Student Achievements Mo-Z

Tania Romero

  • Short Film, "Silla de Ruedas" represented Nicaragua at the ICARO 2015 International Film Festival, Guatemala, November 21- 27, 2015
  • Presented paper, "Media Arts Education as an Open Field of Educational Practices" in the panel: "Art and Indeterminacy: Tactical Ambiguity in the Era of Standardized Testing" at Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 21-24, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Presented paper, "The Visualization of Difference: Women filmmakers in post-war Nicaragua" at the On the Image Conference at Berkley in October, 2015
  • Will attend Utretcht University to complete a week-long course about the post human taught by Rosi Braidotti in August, 2015
  • Joined, Cornerstone Assessment Benchmarking Team for the National Coalition for CORE ARTS standards and will attend the adjudication event in Reston, VA. from July 6th-9th, 2015
  • Screened two short micro films, Drop it (2015) and #hugme (2015) at the Austin Comedy Film Festival in June, 2015
  • anelist/Juror: Virginia High School League Film Festival Juror (Experimental Film and Animation categories), 2015
  • Presented paper, "Mujeres Sin Barreras: Women and Latin American Documentary" at the Gloria Anzaldua Conference in Austin, Texas, May 2015
  • Screened short film, Quinceanera (2015) at the Mexic Arte Museum in Austin, Texas, January, 2015
  • Received merit awards for short film, Quinceanera (2015) at the San Francisco Film Awards and the Los Angeles Online Film Festival, 2015
  • Short micro film, Robo Arm Plays the Piano (2015) was part of the official selection of Cine Women Europe, 2015 and will be screened during the Deleuze and Guattari and Africa Conference in Cape Town, Africa.  
  • Presented paper, "The Visualization of Difference: Women filmmakers in post-war Nicaragua," at Deleuze and Guattari and Africa Conference in Cape Town, Africa, 2015
  • Juror: UIL Texas Film Competition Juror (Narrative Film Category), 2014 and 201
  • Panelist/Juror: for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Funding Applications, 201
  • resented paper, “Humanism and Struggle: How Independent Media Production is Revolutionizing the Women Rights Movement in Nicaragua," 2014 Latin American Studies Association Conference, Chicago, May 2014
  • Awarded as one of 32 new National Board Certified Teachers to attend the yearly Tribute to Excellence in Teaching, Austin Independent School District, May 2014
  • Fellowship, The Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE). Recognized as 1 of 4 graduate students who are committed to the education of Hispanic and Latino communities, February 2014
  • Received National Board Teaching Certification in Adolescence and Young Adult Career and Technology Education, November, 2013. 
  • Presented paper “Ambiguous Gaze in Found footage Cinema: An Intertextual Discussion on Abjection and Reality," International Conference on the Image, University Center, Chicago, October 2013
  • Awarded Judge's award for Film, Helmets From Heath (2013), featured in “Faces of Austin” as a part of South by Southwest, March 2013