Academics

Faculty & Staff

Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617-287-6700
  • Office Location: Wheatley Hall,06,00073

Areas of Expertise

Latin American Cinema (esp. from Brazil and Cuba); race and representation; political cinema; Third Cinema; documentary; ethnographic film; racial melodrama

Degrees

PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Introduction to Film Analysis (English 380)
Realism and Film (English 624)

WORKS IN PROGRESS

“The Post-Colonial City Symphony Film and the Ruins of Suite Habana (2003)” (article)

The Aesthetic of Labor: Work, Toil, and Utopia in Latin American Political Cinema (book manuscript)

DOCUMENTARY FILM

Stealing Home: The Case of Contemporary Cuban Baseball (writer, co-director, co-producer) One-hour documentary, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), July 2001