CV (ENG.)


Updated on 14 Dec. 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 and Funding
10. Affiliations
11. Talks
12. Publications
13. Translations
14. Participations
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, European Studies, Archeology, and Arts
Faculty of Arts and 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 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. BA (Hons) 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 Film Aesthetics. 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 NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA).

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

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

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

2013-15. Researcher at CEIS20, University of Coimbra.

2011-15. Invited Assistant Professor of Film Studies, full-time. Faculty of Arts and 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 - NOVA.

2010-11. Academic Monitor of the research project “Film and Philosophy: Mapping an Encounter” (PTDC/FIL - FIL/098143/2008). Institute for Philosophy of Language - NOVA.

2009-10. Associate researcher at the Institute for Philosophy of Language - 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. AREAS

Aesthetics and philosophy of the moving image.

Christian theology.

Film and religion.

Film criticism.

Film history.

Film theory.

Liberation theology.

Marxism.

Stanley Cavell.

Television studies.

Theological aesthetics.

Working-class studies.

4.2. GROUPS AND PROJECTS

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

2009-13. Researcher for the project “Film and Philosophy: Mapping an Encounter” (PTDC/FIL - FIL/098143/2008), coord. João Mário Grilo. Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA).

2008-. Member of the film criticism group The Magnifying Class, coord. Andrew Klevan. University of Oxford.


5. TEACHING

5.1. UNDERGRADUATE (BA [HONS])

2018. Cinema History and Aesthetics II (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2017. Cinema History and Aesthetics I (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2017. Initiation to Arts (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Nov. to Dec.

2017. Introduction to Film Studies (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

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

2017. Art Studies Seminar: Cinema (seminars). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

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

2016. Initiation to Arts (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Nov. to Dec.

2016. Introduction to Film Studies (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

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

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

2015. Art and Multimedia (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2015. Initiation to Arts (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Nov. to Dec.

2015. Introduction to Film Studies (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2015. Film Criticism (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

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

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

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

2014. Construction of the Filmic Image (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

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

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

2014. Film Criticism (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Art and Television (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

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

2013. Construction of the Filmic Image (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2013. Art and Television (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Film Criticism (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2013. Film Analysis (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

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

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

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

2012. Construction of the Filmic Image (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. to Dec.

2012. Film Criticism (lectures). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

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

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

2012. Art Studies Seminar: Cinema (seminars). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to Jun.

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

2011. Art Studies Seminar: Cinema (seminars). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Mar. to Jun.

2011. Film Programming (seminars, as teaching assistant). 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 - NOVA, Feb. to May.

2010. Filmology (a few lectures, as teaching assistant). Communication Sciences Course, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences - NOVA, Sept. to Dec.

2009. Introduction to Narrative Cinema I: American Cinema (seminars, as teaching assistant). Film Studies Course, School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2009. Long Essay in Film Studies (tutorial sessions). Film Studies Course, Film Studies Course. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2008. Long Essay in Film Studies (tutorial sessions). Film Studies Course, School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Sept. to Dec.

2008. Long Essay in Film Studies (tutorial sessions, as teaching assistant). 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, as teaching assistant). Film Studies Course, School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2007. Long Essay in Film Studies (tutorial sessions, as teaching assistant). 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, as teaching assistant). 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, as teaching assistant). Film Studies Course, School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

2007. Introduction to Television Studies (seminars, as teaching assistant). Film Studies Course, School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, Jan. to May.

5.2. GRADUATE (MA)

2018. Film Theory (seminars). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

2017. Film Theory (seminars). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

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

2015-16. Film Theory (seminars). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Sept. 2015 to Jan. 2016.

2015. Film Genres (seminars). Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Feb. to May.

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

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

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

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


6. SUPERVISION

6.1. UNDERGRADUATE (BA)

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

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

6.2. GRADUATE (MA)

2017. Ana Lopes, “O Espaço Habitacional enquanto Retrato Psicológico da Personagem” [“The Space of Inhabitation as Psychological Character Portrait”] (dissertation). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2017. André Avelino, “Jogos de Empatia: Criação de Empatia e Conexão com Outras Realidades através dos Videojogos” [“Empathy Games: Creation of Empathy and Connection with Other Realities through Videogames”] (dissertation). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2017. Cristina Lopes, “Sé7ima Memória: Ciclo de Cinema Sénior” [“Se7enth Memory: Senior Film Programme”] (project, co-supervised by João Maria André). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2016. Jéssica Pestana, “Cinema e Pedagogia: Estágio no IndieLisboa” [“Film and Pedagogy: Internship at IndieLisboa”] (internship report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2016. Marta Torres, “Queer Lisboa e o Novo Cinema Queer” [“Queer Lisbon and New Queer Cinema”] (internship report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2016. Susana Figueira Henriques, “Queer Lisboa: Derek Jarman e a Estética Queer no Vídeo Musical” [“Queer Lisbon: Derek Jarman and Queer Aesthetics in Music Video”] (internship report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2015. Denise Liege Fraga e Klock, “Estilo em Documentário: Análise dos Filmes 5 Broken Cameras (2011) e Iraq in Fragments (2006)” [“Style in Documentary: Analysis of the Films 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” [“Film Screenplay A Grande Falácia (The Great Fallacy)”] (project). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2013. Pedro Niza, “Projecto Educativo no TAGV” [“Educational Project at TAGV”] (internship report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra.

2013. As second supervisor. Susana Serigado, “The Fountainhead Revisitado: De Chicago Tribune Tower a Pruitt-Igoe” [“The Fountainhead Revisited: From the Chicago Tribune Tower to Pruitt-Igoe”] (dissertation, supervised by Pedro Costa). MA in Architecture. University School Vasco da Gama.

Paulo Vasconcelos, co-supervised by Paulo Estudante, “A Música de Giuseppe Becce para o Cinema Mudo” [“Giuseppe Becce’s Music for Silent Film”] (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” [“The Poetics of Landscape: Spirituality as the Result of an Aesthetic Experience Conveyed by the Relationship of the Individual with Space, Time and Memories”]. PhD in Contemporary Art. University of Coimbra.

Joanise Levy da Silva, “Os Clichês e a Fabulação de Imagens Fílmicas” [“Clichés and the Fabulation of Film Images”]. 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” [“Sério Fernandes and the School that ‘Does not Exist’: Contribution for a Reflection on the Porto School”]. 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. As chair. Rui Pedro Alpendre Aniceto, “Symposion: Argumento Cinematográfico Original” [“Symposion: Original Screenplay”] (project, supervised by Marta Anacleto). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 17 Oct.

2017. As examiner. Jorge Eduardo Oliveira Lestre, “Jornalismo Cultural Online: Estágio na Magazine.HD” [“Online Cultural Jornalism: Internship at Magazine.HD”] (internship report, supervised by Marta Anacleto). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 17 Oct.

2017. As supervisor. André Avelino, “Jogos de Empatia: Criação de Empatia e Conexão com Outras Realidades através dos Videojogos” [“Empathy Games: Creation of Empathy and Connection with Other Realities through Videogames”] (dissertation). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 13 Oct.

2017. As chair. Francisco Ricardo Silveira, “Hiper-Real(ismo): O Cinema Ciborgue à Beira do Ano 2000” [“Hyper-Real(ism): Cyborg Cinema on the Verge of the Year 2000”] (dissertation, supervised by Manuel Portela). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 12 Oct.

2017. As chair. Sónia Antonieta de Carvalho, “Solilóquios para Além das Palavras: Fugas em B Menor e K Maior” [“Soliloquies Beyond Words: Fugues in B Minor and K Major”] (dissertation, supervised by Marta Anacleto). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 12 Oct.

2017. As supervisor. Ana Lopes, “O Espaço Habitacional enquanto Retrato Psicológico da Personagem” [“The Space of Inhabitation as Psychological Character Portrait”] (dissertation). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 11 Oct.

2017. As supervisor. Cristina Lopes, “Sé7ima Memória: Ciclo de Cinema Sénior” [“Se7enth Memory: Senior Film Programme”] (project, co-supervised by João Maria André). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 11 Oct.

2017. As chair. Ana Luís de Oliveira, “Produção Cultural em Contexto de Educação Artística: O Caso da Associação Escolíadas” [“Cultural Production in a Context of Art Education: The Case of the Escolíadas Association”] (internship report, supervised by João Maria André). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 10 Oct.

2017. As chair. Rosa Catarina Diogo, “Programação, Produção Musical e Teatral nos Serviços de Cultura da Câmara Municipal de Abrantes” [“Music and Theater Programming and Production at the Culture Services of Abrantes City Hall”] (internship report, supervised by João Maria André). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 10 Oct.

2017. As examiner. Virgílio Marcelo Pereira Jesus, “Ressurgimento da Temática Melodramática no Cinema Contemporâneo” [“Resurgence of the Melodramatic Theme in Contemporary Cinema”] (dissertation, supervised by Maria Irene Aparício). MA in Communication Sciences, specialisation in Cinema and Television. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 2 Oct.

2017. As examiner. Ana Raquel Cássio, “Cinema Bioscoop” (internship report, supervised by Maria Irene Aparício). MA in Communication Sciences, specialisation in Cinema and Television. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 14 Jul.

