Maria Irene Aparício

Maria Irene Ângelo Aparício is an integrated member of the Philosophy of Language Institute of the New University of Lisbon, and a researcher on the project Film and Philosophy: Mapping an Encounter. She obtained her PhD degree in Communication Sciences/Cinema at the New University of Lisbon, with the thesis Light and Architecture of Space in Film: Image, Memory, and Emotion on Mind’s Decade. She has published several essays, namely on art perception and science, and presented a number of papers on cognitive questions related to film.

Her research interests include Cinema and Philosophy (e.g. Perception, Cognition, and Film Language); and Film History, Aesthetics and Memory (e.g. Space, Time, and Emotion), particularly in relation to Portuguese Cinema. She is the Book editor of Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, and the editor and founder of, Journal of Art, Science and Communication Sciences, an on-line project since 2005.