Susana Duarte

Susana Duarte is a member of IFILNOVA and an Associate Professor at ESAD-CR/IPL where she teaches Project in Sound and Image, Introduction to Video and Communication Studies. She holds a PhD in Cinema and Television by the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences (FCSH/New University of Lisbon). Her PhD thesis was entitled “The figural in film: articulations and disjunctions of the seeable and the sayable”. In her thesis and in recent articles she has addressed  such concepts as Lyotard’s figural, Foucault’s archive and archaeology and Deleuze’s statements and visibilities in connection to the cinematographic figural thinking of authors like Philippe Dubois, Nicole Brenez, D. N. Rodowick, and the work of directors like Jean-Luc Godard, Marguerite Duras, Harun Farocki or Peter Nestler.

She integrated the research projects Film and Philosophy. Mapping an encounter (IFILNOVA/FCSH/UNL) and False Movement: Studies on Writing and Film (CEC/FLUL). She is the Interviews' Editor of Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image.

Her research interests focuses broadly on issues of film aesthetics, ethics and politics, film criticism, film theory and philosophy of film.