2017. As examiner. Ricardo Branco, “Transpor o Género: Representação do Corpo Trans como um Outro no Cinema” [“Overcoming Gender: Representing the Trans Body as an Other in Film”] (project report, supervised by Maria Irene Aparício). MA in Communication Sciences, specialisation in Cinema and Television. NOVA, 14 Jul.

2017. As chair. João Miguel Simões, “Penacova em Movimento: Um Estudo de Caso para a Política Cultural Municipal” [“Penacova in Motion: A Case Study for Municipal Cultural Policy”] (internship report, supervised by Paulo Estudante). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 13 Jul.

2017. As chair. Ana Teresa Leal, “Os Museus de Arte na Era da Revolução Digital: Considerações sobre os Processos de Mediação, Educação e Espectáculo” [“The Art Museums in the Era of Digital Revolution: Considerations on Processes of Mediation, Education and Entertainment”] (dissertation, supervised by João Maria André and Maria Dalila Rodrigues). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 16 Feb.

2017. As examiner. Gonçalo Oliveira de Mara, “Tornar o Cinema Vísivel: A Prática da Programação Cinematográfica” [“Making Cinema Visible: The Practice of Film Programming”] (dissertation, supervised by Maria Irene Aparício). MA in Communication Sciences, specialisation in Cinema and Television. NOVA, 13 Feb.

2017. As examiner. Vanessa Ribeiro, “Documentário, Espaço Selvagem da Experimentação” [“Documentary, Wild Space for Experimentation”] (internship report, supervised by Maria Irene Aparício). MA in Communication Sciences, specialisation in Cinema and Television. NOVA, 13 Feb.

2017. As examiner. Mariana Feteira Parracho, “A Melancolia na Arquitetura a partir do Cinema Português” [“Melancholy in Architecture from Portuguese Cinema”] (dissertation, supervised by Susana Lobo and Luís Urbano). Integrated MA in Architecture. University of Coimbra, 2 Feb.

2016. As chair. Fernando Duarte de Oliveira, “Consciência Histórica ou Tradição?: O ‘Estilo Antigo’ em Edições Históricas Publicadas entre 1750 e 1850” [“Historical Consciousness or Tradition?: The ‘Old Style’ in Historical Editions Published between 1750 and 1850”] (dissertation, supervised by Paulo Estudante). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 27 Oct.

2016. As supervisor. Susana Figueira Henriques, “Queer Lisboa: Derek Jarman e a Estética Queer no Vídeo Musical” [“Queer Lisbon: Derek Jarman and Queer Aesthetics in Music Video”] (internship report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 26 Oct.

2016. As supervisor. Jéssica Pestana, “Cinema e Pedagogia: Estágio no IndieLisboa” [“Film and Pedagogy: Internship at IndieLisboa”] (internship report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 26 Oct.

2016. As supervisor. Marta Torres, “Queer Lisboa e o Novo Cinema Queer” [“Queer Lisbon and New Queer Cinema”] (internship report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 26 Oct.

2016. As chair. Rúben Gaspar Gomes, supervised by Osvaldo Silvestre, “Agora Não: Argumento Cinematográfico Original” [“Agora Não (Not Now): Original Film Screenplay”] (project report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 25 Oct.

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

2016. As chair. Filipe Bento de Araújo, “Estudo e Edição Crítica dos Responsórios Polifónicos de Quinta-Feira Santa Presentes em Dois Manuscritos da Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra” [“Study and Critical Edition of the Polyphonic Responses of Holy Thursday Present in Two Manuscripts of the General Library of the University of Coimbra”] (dissertation, supervised by José Abreu, co-supervised by Paulo Estudante). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 25 Feb.

2016. As chair. Cláudia Morais, “Teatro, Cultura e Educação: Relatório de Estágio nos Serviços de Produção e na Área de Projecto Educativo do Teatro Académico de Gil Vicente” [“Theater, Culture and Education: Report of the Internship in the Production Services and in the Educational Project Area of the Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente”] (internship report, supervised by João Maria André, co-supervised by Fernando Matos de Oliveira). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 26 Jan.

2015. As supervisor. 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)” [“Style in Documentary: Analysis of the Films 5 Broken Cameras (2011) e Iraq in Fragments (2006)”] (dissertation). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 30 Oct.

2015. As chair. Ana Eduarda Barbosa, “Produção Cultural e Programação Cinematográfica no Teatro Académico de Gil Vicente” [“Cultural Production and Film Programming at Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente”] (internship report, supervised by Fernando Matos de Oliveira). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 27 Oct.

2015. As chair. Pedro Valentim, “Da Desavergonhada Forma das Coisas: Uma Digressão Flanada Através da Forma e do Discurso duma Constelação de Corpos Cinematográficos” [“From the Shameless Shape of Things: A Strolling Tour Through the Shape and Discourse of a Constellation of Cinematographic Bodies”] (dissertation, supervised by Abílio Hernandez). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 19 Oct.

2015. As chair. Samanta Almeida, “Produção e Programação no TAGV: Uma Proposta para o Dia Mundial da Música” [“Production and Programming in TAGV: A Proposal for World Music Day”] (internship report, supervised by Fernando Matos de Oliveira). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 13 Oct.

2015. As chair. José Filipe Pereira, “A Performance como Ritual — da Arte como Veículo de Jerzy Grotowski ao Theyyam do Norte Malabar” [“Performance as Ritual — from Jerzy Grotowski’s Art as a Vehicle to Theyyam of North Malabar”] (dissertation, supervised by João Maria André). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 12 Oct.

2014. As examiner. Ricardo Batista, “Os Bastidores em Directo” [“The Backstage Live”] (internship report, supervised by João Ferreira). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 28 Oct.

2013. As supervisor. Angélica Bértolo, “Argumento Cinematográfico A Grande Falácia” [“Film Screenplay A Grande Falácia (The Great Fallacy)”] (project report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 29 Oct.

2013. As supervisor. Pedro Niza, “Projecto Educativo no TAGV” [“Educational Project at TAGV”] (internship report). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 16 Jul.

2013. As second supervisor. Susana Serigado, seconded by Sérgio Dias Branco, “The Fountainhead Revisitado: De Chicago Tribune Tower a Pruitt-Igoe” [“The Fountainhead Revisited: From the Chicago Tribune Tower to Pruitt-Igoe”] (dissertation, supervised by Pedro Costa). MA in Architecture. University School Vasco da Gama, 24 Jan.

2012. As examiner. Débora Pinto de Carvalho, “Fatal, Cativa e Independente: A Mulher no Film Noir” [“Deadly, Captive and Independent: The Woman in Film Noir”] (dissertation, supervised by Abílio Hernandez Cardoso). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 18 Jan.

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

2011. As examiner. Luís Esteves, “Relatório do Projecto do Filme Entre Macacos e Anjos” [“Project Report on the Film Macacos e Anjos (Monkeys and Angels)”] (project report, supervised by Fausto Crucinho e Elizeu Ewald). MA in Art Studies. University of Coimbra, 22 Sept.

7.2. GRADUATE (PHD)

2017. As examiner. Sina Knoll, “Blind Men and an Elephant: How We Speak and Think Animals in Documentary Film” (thesis project, supervised by Maria Irene Aparício). PhD in Communication Sciences, Film and Television path. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 25 Oct.

2017. As examiner. Chang Zhang, “The Cinematic Possibilities of Painting” (thesis project, supervised by António Olaio). PhD in Contemporary Art. University of Coimbra, 30 Jun.

2016. As supervisor. 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” [“The Poetics of Landscape: Spirituality as the Result of an Aesthetic Experience Conveyed by the Relationship of the Individual with Space, Time and Memories”] (thesis project, co-supervised by José Maçãs de Carvalho). PhD in Contemporary Art. University of Coimbra, 15 Jul.

2015. As examiner. Susana Nascimento Duarte, “O Figural no Cinema Contemporâneo: Articulações e Disjunções do Visível e do Dizível” [“The Figural in Contemporary Cinema: Articulations and Disjunctions of the Visible and of the Sayable”] (thesis, supervised by João Mário Grilo). PhD in Communication Sciences, Film and Television path. NOVA, 13 Jul.

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

2013. As member. Fausto Cruchinho, “Roberto Rossellini: A ‘Televisão de Autor’” [“Roberto Rossellini: ‘Auteur Television’”] (thesis, supervised by António Pedro Pita). PhD in Art Studies, Film and Image Studies path. University of Coimbra, 3 Apr.

2013. As examiner. Liliana Navarra, supervised by Paulo Filipe Monteiro, “João César Monteiro entre Antropologia e Ficção” [“João César Monteiro between Anthropology and Fiction”] (thesis, supervised by Paulo Filipe Monteiro). PhD in Communication Sciences, Film and Television path. NOVA, 6 Nov.

2013. As member. Maria do Carmo Piçarra, “Azuis Ultramarinos: Propaganda Colonial nas Actualidades Filmadas do Estado Novo e Censura a Três Filmes de Autor” [“Ultramarine Blues: Colonial Propaganda in the Filmed Newsreels of Estado Novo and Censorship of Three Auteur Films”] (thesis, supervised by João Mário Grilo). PhD in Communication Sciences, Film and Television path. NOVA, 31 Jan.

