Salome Skvirsky

    Email Address: skvirsky@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Latin American and Latino Studies
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 1509 Phone: 3129962445
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Latin American film studies, race and representation, early cinema, documentary, film theory

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 1

    Qualifications of a Student:
    knowledge of written and spoken Spanish and/or Portuguese; interest in film studies

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    I would like help with the following: library and internet research; tracking down obscure and difficult to find films in archives and libraries--here and abroad; corresponding with film distributors in Latin America; digitizing and organizing Latin American video collection; making film clips (with my help); translation work (with my help).

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