. Filipe Bento de Araújo, supervised by José Abreu, co-supervised by Paulo Estudante, “Estudo e Edição Crítica dos Responsórios Polifónicos de Quinta-Feira Santa Presentes em Dois Manuscritos da Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra” (as chair). Dissertation. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 25 Feb.

2016. Cláudia Morais, supervised by João Maria André, co-supervised by Fernando Matos de Oliveira, “Teatro, Cultura e Educação: Relatório de Estágio nos Serviços de Produção e na Área de Projecto Educativo do Teatro Académico de Gil Vicente” (as chair). Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 26 Jan.

2015. Denise Liege Fraga e Klock, supervised by Sérgio Dias Branco, “Estilo em Documentário: Análise dos Filmes 5 Broken Cameras (2011) e Iraq in Fragments (2006)”. Dissertation. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 30 Oct.

2015. Ana Eduarda Barbosa, supervised by Fernando Matos de Oliveira, “Produção Cultural e Programação Cinematográfica no Teatro Académico de Gil Vicente” (as chair). Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 27 Oct.

2015. Pedro Valentim, supervised by Abílio Hernandez, “Da Desavergonhada Forma das Coisas: Uma Digressão Flanada Através da Forma e do Discurso duma Constelação de Corpos Cinematográficos” (as examiner). Dissertation. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 19 Oct.

2015. Samanta Almeida, supervised by Fernando Matos de Oliveira, “Produção e Programação no TAGV: Uma Proposta para o Dia Mundial da Música” (as chair). Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 13 Oct.

2015. José Filipe Pereira, supervised by João Maria André, “A Performance como Ritual — da Arte como Veículo de Jerzy Grotowski ao Theyyam do Norte Malabar” (as chair). Dissertation. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 12 Oct.

2014. Ricardo Batista, supervised by João Ferreira, “Os Bastidores em Directo” (as examiner). Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 28 Oct.

2013. Angélica Bértolo, supervised by Sérgio Dias Branco, “Argumento Cinematográfico ‘A Grande Falácia’”. Project report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 29 Oct.

2013. Pedro Niza, supervised by Sérgio Dias Branco, “Projecto Educativo no TAGV”. Internship report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 16 Jul.

2013. Susana Serigado, supervised by Pedro Costa, seconded by Sérgio Dias Branco, “The Fountainhead Revisitado: De Chicago Tribune Tower a Pruitt-Igoe”. Dissertation. MA in Architecture. University School Vasco da Gama, 24 Jan.

2012. Débora Pinto de Carvalho, supervised by Abílio Hernandez Cardoso, “Fatal, Cativa e Independente: A Mulher no Film Noir” (as examiner). Dissertation. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 18 Jan.

2012. Raquel Casqueira, supervised by Bárbara Vallera, “Live the Dream or Die Trying: Live. Dream. Believe.” (as examiner). Project report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 3 Feb.

2011. Luís Esteves, supervised by Fausto Crucinho e Elizeu Ewald (Gama Filho University), “Relatório do Projecto do Filme Entre Macacos e Anjos” (as examiner). Project report. MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 22 Sept.

7.2. Graduate (PhD)

2016. Dária Salgado, supervised by Sérgio Dias Branco, co-supervised by José Maçãs de Carvalho, thesis project “A Poética da Paisagem: A espiritualidade como resultado de uma fruição estética veiculada pela relação do indivíduo com o espaço, o tempo e as memórias”. PhD in Contemporary Art. University of Coimbra, 15 Jul.

2015. Susana Nascimento Duarte, supervised by João Mário Grilo, “O Figural no Cinema Contemporâneo: Articulações e Disjunções do Visível e do Dizível” (as examiner). PhD in Communication Sciences, Film and Television path. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 13 Jul.

2014. Marta Pinho Alves, supervised by José Luís Garcia, “Cinema 2.0: Modalidades de Produção Cinematográfica do Tempo do Digital” (as examiner). PhD in Sociology, Culture, Communication and Life Styles path. University of Lisbon, 1 Jul.

2013. Fausto Cruchinho, supervised by António Pedro Pita, “Roberto Rossellini: A ‘Televisão de Autor’”. PhD in Art Studies, Film and Image Studies path. University of Coimbra, 3 Apr.

2013. Liliana Navarra, supervised by Paulo Filipe Monteiro, “João César Monteiro entre Antropologia e Ficção” (as examiner). PhD in Communication Sciences, Film and Television path. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 6 Nov.

2013. Maria do Carmo Piçarra, supervised by João Mário Grilo, “Azuis Ultramarinos: Propaganda Colonial nas Actualidades Filmadas do Estado Novo e Censura a Três Filmes de Autor”. PhD in Communication Sciences, Film and Television path. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 31 Jan.

2012. Diogo Morato, supervised by António Lousa, co-supervised by Abílio Hernandez Cardoso, thesis project “Learning from Cinema: Da Cidade e da Explosão do Espaço no Séc. XX” (as examiner). PhD in Architecture. University of Coimbra, 3 Feb.


8. Other Academic Activities


2016. Chair of the first session of the afternoon at Room Jimmy Murakami. AVANCA | CINEMA 2016: Conferência Internacional de Cinema - Arte, Tecnologia, Comunicação, org. Avanca Film Society. Avanca, 25 Jul.

2016. Chair of the panel “Fotografia, Cinema e o Dispositivo”. VI Encontro Anual da AIM. Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 6 Maio.

2015. Chair of the panel “Estudos Fílmicos 2”. 9.º Congresso da SOPCOM. University of Coimbra, 14 Nov.

2015. Chair of the panel “Do Arquivo ao Cinema Documentário”. I Encontro de Cultura Visual, “A Partilha do Visível: Políticas do Olhar”, org. GT Cultura Visual/SOPCOM. University of Coimbra, 11 Nov.

2015. Chair of the second session of the afternoon at Room Jimmy Murakami. AVANCA | CINEMA 2015: Conferência Internacional de Cinema - Arte, Tecnologia, Comunicação. Avanca, 24 Jul.

2015. Chair of the panel “Géneros Cinematográficos”. V AIM Annual Meeting. ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, 22 May.

2014. Chair of Session II. “The Fusion of Arts in Cinema” Symposium, org. Caminhos do Cinema Português. University of Coimbra, 21 Nov.

2014. Chair of the first session of the afternoon at Room Jimmy Murakami. AVANCA | CINEMA 2014: Conferência Internacional de Cinema - Arte, Tecnologia, Comunicação. Avanca, 25 Jul.

2014. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #14” on On Dangerous Ground (1951). University of Oxford, 24 May.

2014. Chair of the panel “Cinema e Filosofia (I)”. IV AIM Annual Meeting. University of Beira Interior, 15 Maio.

2013. Chair of the panel “Cinema/Filosofia (II)”. III AIM Annual Meeting. University of Coimbra, 10 Maio.

2013. Chair of the panel “O Corpo Filmado”. III AIM Annual Meeting. University of Coimbra, 9 Maio.

2013-. Member of the Academic Board. SERIES: International Journal of TV Serial Narratives. Polytechnic University of Valencia/University of Bologna. http://series.unibo.it.

2013. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #11” on Mies vailla menneisyyttä (The Man Without a Past, 2002). University of Oxford, 15 Mar.

2013. Presenter of the research seminar on the topic “The Cinematic”. Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 16 Jan.

2012. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #10” on Zangiku monogatari (The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum, 1939). University of Oxford, 5 Oct.

2012. Presenter of the research seminar on “What Is Cinema?” by Noël Carroll. Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 17 Jul.

2012. Chair of the panel “Spirituality in Film and Video Art”. Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory, NECS 2012 conference. New University of Lisbon (NOVA) and University of Coimbra, Lisbon, 23 Jun.

2012. Introduction to the keynote speaker Elizabeth Cowie. Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory, NECS 2012 conference. New University of Lisbon (NOVA) and University of Coimbra, Lisbon, 22 Jun.

2012. Chair of the panel “Political Views on Screen”. Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory, NECS 2012 conference. New University of Lisbon (NOVA) and University of Coimbra, Lisbon, 22 Jun.

2012. Chair of the panel “Classical and New Hollywood”. Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory, NECS 2012 conference. New University of Lisbon (NOVA) and University of Coimbra, Lisbon, 22 Jun.

2012. Chair of the panel “Film Theory (III)”. II AIM Annual Meeting. Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, 11 May.

2011-. Cinema consultant. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente.

2011. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #8” on Ordet (1955). University of Oxford, 10 Feb.

2010. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #7” on Sanxia haoren (Still Life, 2006). University of Oxford, 5 Mar.

2009. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #6” on Trafic (1971). University of Oxford, 3 Dec.

2009. Participant in the research seminar “ The Magnifying Class #5” on Elephant (2003). University of Oxford, 18 Jun.

2009. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #4” on The Little Foxes (1941). University of Oxford, 12 Mar.

2008. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #3” on Charulata (1964). University of Oxford, 5 Dec.

2002. Internship in the Section of Theory and Criticism of Architecture, Department of History and Phenomenology of Architecture. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

8.1. Administration and Management

2014-. Member of the Direction Board of the AIM - Association of Moving Image Researchers.

2013-. Coordinator of the Mobility Programmes, Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2013-. Member of the Academic Council of CEIS20 - Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20) - University of Coimbra.