2012. As examiner. Diogo Morato, “Learning from Cinema: Da Cidade e da Explosão do Espaço no Séc. XX” [“Learning from Cinema: From the City to the Explosion of Space in the 20th Century”] (thesis project, supervised by António Lousa, co-supervised by Abílio Hernandez Cardoso). PhD in Architecture. University of Coimbra, 3 Feb.


8. OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

2017. Chair of the panel “Disseminação” [“Dissemination”]. Variações sobre António: Um Colóquio em Torno de António Variações [Variations on António: A Colloquium Around António Variações]. University of Coimbra, 7 Dec.

2017. Participant in the research seminar “The Magnifying Class #16” on Like Someone in Love (2012). University of Oxford, 14 Sept.

2016-. Member of the Editorial Board. Nós por cá todos bem.

2016. Chair of the first session of the afternoon at Room Jimmy Murakami. AVANCA | CINEMA 2016: International Conference on Cinema - Art, Technology, Communication. Avanca, 25 Jul.

2016. Chair of the panel “Fotografia, Cinema e o Dispositivo” [“Photography, Film and the Dispositif”]. VI AIM Annual Meeting. Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 6 May.

2016. Co-supervisor of Intercultural Film Workshop. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2015. Chair of the panel “Estudos Fílmicos 2” [“Film Studies 2”]. 9th SOPCOM Meeting. University of Coimbra, 14 Nov.

2015. Chair of the panel “Do Arquivo ao Cinema Documentário” [“From the Archive to Documentary Cinema”]. I Encounter of Visual Culture, “The Sharing of the Visible: Politics of the Look”. University of Coimbra, 11 Nov.

2015. Chair of the second session of the afternoon at Room Jimmy Murakami. AVANCA | CINEMA 2015: International Conference on Cinema - Art, Technology, Communication. Avanca, 24 Jul.

2015. Chair of the panel “Géneros Cinematográficos” [“Film Genres”]. V AIM Annual Meeting. Higher Institute for Labour and Business Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), 22 May.

2014. Chair of Session II. “The Fusion of Arts in Cinema” Symposium. 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)” [“Film and Philosophy (I)”]. IV AIM Annual Meeting. University of Beira Interior, 15 May.

2013. Chair of the panel “Cinema/Filosofia (II)” [“Film/Philosophy (II)”]. III AIM Annual Meeting. University of Coimbra, 10 May.

2013. Chair of the panel “O Corpo Filmado” [“The Filmed Body”]. III AIM Annual Meeting. University of Coimbra, 9 May.

2013-. Member of the Academic Board. SERIES: International Journal of TV Serial Narratives. Polytechnic University of Valencia and 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 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 - NOVA, 17 Jul.

2012. Chair of the panel “Spirituality in Film and Video Art”. Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory, NECS 2012 conference. 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. 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. 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. NOVA and University of Coimbra, Lisbon, 22 Jun.

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

2011-. Film consultant. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra.

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.

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

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. Intern. Department of History and Phenomenology of Architecture. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon.

8.1. ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

2017-. Coordinator of the Laboratory for Investigating and Practising Art (LIPA). Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2016-. Director of the MA in Art Studies. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra.

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

2013-. Coordinator of the Mobility Programmes in Art Studies. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2013-. Member of the Academic Council of the 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 Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2012-. Manager of the Boiler House. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2011-. Coordinator of Film and Image Studies, Art Studies Course. Faculty of Arts and 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” [“The Right of the Strongest to Freedom”], org. Centre for Social Studies (CES), Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20), Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 23 Feb. to 25 May.

2016. Programmer of “O Cinema ao Espelho” [“Film in the Mirror”]. Esther de Carvalho Theatre, Montemor-o-Velho, 23 Jan., 27 Feb., and 25 Mar.

2014-15. Co-programmer with João Marujo and José Manuel Pureza of “Vivências Cristãs, Caminhos Cruzados” [“Christian Experiences, Crossed Paths”], org. TEAR - Weaving Spirituality with Art and Reflection and John XXIII Christian Host Community. Justice and Peace University Institute, Coimbra, 18 Dec. to 14 May.

2013-. Member of the work group for “CineAvante!”, Avante! Festival, org. Portuguese Communist Party (PCP). Quinta da Atalaia, Seixal.

2013. Programmer of “O Lugar das Coisas Antigas e Esquecidas” [“The Place of Ancient and Forgotten Things”], org. Fila K Film Society. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, Coimbra, 4 to 25 Jun.

2012-. Programming coordinator of Sessões do Carvão [Coal Sessions], org. Art Studies Course, Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, with the support of the Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, Casa das Caldeiras.
Programmes in 2017-18: “Jack Clayton: Um Realismo Assombrado” [“Jack Clayton: A Haunted Realism”], “As Mulheres pelo Mundo” [“Women throughout the World”] (programmed by Caroline Turner, University of Glasgow).
Programmes in 2016-17: “O Cinema Olha a Música” [“Film Looks at Music”], “Abundância e Violência: A América Contemporânea Vista por Wim Wenders” [“Abundance and Violence: Contemporary American Seen by Wim Wenders”], “Jan Troell: A Memória das Vidas” [“Jan Troell: The Memory of Lives”], “Filmes de Culto: Cultura Sem Massas” [“Cult Films: Culture Without Masses”] (programmed by students of the BA [Hons] in Art Studies).
Programmes in 2015-16: “Harmony Korine: América Delirante” [“Harmony Korine: Delirious America”], “Cinema da Palestina: Terra e Liberdade” [“Cinema from Palestine: Land and Freedom”], “Curtas de Luis Buñuel” [“Luis Buñuel’s Shorts”], “Dois Lugares, Dois Olhares” [“Two Places, Two Gazes”] (in partial collaboration with Apordoc), “Jean Eustache: Existência Brumosa” [“Jean Eustache: Misty Existence”], “Charles Burnett: O Liame do Solo” [“Charles Burnett: The Bond to the Soil”] (in collaboration with the Section of Anglo-American Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra), “Terra Quente: Retrospectiva do Cinema Africano” [“Hot Land: Retrospective of African Cinema”], “Kaiju: Cinema, Guerras e o Imaginário Japonês” [“Kaiju: Film, Wars and the Japanese World of Imagination”] (programmed by students of the BA [Hons] in Art Studies).
Programmes in 2014-15: “Mundo Sur/real” [“Sur/real World”], “Larisa Shepitko: Comoções do Humano” [“Larisa Shepitko: Emotions of the Human”] (in collaboration with the Russian Studies Centre of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra), “Terror Contemporâneo” [“Contemporary Horror”], “(Re)Acção: Química e Cinema” [“(Re)Action: Chemistry and Film”] (in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology - University of Coimbra), “Juan Pablo Rebella: Melancólicas Comédias” [“Juan Pablo Rebella: Melancholic Comedies”], “Antes e Depois de Abril” [“Before and After April”], “Película: Latin’ América” (programmed by students of the BA [Hons] in Art Studies).
Programmes in 2013-14: “Charles Laughton nos Dois Lados da Câmara” [“Charles Laughton on the Two Sides of the Camera”], “Ousmane Sembène: Cineasta Africano, Artista Político” [“Ousmane Sembène: African Filmmaker, Political Artist”], “Bill Douglas: Imagens Palpitantes” [“Bill Douglas: Palpitating Images”], “Comunidade e Consciência Ecológica” [“Community and Ecological Consciousness”] (in collaboration with Coimbra in Transition), “F. W. Murnau: O Real Fantástico” [“F. W. Murnau: The Fantastic Real”], “John Cassavetes: Expressões do Quotidiano” [“John Cassavetes: Expressions of the Everyday”], “Cinema e Espiritualidade” [“Film and Spirituality”] (in collaboration with Justice and Peace University Institute), “Peter Watkins: O Factual Dramático” [“Peter Watkins: The Dramatic Factual”], “Filmes Revolucionários de Abril” [“April Revolutionary Films”] (in collaboration with A Escola da Noite, Fila K Film Society, and Prisma), “Caixa Negra” [“Black Box”] (programmed by students of the BA [Hons] in Art Studies).
Programmes in 2012-13: “Tresloucadas Comédias Clássicas” [“Classical Screwball Comedies”], “Julián Hernández: Paisagens da Intimidade” [“Julián Hernández: Landscapes of Intimacy”] (in collaboration with Queer Lisboa), “Portugal, Entre o Documento e a Ficção” [“Portugal, Between Document and Fiction”], “Shakespeare no Cinema” [“Shakespeare in Film”] (in collaboration with TAGV’s Centre of Contemporary Dramaturgy), “Zhang-ke Jia: Retratos da China Moderna” [“Zhang-ke Jia: Portraits of Modern China”], “Homenagem aos Cineclubes” [“Homage to Film Societies”] (in collaboration with Fila K Film Society), “Cryptomeria Japonica” (programmed by students of the BA [Hons] in Art Studies), “Jean Vigo: Intrépida Poesia” [“Jean Vigo: Intrepid Poetry”], “Patricio Guzmán: A Textura da Memória” [“Patricio Guzmán: The Texture of Memory”], “Conquistas da Liberdade” [“Conquests of Freedom”], “Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Heresia do Cinema” [“Pier Paolo Pasolini: The Heresy of Film”].
Programmes in 2012: “Fritz Lang: Medo, Poder, e Justiça” [“Fritz Lang: Fear, Power, and Justice”], “Adaptações de João Botelho” [“João Botelho’s Adaptations”], “Reflexões Socialistas” [“Socialist Reflections”], “Não Esperes! Aprende, Faz, Realiza(-te)!” [“Don’t Wait! Learn, Do, Fulfill (Yourself)”] (programmed by students of the BA [Hons] in Art Studies), “Documentários: Registos Meditativos” [“Documentaries: Meditative Records”], “Descobrir o Irão” [“Discovering Iran”].

