Cinema (not translated) - 2nd semester


General characterization





Responsible teacher

Maria Irene Aparício


Weekly - 2

Total - Available soon

Teaching language





Agamben, Giorgio. Means without Ends: Notes on Politics. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.
Cameron, Allan. Modular Narratives in Contemporary Cinema. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Connolly, Maeve. Place of Artists Cinema: Space, Site, and Screen. Bristol: Intellect Ltd., 2009.
Crary, Jonathan. “Undinding Vision”, October vol. 68 (Spring 1994), pp. 21-44.
Didi-Huberman, Georges. Atlas, How to Carry the World in One´s Back (Presentation of the Exhibition). Madrid: Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, 2010.
Mullarkey, John. Refractions of Reality: Philosophy and the Moving Image. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
Valiaho, Pasi. Film Culture in Transition : Mapping the Moving Image : Gesture, Thought and Cinema circa 1900. Amsterdam, , NLD: Amsterdam University Press, 2010.

Teaching method

Taking into consideration the seminar format, the teaching methodologies seek to enhance the collective working capacities of the group, strengthening components such as the critical discussion of the fundamental texts in the bibliography and other materials proposed by the professor as well as viewing and collectively exploring filmic and artistic works with content relevant to the seminar.
Students shall also provide critical opinions on some of the leading publications and present them over the course of the seminar.

Evaluation method

Evaluation of seminar attendance and participation: 20%;
Critical opinion presentations: 30%;
Writing of essay on a problematic issue covered by the seminar demonstrating due coverage of the
bibliography: 50%.

Subject matter


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