2013-15. Member of the Academic Commission of the Department of History, Archeology and Arts. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2012-. Manager of Casa das Caldeiras. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2011-. Coordinator of Film and Image Studies, Art Studies Course. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2007-9. Part-time teachers’ representative, Film Studies Board. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent.

8.2. Film Programming

2017. Co-programmer of the 2.º Programme on Colonialisms, “O Direito do Mais Forte à Liberdade”, org. Centre for Social Studies (CES)/Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (FEUC), 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20), and Art Studies Course of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Coimbra (FLUC). Casa das Caldeiras, 23 Feb. to 25 May.

2016. Programmer of “ O Cinema ao Espelho”. Esther de Carvalho Theatre, 23 Jan., 27 Feb., and 25 Mar.

2014-15. Co-programmer with João Marujo and José Manuel Pureza of “Vivências Cristãs, Caminhos Cruzados”, org. TEAR and John XXIII Christian Community of Acceptance. Justice and Peace University Institute, 18 Dec. to 14 May.

2013-. Member of the workgroup for “CineAvante!”, Festa do Avante!, org. Portuguese Communist Party. Quinta da Atalaia, Seixal.

2013. Programmer of “O Lugar das Coisas Antigas e Esquecidas”, org. Fila K Film Society. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, 4 to 25 Jun.

2012-. Coordinator of Sessões do Carvão, org. Art Studies Course of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Coimbra (FLUC), with the support of the Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente (TAGV). Casa das Caldeiras.
Programmes in 2016-17: “O Cinema Olha a Música”, “Abundância e Violência: A América Contemporânea Vista por Wim Wenders”, “Jan Troell: A Memória das Vidas”.
Programmes in 2015-16: “Harmony Korine: América Delirante”, “Cinema da Palestina: Terra e Liberdade”, “Curtas de Luis Buñuel”, “Dois Lugares, Dois Olhares” (in partial collaboration with Apordoc), “ Jean Eustache: Existência Brumosa”, “Charles Burnett: O Liame do Solo” (in collaboration with the Section of Anglo-American Studies of the Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbr), “Terra Quente: Retrospectiva do Cinema Africano”, “Kaiju: Cinema, Guerras e o Imaginário Japonês” (programmed by students of the BA in Art Studies).
Programmes in 2014-15: “Mundo Sur/real”, “Larisa Shepitko: Comoções do Humano” (in collaboration with the Russian Studies Centre of the Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra), “Terror Contemporâneo”, “(Re)Acção: Química e Cinema” (in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology - University of Coimbra), “Juan Pablo Rebella: Melancólicas Comédias”, “Antes e Depois de Abril”, “Película: Latin’ América” (programmed by students of the BA in Art Studies).
Programmes in 2013-14: “Charles Laughton nos Dois Lados da Câmara”, “Sembène Ousmane: Cineasta Africano, Artista Político”, “Bill Douglas: Imagens Palpitantes”, “Comunidade e Consciência Ecológica” (in collaboration with Coimbra in Transition), “F. W. Murnau: O Real Fantástico”, “John Cassavetes: Expressões do Quotidiano”, “Cinema e Espiritualidade” (in collaboration with Justice and Peace University Institute), “Peter Watkins: O Factual Dramático”, “Filmes Revolucionários de Abril” (in collaboration with A Escola da Noite, Fila K Cineclube, and Prisma), “Caixa Negra” (programmed by students of the BA in Art Studies).
Programmes in 2012-13: “Tresloucadas Comédias Clássicas”, “Julián Hernández: Paisagens da Intimidade” (in collaboration with Queer Lisboa), “Portugal, Entre o Documento e a Ficção”, “Shakespeare no Cinema” (in collaboration with TAGV’s Centre of Contemporary Dramaturgy), “Zhang-ke Jia: Retratos da China Moderna”, “Homenagem aos Cineclubes” (in collaboration with Fila K Film Society), “Cryptomeria Japonica” (programmed by students of the BA in Art Studies), “Jean Vigo: Intrépida Poesia”, “Patricio Guzmán: A Textura da Memória”, “Conquistas da Liberdade”, “Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Heresia do Cinema”.
Programmes in 2012: “Fritz Lang: Medo, Poder, e Justiça”, “Adaptações de João Botelho”, “Reflexões Socialistas”, “Não Esperes! Aprende, Faz, Realiza(te)!” (programmed by students of the BA in Art Studies), “Documentários: Registos Meditativos”, “Descobrir o Irão”.

2012. Programmer of Francesco, giullare di Dio (The Flowers of St. Francis, 1950). “As Minhas Escolhas” film programme, org. Fila K Film Society. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, 17 Jan.

2011. Programmer of “O Cinema Vai ao Teatro”. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente, 26 to 29 Sept.

8.3. Organisation of Academic Meetings

2017. Member of the Academic Committee of Variações sobre António: Um Colóquio em Torno de António Variações. University of Coimbra, 7 to 8 Dec.

2017. Member of the Academic Committee of X Jornadas de Cinema em Português. University of Beira Interior, 15 to 17 May.

2016. Member of the Academic Committee of III Simpósio “A Fusão das Artes no Cinema”, org. Caminhos do Cinema Português. Open University, Coimbra, 24 to 26 November.

2016. Member of the Academic Committee and the Organizing Committee of VI AIM Annual Meeting. Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 4 to 7 May.

2015. Member of the Academic Committee of II Simpósio “A Fusão das Artes no Cinema”, org. Caminhos do Cinema Português. Open University, Coimbra, 3 to 5 December.

2015. Member of the Academic Committee and the Organizing Committee of V AIM Annual Meeting. ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, 21 to 23 May.

2014. Member of the Academic Committee and the Organizing Committee of IV AIM Annual Meeting. University of Beira Interior, 15 to 17 May.

2013. Member of the Organizing Committee of III AIM Annual Meeting. University of Coimbra, 9 to 11 May.

2013. Member of the Academic Committee and the Organizing Committee of Narrativas da Paisagem: O Olhar da Geografia, do Cinema e da Literatura. University of Coimbra, 20 to 21 Feb.

2012. Co-organiser with Paulo Granja and Susana Viegas of Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory, NECS 2012 conference. New University of Lisbon (NOVA) and University of Coimbra, Lisbon, 21 to 23 Jun.

2010. Organiser of Seminários em Volta de D. N. Rodowick. Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA), Mar. to May.

2010. Presenter of the research seminar “The Virtual Life of Film”. Seminários em Volta de D. N. Rodowick. Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 27 Apr.

2002. Collaboration in the organisation of Nas Margens da Arquitectura conference. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

2002. Organiser and presenter of Os Sentidos da Cidade screening and debate series. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon and Fnac Colombo.

8.4. Peer Review

Aniki: Portuguese Journal of the Moving Image. AIM - Association of Moving Image Researchers.

Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image. New University of Lisbon (NOVA).

CITARJ: Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts.

Comunicação e Sociedade. Minho University.

Critical Studies in Television.

Coimbra University Press.

MATLIT: Revista do Programa de Doutoramento em Materialidades da Literatura. University of Coimbra.

Revista Tempo. Fluminense Federal University.

Revista Portuguesa de História. University of Coimbra.

SERIES: International Journal of TV Serial Narratives. Polytechnic University of Valencia/University of Bologna.


9. Scholarships


2010-11. Research scholarship. Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA).

2006-9. PhD scholarship. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent.


10. Affiliations


2014-. Portugal-Cuba Friendship Association.

2011-. AIM - Association of Moving Image Researchers.

2011-. NECS - European Network for Film and Media Scholars.

2009-. ESA - European Society for Aesthetics.

2009-. SCMS - Society for Cinema & Media Studies.


11. Talks


11.1. Accepted

2017. “Uma Prática Decisiva: A Crítica de Cinema e a Questão do Valor”. VII AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS). University of Minho, Braga, May.

2017. “Divinely Human: Robert Bresson’s Spiritual Reflections”. The Place of Religion in Film, org. Humanities Center and Department of Religion - College of Arts and Sciences. Syracuse University, 31 Mar.

2016. “O Urbano e o Doméstico: Os Espaços do Film Noir Americano”. International Conference on Space and Cinema, org. Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC). University of Lisbon, 28 Nov. 2016.

2016. “Vídeos Musicais e Planos Longos”. Cinema and Other Arts, org. Labcom.IFP - Communication, Philosophy, Humanities. University of Beira Interior, 30 Sept.

2016. “Ajustar a Atenção: Sobre o Estudo Detalhado de Obras Cinematográficas”. VI AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR). Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Porto, 6 May.

2015. “Glauber Rocha: Fome, Sonho, Estética”. I Encounter of Visual Culture, “The Sharing of the Visible: Politics of the Look”, org. GT Visual Culture/Portuguese Association of Communication Sciences (SOPCOM). University of Coimbra, 11 Nov.

2015. “A Identidade como Facto Colectivo em Palombella rossa”. AVANCA | CINEMA 2015: International Conference on Cinema - Art, Technology, Communication, org. Avanca Film Society. Avanca, 25 Jul.

2015. “Evaluating and Valuing in Film Criticism”. Film-Philosophy Conference 2015: The Evaluation of Form, org. Film-Philosophy, dir. Andrew Klevan. University of Oxford, 20 Jul.