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, Coimbra, 17 Jan.

2011. Programmer of “O Cinema Vai ao Teatro” [“Film Goes to the Theatre”]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 26 to 29 Sept.

8.3. ORGANISATION OF ACADEMIC MEETINGS

2018. Member of the Academic Committee of XI Jornadas de Cinema em Português [XI Meeting on Portuguese Cinema]. University of Beira Interior, 7 to 9 May.

2018. Member of the Academic Committee of III International Congress “Marx in May”: “In the Bicentenary of Karl Marx’s Birth”, org. Group of Marxist Studies (GEM). University of Lisbon, 3 to 5 May.

2017. Member of the Academic Committee of Variações sobre António: Um Colóquio em Torno de António Variações [Variations on António: A Colloquium Around António Variações], org. PhD Programme in Materialities of Literature and Art Studies Course of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 7 and 8 Dec.

2017. Member of the Academic Committee and the Organizing Committee of Movement as Immobility: A Conference on Film and Christianity, org. Centre for Comparatist Studies (CEC), Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC), Research Center for Theology and Religion Studies (CITER), and NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA). University of Lisbon, 24 and 25 Nov.

2017. Co-organisation with Flávio Kactuz of Correspondências: O Cinema entre o Brasil e Portugal [Correspondences: Film Between Brazil and Portugal], org. Art Studies Course of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra and Film Course of the Department of Social Communication - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. University of Coimbra, 12 Jul.

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

2017. Member of the Organizing Committee of VII AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS). University of Minho, Braga, 10 to 13 May.

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

2016. Member of the Academic Committee and the Organizing Committee of VI AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR). 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 Film Festival. Open University, Coimbra, 3 to 5 December.

2015. Member of the Academic Committee and the Organizing Committee of V AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA). Higher Institute for Labour and Business Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), 21 to 23 May.

2014. Member of the Academic Committee and the Organizing Committee of IV AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Labcom.IFP - Communication, Philosophy, Humanities. University of Beira Interior, 15 to 17 May.

2013. Member of the Organizing Committee of III AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20). 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 [Narratives of the Landscape: The Perspective of Geography, Film and Literature], org. Centre of Studies on Geography and Spatial Planning (CEGOT), CEIS20, and Centre for Portuguese Literature (CLP). 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 [Seminaries Around D. N. Rodowick]. Institute for Philosophy of Language - NOVA, Mar. to May.

2002. Collaboration in the organisation of Nas Margens da Arquitectura [In the Margins of Architecture]. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon, 8 May.

2002. Organiser and presenter of Os Sentidos da Cidade [The Senses of the City]. Faculty of Architecture - Technical University of Lisbon and Fnac Colombo, 17 Apr. to 26 Jun.

8.4. PEER REVIEW

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

Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image. NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA).

CITARJ: Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts. Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR), Catholic University of Portugal, Porto.

Comunicação e Sociedade. Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), Minho University.

Critical Studies in Television.

Coimbra University Press.

MATLIT: Revista do Programa de Doutoramento em Materialidades da Literatura. Centre for Portuguese Literature (CLP), University of Coimbra and Coimbra University Press.

Revista de História das Ideias. Institute of History and Theory of Ideas, University of Coimbra and Coimbra University Press.

Revista Portuguesa de História. Institute of Economic and Social History (IHES), University of Coimbra and Coimbra University Press.

Revista Tempo. Department of History - Fluminense Federal University.

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


9. SCHOLARSHIPS AND FUNDING

2017. Support from the Fund for Supporting Academic Activities Abroad: presentation of a conference paper at Syracuse University. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra.

2010-11. Research scholarship: “Film and Philosophy: Mapping an Encounter” project (PTDC/FIL - FIL/098143/2008). Institute for Philosophy of Language - New University of Lisbon (NOVA) and Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

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


10. AFFILIATIONS

2017-. Democratic Intervention (ID).

2017-. Working-Class Studies Association (WCSA).

2011-. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM).

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

2011-16. European Network for Film and Media Scholars (NECS).


11. TALKS

11.1. ACCEPTED

2017. “Uma Prática Decisiva: A Crítica de Cinema e a Questão do Valor” [“A Decisive Practice: Film Criticism and the Question of Value”]. VII AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) and Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS). University of Minho, Braga, 12 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” [“The Urban and the Domestic: The Spaces of American Film Noir”]. International Conference on Space and Cinema, org. Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC). University of Lisbon, 28 Nov. 2016.

2016. “Vídeos Musicais e Planos Longos” [“Music Videos and Long Takes”]. 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” [“Adjusting Attention: On the Detailed Study of Cinematic Works”]. VI AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR). Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 6 May.

2015. “Glauber Rocha: Fome, Sonho, Estética” [“Glauber Rocha: Hunger, Dream, Aesthetics”]. I Encounter of Visual Culture, “The Sharing of the Visible: Politics of the Look”, org. Work Group “Visual Culture” - Portuguese Association of Communication Sciences (SOPCOM). University of Coimbra, 11 Nov.

2015. “A Identidade como Facto Colectivo em Palombella rossa” [“Identity as Collective Fact in 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” [“Film as Ethics”]. V AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA). Higher Institute for Labour and Business Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), 23 May.

2014. “Frei Betto em Cuba” [“Frei Betto in 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” [“Cinema Communities”]. IV AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Labcom.IFP. Beira Interior University, 15 May.

2013. “Movimentos do Ver e do Escutar: Uma Hipótese Marxista na Estética do Cinema” [“Movements of Seeing and Listening: A Marxist Hypothesis in Film Aesthetics”]. 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. University of Porto, 13 Sept.

2013. “Vídeos Musicais e Figuras Abstractas” [“Music Videos and Abstract Figures”]. III AIM Annual Meeting, org. 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. CEC. University of Lisbon, 24 Apr.

2012. “Permanecer no Amor: A Arte e Teologia de Des hommes et des dieux” [“Remaining in Love: The Art and Theology of Des hommes et des dieux”]. Mosteiros Cistercienses: Passado, Presente, Futuro [Cistercian Monasteries: Past, Present, Future]. Alcobaça, 15 Jun.

2012. “‘Estejamos Atentos!’: Notas sobre o Cinematógrafo como Reflexões Espirituais” [“‘Be Attentive!’: Notes on the Cinematographer as Spiritual Reflections”]. II AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC). Catholic University of Portugal, 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. CECC. Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, 6 Dec.

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

2011. “Pensar o Cinema Através dos Filmes: A Filosofia do Cinema de Stanley Cavell” [“Thinking Film Through Movies: Stanley Cavell’s Film Philosophy”]. I AIM Annual Meeting, org. 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 Studies Conference 2009, org. Screen. 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

2018. “A Presença do Futuro: Marxismo e Cristianismo, Luta de Classes e Fraternidade Humana no Pensamento do Dominicano Herbert McCabe” [“The Presence of the Future: Marxism and Christianity, Class Struggle and Human Fraternity in the Thought of Dominican Herbert McCabe”]. III International Congress “Marx in May”: “In the Bicentenary of Karl Marx’s Birth”, org. Group of Marxist Studies (GEM). University of Lisbon, 3 to 5 May.

2017. “O Comum da Diferença: Sobre os Vídeos Musicais de António Variações” [“The Common of Difference: On António Variações’s Music Videos”]. Variações sobre António: Um Colóquio em Torno de António Variações [Variations on António: A Colloquium Around António Variações], org. PhD Programme in Materialities of Literature and Art Studies Course of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 7 Dec.

2017. “Um Cinema em Revolução: A Revolução de Outubro e a Vanguarda Cinematográfica” [“A Cinema in Revolution: The October Revolution and the Cinematic Avant-Garde”]. Revolução Russa: Historiografia, Política, Cultura e Actualidade [A Cinema in Revolution: The October Revolution and the Cinematic Avant-Garde], org. Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES-IUL) and Center for International Studies (CEI-IUL). ISCTE-IUL, 6 Dec.

2017. “O Neo-Realismo Italiano e o Resguardo da Memória” [“Italian Neo-Realism and the Sheltering of Memory”]. Módulo de Património [Module on Heritage], org. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. Senior University of Figueira da Foz, 8 Nov.

2017. “Pensar Politicamente, Religiosamente, Cinematograficamente” [“Thinking Politically, Religiously, Cinematically”]. Permanent Seminar - Research Group on Cinema & Philosophy, “Inter‐sessions / Intercessions / Interceptions”, org. NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA). New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 30 Oct.

