This story has had some impact on me, both because of its grand love and its humility. It is a grand love story since it is the story of the love affaire of a past president of France, François Mitterrand, … Continue reading →
A new year is on and my new semester has already begun. Actually, I have already two posts to show for 2019. My school-is-finished laziness comes after many classes and seminars and meetings around the semester, plus a lot that … Continue reading →
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The little time left available after taxiing daughters around, improvising plumber and handyman, and other menial tasks, I experimented a bit. One little idea I found is a slow OS X screensaver. It consists of a piece of software that … Continue reading →
In December 2015 I read a stunning novel, Viviane, by the first-time writer Julia Deck. It was originally published by the most prestigious publisher of France, Éditions de Minuit. Viviane is the story of a madwoman, or not, in any … Continue reading →
I love cinema, and I am so happy for the opportunity to teach a class of Italian Cinema and Culture this semester. The class is ending now, and the last picture we watched and commented was Antonioni’s L’avventura. I had … Continue reading →
Beautiful portraits of women by Lisa Brice I got from The Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2018/may/19/lady-in-blue-the-nudes-of-lisa-brice-in-pictures). Pleasure of the subjects, the viewer’s not sought >>> Lady in blue: the nudes of Lisa Brice – in pictures https://t.co/oX0GOepB6T — Antonio Vantaggiato (@avunque) October 28, … Continue reading →
A lot has been said and written on hurricane María and our experience of it and our experience of its aftermath. Today, exactly one year after its passage, let me commemorate it and all the students who with me have … Continue reading →
I love maps (especially borderline places) and I can’t pass an opportunity to share that with students, especially since we’re studying the details of search on the Web. So, after checking Google Maps and its wondrous capacity to generate and … Continue reading →
[Totò in Miseria e nobiltà, 1954] It’s a new semester, and I began anew my teaching activity. With pride and mostly with a high joy that comes from the attitudes, smiles and interest from my students. A new course I’ve … Continue reading →
I reconnect again, after the long summer pause. Admittedly, I got a bit tired of social networks and all. My travels to Italy and my closeness to my mother during that time helped me see a nice perspective. I could … Continue reading →
En el curso de Informática inf103 en la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón estamos aprendiendo a crear contenido para la Web. [Autor: Antonio Vantaggiato] [Fuente: rebloggy.com/post/movie-gifs-silly-goofy-tap-dance-gene-kelly-singing-in-the-rain-classic-movies-k/79260928260] En #inf103 buscar memes es parte de la clase. I’m in the right place. #inf1037 #CreandoBlogs … Sigue leyendo →
afsdhf sDjkafhjk adhjk df Universidad del Sagrado Corazón h hjk hjk hj khjk [Película 2001…. por Stanley Kubrick, 1968] #inf115 En la clase pasada mencione un app que te permite generar dinero por ver Ads. La aplicación se llama [ … Sigue leyendo →
A book review on Repubblica.it reminds me of a singular issue in the teaching & learning community: Studying, the road less traveled. In it, studying is compared to a sort of rebel passion. Studying is disappearing, writes Paola Mastrocola, author of the … Continue reading →
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Rarely, sometimes, I feel compelled to write down a film experience. And curate, together with the writing, videos and GIFs and links. The movie I watched yesterday–a three-hour-long session– is doing that. Not only, it reminded me deeply of the … Continue reading →
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