2015. “O Cinema como Ética”. V AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA). Higher Institute for Labor andBusiness Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), 23 May.

2014. “Frei Betto em Cuba”. “The Dominicans in the Luso-Hispanic World” International Conference, org. St. Thomas Aquinas Institute (ISTA), Overseas History Center (CHAM), Center for the Study of Religious History (CEHR), Centre for Studies in the Science of Religions (CECR), Interdisciplinary Centre of History, Cultures and Societies (CIDEHUS), and Historical Society of the Independence of Portugal (SHIP). Geographical Society of Lisbon, 24 Jul.

2014. “Comunidades do Cinema”. IV AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and Labcom.IFP - Communication, Philosophy, Humanities. Beira Interior University, 15 May.

2013. “Movimentos do Ver e do Escutar: Uma Hipótese Marxista na Estética do Cinema”. II Karl Marx International Congress, org. Institute for Contemporary History (IHC). New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 26 Oct.

2013. “Darkened Spaces: The Urban and the Domestic in American Film Noir”. Inter[sections]: A Conference on Architecture, City and Cinema, org. Faculty of Architecture. University of Porto, 13 Sept.

2013. “Vídeos Musicais e Figuras Abstractas”. III AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20). University of Coimbra, 11 May.

2013. “The Terror of Control: Surveillance and Imperialism in Homeland”. Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses, org. Center for Comparative Studies (CEC). University of Lisbon, 24 Apr.

2012. “Permanecer no Amor: A Arte e Teologia de Des hommes et des dieux”. Mosteiros Cistercienses: Passado, Presente, Futuro. Alcobaça, 15 Jun.

2012. “‘Estejamos Atentos!’: Notas sobre o Cinematógrafo como Reflexões Espirituais”. II AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC). Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Lisbon, 10 May.

2012. “Screened Signs of Grace: André Bazin’s ‘Cinema and Theology’ and the Sacramental Facet of Film”. Spirituality in the 21st Century: At the Interface of Theory, Praxis and Pedagogy, org. Inter-Disciplinary.Net. Prague, 23 Mar.

2011. “A Cinema Inhabited by the Angel of History: On Rossellini’s Paisà”. (Post-)Conflict Cinema: Remembering Out-breaks and In-tensions, org. Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC). Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Lisbon, 6 Dec.

2011. “Music Videos and Non-Musical Sounds”. Music and the Moving Image VI. New York University (NYU), 22 May.

2011. “Pensar o Cinema Através dos Filmes: A Filosofia do Cinema de Stanley Cavell”. I AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and Centre for Research in Arts and Communication (CIAC). University of Algarve, 6 May.

2010. “On Essentialism: Thoughts Between Nöel Carroll and Stanley Cavell”. Film-Philosophy III, org. Film-Philosophy. University of Warwick, 16 Jul.

2009. “Televisual Works”. “Screen” Conference 2009. University of Glasgow, 4 Jul.

2009. “Super Style: Heroes and Television Aesthetics”. The Politics of Super-Heroes: Renegotiating the Super-Hero in Post-9/11 Cinema. Yale University, 31 Jan.

2008. “Borrowed Sounds, Appropriated Images: Music Videos and Found Footage”. Cultural Borrowings: A Study Day on Appropriation, Reworking and Transformation. University of Nottingham, 19 Mar.

2008. “Laughing in Friendship: The Intimate Ensemble Comedy of Friends”. Playing for Laughs: On Comedy in Performance. De Montfort University, 9 Feb.

2007. “Labyrinths of the Self: Different Characters, Identical Bodies in Battlestar Galactica”. BSG 2007: The Politics, Poetics and Philosophy of “Battlestar Galactica”. Bucks New University, 28 Jul.

2007. “Being Her/She in ‘Who Are You?’”. It’s the End of the World. Again?!?: Why Buffy Still Matters. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 16 Mar.

11.2. Invited

2017. “A Mais Importante das Artes: A Revolução de Outubro e a Produção Cinematográfica”. O Ano de 1917, org. 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20). University of Coimbra, 18 Oct.

2017. “O Mundo Digital”. National Plan for Film. Avelar Brotero Secondary School, Coimbra, 27 Jan.

2016. “Observing the Unobserved: Thinking Through Sensory Cinema with Walter Benjamin”. “Forum of the Real: On Sensory Cinema”, org. Porto/Post/Doc and Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR). Porto/Post/Doc, Porto, 2 Dec.

2016. “Ars Gratia Artis?: O Lúdico e o Lúcido no Cinema”. XIX Jornadas Históricas: “Homo Sapiens, Homo Ludens”, org. Seia City Council, Centre for Society and Culture History - University of Coimbra (CHSC-UC), and Centre for Development of Schools’ Association (CFAE) Centre-West. Seia, 11 Nov.

2016. “Os Sons Não-Musicais dos Telediscos”. Festival Guimarães Cinema Som. José de Guimarães International Art Centre/Platform of Arts and Creativity, 12 Oct.

2016. “O Ecrã-Mosaico”. Jornadas de Maio: “Imagens da Imagem”, org. 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20). University of Coimbra, 1 Jun.

2016. “O Rosto da Técnica: Walter Benjamin e a Arte Fotográfica”. VII Jornadas de Filosofia: “A Filosofia e as Artes”, org. Group of Philosophy Students of Minho University (NEFILUM). Minho University, 29 Apr.

2015. “ A Noite da Imagem: Migração e Distracção no Cinema de David Lynch”. “Cycle of Talks ‘The State of Art’: Expanded Field of Images and Art”, Anozero: Contemporary Art Biennial of Coimbra, org. Circle of Fine Arts of Coimbra (CAPC), Coimbra City Council (CMC), and University of Coimbra (UC). Sereia Circle - Municipal House of Culture, 28 Nov.

2015. “Visualizar a Inferência: Motivos de Imagem nos Policiais Processuais da CBS”. 2nd Conference “Television and New Media”, org. LabCom.IFP - Communication, Philosophy, Humanities. University of Beira Interior, 17 Nov.

2015. “Nem Luz Pura, Nem Sombra: Nostalgia de la luz como Documentário Poético Politizado”. Interdisciplinary Colloquium “Visions of Light”, org. Institute for Interdisciplinary Research of the University of Coimbra (IIIUC) and International Year of Light 2015 (AIL2015). University of Coimbra, 3 Oct.

2015. “Um Mundo Completo Sem Nós, Presente para Nós: Stanley Cavell e o Pensamento Materialista do Cinema”. Philosophy of Film seminar. University of Beira Interior, 16 Apr.

2014. “From Us to Us: Um Adeus Português in 1980’s Portugal”. Memories of Change: Cinema and Culture in Portugal After the Carnation Revolution, org. CD25A-UC and UCL. University College London - University of London, 8 Dec.

2014. “As Imagens Ressonantes: A Escrita Fílmica de Marguerite Duras”. Simpósio “A Fusão das Artes no Cinema”, org. Caminhos do Cinema Português. University of Coimbra, 21 Nov.

2014. “A Arte como Trabalho ou O Trabalho como Arte”. II International Congress Marx in May, org. Marxist Studies Group (GEM). University of Lisbon, 9 May.

2014. “Imagens Digitadas: Produção e Estética do Cinema Digital”. Paisagens Neurológicas 2. University of Coimbra, 2 May.

2014. “A Memória Resistente da Guerra no Cinema Vietnamita”. “Conflitos e Memórias de Guerra” Permanent Seminar. University of Coimbra, 1 Apr.

2014. “Fotografar, Filmar, Escrever”. Al Berto: O Último Habitante, org. Alma Azul and Casa da Esquina. Casa da Esquina, 21 Mar.

2014. “A Imaginação Orante de Catarina de Sena”. St. Joseph House of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena, Aveiro, 18 Jan. Princess Saint Joana House of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena, Lisbon, 22 Feb.

2013. “Espaço, Tempo, e Gesto na Comédia de Situação Americana Clássica”. PhD programme in American Studies. University of Coimbra, 1 Nov.

2012. “As Exigências do Evangelho: Gustavo Gutiérrez e a Dimensão Política da Teologia”. Religião: Diálogo, Política, Preconceito. Centre for Social Studies - University of Coimbra, 14 Dec.

2012. “Alta (In)definição: Entre Nós e as Imagens Digitais”. Summer University. University of Coimbra, 27 Jul.

2012. “A Cidade das Imagens”. Workshop: CutCity 2012, org. Departament of Architecture (D’Arq) and Architecture Laboratory – Study Centre (LabART). Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, 27 Feb.

2011. “Prescrições e Descobertas: A Especificidade do Meio Cinemático Segundo Berys Gaut”. XIII Autumn Colloquium, org. Centre for Humanistic Studies (CEHUM). Minho University, 17 Nov.

2010. “Entre a Desordem: Balagan como Mapa Intersticial de Identidades e Histórias”. 1.º Colóquio da Primavera: Literatura, Espaço, Cartografias. University of Coimbra, 7 May.

2009. “Each Voice: Internal Variation in Grey’s Anatomy”. Graduate Student Presentations. University of Kent, 27 May.

2009. “Compreensões do Cinema: Funções da Linguagem Analítica e Crítica”. New University Lisbon, 20 May. Minho University, 21 May.

2008. “Cowboys no Espaço: Convergências de Género em Firefly e Serenity”. Fantastic Forum 2008. University of Lisbon, 4 Oct.