2017. “O Assombro da Imagem” [“The Haunting of Image”]. Film and Philosophy: Contemporary Approaches, org. IFILNOVA. NOVA, 25 Oct.

2017. “A Mais Importante das Artes: A Revolução de Outubro e a Produção Cinematográfica” [“The Most Important of Arts: The October Revolution and Film Production”]. O Ano de 1917 [The Year of 1917], org. 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20). University of Coimbra, 18 Oct.

2017. “O Mundo Digital” [“The Digital World”]. 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” [XIX Historic Meetings: “Homo Sapiens, Homo Ludens”], org. Seia City Council, Centre for Society and Culture History (CHSC), and Centre for Development of Schools’ Association (CFAE) Centre-West. Seia, 11 Nov.

2016. “Os Sons Não-Musicais dos Telediscos” [“The Non-Musical Sounds of Video Clips”]. Festival Guimarães Cinema Som. José de Guimarães International Art Centre - Platform of Arts and Creativity, 12 Oct.

2016. “O Ecrã-Mosaico” [“The Mosaic-Screen”]. Jornadas de Maio: “Imagens da Imagem” [May Meetings: “Images of the Image”], org. CEIS20. University of Coimbra, 1 Jun.

2016. “O Rosto da Técnica: Walter Benjamin e a Arte Fotográfica” [“The Face of Technique: Walter Benjamin and Photographic Art”]. VII Jornadas de Filosofia: “A Filosofia e as Artes” [VII Philosophy Meetings: “Philosophy and the Arts”], 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” [“The Night of Image: Migration and Distraction in David Lynch’s Cinema”]. “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, and University of Coimbra. Sereia Circle - Municipal House of Culture, 28 Nov.

2015. “Visualizar a Inferência: Motivos de Imagem nos Policiais Processuais da CBS” [“Visualising Inference: Image Motifs in CBS Police Procedurals”]. 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” [“Neither Pure Light, Nor Shadow: Nostalgia de la luz as Politicised Poetic Documentary”]. 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” [“A World Complete Without Us, Present to Us: Stanley Cavell and Materialist Thought on Film”]. 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. 25 April Documentation Centre - University of Coimbra and University College London (UCL). UCL - University of London, 8 Dec.

2014. “As Imagens Ressonantes: A Escrita Fílmica de Marguerite Duras” [“The Resonant Images: Marguerite Duras’s Film Writing”]. “The Fusion of Arts in Cinema” Symposium, org. Caminhos Film Festival. University of Coimbra, 21 Nov.

2014. “A Arte como Trabalho ou O Trabalho como Arte” [“Art as Labour or the Labour of Art”]. 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” [“Digited Images: Production and Aesthetics in Digital Cinema”]. Neurological Landscapes 2. University of Coimbra, 2 May.

2014. “A Memória Resistente da Guerra no Cinema Vietnamita” [“The Resistant Memory of War in Vietnamese Cinema”]. “Conflitos e Memórias de Guerra” Permanent Seminar, org. Department of History, European Studies, Archeology and Arts (DHEEAA). University of Coimbra, 1 Apr.

2014. “Fotografar, Filmar, Escrever” [“Photographing. Filming, Writing”]. Al Berto: O Último Habitante [Al Berto: The Last Inhabitant], org. Alma Azul and Casa da Esquina. Casa da Esquina, 21 Mar.

2014. “A Imaginação Orante de Catarina de Sena” [“Catherine of Siena’s Prayerful Imagination”]. 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” [“Space, Time, and Gesture in the Classical American Sitcom”]. PhD programme in American Studies. University of Coimbra, 1 Nov.

2012. “As Exigências do Evangelho: Gustavo Gutiérrez e a Dimensão Política da Teologia” [“The Demands of the Gospel: Gustavo Gutiérrez and the Political Dimension of Theology”]. Religião: Diálogo, Política, Preconceito. Centre for Social Studies (CES). CES - University of Coimbra, 14 Dec.

2012. “Alta (In)definição: Entre Nós e as Imagens Digitais” [“High (In)definition: Between Us and Digital Images”]. Summer University. University of Coimbra, 27 Jul.

2012. “A Cidade das Imagens” [“The City of Images”]. 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” [“Prescriptions and Discoveries: The Specificity of the Cinematic Medium According to 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” [“In Between Disorder: Balagan as Interstitial Map of Identities e Histories”]. 1st Spring Colloquium: Literature, Space, Cartographies, org. Centre for Portuguese Literature (CLP). University of Coimbra, 7 May.

2009. “Each Voice: Internal Variation in Grey’s Anatomy”. Graduate Student Presentations, org. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent. University of Kent, 27 May.

2009. “Compreensões do Cinema: Funções da Linguagem Analítica e Crítica” [“Comprehensions of Film: Functions of Analytic and Critical Language”]. New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 20 May. Minho University, 21 May.

2008. “Cowboys no Espaço: Convergências de Género em Firefly e Serenity” [“Cowboys in Space: Genre Convergences in Firefly and Serenity”]. Fantastic Forum 2008. University of Lisbon, 4 Oct.

2008. “Visualising Inference: Image and Sound Motifs in CBS Police Procedurals”. Graduate Student Presentations, org. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent. University of Kent, 21 May.

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

2005. “Imagens Sequências: A Partir do Conceito de Storyboard” [“Images Sequences: From the Concept of Storyboard”]. Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, Lisbon, 11 Dec.

2003. “Narração do Espaço, Espaço da Narrativa” [“Narration of Space, Space of the Narrative”]. Manuel Teixeira Gomes Higher Institute, 12 Nov.

11.3. PUBLIC DISCUSSIONS

2017. About the film Treblinka (2016). Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 6 Nov.

2017. About the film Oktiabr (October (Ten Days that Shook the World), 1927). Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) Labor Centre in Tires, Cascais, 4 Nov.

2017. About the film Oktiabr. Solar dos Kapangas Sorority, Coimbra, 22 Oct.

2017. About the film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). Close-up, “Histórias do Cinema” [“Film Histories”], Vila Nova de Famalicão Art House, 16 Oct.

2017. With Carlos Gonçalves (Political Committee of the Central Committee of the PCP) and Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC / CGTP-IN), chaired by Abílio Dias Fernandes. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, the Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Évora City Council, 7 Apr.

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 João Maria André about the film Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea, 2016), org. Intercultural Film Workshop. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 28 Nov.

2016. With Carlos Gonçalves (Political Committee of the Central Committee of the PCP) and Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC / CGTP-IN), chaired by Filipa Rodrigues. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, the Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Hotel dos Cavaleiros, Torres Novas, 28 Oct.

2016. With Carlos Gonçalves (Political Committee of the Central Committee of the PCP), Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC / CGTP-IN), and Zeferino Moreira da Silva, chaired by Cláudia Lopes Pereira. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, the Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Civil Parish Board of Covilhã, 24 Jun.

2016. With Gabriel Silva, OP, “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. As chair of “Trabalho, Precariedade e Qualificação: Um Olhar a Partir das Relações de Poder entre Capital e Trabalho” [“Labor, Precarity and Qualification: A Look from the Power Relations between Capital and Labor”], presented by Alfredo Campos. 1st Workshop Programme “Labour and Society”, org. Centre for Social Studies (CES) and Teachers’ Union of the Centre Region (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. Esther de Carvalho Center for Theatrical Initiation (CITEC). Esther de Carvalho Theatre, Montemor-o-Velho, 23 Jan., 27 Feb., 25 Mar., and 23 Apr.

2015. With Bruno Marques (NOVA), chaired by Maria Teresa Cruz (NOVA). “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, and University of Coimbra, 28 Nov.

2015. With Jorge António, launch of the book Angola, o Nascimento de uma Nação – Vol. III – O Cinema da Independência by Maria do Carmo Piçarra and António, org. CES and Rectory of the University of Coimbra. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 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” [“Perspectives on Adolescence”], org. Association for the Support of Children and Youths at Risk (A CORES). 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 Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 23 Oct.

2015. With Paulo Borges, chaired by Maurício Pereira. “A Pobreza em Espírito: Diálogo Cristão-Budista” [“The Poverty in Spirit: Christian-Buddhist Dialogue”], 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” [“Bergman Inexhaustible”]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 12 Oct.

2015. As chair and a regional leader of the PCP, 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. PCP. Avante! Festival, Space of the Regional Organization of Coimbra of the PCP. Quinta da Atalaia, Amora, Seixal, 5 Sept.

2015. With Carlos Gonçalves (Political Committee of the Central Committee of the PCP), Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC / CGTP-IN), and Pedro Pina Nóbrega (Civil Parish of Real president), chaired by Filomena Pires. “Os Democratas e Patriotas, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The Democrats and Patriots, the Catholics and the Church”], org. Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU). 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” [“Photography on Cell Phone and Online Platforms”]. Casa da Lusofonia: International Student Lounge - University of Coimbra, 3 Jun.

2015. As a leader of the SPRC, 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 [Talks on the Student Movement in Coimbra], “Professores, Estudantes, Investigadores e Bolseiros: Uma Luta Comum?” [“Teachers, Students, Researchers and Research Fellows: A Common Struggle?”], org. Real República do Bota-Abaixo. Athenaeum of Coimbra, 5 May.

