News bulletin: Marta Villar and Alexis Ortiz

in News, News Spring 2012
May 1st, 2012

Marta Villar on “Soldados de Salamina”
Lecturer Marta Villar, a BU PhD, gave a talk at NECFL in Baltimore: Music & Image in “Soldados de Salamina,” showing how “feature-length film in the language classroom is a powerful tool for learning a language.” The talk analyzed a scene from the film, exploring “how music can actively shape the interpretation of camera shots” and “the meaning embedded in the non-verbal elements in the film.”

Alexis Ortiz and Roman Ingarden
Graduate student Alexis Ortiz is the author of “Las cualidades metafísicas en el pensamiento de Roman Ingarden” in Hermenéutica y recepción de la obra de arte literaria, Gloria Vergara/Ada Aurora Sánchez (coordinadoras). México: Praxis, 2011. pp 67-91.