2008. “Visualising Inference: Image and Sound Motifs in CBS Police Procedurals”. Graduate Student Presentations. University of Kent, 21 May.

2006. “Três Idades de Casais: Closer, Husbands and Wives, Saraband”. Portuguese Society of Family Therapy, 24 Nov.

2005. “Imagens Sequências: A Partir do Conceito de Storyboard”. Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, Lisbon, 11 Dec.

2003. “Narração do Espaço, Espaço da Narrativa”. Manuel Teixeira Gomes Higher Institute, 12 Nov.

11.3. Public Discussions

2017. About the film Suffragette (2015), on the International Women’s Day, org. Unitary Group of Women from Figueira da Foz. Arts and Performance Centre, Figueira da Foz, 8 Mar.

2016. With Carlos Gonçalves and Deolinda Machado, chaired by Filipa Rodrigues. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja”, org. Partido Comunista Português. Hotel dos Cavaleiros, Torres Novas, 28 Oct.

2016. With Carlos Gonçalves, Deolinda Machado, and Zeferino Moreira da Silva, chaired by Cláudia Lopes Pereira. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja”, org. Portuguese Communist Party. Parish Board of Covilhã, 24 Jun.

2016. With Gabriel Silva, OP, on “Santa Catarina de Sena: Mulher, Leiga e Mística do Século XIV” [“St. Catherine of Siena: Woman, Laywoman and 14th Century Mystic”]. Dominican Gatherings. Christ the King’s Parish Centre, Porto, 20 Apr.

2016. Chair of “Trabalho, Precariedade e Qualificação: Um Olhar a Partir das Relações de Poder entre Capital e Trabalho”, presented by Alfredo Campos. 1st Workshop Programme “Labour and Society”, org. CES-UC/SPRC. SPRC Saloon, 16 Mar.

2016. About the films Le mépris (Contempt, 1963), Holy Motors (2012), Mulholland Dr. (2001), and Il caimano (The Caiman, 2006), org. CITEC. Esther de Carvalho Theatre, 23 Jan., 27 Feb., 25 Mar., and 23 Apr.

2015. With Bruno Marques (NOVA), chaired by Maria Teresa Cruz (NOVA). “Ciclo de Conversas: O Estado da Arte”, “Campo Expandido das Imagens e da Arte” session. Anozero: Bienal de Arte Contemporânea de Coimbra, org. CAPC, CMC, e UC, 28 Nov.

2015. With Jorge António, launch of the book Angola, o Nascimento de uma Nação – Vol. III – O Cinema da Independência, org. CES and UC Rectory. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente, 13 Nov.

2015. With José Manuel Pinto, about the film La solitudine dei numeri primi (The Solitude of Prime Numbers, 2010). “Olhares sobre a Adolescência” commented film programme, org. A CORES: Association for the Support of Children and Youths at Risk. Cerca de St. Bernardo Theatre, 4 Nov.

2015. About the film Svoy sredi chuzhikh, chuzhoy sredi svoikh (At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own, 1974). “Film Club”. Russian Studies Centre of the Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, 23 Oct.

2015. With Paulo Borges, chaired by Maurício Pereira. “A Pobreza em Espírito: Diálogo Cristão-Budista”, org. Circle of Inter-Being and Maitreya: Dharma Study Group of Coimbra. Justice and Peace University Institute, Coimbra, 22 Oct.

2015. About the film Nattvardsgästerna (Winter Light, 1963). “Bergman Inesgotável” film programme. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente, 12 Oct.

2015. As chair, with Edison Sanchez (Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) and Cristina Cardoso (International Section of the PCP). “Moment of Solidarity with Bolivarian Venezuela”, org. Portuguese Communist Party. Festa do “Avante!”, Space of the Regional Organization of Coimbra of the Portuguese Communist Party. Quinta da Atalaia, Amora, Seixal, 5 Sept.

2015. With Carlos Gonçalves, Deolinda Machado, and Pedro Pina Nóbrega, chaired by Filomena Pires. “Os Democratas e Patriotas, os Católicos e a Igreja”, org. Democratic Unitarian Coalition (PCP-PEV). Solar dos Peixotos, Viseu, 30 Jul.

2015. About spirituality and cinema, org. St. Peter’s Parish. Cantanhede, 1 Jul.

2015. With João Fanara (UFF), chaired by Roberta Avillez. “A Fotografia em Telemóvel e as Plataformas Online”. Casa da Lusofonia (International Student Lounge) - University of Coimbra, 3 Jun.

2015. With Alexandra Correia (Reset AAC), Alma Rivera (Resiste Agora), Bruno Matias (DG-AAC), Gonçalo Velho (SNESup), João Pedro Ferreira (ABIC), and Tiago Ribeiro (CES). Conversas sobre o Movimento Estudantil em Coimbra, “Professores, Estudantes, Investigadores e Bolseiros: Uma Luta Comum?”, org. Real República do Bota-Abaixo. Athenaeum of Coimbra, 5 May.

2015. About the film All That Heaven Allows (1955), org. Fila K Cineclube and Cooperativa Bonifrates. “Duetos” film programme. Coimbra Conservatory of Music, 10 Mar.

2015. Respondent to papers by Alexandra Serapicos (UCP) and Alexandra Areia (UP). 4.º Working Seminar on Portuguese Cinema, org. Academic Research Center of the School of Arts/UCP, “History of Portuguese Cinema” Work Group/AIM, CEIS20 - Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies/UC, e Institute of Contemporary History/NOVA. Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 17 Mar.

2015. With Carlos Gonçalves, Deolinda Machado, Edgar Silva, and Ricardo Coelho, chaired by Isabel Bem-Haja. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja”, org. Portuguese Communist Party. Municipal Library of Penacova, 7 Feb.

2015. With Vasco Otero, “Palombela rossa (1989)” (2). Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 29 Jan.

2014. With Vasco Otero, “Palombela rossa (1989)” (1). Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 6 Nov.

2014. With João Maria André and Mário Nogueira, chaired by Vladimiro Vale. “Ensino e Cultura ao Serviço do Progresso do País”, org. Portuguese Communist Party. Municipal House of Culture, Coimbra, 30 Sept.

2014. With Henrique Oliveira and Paulo da Rosária, chaired by Daniel Ribas, about television series. “Drama: Revista de Cinema e Teatro” no. 5 Launch. Cinema Passos Manuel, 19 Jul.

2014. With Alfredo João Paula Campos, chaired by Tiago Jerónimo, about the film A Lei da Terra (1971) and Land Reform. Sessões do Carvão. Cerca de St. Bernardo Theatre, 23 Apr.

2014. With Vasco Otero, “Eyes Wide Shut (1999)”. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 13 Mar.

2014. About the film Le quattro volte (Four Times, 2010). Sessões do Carvão. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Boiler House, 12 Mar.

2013. With Vasco Otero, “O Cinema e a História Económica e Social do Século XX”. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 12 Dec.

2013. With Adelino Fortunato, chaired by Margarida Antunes, about the film L’Argent du charbon (Coal Money, 2008). International Economics course unit. Faculty of Economics - University of Coimbra, 13 Nov.

2013. With José Trigueiros, chaired by Catarina Maia, about the film Dios por el cuello (2013). 2nd Coimbra in Motions. Cerca de St. Bernardo Theatre, 8 Nov.

2013. With Vasco Otero, “Vampiros no Cinema”. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 17 Oct.

2013. With António Sousa Dias, “Cinema e Música”. Calouste Gulbenkian Aveiro Conservatory of Music, 20 Sept.

2013. With Vasco Otero, “Robert Bresson”. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 8 Jul.

2013. About the film Operai, contadini (Workers, Peasants, 2002), org. Fila K Film Society. “ “O Lugar das Coisas Antigas e Esquecidas” film programme. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, 25 Jun.

2013. About the film Scenes from the Class Struggle in Portugal (1977), org. Fila K Film Society. “O Lugar das Coisas Antigas e Esquecidas” film programme. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, 4 Jun.

2013. With Adriana Bebiano about the film Onde Bate o Sol (Where the Sun Beats, 1989), org. 25th April Centre of Documentation - University of Coimbra. Memória da Mudança: Cinema Português dos Anos 80. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente, 25 Mar.

2012. About the film Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), org. Communication Section of the Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra. Conferências da Imprensa. D. Dinis Cultural Centre, 23 Oct.

2012. About the film Duck Soup (1933). Sessões do Carvão. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Boiler House, 19 Sept.

2012. With Osvaldo Silvestre about the film Gaav (The Cow, 1969). Sessões do Carvão. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Boiler House, 30 May.

2012. With António Sousa Ribeiro and Tiago Santos on the film Die Antigone des Sophokles nach der Hölderlinschen Übertragung für die Bühne bearbeitet von Brecht 1948(Suhrkamp Verlag) (Antigone, 1992), org. Origem da Tragédia. Clássicos no Cinema. Sala Arte à Parte, 21 May.

2012. With director João Botelho about his film Tempos Difíceis (Hard Times, 1988), org. Centre for Portuguese Literature - University of Coimbra. Páginas Tantas. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente, 12 Mar.

2012. With José Manuel Pureza about the film Film Socialisme (Socialism, 2010). Sessões do Carvão. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Boiler House, 11 Apr.