2015. About the film All That Heaven Allows (1955), org. Fila K Film Society and Bonifrates Cooperative. “Duetos” [“Duets”]. 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. Work Group “History of Portuguese Cinema” - Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM), Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR), Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20), and Institute of Contemporary History (IHC). Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 17 Mar.

2015. With Carlos Gonçalves (Political Committee of the Central Committee of the PCP), Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC / CGTP-IN), Edgar Silva (PCP), and Ricardo Coelho (LOC-MTC), chaired by Isabel Bem-Haja. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, the Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. 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” [“Education and Culture in the Service of Country’s Progress”], org. PCP. 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, Porto, 19 Jul.

2014. With Alfredo João Paula Campos (CNA), chaired by Tiago Jerónimo, about the film A Lei da Terra (1971) and Land Reform. Sessões do Carvão [Coal Sessions]. 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. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 12 Mar.

2013. With Vasco Otero, “O Cinema e a História Económica e Social do Século XX” [“Film and the Economic History of the 20th Century”]. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 12 Dec.

2013. With Adelino Fortunato (FEUC), chaired by Margarida Antunes, about the film L’Argent du charbon (Coal Money, 2008). International Economics open class. 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, org. CEIS20, Coimbra City Council, and Coimbra Business School (ISCAC). Cerca de St. Bernardo Theatre, 8 Nov.

2013. With Vasco Otero, “Vampiros no Cinema” [“Vampires in Film”]. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 17 Oct.

2013. With António Sousa Dias, on film and music. 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” [“The Place of Ancient and Forgotten Things”]. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, Coimbra, 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”. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, Coimbra, 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 [Memories of Change: Portuguese Cinema from the 1980s]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 25 Mar.

2013. As chair and activist of the Manifest in Defense of Culture, with António Ferreira, Susana Duarte, and Bárbara Janicas on Portuguese cinema and cultural policy, org. Coimbra Group of the Manifest in Defense of Culture. A Cultura em Trabalho(s) [Culture in the Work(s)]. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 8 Feb.

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

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

2012. With Osvaldo Silvestre about the film Gaav (The Cow, 1969). Sessões do Carvão. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 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 [Classics in Film]. Arte à Parte Room, 21 May.

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

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

2012. About the film Francesco, giullare di Dio (The Flowers of St. Francis, 1950), org. Fila K Film Society. “As Minhas Escolhas” [“My Choices”]. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, Coimbra, 17 Jan.

2011. With António Costa, Paulo Fonseca, and Vítor Ferreira, “Cinema e Espaço Público” [“Cinema and Public Space”]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 28 Nov.

2011. With Francisco Beja, chaired by Fernando Matos Oliveira. Espetacular e Real: As Artes Entre a Espada e a Parede [Spectacular and Real: The Arts Between a Rock and a Hard Place], org. O Teatrão. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 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. NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA). http://cjpmi.ifl.pt.

12.2. BOOKS

2016. Por Dentro das Imagens: Obras de Cinema, Ideias do Cinema [Within Images: Film Works, Cinema Ideas]. 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”. NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA). http://cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/8/8.pdf.

2014. With Paulo Cunha. Atas do III Encontro da AIM [Proceedings of the III AIM Annual Meeting]. 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”. NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA). 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.

2018. “The Urban and the Domestic: Spaces of American Film Noir”. New Approaches to Cinematic Spaces, ed. Filipa Rosário and Iván Villarmea Álvarez. London: Routledge.

2017. “As Águas de Sua Mãe: Líquida Força, Líquida Fragilidade” [“As Águas de Sua Mãe: Liquid Strength, Liquid Fragility”]. In UBICinema 2007-2017, org. Ana Catarina Pereira and Luís Nogueira, pp. 209-17. Covilhã: Editora LabCom.IFP.

2016. “A Cidade das Imagens: Três Olhares Fílmicos sobre a Urbanidade de Hoje” [“The City of Images: Three Film Perspectives on Today’s Urbanity”]. In Territórios do Cinema: Representações e Paisagens da Pós-Modernidade [Territories of Film: Representations and Landscapes of Post-Modernity], coord. Fátima Velez de Castro and João Luís J. Fernandes, pp. 103-22. Malaga: Eumed - University of Malaga. 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. “O Conceito Aberto de Cinemático” [“The Open Concept of the Cinematic”]. In Cinema & Filosofia: Compêndio [Film & Philosophy: Compendium], 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 Disorder: Balagan, Interstitial Map of Histories and Identities”]. In Literatura, Espaço, Cartografias [Literature, Space, Cartographies], 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. “Morta por Dentro: Subjetividade e Alegoria em The Addiction” [“Dead Inside: Subjectivity and Allegory in The Addiction”]. Revista de História das Ideias, vol. 35 (2017), “Fronteiras”, ed. João Maria André and Rui Cunha Martins, pp. 433-57. Coimbra: Coimbra University Press.

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. https://jls.apsa.us/index.php/jls/article/view/154.

2016. “O Cinema como Educação Social dos Sentidos” [“Film as Social Education of the Senses”].. 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: Guy Maddin’s Cinema of Artifice”. L’Atalante: Revista de estudios cinematográficos, no. 19, coord. Pablo Hernández Miñano and Violeta Martín Núñez, pp. 105-10. University of Valencia. http://www.revistaatalante.com/index.php?journal=atalante&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=269&path%5B%5D=256.

2015. “Kino Kino Kino Kino Kino: el cine de artificio de Guy Maddin”, 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. http://www.revistaatalante.com/index.php?journal=atalante&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=269&path%5B%5D=243.

2012 [2015]. “A Memória Resistente da Guerra no Cinema Vietnamita” [“The Resistant Memory of War in Vietnamese Cinema”]. 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” [“Film Noir, an Imagined Genre”]. 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” [“Visualising Inference: Image Motifs in CBS Police Procedurals”]. In Televisão e Novos Meios [Television and New Media], 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” [“Film as Ethics”]. In Atas do V Encontro Anual da AIM [Proceedings of the V AIM Annual Meeting], 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” [“The Face of the Technique: Walter Benjamin and Photographic Art”]. Filosofia e as Artes [Philosophy and the Arts], org. Steven S. Gouveia, pp. 95-100.

2015. “A Arte como Trabalho ou O Trabalho como Arte” [“Art as Labour or Labour of Art”]. In II Congresso Internacional “Marx em Maio” 2014: Colectânea de Textos [II International Congress “Marx in May” 2014: Collection of Texts], pp. 455-66. Lisbon: Grupo de Estudos Marxistas.

2015. “Comunidades do Cinema” [“Cinema Communities”]. In Atas do IV Encontro Anual da AIM [Proceedings of the IV AIM Annual Meeting], 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” [“Identity as Collective Fact in 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” [“The Resonant Images: Marguerite Duras’s Film Writing”]. In 1.º Simpósio “A Fusão das Artes no Cinema” [“The Fusion of Arts in Cinema” 1st Symposium], org. Vítor Ferreira e André Cardoso, pp. 18-24. Coimbra: Edições Caminhos do Cinema Português.

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

2014. “Vídeos Musicais e Figuras Abstractas” [“Music Videos and Abstract Figures”]. In Atas do III Encontro Anual da AIM [Proceedings of the III AIM Annual Meeting], 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” [“‘Be Attentive!’: Notes on the Cinematographer as Spiritual Reflections”]. In Atas do II Encontro Anual da AIM [Proceedings of the II AIM Annual Meeting], 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” [“Remaining Within Love: The Art and Theology of Des hommes et des dieux”]. In Mosteiros Cistercienses: História, Arte, Espiritualidade e Património - Tomo II [Cistercian Monasteries: History, Art, Spirituality and Heritage - Volume II], dir. José Albuquerque Carreiras, pp. 365-69. Alcobaça: Jorlis.

2012. “Prescrições e Descobertas: A Especificidade do Meio Cinemático Segundo Berys Gaut” [“Prescriptions and Discoveries: The Specificity of the Cinematic Medium According to Berys Gaut”]. In XIII Colóquio de Outono: Estética, Cultura Material e Diálogos Intersemióticos [XIII Autumn Colloquium: Aesthetics, Material Culture and Intersemiotic Dialogues], 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-REFERRED 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. NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA). http://cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/8/8_Editorial.pdf.

2016. “Corpos Instáveis: Os Vídeos Musicais de Chris Cunningham” [“Unstable Bodies: Chris Cunningham’s Music Videos”]. 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” [“Antigone, Raised Woman”]. Vértice, no. 176, pp. 98-106.

2015. “Entendimentos do Cinema: A Linguagem Analítica e Crítica para Daniel Frampton e David Bordwell” [“Understandings of Film: The Analytical and Critical Language of Daniel Frampton and David Bordwell”]. Vértice, no. 174, pp. 58-70.

2015. “A Matéria do Mal: Os Filmes Noir de Orson Welles” [“The Matter of Evil: Orson Welles’s Noir Films”]. Vértice, no. 177, pp. 13-37.

2015. “Um Encontro Desencontrado em Tempo de Guerra” [“A Missed Meeting in Time of War”]. Via Latina: Fórum de Confrontação de Ideias, no. 12, “Tempo de Encontro(s)” [“Time of Encounter(s)”], pp. 102-4.

2014. “Fotografar, Filmar, Escrever” [“Photographing, Filming, Writing”]. Revista Alma Azul, no. 10, pp. 6-13.

2014. “Uma Aparência, Diferentes Seres: Performance e Identidade Pessoal em Battlestar Galactica” [“One Appearance, Different Beings: Performance and Personal Identity in 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. 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. cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/storage/1/1 Editorial E.pdf.

12.8. BOOK REVIEWS

2018. “Luis Buñuel e a Evanescência do Olhar” [“Luis Buñuel and the Evanescence of the Gaze”], review of Mirian Tavares’s Buñuel e o Surrealismo: A Arquitetura do Sonho. Aniki: Revista Portuguesa da Imagem em Movimento, vol. 5, n.º 1. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM).

2014. “Estudos do Vídeo Musical” [“Music Video Studies”], review of The Music Video Reader edited by Simon Frith, Andrew Goodwin, and Lawrence Grossberg, E. Ann Kaplan’s Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, & Consumer Culture, Laurent Jullier and Julien Péquignot’s Le clip: histoire et esthétique, and Carol Vernallis’s Experiencing Music Video: Aesthetics and Cultural Context. Aniki: Portuguese Journal of the Moving Image, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 363-68. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM). http://aim.org.pt/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/75/70.

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” [“It Gives Us Music, But It’s Film”]. 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’” [“‘Film constructs a perspective and we have to question that perspective’”]. 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...” [“Two questions to...”]. 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” [“In Focus: Catechesis”]. JO: Juventude Operária, no. 655, p. 5.

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

12.11. OTHER ARTICLES

2017. “Esfir Shub: Mulher, Cineasta, Revolucionária”. Avante!, no. 2298, p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2298/argumentos/147922.

2017. “A Fábrica de Tudo” [“The Everything Factory ”], review of A Fábrica de Nada (The Nothing Factory, 2017). Avante!, no. 2290, p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2290/argumentos/147190.

2017. “Cinema em Festa” [“Film in Celebration”]. Avante!, no. 2284, p. 10. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2284/Festa_do_Avante/146738.

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. “A Pedra e a Carne” [“The Stone and the Flesh”], review of Oktiabr (October: Ten Days That Shook the World, 1928). AbrilAbril, 27 Nov. https://www.abrilabril.pt/pedra-e-carne.

2017. “Que Viva o Cinema!” [“Que Viva Film!”]. Avante!, no. 2282, p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2282/argumentos/146573.

2017. “Terras Mineiras” [“Mining Lands”], review of Eldorado XXI (2016). Avante!, no. 2254, 9 Feb. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2254/argumentos/143996.

2017. “O Trabalho do Evangelho” [“The Labour 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 Wasn’t 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” [“The Life of Fantasy”], review of Super 8 (2011). AbrilAbril, 13 Jan. http://www.abrilabril.pt/vida-da-fantasia.

2016. “O Dinheiro como Monstro” [“Money as Monster”], review of Money Monster (2016). Avante!, no. 2220, 16 Jun., p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2220/argumentos/140778.

2016. “A Festa do Cinema” [“The Feast of Film”]. Avante!, no. 2232, 8 Sept., p. 10. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2232/Festa_do_Avante/141952.

2016. “O Homem que Escrevia Demasiado” [“The Man who Wrote Too Much”], review of Trumbo (2015). Avante!, no. 2201, 7 Mar., p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2210/argumentos/139803.

2016. “A Lei do Capital” [“The Law of Capital”], review of La Loi du marché (The Measure of a Man, 2015). Avante!, no. 2215, 12 May, p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2215/argumentos/140297.

2016. “Na Terra de Oz” [“In the Land of Oz”], review of Where to Invade Next (2015). Avante!, no. 2224, 14 Jul., p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2224/argumentos/141197.

2016. “Pela Mão de Catarina” [“By Catherine’s Hand”]. 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” [“The Rectory of the UC Must Back Off: Chancellery of Justice Confirms Union’s Position”]. 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” [“The Rumble of War”], review of Okraina (The Patriots, 1933). AbrilAbril, 25 Sept. http://www.abrilabril.pt/opiniao/o-rumor-da-guerra.

2016. “Sarita e o Cinema como Militância” [“Sarita and Film as Militancy”], review of Iré a Santiago (1964) and Y... tenemos sabor (1967). AbrilAbril, 21 Oct. http://www.abrilabril.pt/cultura/sarita-e-o-cinema-como-militancia.

2016. “A Solidão do Denunciante” [“The Whistleblower’s Solitude”], review of Snowden (2016). Avante!, no. 2237, 13 Oct., p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2237/argumentos/142397.

2016. “A Verdade Liberta” [“Truth Liberates”], review of Spotlight (2015). Avante!, no. 2202, 11 Fev., p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2202/argumentos/138973.

2016. “A Vida Sobre a Morte” [“Life Over Death”], review of Saul fia (Son of Saul, 2015). Avante!, no. 2233, 15 Sept., p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2233/argumentos/141993.

2016. “A Voz de Dan” [“Dan’s Voice”], review of I, Daniel Blake (2016). Avante!, no. 2246, 15 Dec., p. 29. Portuguese Communist Party. http://www.avante.pt/pt/2246/argumentos/143213.

2015. “A Cativa” [“The Captive”], review of La Captive (The Captive, 2000). O Interior, 2 Apr., p. 13. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=804&id=46958&idSeccao=11297&Action=noticia.

2015. “A Comunidade” [“The Community”], review of A Comunidade (The Community, 2012). O Interior, 15 Jan., p. 13. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=793&id=46208&idSeccao=11103&Action=noticia.

2015. “Ne change rien”, review of Ne change rien (2009). “Há Filmes na Baixa!” film program, 25 Mar. Porto/Post/Doc. http://www.portopostdoc.com/home/ha-filmes-na-baixa/2015/view?id=124.

2014. “Fala e Lugar” [“Speech and Place”], review of Palavra e Utopia (Word and Utopia, 2000). 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” [“The Illusion of Post-Troika”]. Voz do Trabalho, no. 614, p. 11. Catholic Workers League - Christian Workers Movement.

2014. “Imagens Arrastadas de uma Cidade” [“Dragged Images of a City”], review of Lisbonnenuit (1989). 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” [“Images of Catherine of Siena’s Prayers: 2. Divine Sea”]. Laicado Dominicano, no. 368, pp. 2-3. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2014. “Imagens das Orações de Catarina de Sena: 1. Água Marinha” [“Images of Catherine of Siena’s Prayers: 1. Marine Water”]. Laicado Dominicano, no. 367, pp. 2-3. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2014. “Liberdade Encarcerada” [“Incarcerated Freedom”], review of 48 (2009). O Interior, 15 May, p. 12. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=758&id=43758&idSeccao=10473&Action=noticia.

2014. “Nomes da Inquietação” [“Names of Disquiet”], review of Inquietude (Anxiety, 1998). O Interior, 20 Feb., p. 16. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idedicao=746&idseccao=10248&id=42830&action=noticia.

2014. “As Quatro Voltas” [“The Four Turns”], review of Le quattro volte (The Four Times, 2010). O Interior, 23 Oct., p. 12. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=781&id=45367&idSeccao=10889&Action=noticia.

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

2013. “Abraço ao Vento” [“Embrace to the Wind”], review of Abraço do Vento (Wind’s Embrace, 2004). O Interior, 21 Feb., p. 10. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=694&id=38726&idSeccao=9169&Action=noticia.

2013. “Casa das Caldeiras” [“Boiler House”]. Diário As Beiras, 3 Jun., p. 8.

2013. “Os Dias Vastos” [“The Vast Days”], review of Onde Bate o Sol (Where the Sun Beats, 1989). 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?” [“Education in Portugal: Right or Privilege?”]. Voz do Trabalho, no. 607, pp. 4-5. Catholic Workers League - Christian Workers Movement.

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

2013. “Música Nocturna” [“Nocturnal Music”], review of Ne change rien (2009). O Interior, 17 Oct., p. 12. http://www.ointerior.pt/noticia.asp?idEdicao=728&id=41482&idSeccao=9896&Action=noticia.

2013. “Tecer e Voar” [“Weaving and Flying”], review of O Tapete Voador (The Flying Carpet, 2008). 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” [“A Colorful Glass Spinning Machine”], review of Autografia (2004). 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” [“The Urgence of Love”]. Laicado Dominicano, no. 363, p. 3. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

2013. “A Vida Ganha” [“Won Life”], review of Ganhar a Vida (Get a Life, 2001). 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)” [“The Tree and the Circle: The Living Words of St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380)”]. Laicado Dominicano, no. 356, pp. 1 and 8. Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic.

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

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

2012. Review 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. Review of Film Socialisme (Socialism, 2010). Premiere, vol. 2, no. 31, p. 58.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2007. “Life on Mars: Fora de Tempo” [“Life on Mars: Out of Time”]. Premiere, no. 96, p. 21.