2012. About the film Francesco, giullare di Dio (The Flowers of St. Francis, 1950), org. Fila K Cineclube. “As Minhas Escolhas” film programme. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, 17 Jan.

2011. With António Costa, Paulo Fonseca, and Vítor Ferreira, “Cinema e Espaço Público”. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente, 28 Nov.

2011. With Francisco Beja, chaired by Fernando Matos Oliveira. Espetacular e Real: As Artes Entre a Espada e a Parede, org. O Teatrão. Faculty of Humanities - University of Coimbra, Boiler House, 25 May.


12. Publications


12.1. Journals

  

    

2013-. Co-ed. with Amir Khan. Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies. University of Ottawa. https://uottawa.scholarsportal.info/ojs/index.php/conversations.

2010-. Co-ed. with Patrícia Silveirinha Castello Branco and Susana Viegas. Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image. IFILNOVA - NOVA Institute of Philosophy. http://cjpmi.ifl.pt.

12.2. Books

2016. Por Dentro das Imagens: Obras de Cinema, Ideias do Cinema. Lisbon: Documenta. 160 pp.

12.3. Edited Journal Issues and Books
  

2016. With Michael Wayne. Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, no. 8, “Marx’s Philosophy”. IFILNOVA - NOVA Institute of Philosophy. http://cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/8/8.pdf.

2014. With Paulo Cunha. Atas do III Encontro da AIM. E-book. Coimbra: AIM. 453 pp. http://aim.org.pt/atas/Atas-IIIEncontroAnualAIM.pdf.

2013. Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, no. 4, “Philosophy of Religion”. IFILNOVA - NOVA Institute of Philosophy. http://cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/4/4.pdf.

12.4. Chapters in Books

2018. “One Love: Depictions of Muslims and Christians in Lebanese Cinema”. New Approaches to Islam in Film, ed. Kristian Petersen. New York: Routledge.

2017. “Performing Humour: Telling and Staging Funny Stories in Seinfeld and Louie”. In Television Performance, ed. Lucy Fife Donaldson and James Walters. London: BFI/Palgrave Macmillan.

2016. “A Cidade das Imagens: Três Olhares Fílmicos sobre a Urbanidade de Hoje”. In Territórios do Cinema: Representações e Paisagens da Pós-Modernidade, coord. Fátima Velez de Castro and João Luís J. Fernandes, pp. 103-22. Málaga: Eumed - University of Málaga. http://www.eumed.net/libros-gratis/ciencia/2016/39/39.zip.

2016. “Sembène, Ousmane (1923-2007)”. In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism, Vol. I, ed. Immanuel Ness and Zack Cope, pp. 218-22. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

2015. “Magic and Loss: Style, Progression and the ‘Ending’ of Carnivàle”. In “Carnivàle” and the American Grotesque: Critical Essays on the HBO Series, ed. Peg Aloi and Hannah E. Johnston, pp. 57-72. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

2014. With Paulo Cunha. “Introdução”. In Atas do III Encontro Anual da AIM, ed. Cunha and Sérgio Dias Branco, pp. 7-8. Coimbra: AIM. http://aim.org.pt/atas/pdfs/Atas-IIIEncontroAnualAIM-Intro.pdf.

2014. “O Conceito Aberto de Cinemático”. In Cinema & Filosofia: Compêndio, org. João Mário Grilo and Maria Irene Aparício, pp. 351-63. Lisbon: Edições Colibri.

2013. “Situating Comedy: Duration and Inhabitation in Classical American Sitcoms”. In Television Aesthetics and Style, ed. Jason Jacobs and Steven Peacock, pp. 93-102. New York: Bloomsbury.

2011. “Na Desordem: Balagan, Mapa Intersticial de Histórias e Identidades”. In Literatura, Espaço, Cartografias, ed. António Apolinário Lourenço and Osvaldo Manuel Silvestre, pp. 391-408. Coimbra: Centre for Portuguese Literature at the University of Coimbra.

2011. “Super Style: Notes for a Stylistic Analysis”. In Investigating “Heroes”: Truth, Justice and Quality TV, ed. David Simmons, pp. 109-18. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

2010. “Sci-Fi Ghettos: Battlestar Galactica and Genre Aesthetics”. In “Battlestar Galactica”: Investigating Flesh, Spirit, and Steel, ed. Roz Kaveney and Jennifer Stoy, pp. 185-98. London: I.B. Tauris.

12.5. Refereed Articles

2017. “The Past Tense of Our Selves: Um Adeus Português in 1980s Portugal”. Journal of Lusophone Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, “Special Dossier on Portuguese Cinema”, ed. Clara Rowland and Estela Vieira, pp. 41-58.

2016. “O Cinema como Educação Social dos Sentidos”. Persona: Revista do Departamento de Teatro e Cinema da ESAP, no. 3, “Art and Human Development”, ed. José Eduardo da Silva”, pp. 61-69. http://persona-esap.weebly.com/uploads/9/0/2/7/90272353/persona3_8_sergio_dias_branco.pdf.

2015. “Kino Kino Kino Kino Kino: el cine de artificio de Guy Maddin” [orig. “Kino Kino Kino Kino Kino: Guy Maddin’s Cinema of Artifice”], trans. Marta Martín Núñez. L’Atalante: Revista de estudios cinematográficos, no. 19, coord. Pablo Hernández Miñano and Violeta Martín Núñez, pp. 105-10. University of Valencia.

2012 [2015]. “A Memória Resistente da Guerra no Cinema Vietnamita”. O Olho da História: Revista de Teoria, Cultura, Cinema e Sociedades, no. 19. Federal University of Bahia. http://oolhodahistoria.org/inicio/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/18sergio.pdf.

2011. “Au hasard Balthazar: teologia e arte della presenza” [orig. “Seeing Balthazar: Robert Bresson’s Art of Presence and Franciscan Theology”], trans. Simona Busni and Andreina Campagna. Fata Morgana: Quadrimestrale di cinema e visioni, no. 14, “Animalità”, pp. 163-70. University of Calabria.

2011. “Film noir, um Género Imaginado”. Revista de História das Ideias, vol. 32, “Artes”, pp. 327-54. University of Coimbra.

2009. “Music Videos and Reused Footage”. Scope: An Online Journal of Film & TV Studies, no. 15, “Cultural Borrowings: Appropriation, Reworking, Transformation”, ed. Iain Robert Smith, pp. 111-21. University of Nottingham. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/scope/documents/2009/culturalborrowingsebook.pdf.

2008. “The Mosaic-Screen: Exploration and Definition”. Refractory: A Journal of Entertainment Media, no. 14. University of Melbourne. http://refractory.unimelb.edu.au/2008/12/27/the-mosaic-screen-exploration-and-definition-–-sergio-dias-branco.

12.6. Papers in Conference Proceedings

2017. “Visualizar a Inferência: Motivos de Imagem nos Policiais Processuais da CBS”. In Televisão e Novos Meios, org. Paulo Serra and Sónia Sá, pp. 129-35. Covilhã: Editora LabCom.IFP. http://labcom-ifp.ubi.pt/livro/291.

2016. “O Cinema como Ética”. In Atas do V Encontro Anual da AIM, ed. Sofia Sampaio, Filipe Reis, and Gonçalo Mota, pp. 146-55. Lisbon: AIM. http://aim.org.pt/atas/Atas-VEncontroAnualAIM.pdf.

2016. “O Rosto da Técnica: Walter Benjamin e a Arte Fotográfica”. Filosofia e as Artes, org. Steven S. Gouveia, pp. 95-100.

2015. “A Arte como Trabalho ou O Trabalho como Arte”. In II Congresso Internacional “Marx em Maio” 2014: Colectânea de Textos, pp. 455-66. Lisbon: Grupo de Estudos Marxistas.

2015. “Comunidades do Cinema”. In Atas do IV Encontro Anual da AIM, ed. Daniel Ribas and Manuela Penafria, pp. 112-19. Covilhã: AIM. http://aim.org.pt/atas/pdfs/Atas-IVEncontroAnualAIM-09.pdf.

2015. “A Identidade como Facto Colectivo em Palombella rossa”. In AVANCA | CINEMA 2015, coord. António Costa Valente and Rita Capucho, pp. 391-98. Avanca: Edições Cineclube de Avanca.

2015. “As Imagens Ressonantes: A Escrita Fílmica de Marguerite Duras”. In 1.º Simpósio “A Fusão das Artes no Cinema”, org. Vítor Ferreira e André Cardoso, pp. 18-24. Coimbra: Edições Caminhos do Cinema Português.

2014. “Vídeos Musicais e Figuras Abstractas”. In Atas do III Encontro Anual da AIM, ed. Paulo Cunha and Sérgio Dias Branco, pp. 258-63. Coimbra: AIM. http://aim.org.pt/atas/pdfs/Atas-IIIEncontroAnualAIM-27.pdf.

2013. “Darkened Spaces: The Urban and the Domestic in American Film Noir”. In Inter[sections]: A Conference on Architecture, City and Cinema, ed. Luís Urbano, pp. 434-40. Porto: AMDJAC.

2013. “‘Estejamos Atentos!’: Notas sobre o Cinematógrafo como Reflexões Espirituais”. In Atas do II Encontro Anual da AIM, ed. Tiago Baptista and Adriana Martins, pp. 135-41. Lisbon: AIM. http://aim.org.pt/ atas/Atas-IIEncontroAnualAIM.pdf.