2007. “Prison Break: O Suspense da Fuga” [“Prison Break: The Suspense of the Escape”]. Premiere, no. 95, p. 21.

2006. Review of 98 Octanas (98 Octanes, 2006) and “Cinema em Casa: Ler” [“Home Cinema: Reading”]. Premiere, no. 84, pp. 10 and 96.

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

2006. Reviews of The Da Vinci Code (2006) and Running Scared (2006), “IndieLisboa 2006: Um Tanto Maior do que Lisboa” [“IndieLisboa 2006: A Lot Bigger Than Lisbon”], and “Cinema em Casa: Ler” [“Home Cinema: Reading”]. Premiere, no. 80, pp. 9, 11, 34-36, and 94.

2006. Review of Hostel (2005), “Daniela Costa: Sob a Pele” [“Daniela Costa: Under the Skin”], and “Cinema em Casa: Ler” [“Home Cinema: Reading”]. Premiere, no. 79, pp. 12, 31, and 94.

2006. Review of Poseidon (2006) and “Cinema em Casa: Ler” [“Home Cinema: Reading”]. Premiere, no. 82, pp. 12 and 96.

2006. Review of Shijie (The World, 2004), “Inventar a Independência: Nos Bastidores do IndieLisboa 2006” [“Inventing Independence: In the Backstage of IndieLisboa 2006”], and “Cinema em Casa: Ler” [“Home Cinema: Reading”]. Premiere, no. 78, pp. 10, 32-37, and 94.

2006. Review of The Squid and the Whale (2005), “Curtas Vila do Conde 2006” [“Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival 2006”], and “Cinema em Casa: Ler” [“Home Cinema: Reading”]. Premiere, no. 81, pp. 13, 30, and 94.

2006. Review of Syriana (2005), “Sienna Miller: A Bela Impertinente” [“Sienna Miller: Impertinent Beauty”], and “Cinema em Casa: Ler” [“Home Cinema: Reading”]. Premiere, no. 77, pp. 11, 56-58, and 94.

2006. Review of United 93 (2006), “Entrevista com... Carla Chambel” [“Interview with... Carla Chambel”], “Curtas Vila do Conde 2006: Elogio dos Esquecidos” [“Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival 2006: In Praise of the Forgotten”], and “Cinema em Casa: Ler” [“Home Cinema: Reading”]. 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” [“The Banality”], and “O Silêncio dos Olhares” [“The Silence of Gazes”]. 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” [“Five Debris”]. V-Ludo, no. 7, pp. 60-62.

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

2001. “Dança Fúnebre” [“Funereal Dance”], review of Boogie Nights (1997). Festa V-Ludo. Higher Institute for Labour and Business Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL).

2001. “Edifícios de Palavras (Universidade)” [“Buildings of Words (University)”]. V-Ludo, no. 4, pp. 45-47.

2001. “Estranhos Dias” [“Strange Days”], review of Strange Days (1995). Festa V-Ludo. Higher Institute for Labour and Business Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL).

2001. “A Política dos Autores: Pensar a Nossa Solidão” [“The Auteur Policy: Thinking Our Solitude”]. V-Ludo, no. 6, pp. 75-81.

2001. “Rituais do Indecifrável” [“Rituals of the Indecipherable”]. V-Ludo, no. 3, pp. 61-65.

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

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

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

1999. “O Mundo nos Nossos Olhos Atentos: Xinema, um Relatório de Actividades” [“The World in Our Attentive Eyes: Xinema, an Activity Report”]. Folha, no. 9, p. 8. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1999. “Verdade e Mentira” [“Truth and Lie”]. Xinema, no. 4, p. 3. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

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

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

1998. “Morrer Assombrado pela Beleza” [“Dying Haunted by Beauty”], review of Morte a Venezia (Death in Venice, 1971). Xinema, no. 3, p. 1. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1998. “Profundo Oceano de Fantasmas” [“Deep Ocean of Ghosts”], review of Titanic (1997). Xinema, no. 2, p. 1. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1997. “Intensidade e Segredo” [“Intensity and Secrecy”], review of Ossos (Bones, 1997). Folha, no. 7, p. 4. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

1997. “A Linha que Fecha a Forma” [“The Line that Closes the Form”], review of Il Postino (The Postman, 1994). Folha, no. 6, p. 4. Faculty of Architecture Student Association.

12.12. BLOGS

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

2012-13. With Hadi Fayyaz, Noorin Fazal, and Wim Van Moer. Spiritual Dialogues, founder 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 Philosophies. Blogger. http://aestheticsotherphilosophies.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” [“The Resurrection Happens Today”]. 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” [“Dominic: Government, Spirituality and Freedom”]. Fratres Ordinis Prædicatorum: Curia Generalitia.

2012. Catherine of Siena, OP, “Oração na Festa da Anunciação” [“Prayer at the Feast of the Annunciation”], 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. PARTICIPATIONS

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” [“Film Societies and the Film Society Movement in Brazil”] by Gilvan Veiga Dockhorn. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 15 Dec.

2015. 6th International Symposium on Cinemas in Portuguese, org. Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20), Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), and Fluminense Federal University (UFF). Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 10-11 Mar.

2014. “O Dr. Adrián e os 5 Senhores” [“Dr. Adrián and the 5 Gentlemen”] by Francisco Moura Relvas. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 26 May.

2014. “Kelly Reichardt in Conversation”. The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) - University of Oxford, 23 May.

2014. “Lusitânia, Filme-Tese da Escola do Porto” [“Lusitânia, Thesis-Film of Porto School”] by Nuno Lopes. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 19 May.

2014. “Caminhos da Paz” [“Paths of Peace”] by Sol de Carvalho. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 28 Mar.

2014. “Vídeo-Dança” [“Video-Dance”] by Pedro Sena Nunes. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 21 Feb.

2013. “A Arte, o Artista e a Sociedade” [“Art, the Artist and Society”] 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” [“Archival of Ourselves: Memory Shredded in Narratives”] by Ana Maio. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 1 Oct.

2013. “A Denominada Reforma do Estado” [“The So-Called State Reform”] by António Avelãs Nunes. Portuguese Communist Party Labor Centre in Coimbra, 23 Fev.

2012. “Vanguarda Francesa: Dadaísmo e Surrealismo” [“French Vanguard: Dadaism and Surrealism”] by Flávio Kactuz. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 24 Apr.

2011. “Cine-conferência” [“Cine-conference”] by Edgar Pêra. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 21 Sept.

2011. “Jean-Luc Godard e o Filme Ensaio Através do Exemplo de Passion” [“Jean-Luc Godard and the Essay Film Through the Example of Passion”] by Carolin Overhoff Ferreira. Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities - New University of Lisbon (NOVA), 16 May.

2010. “Como Vejo a Encíclica Caritas in Veritate” [“How I See the Encyclical Caritas in Veritate”] by Eduardo Lourenço. Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG) - Technical University of Lisbon, 28 Jan.

2009. “Visualidade Háptica e os Neurónios Espelho” [“Haptic Visuality and Mirror Neurons”] by Patrícia Silveirinha Castello Branco. “ Questions in Aesthetics” seminar. Institute for Philosophy of Language - NOVA, 17 Dec.

2009. “Philosophical Insight, Emotion, and Popular Fiction: The Case of Sunset Blvd.” by Noël Carroll. Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities - NOVA, 14 Dec.

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

2009. Acting Out: A Symposium on Film Performance, Inference and Interpretation. School of Arts and Communication Design - University of Reading, 20 Mar.

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

2009. Key Concepts in Aesthetics by Jerrold Levinson. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 21 Jan. to 9 Apr.

2008. “The Muzzling of Samuel Fuller’s White Dog” by Lisa Dombrowski. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - 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. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 3 Dec.

2008. “The Experience of Auteurism in Contemporary Film Culture” by Catherine Grant. Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) - University of Cambridge, 2 Dec.

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

2008. “The Morality and Immorality of Jokes” by Jerrold Levinson. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 25 Nov.

2008. “Stardom in the Age of Celebrity” by Pamela Church Gibson. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 12 Nov.

2008. “The New Cinema History” by Richard Maltby. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 28 Oct.

2008. “Hypothetical Intentionalism Defended” by Jerrold Levinson. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 23 Oct.

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

2008. “The Censorship of Interiority: Shame, ‘Hejab’, Cinema” by Joan Copjec. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 21 May.

2008. “Medium-Specificity Arguments and Cinema” by Berys Gaut. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 28 Mar.

2007. Kendall Walton and the Aesthetics of Photography and Film. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.

2007. “Auteur Machines?: Auteurism and the DVD” by Catherine Grant. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 21 Nov.

2007. “Why Nobody Needs a Theory of Art” by Dominic Lopes. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - 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. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent, 14 Feb.

2007. “In-Between” by Andrew Klevan. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - 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 [Light and Shadow in Architecture and Landscape]. 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 of the 1st Pampifitas: Short Film Competition.

2012-. Activist of the Manifest in Defense of Culture.

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

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

2011-15. 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.

2006-11. 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 of the 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).

Jinhee Choi (King’s College London).

João Mário Grilo (New University of Lisbon).

M. Gail Hamner (Syracuse University).

Murray Smith (University of Kent).

Steven Peacock (University of Lincoln).