2013. “Permanecer no Amor: A Arte e Teologia de Des hommes et des dieux”. In Mosteiros Cistercienses: História, Arte, Espiritualidade e Património - Tomo II, dir. José Albuquerque Carreiras, pp. 365-69. Alcobaça: Jorlis.

2012. “Prescrições e Descobertas: A Especificidade do Meio Cinemático Segundo Berys Gaut”. In XIII Colóquio de Outono: Estética, Cultura Material e Diálogos Intersemióticos, org. Ana Gabriela Macedo, Carlos Mendes de Sousa, and Vítor Moura, pp. 115-25. Vila Nova de Famalicão: Edições Húmus.

2012. “Screened Signs of Grace: André Bazin’s ‘Cinema and Theology’ and the Sacramental Facet of Film”. In Spirituality: New Reflections on Theory, Praxis and Pedagogy, ed. Martin C. Fowler, Michael Weiss, and John L. Hochheimer, pp. 199-205. E-book. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

12.7. Non-Refereed Articles

2016. With Michael Wayne. “Editorial: Film Through Marx, Our Contemporary”. Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, no. 8, “Marx’s Philosophy”, pp. 1-3. IFILNOVA - NOVA Institute of Philosophy. http://cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/8/8_Editorial.pdf.

2016. “Corpos Instáveis: Os Vídeos Musicais de Chris Cunningham”. ESC:ALA: Revista Electrónica de Estudos e Práticas Interartes, no. 7. University of Porto. http://wp.me/p4iz9I-T9.

2016. “The Law of Capital: The Measure of a Man”. Film International, 11 Sept. 2016. http://filmint.nu/?p=19295.

2015. With Amir Khan. “Cavell and History”. Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies, no. 3, pp. 1-2. University of Ottawa. https://uottawa.scholarsportal.info/ojs/index.php/conversations/article/view/1289/1201.

2016. “Antígona, Mulher Levantada”. Vértice, no. 176, pp. 98-106.

2015. “Entendimentos do Cinema: A Linguagem Analítica e Crítica para Daniel Frampton e David Bordwell”. Vértice, no. 174, pp. 58-70.

2015. “A Matéria do Mal: Os Filmes Noir de Orson Welles”. Vértice, no. 177, pp. 13-37.

2015. “Um Encontro Desencontrado em Tempo de Guerra”. Via Latina: Fórum de Confrontação de Ideias, no. 12, “Tempo de Encontro(s)”, pp. 102-4.

2014. “Fotografar, Filmar, Escrever”. Revista Alma Azul, no. 10, pp. 6-13.

2014. “Uma Aparência, Diferentes Seres: Performance e Identidade Pessoal em Battlestar Galactica”. Drama: Revista de Cinema e Teatro, no. 5, pp. 38-41. Portuguese Association of Writers and Playwrights.

2013. With Amir Khan. “Genesis”. Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies, no. 1, pp. 1-3. University of Ottawa. https://uottawa.scholarsportal.info/ojs/index.php/conversations/article/view/1110/964.

2013. “Editorial: Cinema, Religion, and Their Philosophical Thinking”. Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, no. 4, “Philosophy of Religion”, pp. 1-3. IFILNOVA - NOVA Institute of Philosophy. http://cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/4/4 Editorial.pdf.

2010. With Patrícia Silveirinha Castello Branco and Susana Viegas. “Editorial”. Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, no. 1, pp. 1-6. IFILNOVA - NOVA Institute of Philosophy. cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/1/1 Editorial E.pdf.

12.8. Book Reviews

2014. “Estudos do Vídeo Musical” [The Music Video Reader, ed. Simon Frith, Andrew Goodwin, e Lawrence Grossberg; E. Ann Kaplan, Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, & Consumer Culture; Laurent Jullier e Julien Péquignot, Le clip: histoire et esthétique; Carol Vernallis, Experiencing Music Video: Aesthetics and Cultural Context]. Aniki: Portuguese Journal of the Moving Image, no. 2, pp. 363-68. AIM - Association of Moving Image Researchers. http://aim.org.pt/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/75/70.

2017. “Luis Buñuel e a Evanescência do Olhar” [Mirian Tavares, Buñuel e o Surrealismo: A Arquitetura do Sonho]. Aniki: Revista Portuguesa da Imagem em Movimento, vol. 4, n.º 2. AIM - Associação de Investigadores da Imagem em Movimento.

12.9. Conducted Interviews

2013. “Film/Religion: A Conversation with P. Adams Sitney”. Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, no. 4, “Philosophy of Religion”, pp. 210-15. IFILNOVA - NOVA Institute of Philosophy. http://cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/4/4 Sitney-Dias Branco.pdf.

12.10. Given Interviews

2017. Conducted by Sara Quelhas, “Dá-nos Música, Mas é Cinema”. Metropolis, no. 50, p. 129. http://cinemametropolis.com/images/revistas-pdf/2017/m50/#p=1.

2016. Conducted by Luís Mendonça, “O cinema constrói um olhar e nós temos de questionar esse olhar”. À Pala de Walsh, 22 Nov. http://www.apaladewalsh.com/2016/11/sergio-dias-branco-o-cinema-constroi-um-olhar-e-nos-temos-de-questionar-esse-olhar.

2016. “Duas perguntas a...”. JF - Jornal da FENPROF, no. 286, Nov., p. 11. http://www.fenprof.pt/Download/FENPROF/SM_Doc/Mid_135/Cat_632/Anexos/JF_nov2016_286.pdf.

2015. “Em Foco: Catequese”. JO: Juventude Operária, no. 655, p. 5.

2007. Conducted by Luís Salvado. Premiere, no. 93, p. 28.

12.11. Other Articles

2017. “A Inquietação da Fé: 2. Deus na Assembleia Humana” [“The Disquiet of Faith: 2. God in Human Gathering”]. Laicado Dominicano, no. 385, pp. 2-3. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2017. “A Inquietação da Fé: 1. A Segurança na Escuridão” [“The Disquiet of Faith: 1. Security in Darkness”]. Laicado Dominicano, no. 384, pp. 6-7. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2017. “Terras Mineiras (Eldorado XXI)” [Mining Lands (Eldorado XXI)”. Avante!, no. 2254, 9 Feb. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2254/argumentos/143996.

2017. “O Trabalho do Evangelho” [“The Work of the Gospel”]. Voz do Trabalho, no. 628, p. 11. Catholic Workers League - Christian Workers Movement.

2017. “A UC Não Foi Fundada para Ser Fundação” [“The UC Was Not Founded to be a Foundation”]. RCI - Região Centro Informação, no. 184, p. 33. Teachers’ Union of the Centre Region. http://www.sprc.pt/images/RCI/RCI_Mar2017.pdf.

2017. “A Vida da Fantasia (Super 8)” [“The Life of Fantasy (Super 8)”]. AbrilAbril, 13 Jan. http://www.abrilabril.pt/vida-da-fantasia.

2016. “O Dinheiro como Monstro”. Avante!, no. 2220, 16 Jun., p. 29. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2220/argumentos/140778.

2016. “A Festa do Cinema”. Avante!, no. 2232, 8 Sept., p. 10. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2210/argumentos/139803.

2016. “O Homem que Escrevia Demasiado (Trumbo)” [“The Man Who Wrote Too Much (Trumbo)”]. Avante!, no. 2201, 7 Mar., p. 29. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2210/argumentos/139803.

2016. “A Lei do Capital (La loi du marché)” [“The Law of Capital (La loi du marché)”]. Avante!, no. 2215, 12 May, p. 29. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2215/argumentos/140297.

2016. “Na Terra de Oz”. Avante!, no. 2224, 14 Jul., p. 29. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2224/argumentos/141197.

2016. “Pela Mão de Catarina”. Laicado Dominicano, no. 379, p. 7, and no. 380, p. 2. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2016. “Reitoria da UC Deve Recuar: Provedoria de Justiça Confirma Posição Sindical”. RCI - Região Centro Informação, no. 183, p. 20. Teachers’ Union of the Centre Region. http://www.sprc.pt/images/RCI/RCI_Out2016.pdf.

2016. “O Rumor da Guerra”. AbrilAbril, 25 Sept. http://www.abrilabril.pt/opiniao/o-rumor-da-guerra.

2016. “Sarita e o Cinema como Militância”. AbrilAbril, 21 Oct. http://www.abrilabril.pt/cultura/sarita-e-o-cinema-como-militancia.

2016. “A Solidão do Denunciante”. Avante!, no. 2237, 13 Oct., p. 29. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2237/argumentos/142397.

2016. “A Verdade Liberta”. Avante!, no. 2202, 11 Fev., p. 29. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2202/argumentos/138973.

2016. “A Vida Sobre a Morte”. Avante!, no. 2233, 15 Sept., p. 29. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2233/argumentos/141993.

2016. “A Voz de Dan”. Avante!, no. 2246, 15 Dec., p. 29. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2246/argumentos/143213.

2015. “A Cativa”. O Interior, 2 Apr., p. 13. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=804&id=46958&idSeccao=11297&Action=noticia.

2015. “A Comunidade”. O Interior, 15 Jan., p. 13. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=793&id=46208&idSeccao=11103&Action=noticia.

2015. “Ne change rien”. “Há Filmes na Baixa!” film programme, 25 Mar. Porto/Post/Doc. http://www.portopostdoc.com/home/ha-filmes-na-baixa/2015/view?id=124.

2014. “Fala e Lugar”. O Interior, 7 Aug., p. 19. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idedicao=770&idseccao=10696&id=44660&action=noticia.

2014. “A Ilusão do Pós-Troika”. Voz do Trabalho, no. 614, p. 11. Catholic Workers League - Christian Workers Movement.

2014. “Imagens Arrastadas de uma Cidade”. O Interior, 3 Jun., p. 13. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=765&id=44311&idSeccao=10605&Action=noticia.

2014. “Imagens das Orações de Catarina de Sena: 2. Mar Divino”. Laicado Dominicano, no. 368, pp. 2-3. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2014. “Imagens das Orações de Catarina de Sena: 1. Água Marinha”. Laicado Dominicano, no. 367, pp. 2-3. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2014. “Liberdade Encarcerada”. O Interior, 15 May, p. 12. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=758&id=43758&idSeccao=10473&Action=noticia.

2014. “Nomes da Inquietação”. O Interior, 20 Feb., p. 16. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idedicao=746&idseccao=10248&id=42830&action=noticia.

2014. “As Quatro Voltas”. O Interior, 23 Oct., p. 12. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=781&id=45367&idSeccao=10889&Action=noticia.

2014. “THX 1138 (1971)”. “O Futuro do Passado” film programme, 18 Feb. Guimarães Film Society.

2013. “Abraço ao Vento”. O Interior, 21 Feb., p. 10. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=694&id=38726&idSeccao=9169&Action=noticia.

2013. “Casa das Caldeiras”. Diário As Beiras, 3 Jun., p. 8.

2013. “Os Dias Vastos”. O Interior, 22 Aug., p. 13. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=720&id=40870&idSeccao=9720&Action=noticia.

2013. “Educação em Portugal: Direito ou Privilégio?”. Voz do Trabalho, no. 607, pp. 4-5. Catholic Workers League - Christian Workers Movement.

2013. “Existência e Arte”. Laicado Dominicano, no. 360, pp. 4-5. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2013. “Música Nocturna”. O Interior, 17 Oct., p. 12. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=728&id=41482&idSeccao=9896&Action=noticia.

2013. “Tecer e Voar”. O Interior, 20 Jun., p. 16. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=711&id=40152&idSeccao=9522&Action=noticia.

2013. “Uma Máquina de Passar Vidro Colorido”. O Interior, 19 Dec., p. 15. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=737&id=42144&idSeccao=10080&Action=noticia.

2013. “A Urgência do Amor”. Laicado Dominicano, no. 363, p. 3. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2013. “A Vida Ganha”. O Interior, 18 Apr., p. 14. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=702&id=39431&idSeccao=9333&Action=noticia.

2012. “A Árvore e o Círculo: As Palavras Vivas de Sta. Catarina de Sena (1347-1380)”. Laicado Dominicano, no. 356, pp. 1 and 8. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2012. Critical analysis of 2 Days in New York (2012). Metropolis, no. 0.5, p. 75.

2012. Critical analysis of Jin líng shí san chai (The Flowers of War, 2011). Metropolis, no. 0, p. 57.

2012. Critical analysis of Kiseki (I Wish, 2011). Metropolis, n.º 1, p. 74.

2012. “Postulare”. Laicado Dominicano, no. 358, pp. 3-4. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2011. Critical analysis of Film Socialisme (Socialism, 2010). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 31, p. 58.

2011. Critical analysis of The Help (2011). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 38, p. 67.

2011. Critical analysis of Melancholia (2011). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 39, p. 68.

2011. Critical analysis of La nostra vita (Our Life, 2010). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 36, p. 66.

2011. Critical analysis of Offside (2006). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 37, p. 67.

2011. Critical analysis of Pina (2011). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 33, p. 62.

2011. Critical analysis of Scream 4 (2011). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 32, p. 60.

2011. Critical analysis of Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 35, p. 62.

2011. Critical analysis of The Tree of Life (2011). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 34, p. 56.

2007. Critical analysis of Death Proof (2007). Premiere, no. 94, p. 10.

2007. “Life on Mars: Fora de Tempo”. Premiere, no. 96, p. 21.

2007. “Prison Break: O Suspense da Fuga”. Premiere, no. 95, p. 21.

2006. Critical analysis of 98 Octanas (98 Octanes, 2006) and “Cinema em Casa: Ler”. Premiere, no. 84, pp. 10 and 96.

2006. Critical analysis of Caché (Hidden, 2005). Premiere, no. 76, p. 11.

2006. Critical analyses of The Da Vinci Code (2006) and Running Scared (2006), “IndieLisboa 2006: Um Tanto Maior do que Lisboa”, and “Cinema em Casa: Ler”. Premiere, no. 80, pp. 9, 11, 34-36, and 94.

2006. Critical analysis of Hostel (2005), “Daniela Costa: Sob a Pele”, and “Cinema em Casa: Ler”. Premiere, no. 79, pp. 12, 31, and 94.

2006. Critical analysis of Poseidon (2006) and “Cinema em Casa: Ler”. Premiere, no. 82, pp. 12 and 96.

2006. Critical analysis of Shijie (The World, 2004), “Inventar a Independência: Nos Bastidores do IndieLisboa 2006”, and “Cinema em Casa: Ler”. Premiere, no. 78, pp. 10, 32-37, and 94.

2006. Critical analysis of The Squid and the Whale (2005), “Curtas Vila do Conde 2006”, and “Cinema em Casa: Ler”. Premiere, no. 81, pp. 13, 30, and 94.

2006. Critical analysis of Syriana (2005), “Sienna Miller: A Bela Impertinente”, and “Cinema em Casa: Ler”. Premiere, no. 77, pp. 11, 56-58, and 94.

2006. Critical analysis of United 93 (2006), “Entrevista com... Carla Chambel”, “Curtas Vila do Conde 2006: Elogio dos Esquecidos”, and “Cinema em Casa: Ler”. Premiere, no. 83, pp. 12, 58-59, 72-74, and 96.

2005. “Evocation of Fear”. Big Lens: The Kent Film Magazine, vol. 3, no. 2, p. 2. University of Kent Film Society.

2005. “The Nocturnal Art”, Dark Contrast photo exhibition. Fnac Chiado/Colombo.

2003. “Editorial”, “A Banalidade”, and “O Silêncio dos Olhares”. Registos, no. 0, pp. 3, 6, and 30-31.

2003. “Il paesaggio”. Zero Mag, no. 5, pp. 11-12. Zero em Comportamento – Cultural Association.

2002. “Cinco Detritos”. V-Ludo, no. 7, pp. 60-62.

2002. “O Cinema Justo”. AO: Boletim da Ordem dos Advogados, no. 21, pp. 85-86.

2001. “Dança Fúnebre”. Festa V-Ludo. ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon.

2001. “Edifícios de Palavras (Universidade)”. V-Ludo, no. 4, pp. 45-47.

2001. “Estranhos Dias”. Festa V-Ludo. ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon.

2001. “A Política dos Autores: Pensar a Nossa Solidão”. V-Ludo, no. 6, pp. 75-81.

2001. “Rituais do Indecifrável”. V-Ludo, no. 3, pp. 61-65.

2000. “Cinema 1990-99”. Noite 01. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

2000. “O Feminino Plural”. V-Ludo, no. 1, pp. 18-21.

2000. “Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999): Labirintos e Olhares”. Boletim Informativo da Faculdade de Arquitectura 2000, pp. 16-17. Technical University of Lisbon.

1999. “O Mundo nos Nossos Olhos Atentos: Xinema, um Relatório de Actividades”. Folha, no. 9, p. 8. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1999. “Verdade e Mentira”. Xinema, no. 4, p. 3. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1998. “1997: Figurar o Imaterial”. Folha, no. 8, p. 7. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1998. “Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998): Entre o Sonho e a Morte”. Xinema, no. 1, p. 1. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1998. “Morrer Assombrado pela Beleza”. Xinema, no. 3, p. 1. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1998. “Profundo Oceano de Fantasmas”. Xinema, no. 2, p. 1. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1997. “Intensidade e Segredo”. Folha, no. 7, p. 4. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1997. “A Linha que Fecha a Forma”. Folha, no. 6, p. 4. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

12.12. Blogs

2013-. Common Liberation. Blogger. http://commonliberation.blogspot.com.

2012-. With Filipa Malva. A Política da Casa (co-creator and administrator). Blogger. http://politicacasa.blogspot.com.

2012-13. With Hadi Fayyaz, Noorin Fazal, and Wim Van Moer. Spiritual Dialogues (creator and administrator). Blogger. http://spiritualdialogues.blogspot.com.

2010-. Writings of a Spectator. Blogger. http://writingsspectator.blogspot.com.

2009-. Gestures of the Word. Blogger. http://gesturesword.blogspot.com.

2007-. Aesthetics and Other Philosophy. Blogger. http://aestheticsotherphilosophy.blogspot.com.

2007-. The Motions of Images. Blogger. http://motionsimages.blogspot.com.


13. Translations


2015. Timothy Radcliffe, OP, interviewed by Lucette Verboven, “A ressurreição acontece hoje”. Based on excerpts from “Timothy Radcliffe (UK): Passionately in love with truth”, in The Dominican Way, ed. Lucette Verboven (London: Continuum, 2011), pp. 5-16. Laicado Dominicano, no. 375, pp. 6.-7.

2015. Bruno Cadoré, OP, “Domingos: Governo, Espiritualidade e Liberdade”. Fratres Ordinis Prædicatorum: Curia Generalitia.

2012. Catherine of Siena, OP, “Oração na Festa da Anunciação”, based on the translation from the original Latin into English by Suzanne Noffke OP. Laicado Dominicano, no. 359, p. 7. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.


14. Attendances


2017. The Christian Professor at the University, org. National Pastoral Service for Higher Education (SNPES). St. Bruno House, Fatima, 22 Apr.

2017. Congress for the Mission of the Order, org. Order of Preachers (OP). Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), 17 to 23 Jan.

2015. “Cineclubes e Movimento Cineclubista no Brasil” by Gilvan Veiga Dockhorn. University of Coimbra, 15 Dec.

2015. 6º Simpósio Internacional de Cinemas em Português, org. CEIS20-UC, UERJ, and UFF. University of Coimbra, 10-11 Mar.

2014. “O Dr. Adrian e os 5 Senhores” by Francisco Moura Relvas. University of Coimbra, 26 May.

2014. “Kelly Reichardt in Conversation”. University of Oxford, 23 May.

2014. “Lusitânia, Filme-Tese da Escola do Porto” by Nuno Lopes. University of Coimbra, 19 May.

2014. “Caminhos da Paz” by Sol de Carvalho. University of Coimbra, 28 Mar.

2014. “Vídeo-Dança” by Pedro Sena Nunes. University of Coimbra, 21 Feb.

2013. “A Arte, o Artista e a Sociedade” by António Pedro Pita. Coimbra Municipal Museum - Chiado Building, 13 Nov.

2013. XIII National Conference of the Dominican Family. Dominican Sisters House, Fatima, 8 a 10 Nov.

2013. “Arquivo de Nós Mesmos: A Memória Desfiada em Narrativas” by Ana Maio. University of Coimbra, 1 Oct.

2013. “A Denominada Reforma do Estado” by António Avelãs Nunes. Portuguese Communist Party Work Centre in Coimbra, 23 Fev.

2012. “Vanguarda Francesa: Dadaísmo e Surrealismo” by Flávio Kactuz. University of Coimbra, 24 Apr.

2011. “Cine-conferência” by Edgar Pêra. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente, 21 Sept.

2011. “Jean-Luc Godard e o Filme Ensaio Através do Exemplo de Passion” by Carolin Overhoff Ferreira. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 16 May.

2010. “Como Vejo a Encíclica Caritas in veritate” by Eduardo Lourenço. Technical University of Lisbon, 28 Jan.

2009. “Visualidade Háptica e os Neurónios Espelho” by Patrícia Silveirinha Castello Branco. “Questões de Estética” seminar. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 17 Dec.

2009. “Philosophical Insight, Emotion, and Popular Fiction: The Case of Sunset Boulevard” by Noël Carroll. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 14 Dec.

2009. XI Autumn Colloquium (Performance Studies): Global Performance/Political Performance. University of Minho, 10 to 12 Dec.

2009. Acting Out: A Symposium on Film Performance, Inference and Interpretation. University of Reading, 20 Mar.

2009. “Lost Logos: Channel 4 and the Branding of American Event Television” by Paul Grainge. University of Kent, 25 Feb.

2009. Key Concepts in Aesthetics by Jerrold Levinson. University of Kent, 21 Jan. to 9 Apr.

2008. “The Muzzling of Samuel Fuller’s White Dog” by Lisa Dombrowski. University of Kent, 16 Dec.

2008. “Cultural Problems of Classical Film Theory: Béla Balázs, ‘Universal Language’, and the Birth of National Cinema” by Mattias Frey. University of Kent, 3 Dec.

2008. “The Experience of Auteurism in Contemporary Film Culture” by Catherine Grant. University of Cambridge, 2 Dec.

2008. “Authenticity in the Hybrid and Digital Arts” by Aaron Meskin. University of Kent, 26 Nov.

2008. “The Morality and Immorality of Jokes” by Jerrold Levinson. University of Kent, 25 Nov.

2008. “Stardom in the Age of Celebrity” by Pamela Church Gibson. University of Kent, 12 Nov.

2008. “The New Cinema History” by Richard Maltby. University of Kent, 28 Oct.

2008. “Hypothetical Intentionalism Defended” by Jerrold Levinson. University of Kent, 23 Oct.

2008. “Self-Reflexivity in Three Films Noir: Laura, Double Indemnity, and Sunset Blvd.” by Christophe Gelly. University of Kent, 28 May.

2008. “The Censorship of Interiority: Shame, ‘Hejab’, Cinema” by Joan Copjec. University of Kent, 21 May.

2008. “Medium-Specificity Arguments and Cinema” by Berys Gaut. University of Kent, 28 Mar.

2007. Kendall Walton and the Aesthetics of Photography and Film. University of Kent, 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.

2007. “Auteur Machines?: Auteurism and the DVD” by Catherine Grant. University of Kent, 21 Nov.

2007. “Why Nobody Needs a Theory of Art” by Dominic Lopes. University of Kent, 23 May.

2007. “Spectres of the Real: Documentary Time and the Surreal of Reality: Ways of Seeing and Knowing” by Elizabeth Cowie. University of Kent, 14 Feb.

2007. “In-Between” by Andrew Klevan. University of Kent, 24 Jan.

2006. The British Film Institute and Its Publics: A Historical Perspective. School of Advanced Study - University of London, 10 Nov.

2002. International Conference on Architecture Criticism: Critical-Situation. Oporto, 13 Oct.

2000. 1st Congress of the Portuguese Architects’ Association. Evora, 26 to 29 Oct.

2000. 9th Congress of the Portuguese Architects. Evora, 26 to 29 Oct.

1998. A Luz e a Sombra na Arquitectura e na Paisagem. Lisbon, 25 Nov.


15. Other Activities


2016-. Member of the National Council of the National Federation of Teachers (FENPROF).

2014-. Member of the Council for the Department of Higher Education and Research of the FENPROF.

2014-. Member of the District of Coimbra Directorate of the Teachers’ Union of the Centre Region (SPRC).

2014. President of the Jury. 1st Pampifitas: Short Film Competition.

2012-. Activist of Manifesto em Defesa da Cultura.

2012. Member of the jury for the 2th C Magazine Prize. 19th Caminhos do Cinema Português.

2012. Film critic. Metropolis, Jun. to Sept.

2011-. Commentator on film and current events. University of Coimbra Radio.

2011. Film critic. Premiere, Mar. to Dec.

2007. Columnist of the section Séries em Palavras. Premiere, Sept. to Oct.

2006-. Film critic. Cinema2000. http://www.cinema2000.pt/.

2006. Film critic and journalist. Premiere, Jan. to Sept.

2006. Member of the jury of the 2nd Short Films Festival of Júlio de Matos Hospital, 4 to 6 Jun.

2006. Presenter of the film Tystnaden (The Silence, 1963). Fnac Colombo, 15 Feb.

2005. Exam invigilator. University of Kent, May to Jun.

2005. Organiser and presenter of the seminars and screenings for MA students in Film Studies. University of Kent, Feb. to Apr.

2004. Presenter of the film Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983). Fnac Colombo, 13 Sept.

2004. Presenter of the collective film 11’09’’01: September 11 (2002), with João Lopes. Fnac Colombo, 11 Sept.

2004. Organiser and presenter of the screenings By Brakhage. Fnac Colombo, 10 Sept.

2004. Organiser and presenter of the screening series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003). Fnac Colombo, 4 Jun. to 28 Jul.

2004. Presenter of the film Far from Heaven (2002). Fnac Colombo, 24 Mar.

2004. Presenter of the film Baraka (1992). Fnac Colombo, 10 Mar.

2004. Presenter of the film The Magdalene Sisters (2002). Fnac Colombo, 25 Feb.

2003. Guest speaker for the opening of the film retrospective Cinema e Arquitectura. Manuel Teixeira Gomes Higher Institute and Portimao City Council, 12 Nov.

2003. Founder and editor of the magazine Registos.

2000. Organiser and editor of the film Cinema 1990-99. Faculty of Architecture Student Association. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

1999-2000. Organiser and presenter of the screening and debate series Retrospectiva Stanley Kubrick. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

1998-2000. Cataloguer of the Library Audiovisual Centre. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

1998-2000. Founder and director of the cinema group XINEMA and the publication Xinema. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

1998-99. Organiser of the screening and debate series XINEMA III. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

1998. Member of the jury for the 17th Award of the Youth. 51st Cannes Film Festival.

1997-98. Film critic. Folha. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.


16. Languages


Portuguese: mother tongue.

English: fluent.

Spanish and Italian: good.

French: basic.


17. References


Andrew Klevan (University of Oxford).

Catherine Grant (University of Sussex).

Jason Jacobs (University of Queensland).

João Mário Grilo (New University of Lisbon).

Jinhee Choi (King’s College London).

Murray Smith (University of Kent).

Steven Peacock (University of Hertfordshire).